Cornwall v Shropshire Championship (2)

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NCCA Championship Western Division 2

Cornwall v Shropshire at St Austell CC  on Sunday 24 July - 3 Days

 

Shropshire won the toss and elected to bat

St Austell – Shropshire 286-7d (79) GG Wagg 143, BJ Lees 46, X Clarke 41; BA Ellis 2-63, TJ Dinnis 2-70)

& 209 (GG Wagg 63, J Stanley 58, X Clarke 35; CBF Purchase 3-47, TJ Dinnis 3-56),

Cornwall 225 (CBF Purchase 67, BA Ellis 56; BJ Roberts 4-48)

& 271-9 (CBF Purchase 111, AW Bone 40, CD Lello 33; BJ Roberts 4-78, J Stanley 3-73).

Cornwall (19) beat Shropshire (5) by one wicket. Both sides deducted 2pts for slow over rates.

 

Match Report Shropshire CCC

Scorecard at  NCCA (play-cricket.com)

It was the ninth meeting at the venue with 3 wins each and two draws previously. Overall Shropshire has won 5 and drawn 1 in recent times with Cornwall's last success in 2011!

Day 2 was the 40th anniversary to the day of the first Minor Counties Championship match to be staged at Wheal Eliza - 25/26 July 1982 v Dorset - Match Drawn with current Club President Eric Willcock making 130no in the second innings.

Day 1 Lunch Shropshire 109-4 (33)

Rain stopped play at 2.50pm Shropshire 155-4 (44.1)

Play abandoned for the day at 5.45pm

 

Day 2 A shower just before the earlier start time of 10.30am saw a 30 minute delay.

Lunch Shropshire 270-6 (76) Graham Wagg 132no

Shropshire 286-7 dec (79) Graham Wagg 143 - lead of 61

 

Tea Cornwall 124-7 (29) Christian Purchase 34no

 

Cornwall 225 (47.5) Christian Purchase 67, Ben Ellis 56

Close Shropshire 63-3 (15) - lead of 124

 

Day 3 started at 10.30 am

Shropshire 209 ao - Cornwall require 271 to win.

Lunch     Cornwall 8-1 (2.5)

Tea    Cornwall 192-7 (37) - Target 271

Christian Purchase 91no

 

Close 17:39 Cornwall 271-9 (52.5) - Cornwall win by one wicket with 20 overs remaining.

Purchase (111) & Lello (33) added 104 for the 7th wicket.

(Ellis 29) and Purchase 52 for the 8th wicket.

Dinnis (17no) and Whiteford (7no) won the game with 25 for the tenth wicket

 

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