Tag Archives: Robbie Blackburn

James Trower

Exciting Draw for the 1s. Trower Milestone.

Saturday 23rd June 2018
Travelbag Surrey Championship – Division 3
Stoke D’Abernon 216 all out (55 overs)
Old Rutlishians 209 for 8 (48 overs)
‘Winning Draw’ to Old Rutlishians

A high quality 2nd v 1st match where all results were possible going into the final overs saw Old Rutlishians, who occupied top spot, bat out the final few balls to maintain their position. Stoke dropped to fourth in the table due to other results but are still very much in touch.

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Robbie Blackburn

Robbie at the Double as 1s beat Cheam

Saturday 16th June 2018
Travelbag Surrey Championship – Division 3
Stoke D’Abernon 233 all out (47 overs)
Cheam 106 all out (32.5 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 127 runs

Stoke’s 1st XI moved up to 2nd place in the table with a big win over lowly Cheam who arrived at the Rec with quite a few of their players seen more recently in the 2nd XI and Sunday XIs. Nevertheless the necessary was done in an entertaining and dominant manner to secure maximum points.

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Trower and Hopton batting and bowling

Trower Ton. Hoppy 5-16. Oppo Hold On

Saturday 9th June 2018
Travelbag Surrey Championship – Division 3
Stoke D’Abernon 251 for 5 declared (52 overs)
Streatham & Marlborough 86 for 8 (52 overs)
Match Drawn – ‘Winning Draw’ to Stoke D’Abernon

A maiden league century for returning captain James Trower and a fine spell of 14-8-16-5 from Ian Hopton were highlights of a terrific display by Stoke’s 1st XI that ended in frustration as the opposition held out for a draw.

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Churt v Stoke 1s May 2018

Great win for the 1st XI at Churt

Saturday 26th May 2018
Travelbag Surrey Championship – Division 3
Stoke D’Abernon 137 all out (37.3 overs)
Churt 99 all out (33.1 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 38 runs

Exam time around the country for many, including the Club Captain, but anyone looking for a model answer on how to defend a below par total should have come to Churt’s picturesque ground for this one.

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1st XI positivity backfires for once at Staines

Saturday 19th May 2018
Travelbag Surrey Championship – Division 3
Staines & Laleham 210 for 9 (50 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 128 all out (29.5 overs)
Staines & Laleham won by 82 runs

Stoke lost their unbeaten record with an untypical collapse after putting in a great effort in the field on a hot afternoon having lost the toss.

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