Billericay move clear of the relegation zone by beating Harold Wood

Harold Wood 1st v Billericay 1st – Hamro Foundation Essex League Premier Division – Harold Wood Park – Summary

Harold Wood 47 (23.4 overs)
Billericay 48/1 (13.1 overs)
Billericay won the toss and elected to bowl
Billericay won by nine wickets

Billericay moved off the bottom and clear of the relegation places with a much-needed victory at Harold Wood.

Rob Rayner was destructive with the ball, taking 6/24, while Andy Smith and Ross Poulton had two apiece, helping Billericay dismiss the home side for just 47 – Shahzad Hafeez and Taqi Abbas each scoring 14 for Harold Wood.

The result was never really in any serious doubt. Saurav Prabhakar was bowled by Taqi Abbas, with the visitors’ just three runs short of their target. Matthew Bell’s unbeaten 35 easing the Blunts Wall Road club over the line with plenty to spare.

Harold Wood: Hamzah Ikram, Paul Marshall, Karan Patra, Craig Perrin, Shahbaz Khan, Christopher Bennett, Shahzad Hafeez, Shahzad Hafeez, Waqas Shafique, Harry Thompson, Daniel Carter

Billericay: Andy Smith, Saurav Prabhakar, Matt Bell, Lee Knight, David Houghton, Nathan Khelawon, Kieran Emmanuel, Ross Poulton, Rob Lee, Matt Elliott, Rob Rayner

Points: Harold Wood 0 Billericay 25

Brian Jeeves

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