Billericay at the bottom as Harold Wood romp home

Billericay 1st v Harold Wood 1st – Hamro Foundation Essex League Premier Division – Blunts Wall Road – Summary

Harold Wood 215/7 (33.0 overs)
Billericay 102 (26.4 overs)
Billericay won the toss and elected to bowl
Harold Wood won by 113 runs

Billericay slipped back to the bottom of the table after slipping to a heavy defeat at the hands of relegation rivals, Harold Wood.

The visitors reached 215/7 in a weather-affected contest. Taqi Abbas hit 75 off as many balls – Dave Houghton, Ross Poulton and Andy Smith each taking two wickets.

Waqas Shafique and Hamzah Ikram then took charge with the ball, taking 4/13 and 3/15 respectively as Billericay were skittled for just 102 – Houghton (25) and Rowan Elliott (23) top-scoring on another difficult day at the office.

Billericay 1st: Andy Smith, Kieran Emmanual, Matt Bell, David Houghton, Nathan Khelawon, Rehman Ahmed, Ross Poulton, Rowan Elliott, Matt Elliott, Tom Gibney, Rob Rayner

Harold Wood: Ricky Cooper, Taqi Abbas, Hassan Malik, Shahbaz Khan, Ausman Ginai, Shahzad Hafeez, Hamzah Ikram, Usman Shafi, Eesa Faheem, Daniel Carter, Waqas Shafique

Points: Billericay 1st 3 Harold Wood 1st 20

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Brian Jeeves

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