Barnes’ knock key to Westcliff’s win at Frenford

Frenford 1st v Westcliff On Sea 1st– Hamro Foundation Essex League (First XI Division Two) – Jack Carter Centre – Summary

Frenford 135/6 (31.0 overs)
Westcliff On Sea 139/6 (28.5 overs)
Frenford won the toss and elected to bat
Westcliff On Sea won by four wickets

Skipper Peter Barnes hit 46 to provide Westcliff’s foundation to an important victory at Frenford.

In a reduced-over contest, Hafiz Yawar Afzal’s unbeaten 56 helped the home side towards a modest 135/6 from 31 overs. Rameez Rehman contributed a further 39 – Tom Baker and Adil Ali taking two apiece for Westcliff.

Barnes’ knock was ably supported by cameos from Danny Pheloung (20), Gurpreet Singh (19) and Lewis Groves (18) – Yazaan Khursheed’s efforts with the ball, taking 3/32, in vain for Frenford who remain nine points above the dropzone.

Frenford: Hafiz Yawar Afzal, Dhruv Talati, Sami Ur-Rehman, Osman Awan, Rameez Rehman, Ashfaq Ahmad, Ahmed Zulfiqar, Khalil Khan, Abdullah Khan, Hamza Omar, Yazaan Khursheed

Westcliff On Sea: Peter Barnes, Lewis Wright, Charlie Lockhart, Danny Pheloung, Dave Colwill, Lewis Groves, Alex Portugal, Adnan Khan, Adil Ali, Tom Baker, Gurpreet Singh

Points: Frenford 4 Westcliff On Sea 20

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Brian Jeeves

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