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Shropshire beaten by Staffordshire in opening friendly of the season

Director of Cricket John Abrahams has identified key areas for the Shropshire squad to work on ahead of their next three friendlies in the build up to their National Counties Cricket Association campaign getting under way. Shropshire were beaten by seven wickets in their opening 50-over friendly of the season by Staffordshire at Himley on […]

Graham Wagg to captain Shropshire for the first time in Sunday’s friendly at Staffordshire

Graham Wagg will make his first appearance for Shropshire when he captains the county in this weekend’s opening 50-over friendly of the season. The former Glamorgan all-rounder will lead Shropshire against Staffordshire at Himley on Sunday (11am). It’s the first of four 50-over-friendlies arranged by Shropshire in preparation for the NCCA Trophy 50-over competition, which […]

Encouraging signs for Shropshire as they prepare for the first of four 50-over friendlies this weekend

Director of Cricket John Abrahams is encouraged how Shropshire’s preparations for the new season are taking shape ahead of the first of four 50-over friendlies this weekend. The cancellation of the National Counties Cricket Association’s Twenty20 competition left a gap in Shropshire’s early-season fixture list. But the county has moved quickly to arrange four matches, […]

Delayed start to Shropshire CCC’s season as NCCA’s T20 competition is cancelled

Shropshire’s cricketers will have to wait a little longer to return to competitive action following the cancellation of this season’s National Counties Cricket Association’s Twenty20 competition. The T20 competition was due to open the 2021 season following the cancellation of all three NCCA formats last season because of Covid-19. But, following discussions between the NCCA […]

Sam Whitney and Graham Wagg to share Shropshire CCC captaincy this season

Sam Whitney and new signing Graham Wagg will share captaincy duties for Shropshire County Cricket Club this season. Whitney, the Bridgnorth skipper, has been appointed captain of Shropshire’s Championship side in the National Counties Cricket Association, with Wagg to be the county’s vice-captain in three-day cricket. The roles will be reversed in the one-day format, […]

Shropshire delighted to complete signing of former Glamorgan all-rounder Graham Wagg

Shropshire County Cricket Club has signed former Glamorgan all-rounder Graham Wagg ahead of the 2021 season. The hard-hitting middle order batsman and left-arm seam bowler will add much experience to the county side with his proven quality. Wagg replaces ex-Lancashire and England spinner Simon Kerrigan, who joined Northamptonshire last August, as Shropshire’s new professional. Shropshire’s […]