Tag Archives: Will Thomson

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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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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2nd XI 2017

Big Win for the 2s over Chessington

Saturday 19th August 2017
Travelbag Surrey Championship Division 4 – 2nd XI Competition
Chessington 2nd XI 190 for 6 (50 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 2nd XI 191 for 5 (36.3 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 2nd XI won by 5 wickets

With results going their way last week it was time for Stoke’s 2nd XI to make use of that massive leg-up, and they did so in emphatic fashion with a strong performance against Champions-elect Chessington at the Rec.

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Curran v Worcester Park - August 2017

Curran Century in Trust League win at Worcester Park

Sunday 6th August 2017
Surrey Trust League
Stoke D’Abernon 228 for 8 (40 overs)
Worcester Park 139 all out (29.2 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon won by 89 runs

A 65-ball century, (eventually out for 121 off 79), from Alastair Curran helped set up a great win for 10-player Stoke at Worcester Park. (Note not ten-man here as Anya Devon-Berry created a bit of history by being the first female player to play Under 21 Trust League cricket for the Club.)

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Andy Berry

2nd XI complete double over Ewell to stay in the hunt

Saturday 5th August 2017
Travelbag Surrey Championship Division 4 – 2nd XI Competition
Stoke D’Abernon 2nd XI 218 for 9 (50 overs)
Ewell 2nd XI 170 all out (38 overs)
Stoke D’Abernon 2nd XI won by 32 runs (Revised target of 203 in 43 overs)

Stoke started the day at the bottom of a group of hopefuls for the second promotion spot along with runaway leaders Chessington, and did their cause no harm when the XI, missing a few first choice players including the Captain and Vice Captain, scored a superb win having lost the toss.

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Ollie John 99 not out v Old Whitgiftians

Ollie John 99 Not Out in Trust League Defeat

Sunday 2nd July 2017
Surrey Trust League
Stoke D’Abernon 211 for 4 (40 overs)
Old Whitgiftians 212 for 4 (35.5 overs)
Old Whitgiftians won by 6 wickets

Without players’ scores displayed on the board and the scorers tucked safely away in the shade of the Clubhouse, Ollie John was unaware that a six off the final ball of Stoke’s innings would have brought him a first century in any form of cricket. He swatted it over cow for four to finish unbeaten on 99 to help post a total of 211 for 4 in 40 overs after Will Thomson won the toss and elected to bat on a warm afternoon.

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Fantasy Football

Congrats to Dom Morley who wins the 2016-2017 Stoke Fantasy Football League.

1. Morls’ Men – Dom Morley – 2326
2. No Fuchs Given – Robbie Parrett – 2192
3. JigarKaCheelka – Raja Singh – 2096
4. Mighty Tigers – Jeremy Connell – 2045
5. Tea and Busquets – Matt Gottschalk – 1967
6. Balotelli-Tubbies – Patrick Wilson – 1951
7. Selection Nightmares – Ralph Coleman – 1910
8. Townsend FC – Ben Townsend – 1898
9. ParkTheBus FC – Jack Townsend – 1855
10. Martial Law – Will Thomson – 1841
11. Ctrl Alt De Laet – Charlie Hill – 1831
12. Dogwood Rovers – Daniel Gluckman – 1761
13. Bafana Bafana FC – Nico Spreeth – 1717

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Will Thomson

Stoke D’Abernon Advent Calendar 2016 (18)

Will Thomson started the season in Manchester and ended it in China, but still managed 18 games in between, (he travelled from Manchester on the morning of a couple of games, but for the record didn’t fly in from China for any!); making appearances for all the XIs and fulfilling a number of batting, bowling and keeping roles; then latterly taking on the role of Trust League Captain where he played arguably the best captain’s innings by a Stoke skipper since we entered the Trust League in 2007.

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