Brentwood remain in touch with the title contenders

Brentwood 1st v Colchester & East Essex 1st – Hamro Foundation Essex League Premier Division – Old County Ground – Summary

Colchester & East Essex 161 (56.5 overs)
Brentwood 165/3 (26.4 overs)
Colchester & East Essex won the toss and elected to bat
Brentwood won by seven wickets

Brentwood remained in touch with the title contenders after seeing off Colchester & East Essex by seven wickets at the Old County Ground.

Colchester was reduced to 161 – Ian Belchamber with 4/48, while Christopher Green (3/55) and Thomas Moore (2/33) provided ample support with the ball. Joe MacGregor top-scored for the North Essex club, hitting 77 off 124 balls.

Brentwood made relatively short work of reaching their target inside 27 overs. Green was unbeaten on 60 at the conclusion, while skipper Aaron West contributed 40 – Charlie Watts taking 2/50 on a difficult day for the visitors’.

Brentwood: Aaron West (Capt) (WK), Douglas Maxwell, Jack Hebron, Christopher Green, Tom Oakley, Charlie Griffiths, Harry Phillips, Thomas Moore, Richard Horswill, Harry Hobson, Ian Belchamber

Colchester & East Essex: Joe MacGregor, Feroze Ahmed, Ben Robinson, Simon Fernandes (WK), Charlie Fernandes, Jack Hobbs, Oliver Allison, Darren Eckford (Capt), Oliver Hills, Charlie Watts, Vikas Agarwal

Points: Brentwood 20 Colchester & East Essex 3

Brian Jeeves

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