As our followers are aware we have an affiliate scheme with The Cricket Paper where subscriptions taken out via the link at the bottom of this page generate the Club a commission.
Recently there has been a run on articles, (you may have to click on the images below to enlarge them depending on what device you are reading this on), featuring former Stokers and those with connections to the club; plus news of players in the professional game who have faced Stoke in recent seasons; notably Jason Roy, Richie Richardson, Kamau Leverock, Josh Poysden and Andrew Westphal. Read more
Spot the World Cup winner in this picture…
…or in this one…
(Yes, the same player scored the century shown on this scoreboard – she actually scored 116 not out – http://sdacc.play-cricket.com/website/results/1007979 – making runs too quickly for scorers even then!) Read more
We have received this from former Club Chairman Chris Gudgeon…
Hope all is well. Everyone keep up the good work for the Club.
This weekend is something of a WOW! weekend.
Who would have believed just a short time ago there would be a packed Lord’s with live TV coverage for a Women’s World Cup Final. Read more
Belated congrats to Nat on her second century in the World Cup last Wednesday, (http://www.espncricinfo.com/icc-womens-world-cup-2017/engine/match/1085968.html), to secure a semi-final berth; and then for the bowling effort yesterday against the West Indies, (http://www.espncricinfo.com/icc-womens-world-cup-2017/engine/match/1085970.html), to help England top the group. Read more
When not getting married, going on stag weekends, scoring runs for the 2s and helping run the Stoke Molesey Ladies’ section; Andy Berry reads newspapers, and found this article in the press at the weekend:
You may need to click on the image to enlarge it depending on what device you’re looking at this on.
Wickets and runs for Nat in England Women’s World Cup warm up match against the West indies.
Full CricInfo report here: http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/content/story/1101892.html
Nat has recently helped herself to a couple of hundreds for Surrey; 135 not out – then the wicket of Charlotte Edwards – against Hampshire, (http://www.espncricinfo.com/england/engine/match/1092823.html), followed by 100 not out against Staffordshire, (http://www.espncricinfo.com/england/engine/match/1092841.html) – note former Stoker Sophie Pout was in the runs in both games as well. Read more
As we near the start of the season, the volume of e-mails into the Stoke in-box increases. Much is pretty administrative/routine, but we had this gem come in late last night from one of our two Ashes Winners:
How are you? Hope you’re all well at Stoke! Just wanted to send a good luck message to the ladies team which hopefully is still going strong. Read more
Big congrats to Gareth Townsend as the Surrey CCC Academy was given a 100% mark in its annual ECB review.
Here are extracts from an article posted on the Surrey CCC web-site:
Conducted by former England Chairman of Selectors David Graveney, the review concluded that Academy Director Gareth Townsend “should be commended on running an Outstanding Academy programme, which delivers on its objectives of developing cricketers and people.” Read more