Entries by Stuart Dunn

Warrick Fynn plays starring role as Shropshire wrap up away win against Dorset

Warrick Fynn crowned a magnificent performance by taking seven wickets on the final day as Shropshire wrapped up victory over Dorset by 162 runs at Bournemouth. Having top scored for Shropshire with half centuries in both innings, the Oswestry allrounder followed up claiming four wickets in Dorset’s first innings by helping himself to 7-60 from […]

Oswestry duo called up for Shropshire’s trip to Bournemouth to face Dorset

Shropshire have called up Oswestry duo Joe Carrasco and Warrick Fynn for this weekend’s trip to Bournemouth to face Dorset in the Unicorns Championship. Bryan Jones, Shropshire’s chairman of selectors, hopes the in-form duo can help provide the runs the county struggled to put on the board when they were beaten at Berkshire, the Western […]

Leaders Berkshire inflict first Championship defeat of the season on Shropshire

Shropshire tasted defeat for the first time in the Unicorns Championship this season as they were beaten by 322 runs at Western Division leaders Berkshire. Set an imposing victory target of 416 on the final afternoon, Shropshire, having opened the season with back-to-back Championship wins, were bowled out for 93, with Berkshire’s former Middlesex spinner […]

Robbie Clarke returns for Shropshire’s trip to Berkshire

Oswestry skipper Robbie Clarke returns to the Shropshire side for the top-of-the-table clash against Berkshire in the Unicorns Championship which starts on Sunday. The batsman has recovered from the injury which meant he missed Shropshire’s last match, the 128 run victory over Herefordshire earlier this month. Clarke, pictured, replaces injured Wellington seamer Jack Twigger in […]

Shropshire impress again to secure 128 run victory at Herefordshire

Shropshire skipper Steve Leach was impressed with his side’s efforts as they completed back-to-back victories in the Unicorns Championship by beating Herefordshire by 128 runs. The county followed up the convincing Western Division win they enjoyed over Cheshire at Shifnal earlier this month to come out on top at Eastnor. Herefordshire started the final day […]

Shropshire County Cricket Club’s hospitality event proves a big hit with guests

Shropshire County Cricket Club’s annual hospitality event once again proved to be hugely popular with the county’s business community. The event at Wrekin College, sponsored for a second year by Pure Telecom, the award-winning independent telecoms provider, attracted 640 guests. Former Kent and England cricket captain Chris Cowdrey was master of ceremonies while a performance […]

Oswestry duo ruled out of Championship match at Herefordshire

Shropshire make two changes from the side which opened the Unicorns Championship season by beating Cheshire for their next three-day match against Herefordshire. Bridgnorth wicketkeeper Simon Gregory and Shifnal paceman Alex Wyatt, pictured, now recovered from a shoulder injury, both return after missing the 166 run victory at Shifnal. They come in for Oswestry duo […]

Chris Cowdrey to host Shropshire’s annual hospitality day at Wrekin College

More than 700 guests will head to Wrekin College on Thursday for Shropshire County Cricket Club’s hugely popular annual hospitality event. Sponsored by Pure Telecom, the award-winning independent telecoms provider, guests from the Shropshire business community will enjoy hospitality in a luxury marquee on the edge of the boundary. They will also have the opportunity […]

Shropshire’s Unicorns Trophy runs ends with semi-final defeat against Cheshire

Shropshire’s hopes of a first appearance in the Unicorns Trophy final for five years ended in disappointment with a 123 run defeat against Cheshire. Exciting victories over Herefordshire, Staffordshire and Norfolk had earned Shropshire a home semi-final tie in the knockout competition for Minor Counties clubs. But Cheshire managed to turn the tables for the […]