Harlow Town 1st v Benfleet 1st – First XI Division – Ash Tree Field – Report
Harlow Town 280/6 dec (46.0 overs)
Benfleet 196/77 (50.0 overs)
Harlow Town won the toss and elected to bat
Aditya Shukla’s 121 was the highlight of Harlow Town’s draw with Benfleet at Ash Tree Field.
Shukla’s brilliant knock came off 110 balls and included eighteen 4s and two 6s. Sibet Hussain chipped in with 58 before the hosts declared on 280/6.
Ronnie Yates returned figures of three for 63 as Town went in search of a victory. However, Benfleet batted out with wicketkeeper/batter, Joe McIver top-scoring with 51, while Fayaz Khan Nasseri (45*) and skipper, Sam Rowe (39) played their part in earning the visitors a share of the spoils.
Harlow Town: Daniel Baldwin, Jay Lowles, Aditya Shukla, Patrick Yates (WK), Sibet Hussain, Darryl Pettengell, Daniel Farmer, Nabeel Akhtar, Ronnie Yates (Capt), Muhammad Akthar, Sam Wilson
Benfleet 1st: Sam Rowe (Capt), Joe McIver (WK), Gavin Blowes, Ray Gipson, Sean Pritchard, Ross Casson, Fayaz Khan Nasseri, Andrew Brunning, Callum Wheeler, Taylor Casson, Ashton Lewis