Entries by Stuart Dunn

First Academy fixture this year ends in defeat – but Ian Roe encouraged about the future for Shropshire’s promising cricketers

Shropshire’s Head of Academy Ian Roe insists the county’s talented group of young cricketers have the ability to challenge for regular first-team places. Shropshire played what will be their only Academy fixture this year when they met Herefordshire’s 2nd XI in a 50-over friendly at Shifnal on Sunday. The visitors ultimately ran out winners by […]

Academy fixture provides Shropshire’s promising young cricketers with another chance to impress

Head of Academy Ian Roe believes Sunday’s 50-over friendly against Herefordshire’s 2nd XI at Shifnal (11am start) is another opportunity for the county’s talented group of young cricketers to underline their potential. This weekend’s match is the first of two Academy fixtures to be arranged this season, with Shrewsbury School to provide the opposition later […]

Shropshire chase well to secure victory over Shropshire County Cricket League representative side

Shropshire produced an impressive run chase to gain an eight-wicket victory against the Shropshire County Cricket League representative side in their latest 50-over friendly. Three wickets from Sam Whitney helped dismiss the League side for 174 at Whitchurch’s Heath Road ground. Half centuries from Will Parton and Harry Chandler then steered Shropshire to their target. […]

Shropshire hand opportunities to a host of players to impress in Sunday’s friendly against a Worcestershire XI

Shropshire take the chance to hand a host of players an opportunity to face first-class opposition when a Worcestershire XI make a quick return to the county this weekend. Sunday’s 50-over friendly at Wellington (11am) will be the second time this month that the Pears have lined up against Shropshire. A Worcestershire XI, featuring several […]

Encouraging signs for Shropshire before rain eventually curtails friendly against a Worcestershire XI

Director of Cricket John Abrahams was encouraged by Shropshire’s performance during Sunday’s friendly against a Worcestershire XI featuring several players with first-team experience. The Pears ultimately emerged winners by nine runs under the DLS method after rain halted Shropshire’s run chase with 10 overs remaining. Skipper Sam Whitney had earlier taken five Worcestershire wickets before […]