Old Boys hold their nerve to win at Woodford Wells

Woodford Wells 1st v Old Southendian & Southchurch 1st Hamro Foundation Essex League (1st XI Division One) – Summary

Woodford Wells 181 (43.4 overs)
Old Southendian & Southchurch 182/8 (42.3)
Old Southendian & Southchurch won the toss and elected to bowl
Old Southendian & Southchurch won by two wickets

Old Southendian & Southchurch claimed a vital victory at Woodford Wells to keep them in contention with the early season promotion contenders.

Ahmed Khawaja took 3/28, while Ahsan Yousaf, Jamil Ahmed and James Bunce took two apiece as the Old Boys dismissed the host for 188 – Reeve Cyster top-scoring for the home side with 33.

Deven Solanki, with 4/20 ensured that Woodford Wells remained in contention. However, Khawaja led the way with 41, while Kyle Smith contributed 39 and Rob Johnson 32 as the Seasiders got home with fifteen balls to spare.

Points: Woodford Wells 5 Old Southendian & Southchurch 20

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Brian Jeeves

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