Shropshire County Cricket Club

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...
24 Jun 2015
Shropshire's cricketers maintained their encouraging early season form in the Unicorns Championship by collecting 12 points from a drawn clash at Herefordshire. The home side, set 267 for victory on the final day of an exciting match at Eastnor, pulled up well short of their target, closing on 191-7, kept in check by a four-wicket haul from consistent spinner Gurman Randhawa. Brian Foxall,...
02 May 2015
Shropshire coach Karl Krikken has high hopes England under-19 star Joe Clarke, an Oswestry player, can show his home crowd just what he can do when the county take on Northumberland at Morda Road on Sunday. Shropshire have lost both of their opening group games in the Unicorns Trophy this season, against Cumberland and Cheshire, and victory this weekend is really essential to keep alive their...
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