Shropshire County Cricket Club

27 Jul 2022
Shropshire’s cricketers are looking forward to the challenge of playing against first-class opposition this weekend. Shropshire will host Derbyshire in a NCCA Showcase game at Shifnal CC on Sunday (11am) - with free admission for spectators. All 20 National Counties Cricket Association clubs will be facing a first-class county in 50 overs per side contests. Shropshire had initially been scheduled...
01 Jun 2021
Director of Cricket John Abrahams was pleased with Shropshire’s efforts as the county enjoyed a winning start to their National Counties Cricket Association Trophy campaign. New captain Graham Wagg led from the front as Shropshire beat Northumberland by three wickets in an exciting opening group match in the 50-over One Day Trophy at Oswestry. After taking three wickets, Wagg struck an unbeaten...
21 Jun 2019
Joe Carrasco insists he’s excited about leading Shropshire’s cricketers for the first time as he prepares for the county’s Unicorns Championship opener this weekend. The Oswestry batsman will skipper Shropshire in the three-day match against Dorset, which starts at Shrewsbury’s London Road ground, pictured, on Sunday (11am). Carrasco has stepped up from vice-captain to replace Steve Leach, at the...
Matt Sandford, CEO of Pure Telecom, Kate Oakley, marketing manager of Pure Telecom and Toby Shaw, Shropshire County Cricket Club chairman.
28 May 2019
Bosses at a Shropshire telecoms firm today announced they had extended their sponsorship of a sell-out charity cricket day and a major business networking event for a further three years. Shropshire County Cricket Club’s Pure Telecom Challenge will be held at Wrekin College on July 11. The day is the largest event on the local business calendar and is regularly attended by nearly 700 guests. It’s...
19 Apr 2017
Shropshire captain Steve Leach insists his team must hit the ground running when they begin their Unicorns Knockout Trophy campaign this weekend. The county's cricketers 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 and were then...
08 Jul 2016
Delighted Shropshire CCC chairman Toby Shaw hailed the club's tenth ResourceBank Challenge day, which featured international cricket stars, a huge success. The sold-out event, Shropshire's popular annual fund-raiser, attracted more than 700 guests from the county's business community to Wrekin College, where they enjoyed hospitality and entertainment in a luxury marquee on the edge of the...
04 Jul 2016
International cricketers are heading to Shropshire this week to help celebrate the tenth anniversary of Shropshire County Cricket Club's hugely popular Resource Bank Challenge event. More than 700 guests from the Shropshire business community will enjoy hospitality in a luxury marquee on the boundary edge at Wrekin College on Thursday while having the chance to watch top quality cricket between...
10 Feb 2016
The leading bodies in Shropshire cricket will now work closer together for the long-term benefit of the game in the county as they strive to form a clearer player pathway. Shropshire County Cricket Club and the Shropshire Cricket Board together with all cricket clubs in the county have formed a closer alliance to ensure a bright future locally for the game. A growing number of exciting cricketers...
05 Jan 2016
Shropshire have signalled their intent to challenge for honours in the Unicorns Championship next season by signing local lad Dan Redfern, the former Derbyshire and Leicestershire star. Shrewsbury-born Redfern, 25, is the second exciting addition to the Shropshire squad from the first-class game in quick succession following the county's move to bring in experienced left-arm spinner David...
30 Sep 2015
Shropshire County Cricket Club have appointed promising opening batsman Steve Leach as their new captain. The 21-year-old Shrewsbury player, a consistent run scorer at the top of the order, replaces the experienced James Ralph, who led Shropshire to third place in the Western Division of the Unicorns Championship this year. Leach, the younger brother of Worcestershire allrounder Joe, scored more...
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