Staffordshire outclassed as Norfolk secure NCCA Knockout Trophy points

Staffordshire County Cricket Club's Callum Hawkins

Staffordshire suffered a Smethwick slump for the second successive season in the Knockout Trophy. Last summer, Wiltshire had waltzed away from the venue with a comfortable victory after a below-par Staffs performance. Fast forward 12 months and it was Norfolk gallivanting back to East Anglia with the points following a five-wicket win as they chased […]

Hishaam Khan grateful for chance to shine with Staffordshire

Staffordshire County Cricket Club's Hishaam Khan

Hishaam Khan says he’s eager to repay the faith shown in him by Staffordshire head coach Andy Carr. Khan, a left-arm seam bowling all-rounder, is a new face in the Staffs squad this summer after impressing during winter training. The 24-year-old plays his club cricket for Rolleston in the Derbyshire County League – and has […]

Staffordshire name squad for NCCA Twenty20 Cup finals day

Staffordshire County Cricket Club's Matt Morris.

Staffordshire have named a 12-man squad for this weekend’s NCCA Twenty20 Cup finals day. Defending champions Staffs face Berkshire in the second semi-final at Chester Boughton Hall (1pm), while Cumbria meet Oxfordshire in the first match at 10am. The final is scheduled to start at 4.30pm. Staffs have made one change to the squad which […]

Super Staffordshire power their way to NCCA T20 Cup finals day

Staffordshire County Cricket Club's Liam Hurt

Staffordshire’s bid to defend their NCCA Twenty20 Cup title gathered pace as they booked their place at finals day. Staffs produced two clinical performances to beat Hertfordshire and host county Norfolk at their Manor Park headquarters to progress from the Super 12s stage. It was certainly a case of Staffordshire making the most of the […]

Staffordshire name squad for NCCA Twenty20 Cup Super 12 matches

Staffordshire County Cricket Club's Liam Hurt

Staffordshire will take a 13-man squad to East Anglia for the latest chapter in the NCCA Twenty20 Cup. Staffs head to Norwich’s Manor Park to play both Norfolk and Hertfordshire in the Super 12s stage of the competition. Norfolk and Hertfordshire kick off proceedings at 10am before Staffs play the loser of that match at […]

‘We can’t be complacent. Teams will want to beat us as champions’

Staffordshire County Cricket Club head coach Andy Carr

Andy Carr admits Staffordshire’s defence of their NCCA Twenty20 Cup crown has been made even harder by the weather. Staffs defeated Cornwall in last year’s showpiece to win the competition for the first time in their history. However, their bid to get off to a flying start in this summer’s short format was hampered by […]

Staffordshire name squads for Northumberland and Cumbria NCCA T20 matches

Staffordshire County Cricket Club's Anis Raza

Staffordshire have announced their squad selections for their NCCA Twenty20 Cup Bank Holiday fixtures. Staffs entertain Northumberland at Burslem on Sunday and then visit Carlisle the next day to play Cumbria. Staffordshire are the defending T20 champions, but saw last week’s games against Cheshire at Checkley abandoned because of the weather. Head coach Andy Carr […]

Duo in the frame to make Staffordshire debuts against Cheshire

Staffordshire County Cricket Club won the NCCA Twenty20 Cup last season.

Staffordshire could field a couple of debutants in their NCCA Twenty20 Cup opener against Cheshire this weekend. Head coach Andy Carr has named a 12-man squad for Sunday’s double header, which will now be played at Checkley. The matches were due to be staged at Knypersley, but their ground is unfit for play, so Checkley […]

New players added to Staffordshire squad for 2024 NCCA season

Staffordshire have added new players to their squad for the 2024 National Counties Cricket Association season.

Staffordshire have added three new players to their squad for the upcoming National Counties Cricket Association season. Staffs are looking to build on last year’s NCCA Twenty20 Cup triumph – and have bolstered their options for all three formats. Left-arm paceman Hishaam Khan, batsman Yusuf Khalil and England Under-19 leg-spinner Tazeem Ali have all been […]