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 […]

Development XI end season with Northumberland trip

Staffordshire County Cricket Club's Pip Jackson

Staffordshire Development XI wind up their season with a long trip to Northumberland tomorrow. The 50-over per side fixture was due to be played earlier in the summer. But inclement weather forced it to be called off. First-team skipper James Kettleborough captains the side for the contest at Burnopfield. Staffs have a nice mix of […]

Seamer in line for Staffordshire debut in Showcase Game

Knypersley is hosting the Showcase game between Staffordshire and Leicestershire.

Staffordshire have named a 13-man squad for this weekend’s Showcase Game against Leicestershire. Staffs will take on the Foxes at Knypersley’s Tunstall Road ground on Sunday in a 50-over per side encounter (11am). The match is part of the NCCA schedule which sees all counties play a first-class side. Staffordshire are set to hand a […]

No miracle for Staffordshire as Bucks complete deserved victory

Staffordshire County Cricket Club batsman Nils Priestley

Staffordshire saw their proud unbeaten NCCA Championship run at West Bromwich Dartmouth come to an end as Buckinghamshire secured a deserved victory. Staffs had never been beaten in the three-day format since returning to play at Sandwell Park in 2014. However, that sequence was brought to a predictable conclusion as Bucks put the finishing touches […]

Day Two report: Bucks fizz leaves Staffordshire facing fight for survival

Tom Moulton made a battling 31 not out for Staffordshire.

Staffordshire face a final-day fight to save their NCCA Championship game against Buckinghamshire. Staffs closed the second day at West Bromwich Dartmouth on 70-3 from 42 overs – still 52 runs in arrears of their impressive visitors. It has been a largely disappointing two days for Staffs, who had opened up the Division One East […]

Day One report: Staffordshire need something special after Bucks take control

Staffordshire County Cricket Club's Matthew Morris celebrates reaching his half-century against Buckinghamshire.

Staffordshire have plenty of work to do to drag themselves back into matters after coming second best on the opening day of their NCCA Championship clash against Buckinghamshire. Staffs produced a largely disappointing batting performance on day one at West Bromwich Dartmouth after being put in. They were bowled out for 206 and committed the […]

Staffordshire make two changes for Bucks Championship test

Staffordshire County Cricket Club all-rounder Dan Richardson.

Staffordshire have made two changes to their side for this weekend’s NCCA Championship game against Buckinghamshire. Batsman Zen Malik and seamer Rory Haydon are unavailable after helping the county to win their Division One East opener at Suffolk. Checkley batsman Tom Moulton comes into the side, along with all-rounder Dan Richardson, for the match at […]

Strong Development XI side for two-day Cheshire clash

Staffordshire County Cricket Club captain James Kettleborough

Staffordshire Development XI have a strong 12-man squad to pick from for their two-day match against Cheshire 2nd XI. The match is being played at Burslem tomorrow and Wednesday, starting at 11am on both days. Staffs have taken the opportunity to not only look at the next generation of talent, but also to give senior […]

Staffordshire make one change for NCCA Knockout Trophy game against Bucks

Staffordshire County Cricket Club's Scott Winnington

Staffordshire have made once change to their squad for this weekend’s NCCA Knockout Trophy game against Buckinghamshire. Staffs have recalled Scott Winnington to the 12-man party, with experienced batsman Peter Wilshaw dropping out for the game at Moddershall & Oulton on Sunday (11am). That leaves Staffs with a decision to make at the top of […]

Development XI lose North Wales clash at Stafford

Staffordshire County Cricket Club batsman Matthew Morris

Staffordshire Development XI were beaten by North Wales in their latest 50-over assignment. Staffs had started their season with victories over Cheshire 2nd XI and Cumbria in the North of England Cup. However, they couldn’t make it a hat-trick as North Wales proved to be too strong in today’s encounter at Stafford. Staffordshire were limited […]