Old Boys slide continues as Ilford win at Garon Park

Old Southendian & Southchurch 1st v Ilford 1st – Hamro Foundation Essex League (1st XI Division One) – Garon Park – Summary

Old Southendian & Southchurch 117 (35.5 overs)
Ilford 119/2 (19.5 overs)
Old Southendian & Southchurch won the toss and elected to bat
Ilford won by eight wickets

Out of sorts Old Southendian & Southchurch slipped further into relegation trouble after suffering an eight-wicket defeat at the hands of Ilford at Garon Park.

Ahmed Khawaja (28) and Josh Perry (21) top-scored for the home side on what proved to be another tough day at the office – Theeban Tavarasa impressively taking 6/56 and Mohammad Ahktar 4/27 as Ilford seized control.

The East Londoners reached their target within twenty overs. Akhil Anil’s 56 the foundation – Akash Raji 39* and Haaris Ayub 11* there at the conclusion.

Old Southendian & Southchurch 1st: Andy McGarry (Capt), Kyle Smith, Max Craddock, Ahsan Yousaf, Ahmed Khawaja, Waqas Khaliq, Josh Perry, Matt Darvill, Jamil Ahmed, Matt Austin, James Bunce

Ilford 1st: Akhil Anil, Vikrant Venkathesan, Akash Raji, Haaris Ayub, Mohammad Ahktar, Nigel Jacobs, Aditya Nair, Hamza Muhammad, Chetan Gorthy, Prahathen Jayarooban, Theeban Tavarasa

Points: Old Southendian & Southchurch 0 Ilford 20

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Brian Jeeves

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