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Sunday XI defeated at Sutton

Sunday 16th April 2017
Friendly
Stoke D’Abernon 144 all out (33.3 overs)
Sutton 146 for 6 (33.5 overs)
Sutton won by 4 wickets

Despite a spirited display in the field a Stoke Sunday XI line up including plenty of League players was left to rue a shortage of runs on a good pitch at Sutton.

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Dom Morley

My Greatest XI : Dom Morley

The next Stoker to put forward his squad and greatest final XI is Dom Morley, who has written to us from his placement in the States…

Had a bit of time on my hands out here in Montana so thought I’d chip in to the best XI that I’ve played with debate, although mine is a very modern team:

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Stoke D’Abernon Advent Calendar 2016 (16)

Sixteen different players appeared in what turned out to be a reduced Under 19 T20 Blast programme in 2016, availability savaged by injuries and holiday commitments. Nevertheless when the squad took the field they showed growth and learning that they took into their weekend longer format cricket.

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Last Over Defeat for the Under 19s

Tuesday 2nd August 2016
NatWest Under 19 T20 Blast
Stoke Slayers 153 for 7 (20 overs)
Walton Warriors 154 for 5 (19.4 overs)
Walton Warriors won by 5 wickets

Again Stoke were involved in an excellent T20 Blast contest but again they ended up on the wrong side of a close game.

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Olly Trower

Under 19s show Learning and Progress

Friday 29th July 2016
Nat West Under 19 T20 Blast
Maori Oxshott Tikis 115 all out (18.4 overs)
Stoke Slayers 119 for 2 (17 overs)
Stoke Slayers won by 8 wickets

Stoke’s stop-start Under 19 T20 Blast campaign finally got going again, and their points total and net-run-rate received a nice shot in the arm with an efficient win at Oxshott; untidy in places, notably the extras conceded count, but overall whole a very good night’s work.

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Stoke Lose Opening Under 19 T20 Blast Match of 2016

Thursday 7th July 2016
Nat West Under 19 T20 Blast
Stoke Slayers 106 all out (18 overs)
Chessington Blue Caps 109 for 5 (19 overs)
Chessington Blue Caps won by 5 wickets

A new season of Under 19 T20 Blast Cricket began at The Rec, but the Stoke Slayers showed some old failings and fell to a narrow, albeit comfortable defeat to Chessington; a shortage of runs and not batting the overs – again! – proving crucial.

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Stokers on the Outfield at the Oval Test

An incredibly fortunate group of young Stokers had the time of their lives last Friday, not only attending the final Test Match but also getting to play at the Oval in front of a 23500 sell out Ashes crowd, a memory they will all cherish.

Courtesy of Stoke D’Abernon CC and the Surrey Cricket Foundation ten colts ranging from U7 up to U11 received match tickets in the family stand and participated in a Kwik Cricket demonstration on the outfield during the lunch interval.

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Trust League Play-Off Qualification now impossible after loss to Ashtead

Sunday 9th August 2015
Surrey Trust League
Ashtead 204 for 8 (40 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 200 for 9 (40 overs)
Ashtead won by 4 runs

Stoke’s faint hopes of qualification for the latter stages of the Trust League were finally ended when unable to chase down Ashtead’s 40-over total of 204.

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Olly Trower

Under 19 T20 Blast Win over Esher

Tuesday 28th July 2015
Nat West Under 19 T20 Blast
Esher Eagles 134 for 4 (20 overs)
Stoke Slayers 137 for 3 (19.1 overs)
Stoke won by 7 wickets

Whilst Stoke didn’t make the winning hit until the start of the last, (maybe just to prove to their doubters that they could win one of these matches in the final over!), in truth this was a perfectly paced run chase after seven bowlers – again well done to Baz for involving everyone – restricted Esher to less than seven runs per over on a decent pitch and quick outfield that gave value for shots.

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Olly Trower

Under 19s lose to Sunbury in the Final Over

Tuesday 21st July 2015
Nat West Under 19 T20 Blast
Stoke Slayers 139 for 7 (20 overs)
Sunbury Chieftains 140 for 9 (19.2 overs)
Sunbury won by 1 wicket

Since the tournament’s inception in 2014 Stoke have only lost four of these games, but all of them have been in the last over, and the continuation of this trend leaves qualification for the next phase of the Under 19 T20 Blast potentially coming down to net-run-rate after a defeat to one of the competition’s stronger teams.

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