SHROPSHIRE County Cricket Club has named Oswestry and Whitchurch as two of its home venues for the coming season.

The club has named all of its home and away venues for their fixtures in 2019.

A home Twenty20 date against Berkshire at Whitchurch will open the county’s competitive fixtures.

They will play other T20 fixtures against Herefordshire at Wrekin College on Sunday, May 26, before facing trips to Oxfordshire on May 6 and Buckinghamshire on June 16.

Having reached the semi-finals of the 50-over Unicorns Trophy last year, Shropshire will begin their campaign in this year’s competition with a home tie against Cumberland at Oswestry on Sunday, June 2.

Shropshire’s three-day fixtures in the Unicorns Championship start by facing Dorset at Shrewsbury between June 23 and June 25.

They will begin preparation for the upcoming season when they face Worcestershire and Staffordshire in friendlies at Wrekin College in April.

The fixtures are as follows:

April 7: Shropshire vs Worcestershire, T20 (friendly), at Wrekin College

April 28: Shropshire vs Staffordshire, T20 (friendly), at Wrekin College

May 5: Shropshire v Berkshire, T20, at Whitchurch CC

May 6: Oxfordshire v Shropshire, T20, at Magdelen College, Oxford

May 26: Shropshire v Herefordshire, T20, at Wrekin College

June 2: Shropshire v Cumberland, Trophy, at Oswestry CC

June 16: Buckinghamshire v Shropshire, T20, at Gerrards Cross CC

June 23 - June 25: Shropshire v Dorset, Championship, at Shrewsbury CC

June 30: Trophy quarter finals

July 7 – July 9: Oxfordshire v Shropshire, Championship, at Banbury CC

July 21 - July 23: Shropshire v Cornwall, Championship, at Bridgnorth CC

August 4 - August 6: Shropshire v Berkshire, Championship, at Shifnal CC

August 11: Trophy semi finals

August 18 – August 20: Cheshire v Shropshire, Championship, at Nantwich CC

August 28: Trophy final

September 1 – September 3: Wiltshire v Shropshire, Championship, at Marlborough CC