Southend On Sea & EMT are off the mark

Brian Jeeves

Frenford v Southend On Sea & EMT – Hamro Foundation Essex League (First XI Division Two) – Jack Carter Centre – Summary

Frenford 163/8 (36.0 overs)
Southend On Sea & EMT 168/2 (32.2 overs)
Southend On Sea & EMT won the toss and elected to bowl
Southend On Sea & EMT won by eight wickets

Southend On Sea & EMT enjoyed a long-overdue victory to close the gap on those above them in the race to beat the drop.

Mousshin Ismail hit 75 and Rameez Rehman 51 as the home side posted 163/8 – Matt Mohan performing superbly with the ball for SOSEMT, taking 5/29.

Southend reached their target inside 33 overs. Zisan Abedin and skipper Joe Sibbons were unbeaten on 64 and 50 respectively. The Southchurch Park side remain at the bottom of the table – the gap now closed to ten points.

Frenford: Hafiz Yawar Afzal, Dhruv Talati, Mousshin Ismail, Abdur-Rahman Ismail, Arjun Bhardwaj, Osman Awan, Rameez Rehman, Mustafa Kamal, Abdullah Khan, Abdullah Mir, Yazaan Khursheed

Southend On Sea & EMT: Shaun Grant, Matt Mohan, Joe Sibbons, Zisan Abedin, Chris Hunt, Glen Norfolk, Scott Silver, Charlie Seaden, Matt Ridgwell, Ollie Maitland, Adam Hunt

Points: Frenford 4 Southend On Sea & EMT 20


Brian Jeeves