MINOR COUNTIES Curnow top scores for Cornwall

St Just CC’s Neil Curnow top scored with 59 after rain delayed the start of Cornwall CCC’s Minor Counties Championship Western Division third round clash against Wiltshire CCC at Grampound Road CC.

Cornwall won the toss and were all out for 246, shortly before seven o’clock on the first day.

Cornwall captain Matt Robins made 34 and Christian Purchase 43 before the innings slipped to 171-7. 

Kelvin Snell was last out for 30, which included three late sixes.

In the nine overs before the close Wiltshire made 23 without loss to trail by 223 runs.

Play is scheduled to resume today at the earlier time of 1030 weather-permitting.

 Torrential rain stopped play at 1530 of Dorset CCC's first day away to Cheshire CCC as thunder and lightning swept across Grappenhall CC. Cheshire resume at 139-5 and 1030, weather-permitting, this morning.

Devon CCC were bowled out for 104 at home to Herefordshire CCC at Sidmouth CC. The visitors resume on 217-6 today.

Cornwall Tom Hughes (Grampound Road CC) Matthew Rowe (Henley-on-Thames CC) Matt Robins (capt, Grampound Road CC) Bradley Wadlan (Bridgend CC) Christian Purchase (Falmouth CC) Neil Curnow (St Just CC) Paul Smith (Werrington CC) Antony Angove (Falmouth CC) Scott Harvey (wk, Truro CC) Kelvin Snell (Truro CC) Glyn Furnival (Falmouth CC)

Wiltshire Ed Kilbee, Uzair Qureshi, Luke De Souza, Michael Coles (capt) Neil Clark, Ashur Morrison, Patrick Greishaber (wk) Tahir Afridi, Joe King, Jake Roberts, Ed Young

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