SOSEMT rooted to the bottom after six defeats on the bounce

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

Harlow Town 248/7dec (47.0 overs)
Southend On Sea & EMT 123 (38.5 overs)
Southend On Sea & EMT won the toss and elected to bowl
Harlow Town won by 125 runs

Southend On Sea & EMT found themselves on the receiving end as Harlow Town won the battle of the basement duo at Southchurch Park.

SOSEMT remain rooted to the bottom having lost all six of their opening league outings. Having been invited to bat, Ashley Alderson scored 68 off 82 deliveries, while Suraj Chauhan’s 62 came from 52. The declaration came with Harlow Town on 248/7 after 47 overs – Steve Hunt (3/454) and Adam Hunt (3/62) doing their utmost for the troubled hosts.

Despite a half-century from Joe Sibbons, SOSEMT never really looked capable of challenging the visitors’ – Daniel Farmer’s 5/14 going some way towards his sides comfortable success.

Southend On Sea & EMT: Joe Sibbons (Capt), Alex Gillespie, Shaun Grant, Luke Guyler, Adam Hunt, Chris Hunt, Steve Hunt, Imran Ikram, Numan Khan, Oliver Maitland, Nathan Weeks

Harlow Town: Daniel Baldwin, Vaibhav Gadhvi, Neil Gladwin, Ashley Alderson, Suraj Chauhan, Patrick Yates, Shaun Alderson, Shaun Alderson, Ronnie Yates, Om Thakeria, Sam Wilson

Points: Southend On Sea & EMT 4 Harlow Town 25

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