Derby honours shared at Chalkwell Park

Westcliff On Sea 1st v Leigh On Sea 1st – Hamro Foundation Essex League (First XI Division Two) – Chalkwell Park – Summary

Leigh On Sea 209/7 (50.0 overs)
Westcliff On Sea 200/6 (45.0 overs)
Leigh On Sea won the toss and elected to bat
Match Draw

Derby honours were even ay Chalkwell Park, the result denting Leigh’s promotion hopes following another hard-fought encounter with their rivals from across the green.

Leigh posted 209/7 – Jon Edwards top-scoring with 67, while there was a half-century from Oli Wagstaff – Adil Ali taking 3/51 for Westcliff.

Westcliff batted out, reaching 200/6 at the close. Joe Robbins finished unbeaten on 63, while Charlie Lockhart scored 46 and Alexander Portugal 34 to secure a share of the spoils – James Spencer, Greg Hammond and Matthew Wagstaff with two wickets apiece for Leigh who slipped to to third.

Westcliff On Sea 1st: Peter Barnes (Capt), Joe Robbins, Charlie Lockhart, Lewis Wright, Alex Portugal (WK), Noor Ali Khan, Rob Palmer, Adnan Khan, Adil Ali, Tom Baker, Gurpreet Singh

Leigh On Sea 1st: Knox (Capt), Edwards, Ollie Wagstaff, Klain Fernando, Dean Waller, Roy Smith, Matt Wagstaff, Kevin Sargent (WK), Tj Bailey, James Spencer, Greg Hammond

Points: Westcliff On Sea 1st 7 Leigh On Sea 1st 10


Brian Jeeves