STAFFS DEV XI v AUSTRALIAN TOURISTS 180717
Staffordshire’s young cricketers have the chance to test their skills against an Australian touring side from New South Wales this coming Tuesday 18th July, when they take on their visitors from the other side of the world at Rolleston Cricket Club in a 50 over a side match starting at 11am.
The success of the county running a development team is given credence as at the same time two of the first team squad in Dan Richardson and Ross Coates, who have come through the system, are involved in the Unicorns Championship match for the county side against Buckinghamshire.
Knypersley’s Dan Ball will captain the side while there is a debut behind the stumps for Chris Becker from Milford Hall.
Staffs Development squad; Dan Ball (Knypersley), Chris Becker (Milford Hall,wk), Alex Coates (Wood Lane), Richard Williams (Checkley), Scott Winnington (Eccleshall), Greg Prime (Hem Heath), Anis Raza (Notts Academy), Sam Moores (Meakins), Austin Crump (Meir Heath), Brodie Mack (Longton), Zeph Hunte (Hem Heath), Luke Woodwood (Longton).
Spectators are welcome and admission is free.
By Allan Smith