Entries by Stuart Dunn

Shropshire’s Unicorns Championship season ends with seven-wicket defeat at Wiltshire

Shropshire were beaten by seven wickets by Wiltshire as the county’s final Unicorns Championship fixture of the season was completed inside two days at Marlborough. Chairman of selectors Bryan Jones was disappointed to see Shropshire twice bowled out for 123, before Wiltshire successfully advanced to their modest victory target of 79. “We’re obviously very disappointed […]

Shropshire Academy to close season with two T20 matches against Lancashire Academy

Shropshire’s Academy team will play their final fixture of the season when they host Lancashire Academy in two Twenty20 matches at Wrekin College on Friday. Shropshire have selected a squad of 13, to be captained by Wellington’s Dan Lloyd, with the opening match starting at 11.30am. Ian Roe, Shropshire’s Academy coach, said: “We’re looking forward […]

Shropshire beaten heavily by Cheshire in the Unicorns Championship

Three challenging days at Nantwich ended with Shropshire losing heavily to Cheshire in the Unicorns Championship. Shropshire were bowled out for 174 early on the third and final day as Cheshire wrapped up victory by an innings and 31 runs. Cheshire had taken control of the match on the opening day by rattling up a […]

Three changes for Shropshire as they head to Nantwich to face Cheshire

Shropshire make three changes to their side for the Unicorns Championship match against Cheshire which starts at Nantwich on Sunday. Shifnal’s Ross Aucott, the county’s Twenty20 captain, returns from injury after missing the defeat against Western Division leaders Berkshire earlier this month, while there are recalls for Bridgnorth’s Simon Gregory and Oswestry’s Ben Roberts. They […]

Shropshire Academy side excited to have the opportunity to play at the home of Worcestershire CCC this weekend

Coach Ian Roe insists the opportunity to play at the home of Worcestershire County Cricket Club this weekend is an exciting prospect for Shropshire’s Academy side. The county have been invited to take part in the Four Counties Twenty20 Day at Blackfinch New Road on Sunday. Worcestershire Academy will face Herefordshire’s Development XI in the […]

Wicketkeeper Matt Swift to make his Shropshire debut against leaders Berkshire

Wicketkeeper Matt Swift will make his debut for Shropshire against Unicorns Championship Western Division leaders Berkshire. Simon Gregory, who kept wicket in last week’s five-wicket win over Cornwall, is unavailable, so Swift, who is enjoying an impressive season for Shrewsbury in the Birmingham League, receives his first call up. He joins his London Road team […]