Gidea Park inflict a damaging defeat on SOSEMT

Southend On Sea & EMT 1st v Gidea Park & Romford 1st – Hamro Foundation Essex League (First XI Division Two) – Southchurch Park – Summary

Gidea Park & Romford 223/2dec (45.0 overs)
Southend On Sea & EMT 76 (38.4 overs)
Southend On Sea & EMT won the toss and elected to bowl
Gidea Park & Romford won by 147 runs

Half-centuries from Sachin Vaja, Adam Thain and Hasitha Nirmal went some way towards Gidea Park & Romford recording a comfortable victory over struggling Southend On Sea & EMT at Southchurch Park.

Vaja hit 68 of 104 balls, while Thain chipped in with 64 and Nirmal 53* before the visitors’ made the declaration on 223/2 – Adam Hunt taking 2/65 for the Seasiders.

Nirmal then played his part with the ball, claiming four SOSEMT wickets for 25 from his nine overs. Will Chuter and Sam farrow snaffled two apiece as the home side were skittled for 76 – Skipper, Joe Sibbons carried the fight with 43 off 98 balls. However, the 147-rin setback leaves SOSEMT rooted to the bottom of the table, twenty points from safety.

Southend On Sea & EMT: Joe Sibbons, Matt Mohan, Zisan Abedin, Kieran Butler, Shafiul Islam, Adam Hunt, Luke Guyler, Alex Gillespie, Matt Ridgwell, Chris Hunt, Shaun Grant

Gidea Park & Romford: Sachin Vaja, Adam Thain, Hasitha Nirmal, Ubaid Kiani, Frankie Hazel, Sam Hewitt, George Rogers, James Pegram, Aditya Kumar, Will Chuter, Sam Farrow

Points: Southend On Sea & EMT 0 Gidea Park & Romford 25

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Brian Jeeves

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