O50s 2nd XI

Cornwall Captain 2024:  Johnny Smeaden

Cornwall Team Manager 2024: Vacant

O50s 2nd XI Fixtures 2024 - Wednesdays 

Date Opponent Venue
May 15th Gloucestershire Mount Ambrose
May 22nd Devon Shobrooke Park
May 29th Dorset St Austell
June 5th Somerset Penzance
June 12th Wiltshire A
June 19th Devon Mount Ambrose
June 26th Somerset Wellington
July 3rd Gloucestershire Bredon
July 10th  Dorset  A
July 17th  Wiltshire Perranporth

2023 Summary:

The team were runners up in the six team South West group with 7 wins from 9 completed matches. They beat Hertfordshire in the round of 16 before going out to Berkshire in the quarter-final. 

2 players played all 11 matches : Mark Southcott and Jim Maunder whilst Johnny Smeaden played 10 and Leigh Murray and Adrian Warne 9 each. 

Leading run scorers 2023:

  • Jim Maunder 340
  • Jeremy Bradley 333
  • Martyn Bevins 284

Leading wicket takers 2023:

  • Johnny Smeaden 18
  • Mark Southcott 16
  • Kevin Horrell 14

Results 2023

August 9th - Berkshire A

July 19th - Hertfordshire H

July 5th v Wiltshire

June 28th - Dorset A

June 21st - Gloucestershire A

June 14th - Somerset A

June 7th - Devon H

May 31st - Wiltshire A

May 24th - Somerset H

May 17th - Dorset H

May 10th - Devon A - Match Cancelled due to weather 

May 3rd - Gloucestershire H 


The team reached the 2022 O50s 2nd XI Final v Surrey at Trowbridge CC (Wiltshire) on Sept 2nd 

The team that played in the final:

Brief History:

Our O50s 2nd XI launched in 2017. 

We joined what was then known as the Southern Counties Championship (SCC) which featured 11 counties. 

In their first season the team reached the semi-final.

O50s 2nd XI competition:

Since we joined in 2017 the competition has grown significantly in popularity with 5 new counties taking part in 2022 and a further 7 for 2023. 

From 2022 the competition became known as the 50+ 2nd XI county championship.

For 2023 there will be 27 counties taking part with teams split into 5 groups of five or six teams who play each other home and away. 

The top team in each group alongwith the next 11 teams ranked across all groups by results proceed to the Championship knock out competition starting at the round of 16 stage.

Teams finishing 17th through to 24th will contest the Plate Competition starting at the quarter final stage.

Rule tweaks for 2022 that remain in place for 2023:

Teams can continue to field two 49 year olds but they must have turned 49 on or before May 1st 2023

No player can play in O50s 1st XI and 2nd XI competitions in the same week (Mon to Sun) 

Players who have played 60% or more matches in the regional groups for their ECB County 1st XI will be considered as 1st XI players and cannot be selected to play in their County 2nd XI team in any of the knockout stages. For calculation purposes: in an ECB group of 8 teams playing 7 matches 60% will be considered to be 4 matches.



O50s 2nd XI Results 2022:

Sept 2nd Surrey - Final

Aug 17th Middlesex H - SF

Aug 3rd Warwickshire H - QF

July 20th Somerset H

July 6th Gloucs A

June 29th Devon H

June 22nd Dorset A

June 8th Somerset A 

June 1st Dorset H 

May 25th Devon A 

May 18th Gloucestershire H

O50s 2nd XI v Dorset at Perranporth - June 1st 2022


O50s 2nd XI v O60s 1st XI at Perranporth CC April 24th