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Justin Jones v The Min September 2018

Sunday XI Win v The Min – Justin Jones 113

Sunday 30th September 2018
Friendly
Stoke D’Abernon 251 for 6 (35 overs)
The Min 196 all out (31.4 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 55 runs

More late season fun and a triumph for patience. As the weeks go by and more players call time on their seasons, some having previously said available, there was still a Stoke side ready for a game if an opposition could be found.

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Will Thomson 133 v Ashford

Will Thomson Century but Stoke fall just short at Ashford

Saturday 15th September 2018
Friendly
Ashford 214 all out (38.3 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 205 for 8 (40 overs)
Ashford won by 9 runs

A great all-round individual performance from Will Thomson that included a maiden century wasn’t quite enough to score a win at Ashford who kindly offered us the fixture in the week after their original opposition never confirmed the fixture.

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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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Friendly v Old Ruts September 2018

Saturday Friendly Victory at Old Ruts

Saturday 8th September 2018
Friendly
Stoke D’Abernon 198 for 7 dec (42 overs)
Old Rutlishians 116 all out (34.1 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 82 runs

Pessimism that we would be able to play a Saturday fixture as everyone seemed to be available on Sunday this week, (two Sunday friendlies for the first time in years), took a nice twist mid-week when one of our regular friendly oppositions was in the same boat as us and were looking to see if we had a fixture or spare players if we didn’t. Solution? See if resources could be pooled and source a fixture.

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3rd XI win at Hampton Wick Royal

Saturday 28th July 2018
Friendly
Hampton Wick Royal 180 all out (39.3 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 3rd XI 184 for 3 (32 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 3rd XI won by 7 wickets

With good availability the Team Secretary was tasked with sourcing a fixture for an additional XI and an early offer was received from our friends at Hampton Wick Royal. Fifteen available became eight by the Friday afternoon, said TS one of the casualties when his body reminded him on Thursday that running suicidal singles was a thing of decades past.

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3s v Epsom Methodists June 2018

3rd XI Victorious. McMillan 70, Hafeez 57. 2s Lose.

Saturday 23rd June 2018
Friendly
Stoke D’Abernon 3rd XI 197 for 8 (40 overs)
Epsom Methodists 175 for 8 (40 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 3rd XI won by 22 runs

Good availability at the beginning of the week allowed us to accept the offer of an invitation to play the Epsom Methodists. EMCC are one of our traditional ‘Sunday XI’ opponents but a crammed fixture programme at the Rec meant this was one we had to miss this year…so it was great when they were able to host a Saturday game and enough of our ‘I’ll play either day’ candidates were able to attend.

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Fantasy Football (Premier League)

Congrats to Robbie Parrett who wins the 2017-2018 Stoke Fantasy Football League.

1 : Mee-sa YaYa Winks – Robbie Parrett – 2171
2 : Ballotellitubbies – Paddy Wilson – 2143
3 : Devon XI – Andy Devon – 2050
4 : Mighty Tigers – Jeremy Connell – 2029
5 : NaakKeBaal – Raja Singh – 2002
6 : Klopps and Robbers – Alex Clinton – 1976
7 : ACB68 – Andy Berry – 1910
8 : Selection Nightmares – Ralph Coleman – 1864
9 : Geologinho – Nico Spreeth – 1825
10 : Doesn’t Mata – Will Thomson – 1796

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Fantasy Football

Congrats to Dom Morley who wins the 2016-2017 Stoke Fantasy Football League.

1. Morls’ Men – Dom Morley – 2326
2. No Fuchs Given – Robbie Parrett – 2192
3. JigarKaCheelka – Raja Singh – 2096
4. Mighty Tigers – Jeremy Connell – 2045
5. Tea and Busquets – Matt Gottschalk – 1967
6. Balotelli-Tubbies – Patrick Wilson – 1951
7. Selection Nightmares – Ralph Coleman – 1910
8. Townsend FC – Ben Townsend – 1898
9. ParkTheBus FC – Jack Townsend – 1855
10. Martial Law – Will Thomson – 1841
11. Ctrl Alt De Laet – Charlie Hill – 1831
12. Dogwood Rovers – Daniel Gluckman – 1761
13. Bafana Bafana FC – Nico Spreeth – 1717

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Berry Blitzkrieg as Sunday XI beat the Chelsea Nomads

Sunday 11th September 2016
Friendly
Chelsea Nomads 155 all out (40.5 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 156 for 3 (32 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 7 wickets

In contrast to the previous day, the Stoke Rec was bathed in sunshine as Stoke opened early for business with the visit of the Surrey Championship Grounds & Facilities Committee to, (hopefully), ratify the 1st XI’s promotion to Division 4.

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