Staffordshire beat Cheshire, but must wait to find out NCCA Twenty20 Cup fate

Staffordshire batsman Michael Hill made 65 not out against Cheshire.

Staffordshire survived a late Cheshire onslaught to claim a crucial NCCA Twenty20 Cup victory – but must now playing a waiting game to see if they have done enough to reach finals day. The weather-related stop-start nature of the competition this season continued as the first match at Nantwich’s Whitehouse Lane was abandoned because of […]

Staffordshire dodge the weather to stay top in NCCA Twenty20 Cup

Nils Priestley on his way to a quickfire 58 in Staffordshire's NCCA Twenty20 Cup win against Shropshire at Leek.

Staffordshire banked another three-point haul to add to their NCCA Twenty20 Cup tally against Shropshire. The first Group One match between the two teams at Leek was abandoned after just 11.1 overs. And players then faced a wait to play match two after the inclement weather hit Highfield. The contest eventually got underway as a […]

Carr clear about Staffordshire objectives on busy Bank Holiday

Staffordshire County Cricket Club head coach Andy Carr is in confident mood ahead of a busy weekend.

Andy Carr has urged Staffordshire to take advantage of their rivals’ inactivity to enhance their chances in the NCCA Twenty20 Cup. The inclement weather has hit the opening weeks of the National Counties Cricket Association short format. But Staffs have managed to get out on to the park. They saw their opening double header against […]

Staffordshire name squads for Bank Holiday matches in NCCA Twenty20 Cup

All-rounder Liam Banks will make his first appearance of the season for Staffordshire on Monday.

Staffordshire have named 13-man squads for their Bank Holiday double header in the National Counties Cricket Association Twenty20 Cup. Staffs entertain Shropshire at Leek on Sunday. They then head to Nantwich on Monday to take on Cheshire to wrap up their short-form campaign. James Kettleborough’s men saw their first fixture in the competition against Cumbria […]

Skipper Kettleborough targeting strong Staffordshire start in NCCA Twenty20 Cup

Staffordshire County Cricket Club captain James Kettleborough.

James Kettleborough is aiming to achieve something no other Staffordshire captain has… but realises plenty of hard work lies ahead to realise that ambition. Staffs have never qualified for finals day of the Twenty20 Cup, but they commence this summer’s campaign in the National Counties Cricket Association’s short format this weekend with plenty of optimism. […]

Staffordshire select 13-man squad for NCCA Twenty20 opener against Cumbria

All-rounder Nils Priestley is part of Staffordshire's 13-man squad to play Cumbria in the NCCA Twenty20 Cup.

Staffordshire County Cricket Club have named a 13-man party for their curtain raiser against Cumbria this weekend. Staffs begin their National Counties Cricket Association campaign with a double header in Group One of the short format at Moddershall & Oulton (11am & 2.30pm). They will be the first competitive games of a new era for […]