Leigh off to a flyer as Orsett are sunk

Leigh On Sea v Orsett & Thurrock – Hamro Essex League (Premier Division – Chalkwell Park – Summary

Orsett & Thurrock 165/9 (45.0 overs)

Leigh On Sea 167/5 (41.0 overs)

Leigh On Sea won the toss and elected to bowl

Leigh On Sea won by five wickets

Leigh On Sea recorded a five-wicket Hamro Foundation Essex League Division Two victory over Orsett & Thurrock at a breezy Chalkwell Park.

Lewis Lockyer’s 47 was the highlight for the visitors after they were offered the opportunity to bat in testing conditions – Joe Sexton the pick of the Leigh On Sea attack with 3/36, while Matt Wagstaff claimed 2/29.

The home side reached their target with four overs to spare. Jon Edwards finished unbeaten on 5, while Roy Smith (30) and Ollie Wagstaff (28) were also amongst the runs in a routine success.

Points: Leigh On Sea 20 Orsett & Thurrock 5

Brian Jeeves

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