Entries by Stuart Dunn

Joe Carrasco and Ross Aucott given more responsibility by Shropshire for 2019 season

Two players who have progressed from Shropshire’s age group sides to the first team have been given extra responsibility for the 2019 season. Joe Carrasco has been appointed vice-captain to Steve Leach for Shropshire’s Unicorns Championship side, with Ross Aucott named captain of the county’s Twenty20 team. Oswestry batsman Carrasco will support Leach, now preparing […]

Shropshire’s Development XI finalise 2019 fixture list

Shropshire’s Development XI face some exciting matches this year after finalising their 2019 fixture list. The county’s under-21 side will host both Northamptonshire and Lancashire Academy teams at Wrekin College, their regular home venue, while they have also been invited to take part in a Twenty20 competition at Worcestershire’s New Road. The tournament on Sunday, […]

Condolences to the family of former Shropshire CCC chairman John Bennett

Shropshire County Cricket Club is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of honorary life member John Bennett, our former club chairman, at the age of 91. A wonderful supporter of Shropshire cricket, he regularly attended the county’s matches both home and away right into his 90th year. John, who also served as chairman and […]

Venues confirmed for Shropshire County Cricket Club’s 2019 fixtures

Shropshire have confirmed their home and away venues for all three competitions during the 2019 season. A home Twenty20 date against Berkshire at Whitchurch will open the county’s competitive fixtures. Berkshire will provide the opposition in two T20 matches at Heath Road on Sunday, May 5. Shropshire’s other home fixture in the competition will be […]

Shropshire’s Emerging Player Programme continues to help develop promising cricketers

An exciting crop of up and coming Shropshire cricketers are receiving quality coaching at weekly sessions to enhance their development. A dozen players, aged between 15 and 19, have been selected to attend sessions for the second year of Shropshire County Cricket Club’s Emerging Player Programme. A partnership between Shropshire CCC and Cricket Shropshire, the […]

Shropshire CCC announce 2019 fixtures

Shropshire’s fixtures for the 2019 season have been released – with venues for the matches in the Unicorns Championship, Trophy and Twenty20 competition currently being finalised. Shropshire, who will play a Twenty20 friendly at home to Staffordshire on Sunday, April 28, are in the same group as last year in the T20 competition. Home matches […]

Shropshire CCC agree two-year partnership with Hawk Cricket

Shropshire County Cricket Club has agreed a deal with Hawk Cricket to wear the company’s playing and training kit for the next two seasons. The partnership will also allow Shropshire’s first team squad, together with up and coming players in the county’s Development XI, to receive significant discounts for cricket equipment from Hawk. The company, […]

Shropshire’s Alexei Kervezee tops Unicorns Championship Western Division run charts for 2018 season

Shropshire’s Alexei Kervezee scored more runs than any other player in the Unicorns Championship Western Division during a successful first season with the county. The former Worcestershire man struck 748 runs in six Championship matches as he ended the campaign with an impressive average of 74.80. Kervezee’s top score of the season was 166 in […]

Shropshire’s Development XI produce two encouraging displays against Lancashire Academy

Shropshire’s Development XI produced two encouraging performances as they ended their 2018 season with two Twenty20 matches against a strong Lancashire Academy side. The Emirates Old Trafford prospects eventually came out on top in both games at Wrekin College, but Shropshire Development XI coach Ian Roe was impressed with his side’s efforts. He said: “Credit […]