Leigh On Sea frustrated by dogged Frenford

Frenford 1st v Leigh On Sea 1st – Hamro Foundation Essex League (First XI Division Two) – Jack Carter Centre – Summary

Leigh On Sea 215/6 (44.0 overs)
Frenford 179/8 (42.0 overs)
Frenford won the toss and elected to bowl
Match Drawn

Leigh On Sea’s promotion hopes were hit as relegation-haunted Frenford batted out for a share of the spoils at the Jack Carter Centre.

Dean Waller’s 87, coupled with 49 from Roy Smith appeared to have handed Leigh the upper hand – Hamza Omar and Mustafa Kamal taking two wickets apiece for the battling home side.

TJ Bailey and James Spencer repeated that feat with the ball for Leigh, while Tim Knox took 3/24. However, Frenford dud deep, reaching 179/8 at the close. Osman Awan top-scored with 39 to keep their hopes of avoiding the drop alive.

Frenford 1st: H Afzal, D Talati, S Ur-Rehman, O Awan, R Rehman, A Aiyar, K Khan, A Sharma, H Omar, M Kamal, S Kamal

Leigh On Sea 1st: Jon Edwards, Ollie Wagstaff, Klain Fernando, Dean Waller, Ian McDonald, Roy Smith, Kevin Sargent (WK), TJ Bailey, Tim Knox (Capt), Tarun Goel, James Spencer

Points: Frenford 1st 5 Leigh On Sea 1st 11

Brian Jeeves

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