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Same again to face Cornwall

The eleven that defeated Oxfordshire are given the opportunity to continue Shropshire’s winning run against current Western Division leaders Cornwall. The match at Bridgnorth on Sunday 3 July begins at 11.00 am. The team is :- Steve Leach (Shifnal)(Capt), Omar Ali (C & R Hawks), Ross Aucott (Worfield), Henry Blofield (Shrewsbury), Joe Carrasco (Oswestry), Sam […]

Wyatt leads the way as Shropshire enjoy victory at Oxfordshire

Paceman Alex Wyatt’s five-wicket haul set up a 56 run win for Shropshire at Oxfordshire to continue the county’s encouraging start to their Unicorns Championship season. Karl Krikken, Shropshire’s delighted director of cricket, praised the efforts of the county’s bowling attack, impressively led by Wyatt, after Oxfordshire fell short in their chase to hand Shropshire […]

Shropshire CCC profile: Sam Griffiths

Full name: Sam William Griffiths Birthplace/date: Shrewsbury, October 13, 1990 Clubs you have played for? I started at Shelton before joining Shrewsbury. Biggest influences on your career? I have grown up with all of my family playing cricket, however my mum and dad would have to be my biggest influence. They have supported me throughout my career and made […]

Team to take on Oxfordshire

Shropshire are obliged to make one change to the team that enjoyed victory in two days against Dorset. Jack McIver is unavailable due to his participation in the MCCU final at Lord’s on Tuesday 21st. His replacement is Shrewsbury’s Henry Blofield . The full team is : – Steve Leach (Shifnal)(Capt), Omar Ali (C & […]

Development Team at Whitchurch 14 June

There is an opportunity to see some of Shropshire’s younger players in action when the Development Team take on their counterparts from neighbouring Cheshire. The game commencing at 11.30 a.m. is to be played at Whitchurch CC, Heath Rd, Whitchurch SY13 3LG on Tuesday 14 June.

Dorset left in a spin as Shropshire wrap up convincing win

Dorset were left in a real spin as Shropshire opened their Unicorns Championship campaign in style with an emphatic 10-wicket victory at  Whitchurch’s Heath Road, a ground where they just love playing. Just like last year when they started their three-day season with an even more convincing win over Cheshire, Whitchurch brought out the best […]

Shropshire CCC profile: Ross Aucott

  Full name: Ross Charles John Aucott   Birthplace/date: Shrewsbury, March 7, 1996 Clubs you have played for: I play for Worfield having previously played for Wellington and Wolverhampton plus both Worcestershire and Northamptonshire 2nd XIs. Biggest influences on your career: I don’t think I can look too far past my family and close friends. They are […]

Debut for keeper on home ground

With Ryan Lockley out injured, Henry Blofield unavailable due to university commitments and Will Cook omitted, Shropshire’s first Championship team shows three changes from the one day team and includes a debutant and two familiar faces. Luke Tinsley takes over the gloves in familiar surroundings, having returned to play at Whitchurch for 2016. Also included […]

Omar Ali heads back to Whitchurch as Shropshire host Dorset

Big-hitting Shropshire batsman Omar Ali insists the county are determined to launch their Unicorns Championship Western Division season in style ahead of this weekend’s opener at home to Dorset. The three-day game gets under way at Whitchurch on Sunday, with Ali looking forward to returning to Heath Road, a ground he knows well from spending […]