Tag Archives: Toby Tarrant

Yasir Shah

Better than Yasir Shah?

After Yasir Shah’s 14 wicket haul last week an article appeared on the web, (see foot of this post), suggesting that he is probably going to be the fastest ever to take 200 Test wickets. His current count is 195 at an average of 28.23 and a strike rate of 54.45. All this from just 62 innings bowled in his 32 Test career that is just over 4 years old. Decent.

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Division 3 1st XI Table 11 08 2018

1st XI Promoted Again!

Saturday 11th August 2018
Travelbag Surrey Championship – Division 3
Stoke D’Abernon 203 all out (44.5 overs)
Streatham & Marlborough 169 all out (46.3 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 34 runs

Victory over Streatham & Marlborough and a surprise defeat by Epsom to relegation threatened Purley saw Stoke secure a third promotion in as many seasons.

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Subba Row 105 not out v Staines 2018

1st XI Win Again. Subba Row 105 not out

Saturday 28th July 2018
Travelbag Surrey Championship – Division 3
Staines & Laleham 199 all out (49.5 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 200 for 4 (32.2 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 6 wickets

An efficient put in, restrict & chase exercise at The Rec saw Stoke extend their unbeaten run to eight games and retain control of their own destiny with five games to go.

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Tom Frost Century at Claygate

Victory at Claygate. Frosty Maiden Century.

Thursday 26th July 2018
Friendly
Stoke D’Abernon 317 for 6 dec (49 overs)
Claygate 219 all out (40.4 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 98 runs

A long overdue maiden century for the Club for Tom Frost was the highlight of a good win in the annual all-day game as part of Claygate’s cricket week.

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Handel and Dyson

1st XI complete win double over Churt. Handel 85, Dyson 138 & 4-47

Saturday 21st July 2018
Travelbag Surrey Championship – Division 3
Stoke D’Abernon 297 for 4 declared (45.3 overs)
Churt 181 all out (51.4 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 116 runs

No change at the top of the table as Stoke completed a 116 run win to stay second, the points secured a little later in the day than fellow promotion hopefuls Old Rutlishians and Epsom finished their matches.

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Toby Tarrant Award

My Greatest XI – Toby Tarrant

Another “My Greatest XI “ has dropped into the Club in-box, this one courtesy of Toby Tarrant who writes…

Here you go guys, I’m sat by the pool in Verona compiling this. The things I do for this Club…

Ian Hopton
“Hoppy” has to be one of the first names on the teamsheet. Mr.Reliable in many ways, I can’t think of a game where he hasn’t contributed with either the ball, the bat or in the field. I’ll put him at the top of the order because the rest of this line-up likes to have a slog and we need someone to at least try and stick around. Plus we need him to lead the warm up and roll the wicket.

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Adrian Mills by MHS

My Greatest XI – Adrian Mills

The latest Stoker to submit his Greatest XI is our newest member of the 500-club Adrian Mills. Selected by many others in their best ever sides, it’s time for Po to share his own selection with the world. Po writes…

I’ve had 16 seasons at Stoke, (so far), during which time I’ve played alongside hundreds of other players of varying abilities. Selecting the best will always be a matter of judgement so feel free to disagree with my selections – I know some of you will. I’ve decided for the purposes of this list that I have to have played at least 10 games with each player. That way I’ve been able to disregard anyone I’ve just played the odd one or two games with. Here goes…

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