Leigh romp to victory over Southend

Southend On Sea & EMT 1st v Leigh On Sea 1st – Hamro Essex League – Southchurch Park – Summary

Leigh On Sea 246/5 (42.0 overs)
Southend On Sea & EMT 89/7 (30.3 overs)
Southend On Sea & EMT won the toss and elected to bowl
Leigh On Sea won by 106 runs

Roy Smith and Ollie Wagstaff were amongst the runs as Leigh On Sea cruised to victory at Southchurch Park.

Smith hit 86 off just 50 balls – a knock which included nine 4s and four 6s – while Wagstaff’s 70 from 98 helped the visitors post a sizable 246/5 – Luke Guyler with 3/36 the pick of the SOSEMT attack.

Interruptions due to the inclement weather led to Southend chasing a revised score of 196 from 30.3 overs. However, that proved beyond them – Shaun Grant top-scoring with 27 as they fell some way short.

Points: Southend On Sea & EMT 2 Leigh On Sea 20


Brian Jeeves

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