Entries by Stuart Dunn

Shropshire County Cricket Club delighted to strengthen its links with Wrekin College

Shropshire County Cricket Club is delighted to be strengthening its links with Wrekin College. The independent co-educational boarding and day school in Wellington has become the home of Shropshire’s Academy side by making its excellent facilities available to host the team’s matches. Having staged Shropshire’s successful annual hospitality day – a popular event regularly attended […]

John Abrahams excited to return to Shropshire CCC as Director of Cricket

John Abrahams, who enjoyed playing for Shropshire County Cricket Club towards the end of his successful playing career, has been appointed as the club’s new Director of Cricket. Abrahams, who captained Lancashire during his long association with the Red Rose county, has more recently been manager of England’s under-19 team. He remains involved with the […]

Shropshire to host Derbyshire in a 50-over match next summer

Shropshire will host first-class county Derbyshire in a 50-over match next summer. All clubs in the newly-named National Counties Cricket Association have been allocated a home fixture against first-class opposition. The matches will form part of the preparations for first-class counties for the Royal London Cup competition. Shropshire have been paired against Derbyshire, with the […]

Alexei Kervezee joins Buckinghamshire – but will continue in his coaching role with Shropshire’s Emerging Player Programme

Alexei Kervezee has joined Buckinghamshire after two seasons with Shropshire – but he will remain involved with the county in a coaching capacity. The former Worcestershire and Netherlands international all-rounder will continue in his coaching role with Shropshire’s Emerging Player Programme, sharing his experience with the county’s up and coming cricketers. Kervezee, who scored more […]

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 […]