Entries by Stuart Dunn

George Garrett to make his Shropshire debut against Dorset

Shropshire will hand a debut to George Garrett, a consistent wicket-taker for Shrewsbury in the Birmingham League this season, when they open their Unicorns Championship campaign against Dorset this weekend. There’s also a return to the Shropshire side for Worcestershire batsman Ollie Westbury, a former Shrewsbury player, who made his first team debut for the […]

New captain Joe Carrasco excited by the start of Shropshire’s Unicorns Championship season this weekend

Joe Carrasco insists he’s excited about leading Shropshire for the first time as he prepares for the county’s opening Unicorns Championship match of the season this weekend. The Oswestry batsman will skipper Shropshire in the three-day match against Dorset, which starts at Shrewsbury’s London Road ground on Sunday (11am). Carrasco has stepped up from vice-captain […]

Shropshire Academy to face Staffordshire at Wrekin College on Friday

Shropshire’s Academy side will face their Staffordshire counterparts in a 50-over match at Wrekin College on Friday (11am). It will be Shropshire’s second game of the season following the traditional curtain raiser against Shrewsbury School’s 1st XI last month, a Twenty20 clash which was ultimately reduced by the weather to 15 overs per side. Bridgnorth’s […]

Skipper Ross Aucott and Charlie Home return for Shropshire’s Twenty20 trip to Buckinghamshire

Ross Aucott, Shropshire’s Twenty20 captain, returns from injury to lead the county against Buckinghamshire in the final group matches of the Unicorns T20 competition this weekend. Shropshire, currently third in the five-team group, head to Gerrards Cross knowing they need to win both of Sunday’s games to pull level on points with leaders Buckinghamshire. Net […]

Joe Carrasco appointed new captain of Shropshire County Cricket Club

Joe Carrasco has been appointed Shropshire County Cricket Club’s new captain. He replaces Steve Leach, who has skippered the side for the last three years, but now has restricted availability after securing a new job which he starts next week. Carrasco was named vice-captain to Leach for Shropshire’s Unicorns Championship side ahead of the 2019 […]

Oswestry trio named in 13-man Shropshire squad for Trophy tie

Three players from host club Oswestry are named in a 13-man Shropshire squad for Sunday’s Unicorns Knockout Trophy match against Cumberland. Oswestry trio Warrick Fynn, Joe Carrasco and Ben Roberts are in the squad for the second round tie. Shropshire will finalise their XI closer to the start of the game. The county’s Twenty20 captain […]