Edwards in the mood as Leigh return to winning ways

Leigh On Sea 1st v Horndon on the Hill 1st – First XI Division Two – Chalkwell Park – Report

Leigh On Sea 317/5 (50.0 overs)

Horndon on the Hill 279 (48.0 overs)

Horndon on the Hill won the toss and elected to bowl

Leigh On Sea won by 38 runs

Leigh On Sea skipper, Jon Edwards supplied the fireworks, helping his side to a long-overdue first league victory of the season at the fourth attempt.

Edwards scored 112 off 131 balls – his innings’ included thirteen boundaries – as the home side -posted a sizable 317/5 from their fifty overs.

Jake McMullen and Matthew Wagstaff both chipped in with half-centuries. Harry Morgan-James and Andrew Clarke both took two wickets for the visitors.

Jeff West’s 90 proved to be in vain for Horndon. James Spencer returned figures of three for 51, while George Thurlow and Wagstaff took two apiece to secure maximum points for the Chalkwell Park club.

Leigh On Sea 1st: Jon Edwards (Capt), Dean Waller, TJ Bailey, Jake McMullen, George Thurlow, Tim Knox, Matthew Wagstaff, James Spencer, Matthew Wilson, Noah Sims, Ross Keeley

Horndon on the Hill 1st: Jack Marson, Jack Walsh (Capt) (WK), Ryan Plom, Paul Bennett, Jeff West, Nadun Dilshan, Martin Sayers, Ryan Cutts, Andrew Clark, Harry Morgan-James, Zahid Khatri


Brian Jeeves

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