Entries by Stuart Dunn

Shropshire pull up short with the bat as they are beaten at Cheshire

Shropshire suffered a second defeat in the Unicorns Knockout Trophy as they were beaten by 46 runs by Cheshire at Oxton. Having dismissed Cheshire for 214, Shropshire recovered from a poor start with the bat, which saw them struggling on 81-6, to put themselves back in contention thanks to a useful partnership of 78 between […]

Ryan Lockley called up by Shropshire for Sunday’s trip to Cheshire

Shropshire make one change for their second Unicorns Knockout Trophy group game at Cheshire on Sunday, with Bridgnorth’s Ryan Lockley replacing the unavailable George Hargrave. Lockley was 12th man for last weekend’s eight-wicket defeat against Staffordshire at Shrewsbury’s London Road ground and will keep wicket in Hargrave’s absence while also hoping to impress with the […]

Charlie Home to captain Shropshire Development XI against Shrewsbury School today

Shifnal’s Charlie Home will captain Shropshire’s Development XI in their opening match of the season against Shrewsbury School today (Wednesday). Home, pictured, who played for Shropshire in Sunday’s Unicorns Knockout Trophy defeat at London Road, leads a strong side which features five debutants in Connor Dudley, Ben Lees, Charlie Mackelworth, Matty Simmonds and Ryan Jakeman. […]

Karl Krikken believes Shropshire will bounce back from opening day defeat

Shropshire’s director of cricket Karl Krikken believes there’s no reason why his side should not recover quickly from an opening defeat in the Unicorns Knockout Trophy. A fine display from Staffordshire captain Kadeer Ali, who took three wickets before hitting an unbeaten 80, helped the visitors pull off an eight-wicket win at Shrewsbury’s London Road […]

Shropshire begin Trophy campaign with eight-wicket defeat against Staffordshire

Karl Krikken, Shropshire’s director of cricket, insisted the county have time to revive their Unicorns Knockout Trophy hopes after opening the season with an eight-wicket defeat against Staffordshire. Visiting skipper Kadeer Ali, the former Worcestershire and Gloucestershire man, starred with bat and ball as Shropshire were unable to build on a promising start after being […]

Former Worcestershire paceman Chris Russell one of three debutants selected by Shropshire

Shropshire will give a debut to former Worcestershire paceman Chris Russell when they begin their Unicorns Knockout Trophy campaign against Staffordshire at Shrewsbury’s London Road on Sunday. Youth will also be given a chance to shine with teenagers Dillon Pennington, the Shrewsbury all-rounder, and Walmley wicketkeeper George Hargrave handed their debuts in a side which […]

Skipper Leach wants Shropshire to start season brightly against Staffordshire

Shropshire captain Steve Leach insists his team must hit the ground running when they begin their Unicorns Knockout Trophy campaign this weekend. The county face Staffordshire, runners-up in last year’s competition, in their opening group game at Shrewsbury’s London Road ground on Sunday. Shropshire memorably won the one-day competition for Minor Counties clubs in 2010 […]