Westcliff record a comfortable victory over Benfleet

Westcliff On Sea 1st v Benfleet 1st – First XI Division Two – Chalkwell Park – Report 

Westcliff On Sea 222 (46.2 overs)

Benfleet 1st 108 (32.2 overs)

Benfleet won the toss and elected to bowl

Westcliff On Sea won by 114 runs

Westcliff On Sea eased to victory over Benfleet with Hammad Ul Hassan and Tom Baker playing pivotal roles.

Hassan’s half-century helped Westcliff towards a competitive 222 – Fayaz Khan Nasseri the pick of the Benfleet attack with 5 for 27.

Baker also impressed with the ball, returning figures of 4/30 from his ten overs. Joe McIver (34), Ray Gipson (13) and Sean Pritchard (11) the only Benfleet batters to reach double figures.

Westcliff On Sea 1st: Charlie Lockhart, David Colwill, Lewis Groves (WK) (Capt), Hammad Ul Hassan, Peter Barnes, Finlay Mackay, Prin Patel, Gurpreet Singh, Tom Baker, Sam Hallows, Adnan Khan

Benfleet 1st: Ross Casson (Capt), Joe McIver, Ray Gipson, Fayaz Khan Nasseri, Sean Pritchard, Tony Russ, Gavin Blowes, Rob Zammit, Taylor Casson, Alexander Brady, Ashton Lewis

Brian Jeeves

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