Harlow dent Old Boys promotion hopes

Harlow 2nd XI v Old Southendian & Southchurch 2nd XI – Hamro Foundation Essex League (2nd XI Division Two) – The Marigolds – Summary

Old Southendian & Southchurch 134 (43.5 overs)
Harlow 135/4 (36.4 overs)
Old Southendian & Southchurch won the toss and elected to bat
Harlow won by six wickets

Harlow’s second string proved too strong for their Old Southendian & Southchurch counterparts, winning by six wickets and putting a dent in the Old Bots promotion hopes.

Connor Mortlock top-scored with 33, while Jordan Taylor (31), Kaden Threadgold and Mohammad Aqeel (both 22) helped the visitors to a modest 134 – Amir Farooq (4/29) and Tyler Dobson (4/38) providing a thorn in the side with the ball.

Harlow reached their target within 37 overs. Zabihullah Hakimi hitting 44 and John Perry 39 – Aqeel took 2/13, while Dylan Batt’ brace took his haul for the season to thirteen, but it was all to no avail.

Harlow 2nd: Zabihullah Hakimi, Joe Radford, John Perry, Gull Hassan, Asad Aleem Baig, Harry Burton, Mark Quant, Waheed Azam, Amir Farooq, Matthew Hart, Tyler Dobson

Old Southendian & Southchurch 2nd: Dan Chilmaid (Capt), Wajid Ahmad, Mo Aqeel, Kaden Threadgold, Dylan Batt, Luke Wells, Joe Madren, Sean Miller, Blake Sutheran, Jordan Taylor, Connor Mortlock

Points: Harlow 2nd 20 Old Southendian & Southchurch 2nd 3

Brian Jeeves

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