Wagstaff and Humphries top the bill for Leigh

Leigh On Sea 289/9 (40.0 overs)
Horndon 161 (33.4 overs)
Leigh On Sea won the toss and elected to bat
Leigh On Sea won by 128 runs

Jack Wagstaff and Paul Humphries were amongst the runs as Leigh On Sea recorded a comfortable Cook Division victory over Horndon at Chalkwell Park.

Opener Wagstaff provided a plinth, hitting a stylish 79, while Humphries looked in equally good nick, reaching 64 as Leigh posted a competitive 289/9 – Paul Bennett, with 4/72, the pick of the Horndon attack.

Leigh never really appeared to be in any trouble. Joe Sexton claimed 4/42 with the ball, while George Thurlow supported with 3/24 as Horndon were skittled inside 34 overs for 161 – Tom Stone offering some resistance with a solid 62.

Points: Leigh On Sea 20 Horndon 6

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Brian Jeeves

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