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Thomsons x3 - August 2017

Nine Man Sunday side nearly beat Woodmansterne

Sunday 27th August 2017
Friendly
Woodmansterne 174 for 8 (40 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 148 all out (38.3 overs)
Woodmansterne won by 26 runs

A player drop-out the day before the match and another unable to attend on the day left the Stoke Sunday side with just nine men but the team, well led by Will Thomson who involved everyone, put up a good show against welcoming hosts.

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Paddy Wilson 5-23 v Oxshott 2017

Sunday XI win at Oxshott. Paddy Wilson 5 for 23

Sunday 20th August 2017
Friendly
Stoke D’Abernon 198 for 4 (40 overs)
Maori Oxshott 158 for 9 (40 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 40 runs

Firstly a thanks to Maori Oxshott for flipping this fixture to theirs to give us the chance of an additional home Sunday fixture. Excellent hospitality as always, and a fun game where both sides played to a finish despite some pretty horrible rain for the last section of the chase.

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Stoke D’Abernon Advent Calendar 2016 (8)

Who would be a keeper? In the 2nd XI League campaign this year, EIGHT different people took the gloves at various stages:

Malcolm Dickson
Carel Ferreira
Neil Foster
Tom Frost
Deepak Malhotra
Andy Page
Jack Raimondo
Will Thomson

Between them they took a total of 17 catches, (Carel led the way with 6), 1 stumping, (Tom Frost), and 62 byes.

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League Dinner

Yesterday evening Stokers were out in force at The Oval for the 49th Surrey Championship Annual Dinner.

Sat at one table, (pictured), were Toby Tarrant, (who doubled up as our other table’s wine waiter for part of the evening – see below), Will Frost, Dan Gluckman, Charlie Hill, James Trower, James Whitmarsh, Jack Raimondo and Will Gudgeon. Will also brought along a newbie for next year in the form of his mate Kane. It was great to see Billy Newman there too who we hope to see back on the field next season.

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Ed Ashwell

Sunday XI collapse to defeat

Sunday 6th September 2015
Friendly
Worcester Park 145 all out (38.4 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 100 all out (30.3 overs)
Worcester Park won by 45 runs

The loss of six wickets in ten overs after drinks was costly for the Sunday XI as they failed to chase down a moderate total set by the Worcester Park who snapped up the fixture having lost their original one.

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Nico Batting

Spreeth carries bat for career best as Sunday XI beat Old As

Sunday 30th August 2015
Friendly
Stoke D’Abernon 203 for 6 (40 overs)
Old Ashfordians 128 all out (36 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 75 runs

Good Bank Holiday availability meant that an advert could be placed early for an extra fixture this weekend and pleasingly our friends from Old Ashfordians called to say they were also looking for a game.

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Chris Finch

Sunday XI draw with Hampton Hill

Sunday 27th July 2014 – Friendly
Stoke D’Abernon 220 for 7 declared (36 overs)
Hampton Hill 128 for 7 (45 overs)
Match Drawn

Hampton Hill made a welcome return to the Stoke Rec after a number of years of being off the card, we speculated that it was the lengthening of the League programme in the mid-1990s that meant something had to give. (One of the opposition remembered the old changing rooms being behind the bowler’s arm at the Blundell Lane end the last time he played here, and was unaware of the current clubhouse being where it is today!)

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