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Unbeaten Century for the Hik-Man as 1st XI defeat Godalming

Surrey Championship Division 5
Godalming 189 all out (49.1 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 190 for 4 (35.1 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 6 wickets 

A majestic century from Hiken Shah backed up an efficient bowling display as a depleted Stoke side cruised to a six wicket win over Godalming at the Rec. The win was even more satisfying as Stoke’s strength in depth was put to the test with a number of absentees due to holidays, weddings, christenings and other commitments. Read more

1st XI kick off 2011 season with win 28 run win over Streatham & Marlborough


Stoke D’Abernon 204 for 9 (40 overs)

Streatham & Marlborough 176 for 9 (40 overs)

Stoke D’Abernon won by 28 runs

Both sides failed to build on good positions at their mid-innings drinks breaks; but in the end it was Stoke’s blend of older heads and a keen younger generation that saw them home to a 28 run victory at the Rec. Read more

Pictures from End of League Season After Party

Nick Handel snappped away after the final round of League matches and has kindly sent us the following… 

* Calm before the Yard of Ale was spotted 

* 2nd XI players discuss the Championship with their scorer and video analyst

* Mr Chairman and Mrs Secretary Read more

Sponsors' Day – Clean hitting from Nicol and Flower power sees Sponsors' XI to narrow win over the Club

Bank Holiday Monday

Sponsors XI 193 for 7 (30 Overs)

Stoke XI 180 for 8 (30 Overs)

Sponsors XI won by 13 runs

There is more to any game of cricket than simply turning up and playing on the day. Stoke’s success in recent seasons has been built on a team of passionate volunteers and sponsors; and Bank Holiday Monday saw a 30 over match played to recognise their efforts and raise important club funds. Read more

1st XI edge out Godalming

Surrey Championship Division 5

Stoke D’Abernon 198 all out (48.5 overs)

Godalming 188 all out (49.5 overs)

Stoke D’Abernon, (9 points), beat Godalming, (0 points), by 10 runs

Just one place separated the sides in the table before the start of play, and the excellent contest that wasn’t decided until the final over was reflective of how well the sides, both missing first choice players, were matched. Stoke’s marginally better strength in depth on the day proved decisive in a tremendous advertisement for the division and the spirit of cricket. Read more

Academy give Ashtead a little extra help

Surrey Trust League

Ashtead 213 for 8 (40 overs)

Stoke D’Abernon 151 all out (30 overs)

Ashtead, (4 points), beat Stoke D’Abernon, (0 points), by 62 runs

It would have been easy for Stoke to have contacted Ashtead in the wake of the previous day’s deluge to say that the pitch was unplayable, thus leaving Stoke as the winners of the zonal group and consigning Ashtead to the Plate competition semi-finals. Read more

Semi-Final Qualification for the Academy

Surrey Trust League

Beddington 188 for 9 (40 overs)

Stoke D’Abernon 189 for 8 (38.5 overs)

Stoke D’Abernon, (4 points), beat Beddington, (0 points), by 2 wickets

Stoke’s Academy qualified for one of the Surrey Trust League competition semi-finals with victory at Beddington. Victory over Ashtead at the Rec in their final zonal match will see them qualify for the main competition semi-finals as zone winners. Ashtead, however, have the same brief. Read more

1st XI victorious in Claygate Cricket Week

Claygate Cricket Week

Stoke D’Abernon 215 all out (40.1 overs)

Claygate 111 all out (29.5 overs)

Stoke D’Abernon beat Claygate by 104 runs

Last Sunday Jack Raimondo and Will Gudgeon shared a century partnership and Stoke won by 104 runs. History repeated itself as the in form pair, along with Adrian Mills who bagged 5 for 21, helped to set up a fourth successive win for Stoke in this annual fixture as part of Claygate’s cricket week. Read more

Record Total for Academy in 104 run win over Burgess Park

Surrey Trust League

Stoke D’Abernon 322 for 5 (40 overs)

Burgess Park 218 for 6 (40 overs)

Stoke D’Abernon, (4 points), beat Burgess Park, (0 points), by 104 runs

Stoke’s Academy registered their highest ever score in the Surrey Trust League en route to registering a 104-run victory against nine-man Burgess Park, who were weakened by match commitments elsewhere. Read more