‘We can’t be complacent when we start Knockout Trophy programme’

Staffordshire County Cricket Club captain James Kettleborough

James Kettleborough says it’s time for Staffordshire to cut short the celebrations and get back down to business. Kettleborough skippered Staffs to glory in the National Counties Cricket Association Twenty20 Cup at Tring Park on Sunday. It was the first time Staffordshire had won the short-format competition – and came in the first season under […]

Staffordshire announce squad for NCCA Knockout Trophy opener

Staffordshire County Cricket Club have announced their pre-season friendlies.

Staffordshire have called up Hem Heath all-rounder Callum Leese for their NCCA Knockout Trophy opener. Leese, a right-handed batsman and off-spinner, has been named in Staffs’ 12-man squad for Sunday’s Group Four trip to play Wales at Port Talbot. He has been part of the Staffordshire Development XI and has now been included in this […]

Our NCCA Twenty20 Cup finals day victory in pictures

Staffordshire County Cricket Club celebrate winning the NCCA Twenty20 Cup

Sunday, May 21, 2023 will live long in the memory of Staffordshire County Cricket Club followers. Staffs had reached the finals day of the National Counties Cricket Association Twenty20 Cup for the first time in their history. And they went on to lift the silverware after beating Berkshire in the semi-final before clinching victory over […]

Meticulous approach is paying off for Staffordshire head coach Andy Carr

Staffordshire County Cricket Club head coach Andy Carr.

Staffordshire head coach Andy Carr says no stone will be left unturned as he looks to navigate the county through NCCA Twenty20 Cup finals day. Carr, in his first season at the helm, has adopted a meticulous approach to planning during the winter programme. Alongside skipper James Kettleborough, that has paid off handsomely as Staffordshire […]

Spencer Byatt determined to seize his big Staffordshire chance

Staffordshire County Cricket Club wicketkeeper-batsman Spencer Byatt.

Spencer Byatt admits he wasn’t sure whether he’d be picked by Staffordshire this summer. But is now preparing for this weekend’s NCCA Twenty20 Cup finals day. Byatt made his debut for the county in 2019 and enjoyed a superb first summer representing Staffs as he helped them to reach the Championship final. However, after Covid […]

Staffordshire name squad for NCCA Twenty20 Cup finals day

Zen Malik is in the Staffordshire County Cricket Club squad for NCCA Twenty20 Cup finals day.

Staffordshire will take a 13-man squad to contest NCCA Twenty20 Cup finals day. Staffs have reached the last four of the competition for the first time in their history. They will play Berkshire in the first semi-final at Tring Park on Sunday (11am). Cornwall and Hertfordshire contest the second semi-final, with the final due to […]

Nils Priestley so close to history as Staffordshire earn NCCA Twenty20 Cup reward

Nils Priestley blasted 97 as Staffordshire won the second game against Northumberland in the NCCA Twenty20 Cup.

Nils Priestley produced arguably the most memorable performance from a Staffordshire batsman in Twenty20 cricket to help the county to earn some reward from their long trip to Northumberland. Staffs had been defeated in the opening match at South Northumberland yesterday as they finally started their National Counties Cricket Association Group One season. Staffordshire had […]

Staffs select 12-man squad for NCCA Twenty20 Cup trip to Northumberland

Matthew Morris is in Staffordshire's squad for the NCCA T20 Cup trip to Northumberland.

Staffordshire will take a 12-man squad to the north east this weekend for their second round of NCCA Twenty20 Cup matches. Staffs play Northumberland at South Northumberland Cricket Club on Sunday for their latest double header (11am & 2.30pm). And they will be keeping their fingers crossed for better weather after seeing last weekend’s games […]

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 […]

Match Report – Staffordshire v Cumberland

Staffs remain top of the Eastern Division, after hanging on for a draw in their game against Cumberland at Checkley. However they are beginning to come under pressure from Norfolk, who defeated Lincolnshire inside two days, to move to within 11 points of Staffs and they have a game in hand against bottom of the […]