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Unicorns Counties Championship

 Cornwall v Berkshire at St Austell  CC on  Sunday 18 August 11 am  

Cornwall make six enforced changes as the game unfortunately clashes with Penzance’s ECB Vitality Club T20 Regional Final at Cranleigh, Surrey on Sunday afternoon (1.30pm). The winners progress to the National Finals at Derby on 22nd September.  Scott Harvey (captain), Greg Smith, Tom Wells, Jack Paull and Jonny Ludlam all featured in the draw with Dorset at Redruth last time out.

Regulars Matt Robins (work), Tom Dinnis (injury) and Lewis Goldsworthy (Somerset seconds) are also unavailable.

Truro’s Andrew Libby will lead the side for the first time and there are debuts for Callington’s Aidan Libby and the Redruth brothers Toby and Ellis Whiteford.

St Just’s Dan Lello makes his second championship appearance having just returned from a finger injury sustained in the Trophy game with Buckinghamshire in early June.

Berkshire – 31 championship games unbeaten since defeat at Exmouth in August 2014.  They are on a run of 12 straight wins including the 2017 Final. They’ve been Minor County Champions in 2016, 2017 & 2018. They are also in the 50 over Final later this month.

Cornwall v Berkshire Championship

A C Libby  (Capt) (32 Championship games)

C J Kent (4)

T R D Whiteford (0)

T R Wyatt (3)

M H Gribble (4)

A P Libby (0)

J R Turpin (20)

C B F Purchase (27)

C D  Lello (1)

A W Bone (wk) (4)

E A F Whiteford (0)


Scorer D G Eggins


Cornwall: Andrew Libby (Capt), Charlie Kent, Tim Wyatt (all Truro), Toby Whiteford, Christian Purchase,  Ellis Whiteford (all Redruth), Aidan Libby (Callington), James Turpin (Wadebridge), Mark Gribble (Werrington), Dan Lello (St Just), Alex Bone (St Austell) (wk).


A R Carter
S D Perera
E D Woods
J L B Davies (wkt)
J C Morris (capt)
M Williams
J A J Rishton
C T Peploe
T M Nugent
L E Beaven
C Creighton
S R Davison

Scorer C Kneale

Umpires J Tredwell & N Piddock



Official CCCC statement (5/7/19):  “Cornwall Captain Matthew Rowe is not being considered for selection for the rest of the season due to the failure of trust between himself and the selection committee”.