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Virat Kohli

Stokers Better/Worse than Virat Kohli

This week’s Ask Steven column on CricInfo looked at one of the poorer sides of Virat Kohli’s game. The question and the answer was:

Q : Does Virat Kohli have the worst average for anyone who has bowled more than 100 overs in ODIs?

A : Virat Kohli has so far taken four wickets in one-day internationals, for an average of 166.25. That is indeed the highest average for anyone who has bowled more than 100 overs. Next comes an Indian captain of a much earlier vintage, S Venkataraghavan, whose five ODI wickets cost him 108.40 apiece. Pommie Mbwangwa of Zimbabwe, (11 wickets at 103.63), also ended up with a three-figure average.

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James Trower Centurion

James Trower hits Century as Stoke win big over Sheen Park

Saturday 13th September 2014
Stoke D’Abernon 288 for 6 (40 overs)
Sheen Park 164 for 8 (40 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 124 runs

A first century for James Trower was the highlight of a big win for Stoke as they kicked off their post-League friendly programme with a win over Sheen Park.

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Under 19s beat Godalming

Tuesday 29th July 2014
ECB U19 Club T20 Surrey NatWest U19 T20 – Group D
Stoke Slayers 141 for 6 (20 overs)
Godalming Dynamos 128 all out (20 overs)
Stoke won by 13 runs

Stoke‘s Under 19s completed their T20 programme with a deserved victory over Godalming in front of a large crowd at the Rec despite an untidy finish.

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Trust League victory at Spencer

Surrey Trust League
Spencer 167 all out (37.5 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 172 for 8 (39.5 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 2 wickets

A club Surrey Trust League fifth wicket stand of 132 between James Corbishley, (61), and Giacomo Gray, (69), helped Stoke win a pulsating encounter in Earlsfield.

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Cruel bounce denies the Stoke U19s

ECB U19 Club T20 Surrey NatWest U19 T20 – Group D
Stoke Slayers 131 for 7 (20 overs)
Valley End Blues 132 for 3 (19.5 overs)
Valley End won by 7 wickets

A tremendous advert for the new ECB Under Club T20 Blast as old friends Stoke and Valley End put on a great show. In the end, Stoke were left to rue a cruel bounce off the outfield off the penultimate ball. This was a game of narrow margins.

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