Wakering win the Battle of the Great’s

Great Wakering 1st v Great Waltham 2nd – Mid Essex Cricket League Division Three – Great Wakering School – Report

Great Wakering 1st 233/6 (45.0 overs)
Great Waltham 2nd 179/8 (45.0 overs)
Great Wakering won the toss and elected to bat
Great Wakering won by 54 runs

Great Wakering recorded their first league victory of the season with Holman and Pritchard contributing half-centuries to their cause.

Holman hit 61 while Pritchard remained unbeaten on 50 as the home side posted 233 for eight. Kurt James and James Taylor each took three wickets for Great Waltham.

Joseph Reed top-scored for the visitors with 54. However, they always looked like coming up short. Meanwhile, Cooper was hugely impressive with the ball for the hosts, taking 5/26 as they confirmed a 54-run success.

Great Wakering 1st: L.Holman (Capt), I.Frankel (WK), J.Cooper, A.Cooper, G.Pritchard, L.Bunce, A.Greenfield, G.Overall, C.Butcher, D.Deadman, M.Worsfold

Great Waltham 2nd: Atul Patel, Joshua De’ath, Alex Warren, Gary Bloom (WK), Kieran Webb, Kurt James, Simon Richardson (Capt), Joseph Reed, Jake De’ath, Harrison Parr Ozols, James Taylor

Brian Jeeves

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