Read century proves decisive for Belhus

Old Southendian & Southchurch 2nd v Belhus 2nd – Hamro Foundation Essex League (2nd XI Division Two) – Garon Park – Summary

Belhus 2nd 233/7 (40.0 overs)
Old Southendian & Southchurch 2nd 228 (40.0 overs)
Old Southendian & Southchurch won the toss and elected to bowl
Belhus won by five runs

Wayne Read’s brilliant unbeaten knock of 117 was the highlight of Belhus’ narrow victory over Old Southendian & Southchurch at Garon Park.
Read’s innings helped Belhus to 233/7 – Henry Williams taking 2/36 for the home side.

Jordan Taylor hit 57 and Sam Hodgson 43, but the Old Boys fell just short – Henry Overy and Tyler Robertson taking two wickets apiece for the victorious visitors.

Old Southendian & Southchurch 2nd: Dan Chilmaid, Wajid Ahmad, Sam Hodgson, Kaden Threadgold, Jordan Taylor, Andy McGarry, Tom Eden, Dylan Batt, Henry Williams, Isaac Burgess, Carder Clements

Belhus 2nd: Wayne Read, Gus Philpot, Jack Plane, Chris Porter, Lewis Blake, Connor Day, Roy Heffernan, Henry Overy, Brandon Millard, Teddy Waters, Tyler Robertson

Points: Old Southendian & Southchurch 2nd 7 Belhus 2nd 20


Brian Jeeves

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