In last week’s “Ask Steven” section on CricInfo “Irfan” from Pakistan asked:
I noticed that Ajit Agarkar has a Test batting average of 16.79 despite having a century to his name. Is this the lowest Test batting average to include a century? Read more
Events in Leeds this week got SDCC thinking of occasions where a seemingly defiant tail/final was eventually knocked over when it seemed like an unlikely draw would be the final result.
The first one that springs to mind first comes from 1996 when the 2nd XI were pushing for promotion in the Fuller’s League. Read more
Newdigate 105 all out (34.5 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 108 for 3 (27 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 7 wickets
Jase Earl and Malcolm Dickson starred with ball and bat respectively as Stoke’s Sunday XI scored a commanding victory over Newdigate in a 10-a-side contest, both sides feeling the pinch in resources due to Fathers’ Day and the need to fulfil an additional Surrey Trust League fixture. Read more