Sterland provides a captain’s innings

Hornchurch 1st v Chelmsford 1st – Hamro Foundation Essex League Premier Division – Harrow Lodge Park – Summary

Hornchurch 178/6 (36.0 overs)
Chelmsford 182/3 (34.1 overs)
Chelmsford won the toss and elected to bowl
Chelmsford won by seven wickets

Chelmsford captain, Jack Sterland hit 78 off 90 balls, helping his side towards a seven-wicket victory over Hornchurch at Harrow Lodge Park.

Sterland’s innings helped Chelmsford reach their target with eleven balls to spare after the match had been shortened to 36 overs-per-side due to the inclement weather.

Ronnie Saunders top-scored for Hornchurch. His 61 off 63 balls helped the hosts to 178/6 – Liam Keaney and Oliver Devenish each taking two wickets apiece for the visitors.

As well as Sterland, Nick Prowting was amongst the runs. His fifty came off 65 deliveries. Chelmsford top the table, marginally ahead of Hadleigh & Thundersley and Wanstead & Snaresbrook who are hot on their heels.

Points: Hornchurch 4 Chelmsford 20

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Brian Jeeves

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