Hadleigh end Leigh’s unbeaten start

Hadleigh & Thundersley 258/5 (40 overs)
Leigh On Sea 167 (33.1 overs)
Hadleigh & Thundersley won the toss and elected to bat
Hadleigh & Thundersley won by 91 runs

Opening pair, Darius Vapiwala and Richard Harding put on 110 for the opening wicket as Hadleigh and Thundersley posted a competitive 258/5 against Leigh One Sea at John Burrows Park.

Wicketkeeper/batsman, Vapiwala hit 67, while Harding’s 73 off 44 balls propelled the home side to a decent start – TJ Bailey, with 3/54, doing his utmost for Leigh with the ball.

But the hosts total proved to be ample. Adam Dobson, Louis Poynter and Oliver Smith each took two wickets as the visitors’ were skittled inside 32 overs for 167. Paul Humphries to scoring for Leigh, hitting 42 off 50 balls but all in vain as his side fell some way short and slipped to their first defeat of the season.

Points: Hadleigh & Thundersley 20 Leigh On Sea 4

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Brian Jeeves

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