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Penzance director of cricket Greg Smith has blasted Friday’s decision to cancel league competition in the Duchy for 2020, writes Gareth Davies. The former Derbyshire and Essex all-rounder described the Cornwall Cricket League’s (CCL) decision as ‘ridiculous’ and called for an urgent rethink. Sources close to the Independent revealed on Thursday afternoon that the CCL …

CORNWALL teenager Ellie Mitchell has been named in a new-look England Women’s Cricket Academy. Previously the England Women’s Senior Academy (EWSA) was combined with the England Women’s Academy (EWA) but from now on only one squad has been named, known as the England Women’s Academy. The purpose of the EWA remains to provide an individualised programme for …

THE DEATH has been announced of the long-serving Cornwall Cricket Umpire John Ford (aged 92 years) who enjoyed a lifetime of involvement in Cornish Cricket having made his playing debut for Troon seconds against Falmouth Docks in 1935. A tall seam bowler he played club cricket for Troon and Redruth and went on to become …

The 2018 Annual Meeting of Cornwall County Cricket Club, held at the Cornwall Cricket Centre, Truro, was one of the more momentous in the 123 year history of the club. It saw the retirements of two long serving officers, Colonel Ronnie Potts and Douglas Nance. It also saw the election of Matthew Rowe, who becomes …