Tag Archives: Peter Phipps

Virat Kohli

Stokers Better/Worse than Virat Kohli

This week’s Ask Steven column on CricInfo looked at one of the poorer sides of Virat Kohli’s game. The question and the answer was:

Q : Does Virat Kohli have the worst average for anyone who has bowled more than 100 overs in ODIs?

A : Virat Kohli has so far taken four wickets in one-day internationals, for an average of 166.25. That is indeed the highest average for anyone who has bowled more than 100 overs. Next comes an Indian captain of a much earlier vintage, S Venkataraghavan, whose five ODI wickets cost him 108.40 apiece. Pommie Mbwangwa of Zimbabwe, (11 wickets at 103.63), also ended up with a three-figure average.

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Oxshott v Stoke September 2018

Late season fun at Oxshott

Sunday 16th September 2018
Friendly
Stoke D’Abernon 220 for 5 (40 overs)
Maori Oxshott 222 for 5 (38.4 overs)
Maori Oxshott won by 4 wickets

With the clubs in different divisions in League cricket and the pre-season friendly wiped out by rain it took until mid-September to play a game against our friends and neighbours this year. It was worth the wait, though, as the sides played out an enjoyable match. Stoke took this one deep but the home side timed their run chase well with former Stoker George Depree pulling a six to win to and end his reign as Maori Oxshott’s Sunday skipper.

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Finch 85 not out and Phipps 51 not out v Whiteley Village and Kingstonian September 2018

Two Sunday XI Matches – Two Wins! – President 85*

Sunday 9th September 2018
Incredible availability meant that we needed to source an additional Sunday fixture to the one already in the card against Kingstonian. Our friends from Whiteley Village had an ad on the board, and a call to them resulted in a second game being agreed meaning everyone who was available at the time got a chance to play.

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Raimondo v Camberley September 2018

2nd XI play well but end League season with defeat to Camberley

Saturday 1st September 2018
Travelbag Surrey Championship Division 3 – 2nd XI Competition
Stoke D’Abernon 2nd XI 221 for 9 (50 overs)
Camberley 2nd XI 222 for 4 (34.4 overs)
Camberley 2nd XI won by 6 wickets

More good things from the Desmonds but sadly this one went the way as many others as the visitors chased down Stoke’s total with plenty overs to spare.

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The 100

Over 40s beat Leatherhead in Inaugural 100 ball match

Wednesday 29th August 2018
Friendly
Leatherhead Over 40s 77 for 8 (100 balls)
Stoke D’Abernon Over 40s 78 for 2 (70 balls)
Stoke D’Abernon Over 40s won by 8 wickets

The ECB may be trialling the 100 ball game soon, (http://www.espncricinfo.com/story/_/id/24461064/pca-confirms-involvement-trials-ecb-100-ball-competition), but Stoke’s and Leatherhead’s Over 40s got in first and played out a highly sociable game despite the time of year suggesting miners’ helmets might be needed. To avoid this prospect the sides were creative by bowling the first 48 balls from one end, then the remainder – including the ten ball final over – from the other.

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Dickson and Chris Finch

Malc passes 8000 runs. Finchy (Chris) reaches 400 caps. Sunday XI lose.

Sunday 5th August 2018
Friendly
Stoke D’Abernon 151 for 9 (40 overs)
Woodmansterne 153 for 6 (35.4 overs)
Woodmansterne won by 4 wickets

Better than normal Sunday availability led to us being able to search for an additional friendly match and our friends from Woodmansterne were able to offer us a fixture.

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Adrian Mills and Andy Berry

Po takes 500th and Andy B Career Best but 2s Defeated

Saturday 2nd June 2018
Travelbag Surrey Championship Division 3 – 2nd XI Competition
Sanderstead 2nd XI 231 for 5 declared (49 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 2nd XI 166 all out (42.5 overs)
Sanderstead 2nd XI won by 65 runs

A 500th career wicket for the Club for Adrian Mills and a Stoke career best 98 from Andy Berry were the highlights of an otherwise unsuccessful trip to Sanderstead for the 2nd XI.

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2nd XI beaten by Kempton

Saturday 19th May 2018
Travelbag Surrey Championship Division 3 – 2nd XI Competition
Stoke D’Abernon 2nd XI 179 all out (48.3 overs)
Kempton 2nd XI 184 for 3 (24.2 overs)
Kempton 2nd XI won by 6 wickets

Stoke’s second string made a great start to this one but once the opposition got a foothold in the game and went on a roll they proved difficult to contain.

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