Development XI claim easy victory in two-day Derbyshire clash

Sam Atkinson

Staffordshire Development XI claimed a comprehensive win in their two-day friendly against Derbyshire Academy. Staffs ran out 448-run winners in the clash at Trentside following clinical displays with both bat and ball. Staffordshire took first use on day on and made serene progress to 366-6 declared in the afternoon session. Rohan Vallabhaneni was the star […]

Development XI squad to play Derbyshire

Staffordshire spinner Anis Raza.

Staffordshire Development XI start a two-day encounter against Derbyshire this week. Staffs take on their neighbours at Trentside in a red-ball fixture on Wednesday and Thursday. Staffordshire will be captained by Meakins’ Jack Hammond – and line up with several players who have featured for the NCCA side. Sam Atkinson, Callum Hawkins, Joe Hawkins and […]

Staffordshire change things up for trip to Norfolk

Staffordshire County Cricket Club's Sam Atkinson

Staffordshire have made three changes to their side for this weekend’s NCCA Championship trip to Norfolk. Staffs are looking to bounce back from a disappointing performance which saw them lose to Buckinghamshire in their last Division One East outing. That stopped them from backing up their opening three-day win against Suffolk. That was their first […]

Strong Development XI side for two-day Cheshire clash

Staffordshire County Cricket Club captain James Kettleborough

Staffordshire Development XI have a strong 12-man squad to pick from for their two-day match against Cheshire 2nd XI. The match is being played at Burslem tomorrow and Wednesday, starting at 11am on both days. Staffs have taken the opportunity to not only look at the next generation of talent, but also to give senior […]

Staffordshire knocked out of Trophy as Bucks secure win

Staffordshire County Cricket Club batsman Michael Hill

Staffordshire’s interest in the NCCA Knockout Trophy will go no further than the group stage following a nine-wicket defeat by Buckinghamshire. Staffs needed to win the Group Four contest to stand any chance of progressing to the quarter-finals, but they were beaten in a rain-affected encounter at Moddershall & Oulton. Heavy rain descended on Barnfields […]

Staffordshire make one change for NCCA Knockout Trophy game against Bucks

Staffordshire County Cricket Club's Scott Winnington

Staffordshire have made once change to their squad for this weekend’s NCCA Knockout Trophy game against Buckinghamshire. Staffs have recalled Scott Winnington to the 12-man party, with experienced batsman Peter Wilshaw dropping out for the game at Moddershall & Oulton on Sunday (11am). That leaves Staffs with a decision to make at the top of […]

Development XI lose North Wales clash at Stafford

Staffordshire County Cricket Club batsman Matthew Morris

Staffordshire Development XI were beaten by North Wales in their latest 50-over assignment. Staffs had started their season with victories over Cheshire 2nd XI and Cumbria in the North of England Cup. However, they couldn’t make it a hat-trick as North Wales proved to be too strong in today’s encounter at Stafford. Staffordshire were limited […]

Development XI host North Wales at Stafford

Staffordshire County Cricket Club all-rounder Scott Winnington is in the Development XI side to take on North Wales.

Staffordshire Development XI are back in action on Tuesday when they entertain North Wales at Stafford. Staffs have made one change to the side which defeated Cumbria at Bignall End last week. Spinner Anis Raza is unavailable and has been replaced by fellow slow left-armer Matthew Turner. Turner is part of the Staffordshire pathway and […]

Development XI cruise to comfortable victory over Cumbria

Staffordshire County Cricket Club seamer Clark Haddrell

Staffordshire Development XI delivered a dominant performance to easily defeat their Cumbria counterparts in the North of England Cup. Staffs, under the captaincy of Matthew Morris, ran out 143-run winners in the contest at Bignall End. Staffordshire had seen their first match of the season against Northumberland called off because of the weather. But they […]

Nils Priestley back in Staffs squad for Knockout Trophy trip to Dorset

Staffordshire's Nils Priestley on his way to a century against Berkshire.

Nils Priestley returns to the Staffordshire squad for this weekend’s NCCA Knockout Trophy trip to Dorset. Priestley was forced to withdraw from last weekend’s team which lost to Wiltshire at Smethwick because of injury. However, he is now back in the travelling party to Bashley. He replaces Scott Winnington in the 12-man squad. The news […]