Kettleborough and Winnington lead Development XI to victory

Staffordshire County Cricket Club's Scott Winnington

Staffordshire Development XI finished their season with a three-wicket win against Northumberland. Staffs were set 185 to win at Burnopfield, but it looked like they would be heading to defeat after falling to 101-7 with 15 of their 50 overs remaining. Tom Carrigan (25), Tom Moulton (23) and James Abbotts (20) had made starts. Although […]

James Kettleborough delighted as Staffs break first-class duck

Staffordshire County Cricket Club captain James Kettleborough, right, shakes hands with Leicestershire skipper Lewis Hill

James Kettleborough admitted it was a ‘nice feather in the cap’ for Staffordshire after they defeated Leicestershire in their NCCA Showcase Game. Staffordshire prevailed under the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method in Sunday’s encounter at Knypersley. They had reached 102-2 from 17 overs in reply to the Foxes’ 304-7 from their 50 – and sat two runs clear […]

Staffordshire take the Showcase honours after rain ends Leicestershire clash

Staffordshire seamer Rory Haydon is congratulated after taking the wicket of Leicestershire's Rishi Patel in the NCCA Showcase Game.

Staffordshire secured victory over Leicestershire under the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method in their NCCA Showcase game. Staffs were set 305 to win from 50 overs at Knypersley – and had made their way to 102-2 from 17 before the expected rain descended on Tunstall Road and forced the game to be abandoned. That left Staffordshire two runs […]

Staffordshire Under-21s complete victory mission at Herefordshire

Staffordshire County Cricket Club all-rounder Tom Moulton

Staffordshire Under-21s opened up their fixtures for the season with a 90-run win against Herefordshire Development XI. The future generation of county players performed impressively at Brockhampton to ultimately run out comfortable winners. Staffs were invited to bat by their hosts – and put themselves in the driving seat with a fine display. They amassed […]