Frenford move out of the dropzone after beating Benfleet

Frenford 1st v Benfleet 1st – Hamro Foundation Essex League (First XI Division Two) – Jack Carter Centre – Summary

Benfleet 172 (45.5 overs)
Frenford 176/3 (39.1 overs)
Frenford won the toss and elected to bowl
Frenford won by seven wickets

Half-centuries from Hafiz Yawar Afzal and Osman Awan helped Frenford overcome Benfleet and move out of the relegation zone.

Afzal hit 53 off 68 balls, while Awan finished unbeaten on 56 – a knock that included nine 42 and one 6 – Ashton Lewis the pick of the Benfleet attack with 2/43.

Earlier, Benfleet had posted 172. Samuel Coelho’s unbeaten 85, the highlight. Hamas Omar with 4/39, while Yazaan Khursheed and Awan picked up three apiece for the winners.

Frenford 1st: H Afzal, D Talati, S Ur-Rehman, O Awan, R Rehman, A Aiyar, H Omar, M Kamal, A Sharma, A Zulfiqar, Y Khursheed

Benfleet 1st: Rob Zammit (Capt), Joe McIver, Stephen Reeve, Gavin Blowes, Sam Coelho, Liam Rouse, Taylor Casson, David Jarrett, Ashton Lewis, Dave Prophet, Paul Frensham

Points: Frenford 20 Benfleet 5

Brian Jeeves

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