MINOR MATTERS Bess hits unbeaten double century

England & Wales Cricket Board lionsJosh Bess scored an unbeaten double century as Devon amassed 426-6 against Dorset in their fifth round Minor Counties Western Division match against border rivals Dorset at Sidmouth CC yesterday.

Devon skipper Bess - brother of Test player Dom - smashed seven sixes and 19 fours on his way to 203 not out.

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CLUB CRICKET Washout sweeps in from West

England & Wales Cricket Board logo There was all but a complete wash out in yesterday’s Cornwall Cricket League as torrential rain swept in from the West.

Only two of 67 fixtured league matches started in the county, at Truro and Porthleven.

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MINOR COUNTIES All to play for on final day at Truro

England & Wales Cricket Board three lions Cornwall’s Minor Counties Cricket Championship clash against Cheshire is set up for a fascinating final day at Truro’s Boscawen Park.

Cheshire resumed on 94-5 yesterday and batted well to reach 232 all out just after lunch.

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SW CRICKET Good day for Cornwall - club and county

Cornwall Cricket choughCornwall’s cricketers took three late wickets last night to take the upper hand in their Minor Counties Championship game against Cheshire at Truro CC.

Earlier in the day the hosts had been dismissed for 245 with 18 overs unused. Cheshire were reduced to 94-5 at stumps and trail by 151 runs.

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MINOR COUNTIES Cornwall's record breaking run chase

England & Wales Cricket Board three lions crestCornwall claimed an historic Minor Counties Championship win over cross-Tamar derby rivals Devon at Werrington CC last night thanks to a record-breaking run chase

The home side chased down 335 to win by six wickets, Cornwall’s highest ever successful Minor Counties run chase.

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REGIONAL CRICKET Somerset T20 warm-up against Dorset

somerset county cricket club crestSomerset warm-up for next Friday’s T20 Blast! opener against border rivals Gloucestershire at Taunton with a game against Dorset at North Perrott Cricket Club tonight (1730).
Dorset CCC chairman Sean Walbridge says: “Dorset CCC are delighted that Somerset head coach Jason Kerr has kindly agreed to bring his side to play this prestigious fixture again this season.

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