Entries by Stuart Dunn

Shropshire’s Emerging Player Programme proves a big hit with promising cricketers

Shropshire County Cricket Club’s Emerging Player Programme has been hailed a great success after 14 promising players were invited to attend the close season coaching programme. A partnership between Shropshire CCC and Cricket Shropshire, the winter programme – introduced to identify promising players from around the county – was again sponsored by Besblock, keen supporters […]

Shropshire CCC announce National Counties Cricket Association fixtures and home venues for 2020 season

Shropshire County Cricket Club is looking forward to returning to both Wellington and Wem to play matches next season after finalising fixtures and home venues for the National Counties Cricket Association 2020 campaign. Bridgnorth, Oswestry, Shifnal, Shrewsbury and Whitchurch will once again host county matches across the different formats, with Wrekin College also staging two […]

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 […]