MINOR COUNTIES 26 wickets fall on first day at Truro

Cornwall Cricket choughCornwall beat Wales Minor Counties by seven wickets at Truro Cricket Club today after a remarkable 26 wickets fell on a sensational opening day yesterday at Boscawen Park.

Cornwall wrapped up victory before lucnh as Wales were skittled out for 61 this morning and the home side raced to 42-3.

Wales were bowled out for 155 and were 37-6 in their second innings – an overnight lead of just 14 runs.

Cornwall made 178 with Greg Smith top scoring on 56.

Smith and Andrew Libby both took seven wickets yesterday with Libby recording figures of 7-17 today.

Cornwall County Cricket Club ML Robins (Capt), (Werrington), AD Noott (Truro), BL Wadlan (Penzance), TC Rowe (Kimberley Institute, Notts), GM Smith (Penzance), AJ Hodgson (Werrington), SA Harvey (wk) (Truro), LP Goldsworthy (Troon), JR Turpin (Werrington), AC Libby (St Austell), TJ Dinnis (Werrington)

Wales Minor Counties SW Griffiths (capt), E Richards, GA Ansell, JH Voke, SH Roberts, CJ Taylor
SJ Pearce, C Davies, C Matthews (wk), TD Murphy, RD Edwards, OL Pike

Umpires R Allen and S Bishopp

Wales MC 155 & 61 (AC Libby 7-17, GM Smith 3-40) Cornwall 178 & 42-3 TC Rowe 22no. Cornwall 21pts bt Wales MC 4pts by 7 wkts

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