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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Development XI tie thriller to bounce back from home defeat

Tom Moulton made a battling 31 not out for Staffordshire.

Staffordshire Development XI secured a thrilling tie against Worcestershire Academy as part of this week’s double header. Staffs had been beaten by Herefordshire on Wednesday, but dusted themselves down to play their part in an entertaining meeting with Worcestershire at Bromsgrove School. Staffordshire were set 271 to win from their 50 overs – but looked […]

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 […]

Batsmen deliver to secure Development XI win

Tom Moulton made a battling 31 not out for Staffordshire.

Staffordshire Development XI executed a fine run chase to defeat Warwickshire Academy. Staffs were set 271 to win the 50-over contest at Bignall End on Tuesday. And they timed their chase to perfection to clinch a five-wicket victory with three balls remaining. Tom Moulton set the tone at the top of the order with 66, […]

Staffordshire name Development squad for Warwickshire game

Staffordshire County Cricket Club seamer Sam Atkinson.

Staffordshire Development XI take on Warwickshire Academy at Bignall End tomorrow. The two sides will contest a 50-over per side clash, which starts at 11am. Staffordshire will be captained by Audley’s Jack Redman – one of three players with senior NCCA experience. Seamer Sam Atkinson and all-rounder Tom Moulton are the other two to have […]

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 […]