Minor Counties: Cornwall crush Cheshire by 262 runs


Cornwall kept their place at the top of the Minor Counties Western Division after crushing Cheshire by 262 runs.

Chasing 415 for victory, Cheshire were dismissed for just 153 at St Austell as the home bowlers kept their fine form.

Brad Wadlan took 6-54 to add to his three first-innings wickets, while Christian Purchase took 3-64.

Number 11 Jimmy Warrington top-scored for Cheshire with 29 off 22 balls as unbeaten Cornwall registered their third win in four matches.

Cornwall's 2015 Minor Counties campaign
Beat Herefordshire by 108 runs in opening match
Crush local rivals Devon by 158 runs at Truro
Drew with Wiltshire at Grampound Road

Cornwall ended the second day leading by 374 runs after they were bowled out for 299 in their second innings.

Ten of the Duchy's players made double figures, with opener Matt Rowe top-scoring with 59 as Cheshire's Daniel Woods grabbed another six-wicket haul.