Entries by Stuart Dunn

Steve Leach

Appointed Shropshire captain ahead of the 2016 season, Steve is a consistent left-handed opening batsman who topped the county’s Championship averages, with 42, during the 2017 season. It was a campaign which saw him pass 2,000 runs in Championship cricket for the county. Steve skippered Shropshire for three years before being succeeded by Joe Carrasco […]

Paul Pridgeon helping Shropshire’s cricketers prepare for new season

Former Worcestershire paceman Paul Pridgeon is helping Shropshire’s cricketers prepare for the new season. Pridgeon, who enjoyed a long first-class career with Worcestershire between 1972 and 1989, is leading the squad’s training sessions each fortnight at Shrewsbury School’s impressive Neville Cardus Indoor Cricket Centre. Shropshire captain Steve Leach said the players are enjoying working with […]

Shropshire prospect Dillon Pennington ready to step on to ICC Under-19 World Cup stage with England

Dillon Pennington, who made his Shropshire debut last summer, is ready to help England push for ICC Under-19 World Cup glory. The opening bowler and hard-hitting batsman, from Shrewsbury, is proud to have been named in England’s 15-man squad for the prestigious tournament, which begins in New Zealand this weekend. The 18-year-old Worcestershire prospect, a regular […]

A tribute to Eric Marsh, who sadly died last week, by John Hulme

The Shropshire cricketing family is mourning the death of Eric Marsh, who died in hospital last week. Mr Marsh played regularly for the county side between 1964 and 1976. He was capped in 1972 and a member of the Shropshire side which won the Minor Counties Championship in 1973. An opening batsman and leg break […]

Leach to continue as Shropshire captain – with Parton to lead county’s new Twenty20 side

Steve Leach will skipper Shropshire again next season while Will Parton has been appointed vice-captain and will also lead the county in a newly-launched Twenty20 competition. Leach, the Shifnal opener who topped Shropshire’s Championship batting averages in the 2017 season, has been elected Shropshire captain for a third successive year. He will also continue to […]

Shropshire’s Emerging Player Programme is up and running

Talented young cricketers from around the county will have the chance to perfect their skills with Shropshire’s Emerging Player Programme. It’s part of an exciting partnership between Shropshire County Cricket Club and the Shropshire Cricket Board, with the programme introduced to identify promising up and coming players. Sponsored by Besblock, already keen supporters of cricket […]