Table-toppers Chelmsford almost home and hosed

Hadleigh & Thundersley 1st v Chelmsford 1st – Hamro Foundation Essex League (First XI Premier Division) – John Burrows Park – Summary

Chelmsford 201/8 (45.0 overs)
Hadleigh & Thundersley 171/9 (45.0 overs)
Chelmsford won the toss and elected to bat
Chelmsford won by 30 runs

Chelmsford holds a 36-point lead at the top of the Premier Division and stands on the title’s cusp following a 30-run victory over Hadleigh & Thundersley at John Burrows Park.

Skipper Jack Sterland hit 54 off 60 balls, while James Clifford contributed 49 as Chelmsford posted 201/8 – Louis Poynter claiming 3/51, while Richard Revell and Sam Handley took two each for the home side.

Liam Keaney’s 3/29 aided the visitors’ cause – Adam Soilleux’s 38 in vain for the hosts.

Hadleigh & Thundersley 1st: Adam Dobson, A Forbes, S Handley, R Harding, L Poynter, R Revell, A Soilleux, D Vapiwala, R Vapiwala, J Wagstaff

Chelmsford 1st: Jack Sterland, Dan Hagen, Ben Clifford, James Clifford, Oliver Devenish, Jack Cook, Brad Green, Liam Keaney, Mark Drain, Ben Waring, James Liddiard

Points: Hadleigh & Thundersley 1st 5 Chelmsford 1st 20

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