A perfect season for Hadleigh & Thundersley

Brian Jeeves

Hadleigh & Thundersley 248/9 (40.0 overs)

Orsett & Thurrock 241/5 (40.0 overs)

Hadleigh & Thundersley won the toss and elected to bat

Hadleigh & Thundersley won by seven runs

Hadleigh & Thundersley completed a perfect season, although Orsett & Thurrock made them work tirelessly for their seven-run Cook Division success.

Skipper Adam Dobson hit 77 off 62 balls, a knock which included thirteen 4s and one 6, as the home side posted 248/9 – Jack Churchyard raking 4/56, while Callum Owen and George Pavitt each took two wickets, keeping Orsett in the hunt.

Mark Pavitt’s superb 95 kept the game on a knife-edge as the visitors’ looked to spring a surprise – Kirk Laws (40) and Churchyard (39) assisting ramp up the pressure.

But Orsett was to finish just short as table-topper, Hadleigh, ended the campaign with nine wins from as many matches.

Points: Hadleigh & Thundersley 20 Orsett & Thurrock 8


Brian Jeeves

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