Barnard’s innings is the difference as Staffordshire lose out to Bears

Staffordshire celebrate taking a Warwickshire wicket in the NCCA Showcase game.

Ed Barnard delivered a first-class lesson to Staffordshire to help Warwickshire to a comfortable victory in the NCCA Showcase Game. The Bears captain lit up Knypersley’s Tunstall Road ground with a sparkling 143 to set Warwickshire on their way to an imposing 316-7 from their 50 overs in today’s encounter. Barnard struck 15 fours and […]

Staffordshire name 13-man squad for Warwickshire NCCA Showcase Game

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Staffordshire have named a 13-man squad for Sunday’s NCCA Showcase Game against Warwickshire at Knypersley. Staffs are missing paceman Liam Hurt due to club commitments, meaning they have a young-looking attack to take on the Bears. And there are plenty of youngsters looking to make an impact with the bat for the home side after […]

Debuts in the pipeline for Staffordshire’s NCCA Championship opener

Staffordshire County Cricket Club general training

Staffordshire have selected a 12-man squad for the opening NCCA Championship game of the season. Staffs welcome newly-promoted Bedfordshire to Checkley for the first three-dayer, starting tomorrow (11am). And there could be a couple of Championship debutants in the line-up after head coach Andy Carr named his party. Kenilworth Wardens all-rounder Reeve Evitts and Moddershall […]

Double test for Staffordshire Development XI

Staffordshire County Cricket Club all-rounder Reeve Evitts

Staffordshire Development XI face a double header this week as they continue their campaign. Staffs entertain Herefordshire at Milford Hall tomorrow (Wednesday) before making the trip to Bromsgrove School to play Worcestershire on Thursday. Both matches will be 50-over per side, red-ball matches. Both start at 11am. Staffordshire will be led by Meakins skipper Jack […]

Callum Hawkins shines, but Staffordshire suffer Trophy exit

Staffordshire County Cricket Club's Callum Hawkins

Staffordshire’s Knockout Trophy campaign came to an disappointing end at the hands of Shropshire. Staffs needed to beat their neighbours – and hope that Herefordshire defeated Suffolk – to stand a chance of progressing to the quarter-finals. As it was, Staffordshire were left licking their wounds after a six-wicket defeat at Moddershall & Oulton in […]

It’s another bad Trophy day for Staffs as Herefordshire ease to win

Staffordshire County Cricket Club's Matt Morris.

Staffordshire’s Knockout Trophy hopes have been left hanging by a thread after another bad day at the office saw them beaten by Herefordshire. Staffs suffered their second defeat in three Group Two outings at Eastnor yesterday as the hosts secured a six-wicket win in relative comfort. Head coach Andy Carr had demanded a reaction from […]

Staffordshire name 12-man squad for Herefordshire Trophy test

Staffordshire County Cricket Club's Michael Hill

Staffordshire will take a 12-man squad to Herefordshire for Sunday’s NCCA Knockout Trophy game. Staffs are looking to bounce back at Eastnor this weekend (11am) after being beaten by Norfolk last time out. That left them with one win and one defeat in Group Two after opening their 50-over campaign with victory at Suffolk. Head […]

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 […]

Reeve Evitts happy to be flexible to aid Staffordshire’s cause

Staffordshire County Cricket Club all-rounder Reeve Evitts

Reeve Evitts is determined to shine for Staffordshire to help to rekindle his first-class ambitions. The 19-year-old all-rounder made his Staffordshire NCCA debut in the Twenty20 Cup games against Northumberland at Burslem earlier in the season. That was a belated bow for the Lichfield-born youngster, who was in line to play last summer before circumstances prevented him […]

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 […]