Westfield plays a starring role as Hornchurch give Billericay the blues

Hornchurch 1st v Billericay 1st – Hamro Foundation Essex League Premier Division – Harrow Lodge Park – Summary

Hornchurch 273/4 (45.0 overs)

Billericay 224 (43.4 overs)

Hornchurch won the toss and elected to bat

Hornchurch won by 49 runs

Billericay’s struggles continued as Hornchurch recorded a 49-run victory with Merv Westfield playing a starring role.

The former Essex man hit 84 off 82 balls, while Billy Gordon contributed 77 and Adeel Malik an unbeaten 67 as the home side posted 273/4.

Skipper Andy Smith (47), Nathan Khelawon (46) and Matthew Bell (42) offered some resistance. However, three wickets apiece from Marc Whitlock and Adeel Malik did the bulk of the damage. Hornchurch now occupying fourth place.

Hornchurch 1st: Frankie Jacobs, Ronnie Saunders, Paul Murray JNR, Billy Gordon, Merv Westfield, Adeel Malik, Jamie Sorrell, Mark James, Ositadinma Onwuzulike, Lee Bones, Marc Whitlock

Billericay 1st: Andy Smith, Kieran Emmanual, Matt Bell, David Houghton, Nathan Khelawon, Mark Harmer, Ross Poulton, Rob Lee, Matt Elliott, Tom Gibney, Rob Rayner   

Points: Hornchurch 1st 20 Billericay 1st 4

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Brian Jeeves

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