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Cornwall v Shropshire Abandoned

18th July 2017 Posted in County and Latest by Michael Weeks

at St Austell

Team News at   https://cornwallcricket.co.uk/county-club/team-news/

 

Nick Lawson makes his debut for the unavailable Christian Purchase. Lewis Goldsworthy a late replacement for Tommy Sturgess.

Cornwall won the toss and batted losing Goldsworthy and Brad Wadlan at 16-2 off 6 overs.Scott Harvey and Tom Rowe staged a recovery.

Lunch Cornwall 112-3 (39.2) Harvey out for 54, Rowe 49no

Tea Cornwall 273-4 (82) Smith 91no, Robins 50no

17.17 Cornwall 349-5 (90) Smith 127no, Robins 76 out in last over. 190 partnership for the fifth wicket

19.00 Close Shropshire 66-6 (Dinnis 4-20)

Day 2 11.50 Shropshire 123 ao Dinnis 4-37, Libby 4-55, Smith 2-17

13 20 Lunch Cornwall  71-1 Wadlan 46no, Goldsworthy 19no

15.22 Cornwall 228-3 dec (37) Wadlan 128no, Rowe 61

Shropshire  set 455 to win

19.00 Close Day 2     St Austell – Cornwall 349-5 (GM Smith 127no, ML Robins 76, TC Rowe 65, SA Harvey 54; RCJ Aucott 2-31) & 228-3 dec  (BL Wadlan 128no, TC Rowe 61). Shropshire 123 (J McIver 27no; TJ Dinnis 4-37, AC Libby 2-55, GM Smith 2-17) & 101-6 (OM Ali 53; GM Smith 5-27). Cornwall 8pts, Shropshire 2pts.

Day 3 Tom Dinnis made the breakthrough with the new ball shortly before bad light/ rain/thunder/lightning saw the players leave the field just after 12.30pm for an early lunch.

It was still raining at 2pm.

3pm – No restart yet

6.00pm Match Abandoned as a Draw Cornwall 12pts, Shropshire 6pts.