Handley knock is key for Hadleigh & Thundersley

Hadleigh & Thundersley 1st v Harold Wood 1st – Hamro Foundation Essex League Premier Division – John Burrows Park – Summary

Hadleigh & Thundersley 236/6 (37.0 overs)
Harold Wood 213/9 (37.0 overs)
Harold Wood won the toss and elected to bowl
Hadleigh & Thundersley won by 23 runs

A stylish 95 from Sam Handley went some way towards Hadleigh & Thundersley securing a narrow Hamro Foundation Essex League Premier Division victory over Harold Wood in a match shortened by the inclement weather conditions.

Handley’s innings was compiled over 101 balls and included eight boundaries and three 6s. Ollie Smith contributed a half-century as the home side – having been invited to bat – posted 236/6 off 37 overs – Daniel Carter taking 2/34 for Harold Wood.

Craig Perrin carried the fight for Harold Wood with a superb 133 before falling to a delivery from Smith. Skipper Adam Dobson was also amongst the wickets, taking 3/51 as Hadleigh & Thundersley took maximum points.

Points: Hadleigh & Thundersley 20 Harold Wood 5


Brian Jeeves

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