Hadleigh & Thundersley win a low scoring affair with Brentwood

Hadleigh & Thundersley 1st v Brentwood 1st – Hamro Foundation Essex League (Division 01 – First XI Premier League) – John Burrows Park- Summary

Hadleigh & Thundersley 65 (26.3 overs)
Brentwood 41 (15.2 overs)
Hadleigh & Thundersley won the toss and elected to bat
Hadleigh & Thundersley won by 24 runs

Bowlers were on top as twenty wickets fell inside 43 overs at John Burrows Park.

Hadleigh & Thundersley picked up maximum points from this remarkably low-scoring contest. Adam Dobson’s 20 and a further 18 from Adam Forbes making up the bulk of their 65 – Ian Belchamber with 5/19 and Jack Hebron (4/15) doing the damage with the ball for Brentwood.

However, there was to be a twist. Richard Revell took 5/19 and Sam Handley 4/1 to swing the contest back the way of the home side. Tom Oakley top-scored for a shell shocked Brentwood with 21 – no other visiting batsman reached double figures.

The result leaves Hadleigh & Thundersley in second place, a point behind Chelmsford. Meanwhile, Bentwood occupies eighth place following a troubled start to the campaign.

Hadleigh & Thundersley: A Dobson (Capt), A Bennett, A Forbes, S Handley, L Poynter, R Revell, L Smith, O Smith, A Soilleux, D Vapiwala, H Zaidi

Brentwood: Tom Oakley, Eddie Ballard, Richard Horswill, Ben Sach, Jack Hebron, Aaron West, Thomas Moore, Jack Levey, Charlie Griffiths, Ian Belchamer, Ben Allison

Points: Hadleigh & Thundersley 20 Brentwood 4


Brian Jeeves

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