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 […]

Anis Raza ready to showcase skills in crucial Trophy clash

Staffordshire County Cricket Club's Anis Raza.

Anis Raza is ready to throw himself into frontline action as he prepares to make his first Staffordshire appearance of the season. Left-arm spinner Raza has been named in the Staffs side for Sunday’s NCCA Knockout Trophy Group Two game against Shropshire at Moddershall & Oulton because fellow slow left-armer Tom Brett is unavailable. The […]

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 […]

‘We owe it to ourselves and the county to put in a performance’

Staffordshire County Cricket Club's Tom Brett

Tom Brett has been having some sleepless nights… and not just because he’s recently become a dad. The Staffordshire left-arm spinner and his fiancée Veritee welcomed daughter Violet into the world a couple of weeks ago. But while he’s been helping to settle their new arrival into a routine, Brett has had plenty of things […]

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 […]

Super Staffordshire power their way to NCCA T20 Cup finals day

Staffordshire County Cricket Club's Liam Hurt

Staffordshire’s bid to defend their NCCA Twenty20 Cup title gathered pace as they booked their place at finals day. Staffs produced two clinical performances to beat Hertfordshire and host county Norfolk at their Manor Park headquarters to progress from the Super 12s stage. It was certainly a case of Staffordshire making the most of the […]

Staffordshire name squad for NCCA Twenty20 Cup Super 12 matches

Staffordshire County Cricket Club's Liam Hurt

Staffordshire will take a 13-man squad to East Anglia for the latest chapter in the NCCA Twenty20 Cup. Staffs head to Norwich’s Manor Park to play both Norfolk and Hertfordshire in the Super 12s stage of the competition. Norfolk and Hertfordshire kick off proceedings at 10am before Staffs play the loser of that match at […]

‘Staffordshire produced the perfect Trophy performance’

Staffordshire County Cricket Club head coach Andy Carr

Andy Carr ranked Staffordshire’s Knockout Trophy win at Suffolk as one of the best performances of his reign. Staffs cruised to a 116-run victory at Mildenhall to start their Group Two campaign in fine style. Staffordshire failed to qualify from their group last summer – and head coach Carr promised a fresh approach to right […]