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Birmingham Bears

The County Club are disappointed to have to announce that due to the structure of the 2015 First Class fixture list the Birmingham Bears are unable to take up the T20 challenge on 20 May at Bridgnorth. Subject to the fixtures it is the will of both clubs to resume the meeting in 2016. Shropshire […]

Shropshire are edged out by new champions Wiltshire

Shropshire’s hopes of ending their Unicorns Championship season with a fourth successive victory were dashed as Wiltshire had just enough time to seal a four-wicket win which meant they were crowned Western Division champions. But Brian Foxall, Shropshire’s chairman of selectors, insisted the county should be encouraged about the future after responding well to a tough […]

Two changes for Whitchurch

Shropshire are obliged to make two changes for the final round of Unicorn Championship matches against second placed Wiltshire. Simon Gregory (Shifnal) is unavailable (holiday) and Adrian Evans (Quatt) has not recovered from an ankle injury sustained in Devon. Their places are taken by Omar Ali (Whitchurch) & Tom Weston (Bridgnorth). The team is :- […]

Skipper Ralph keen to end with fourth successive victory

Upbeat Shropshire captain James Ralph hopes his side can wrap up their Unicorns Championship campaign with a fourth successive victory when they welcome Wiltshire to Whitchurch this weekend. Since Ralph assumed the captaincy once again earlier this season, Shropshire have impressively reeled off a hat-trick of straight wins over Oxfordshire, Cornwall and Devon which means […]

Devon Team News

Exeter CC (pictured) is the venue for Shropshire’s penultimate Championship game. Please note that the ground postcode is EX4 4PR (not as shown in Handbook). There are recalls for Adrian Evans, Simon Gregory & Sam Griffiths with the unlucky 3 to miss out following victory in Cornwall being Tom Weston, Jack Edwards & Charlie Morris […]

Super Sanderson sets up two day victory

Paceman Ben Sanderson claimed a brilliant seven wickets in each innings as Shropshire’s young side made it back-to-back Unicorns Championship wins with an impressive victory inside two days against Cornwall. The former Yorkshire seamer proved too hot for the Cornish batsmen to handle as he recorded best-ever match figures of 14 for 108 from 35.5 […]

Team to face Cornwall

The unavailability of Adrian Evans,  Simon Gregory and Omar Ali has created further opportunities for Shropshire’s young players for the long trip to play Cornwall. Robbie Clarke (Oswestry) & Charlie Morris (Shrewsbury)  are the latest to be given a chance to prove themselves in Championship cricket, and there is a recall for Jack Edwards (Shifnal). […]

Business community make cricket hospitality day a big success

Delighted Shropshire County Cricket Club chairman Toby Shaw has thanked the county’s business community for making the club’s annual ResourceBank Challenge hospitality day a resounding success. More than 630 guests were wined and dined in a marquee on the edge of the boundary at Wrekin College on Thursday while they also enjoyed a match between […]

James Ralph appointed Captain

Shropshire have appointed experienced batsman James Ralph as captain for a second time and he will lead the side in their next Unicorns Championship match at home to Oxfordshire early next month. Ralph, 38, who plays his club cricket for Bridgnorth in the Birmingham League, was previously Shropshire captain for three years from 2007 and […]