Waj century helps Old Boys over the line

Old Southendian & Southchurch 2nd v Old Brentwoods 2nd – Hamro Foundation Essex League (2nd XI Division Two) – Garon Park – Summary

Old Brentwoods 2nd 207/7 (49.0 overs)
Old Southendian & Southchurch 2nd 208/3 (43.5 overs)
Old Brentwoods 2nd won the toss and elected to bat
Old Southendian & Southchurch 2nd won by seven wickets

Old Southendian & Southchurch rekindled their promotion push with a comfortable seven-wicket victory over Old Brentwoods second string at Garon Park.

Henry Williams took 5/63 as the Old Boys restricted the visitors to 207/7 – Mubashar Butt, unbeaten on 67, and wicketkeeper/batsman Haroon Zakria (64) providing Old Brents best moments with the bat.

Waj Ahmed took centre stage, hitting a memorable 101, while Kaden Threadgold chipped in with an impressive half-century to send the Old Boys well on their way to victory. Rob Johnson (26) and Jordan Taylor (3) there at the conclusion, leaving the hosts thirteen points behind the top two.

Old Southendian & Southchurch 2nd: Dan Chilmaid (Capt), Wajid Ahmad, Mo Aqeel, Kaden Threadgold, Dylan Batt, Luke Wells, Joe Madren, Henry Williams, Ron Johnson Jnr, Jordan Taylor, Connor Mortlock

Old Brentwoods 2nd: Haroon Zakria, Atesaam Syed, Mubashar Butt, Arsalan Khan, Shahid Iqbal, Khalid Butt, Sulaman Hussain, Imran Bhaiya, Shamim Kamali, Hanif Khan, Anis Khan

Points: Old Southendian & Southchurch 2nd 20 Old Brentwoods 2nd 9

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