Hadleigh & Thundersley finish with a win

Hadleigh & Thundersley 1st v Hornchurch 1st – Hamro Foundation Essex League (First XI Premier Division) – John Burrows Park – Summary

Hornchurch 219 (42.5 overs)
Hadleigh & Thundersley 223/5 (42.2 overs)
Hornchurch won the toss and elected to bat
Hadleigh & Thundersley won by five wickets

An impressive unbeaten 83 from Oliver Smith went some way towards Hadleigh & Thundersley finishing their Premier Division campaign with a five-wicket victory over Hornchurch at John Burrows Park.

Smith’s knock was complemented by 63 from wicketkeeper/batsman Darius Vapiwala as the hosts got home with thirteen balls to spare.

Adeel Malik (2/36) was the pick of eight bowlers utilised by Hornchurch. Earlier, Malik had hit 95 0ff 84 balls, helping his side to 219 – Adam Dobson, Ishen Patel, Adam Forbes and Haider Ali Syed Zaidi all taking two wickets apiece for the victorious hosts.

Hadleigh & Thundersley 1st: Adam Dobson, A Forbes, S Handley, L Poynter, R Revell, L Smith, O Smith, A Soilleux, D Vapiwala, J Wagstaff, H Zaidi

Hornchurch 1st: Jamie Sorrell, Ronnie Saunders, Ahsan Freed, Adeel Malik, Ositadinma Onwuzulike, Paul Murray JNR, Myles Wells, Marc Whitlock, James Palmer, Joe Defreitas, Dave Kiff

Points: Hadleigh & Thundersley 1st 20 Hornchurch 1st 5

Brian Jeeves

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