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Exciting match sees Shropshire’s Academy side narrowly beaten by Shropshire County Cricket League Representative XI

An exciting finish to an entertaining match saw the Shropshire County Cricket League Representative XI emerge winners by two runs against Shropshire’s Academy side at Whitchurch. Responding to the League side’s 251-9, the Academy team, despite half centuries from Ben Lees and Matty Simmonds, pulled up just short of their target as they closed on […]

Shropshire players at the top of batting, bowling and fielding lists in Western Division Two of NCCA Championship

Shropshire players finished top of the batting, bowling and fielding lists in Western Division Two of the NCCA Championship for the 2021 season. Graham Wagg was first in both the batting and bowling charts, with wicketkeeper Ben Lees level with Cornwall’s Scott Harvey at the top of the fielding list. Wagg struck 453 Championship runs, […]

Shropshire complete T20 victory over the RAF as Tyler Ibbotson impresses with both bat and ball

Tyler Ibbotson impressed with both bat and ball as Shropshire emerged seven-wicket winners in a Twenty20 friendly against the RAF’s representative team. Ibbotson followed up taking four wickets by top scoring with an unbeaten 41 as Shropshire’s final first-team match of the season ended in victory at Wellington. James Shaw captained a Shropshire team featuring […]

Shropshire looking forward to facing RAF representative side in T20 fixture at Wellington this evening

Shropshire play their final match of the season when they face the RAF representative side in a Twenty20 fixture at Wellington Cricket Club this evening (Thursday, 5pm). Shropshire have previously played enjoyable T20 matches against the RAF at Oswestry and Bridgnorth in recent years. Sentinel all-rounder James Shaw will captain a Shropshire team featuring a […]

Mitchell Stanley added to Shropshire squad for NCCA Championship trip to Devon

Worcestershire seamer Mitchell Stanley is added to the Shropshire squad for the county’s final NCCA Championship match of the season against Devon. Stanley is included in a 12-man squad for the three-day match at Sidmouth, which starts on Sunday (11am). Stanley, who has previously represented Shropshire at a number of age group levels and plays […]

Impressive final day performance helps Shropshire enjoy a six-wicket victory over Cornwall at Bridgnorth

George Hargrave’s fine unbeaten century helped Shropshire secure a six-wicket victory over Cornwall at Bridgnorth following an excellent recovery on the final day. Shropshire went into day three of their third NCCA Championship match of the season trailing the visitors by 181 runs, with Cornwall having six wickets remaining in their second innings. But an […]

Shrewsbury’s George Hargrave named in Shropshire squad for NCCA Championship match against Cornwall

Shrewsbury’s in-form opening batsman George Hargrave is named in a 12-man Shropshire squad for the NCCA Championship match against Cornwall at Bridgnorth. The three-day game starts at Cricket Meadow on Sunday (11am). Hargrave has scored Birmingham League centuries in two of Shrewsbury’s last four matches. He also struck an unbeaten century earlier this season for […]

Bridgnorth’s Sam Whitney looking forward to captaining Shropshire at his home club ground

Captaining Shropshire at Bridgnorth, his home club ground, will be a proud moment for Sam Whitney this weekend. Whitney, who was appointed Shropshire’s three-day skipper earlier this year, will lead the county in the NCCA Championship match against Cornwall, which starts at Cricket Meadow on Sunday (11am). After missing the opening Western Division Two match […]