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League Dinner 2017 Amateurs Table Oval

League Dinner 2017

Surrey Championship League Dinner time and 17 Stokers made it to The Oval via the pub.

Firstly a thanks to Drew for making this happen for us and it was a shame he wasn’t able to attend an excellent evening himself due to another commitment. A space was kept for the Club Captain…

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Colts Awards 2

Colts Awards – Sunday 3rd

Whilst the Sunday XI were taking care of business in Thames Ditton, the Colts’ awards were being handed out at HQ.

A good event considering the weather. Approximately 100 turned up, including some brave hungover seniors; Ian Hopton, Shawn Dyson, Dan Gluckman, Tom Frost, Will Frost, James Trower, Max Subba Row, Andy Berry, Jack Raimondo and Charlie Hill.

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Peter Phipps 79 v Thames Ditton September 2017

Sunday XI win at Thames Ditton : Phippsy 79

Sunday 3rd September 2017
Friendly
Stoke D’Abernon 199 for 6 (40 overs)
Thames Ditton 188 for 9 (40 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 11 runs

After the euphoria of the previous day cricket resumed with an entertaining game at Giggs Hill Green, Stoke emerging victorious by 11 runs. Both sides should take a lot of credit for playing through persistent drizzle and on occasion arctic conditions.

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Thomsons x3 - August 2017

Nine Man Sunday side nearly beat Woodmansterne

Sunday 27th August 2017
Friendly
Woodmansterne 174 for 8 (40 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 148 all out (38.3 overs)
Woodmansterne won by 26 runs

A player drop-out the day before the match and another unable to attend on the day left the Stoke Sunday side with just nine men but the team, well led by Will Thomson who involved everyone, put up a good show against welcoming hosts.

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3rd XI lose narrowly at Guildford

Saturday 26th August 2017
Friendly
Guildford 82 all out (27 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 3rd XI 69 all out (32.2 overs)
Guildford won by 13 runs

Good availability for the League sides provided an opportunity to play an additional friendly match. In the end, numbers fell back after demands for players higher up the chain, another also pulled out two after confirming he was available; but Stoke still managed to get a team of ten and nearly pulled off a great win.

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Paddy Wilson 5-23 v Oxshott 2017

Sunday XI win at Oxshott. Paddy Wilson 5 for 23

Sunday 20th August 2017
Friendly
Stoke D’Abernon 198 for 4 (40 overs)
Maori Oxshott 158 for 9 (40 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 40 runs

Firstly a thanks to Maori Oxshott for flipping this fixture to theirs to give us the chance of an additional home Sunday fixture. Excellent hospitality as always, and a fun game where both sides played to a finish despite some pretty horrible rain for the last section of the chase.

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Moumer

Sunday XI Lose Another Run Fest

Sunday 7th August 2017
Friendly
Thebertons 279 for 8 (40 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 198 for 9 (40 overs)
Thebertons won by 81 runs

No matter what else happens this year the “village” moment of the season will be awarded to the start of this game. With the field set, the bowler at the end of his run and 2 batsmen strolling out to take guard the question was asked “Who’s keeping today?”

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Moumer

Career best for Moumer in High Scoring Sunday Friendly

Sunday 16th July 2017
Friendly
Byfleet 395 for 4 (40 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 172 for 4 (40 overs)
Byfleet won by 223 runs

With good availability in addition to the Trust League fixture, Stoke’s Sunday XI got an extra game this weekend despite having no call on any of the younger players with the exception of the promising Sameer Khara.

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2s and 3s v Chessington

Double Defeat at Chessington

Stoke started the week with just one scheduled fixture at Chessington, but ended up playing two games!

Saturday 8th July 2017
Travelbag Surrey Championship Division 4 – 2nd XI Competition
Stoke D’Abernon 2nd XI 261 for 5 (55 overs)
Chessington 2nd XI 265 for 3 (45 overs)
Chessington 2nd XI won by 7 wickets

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Sunday XI v Concorde 18 06 2017

Sunday XI One Wicket Away

Sunday 18th June 2017
Friendly
Stoke D’Abernon 236 for 5 declared (43 overs)
Concorde 179 for 9 (40 overs)
Match Drawn

The hottest day of the year saw Stoke and Concorde play out a draw at Sendholme.

Batting first, Doug Gilbertson was originally listed at No.3 but faced the first ball of the match as the person originally selected for the role was sat on the roller at Stoke with less than 20 minutes to the start. After a quiet opening maiden, it was anything but at the start of the second over as debutant Ishan Mulchandani drilled the first two balls he faced through the covers and mid-off, then pulled the third along the ground through mid-wicket – not a bad way to start your Stoke career – and he hit another four before the over was out.

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