Promoted Wickford close in on the title

Frenford 1st v Wickford 1st – Hamro Foundation Essex League (First XI Division Two) – Jack Carter Centre – Summary

Wickford 277/8 (45.0 overs)

Frenford 199 (37.1 overs)

Frenford won the toss and elected to bowl

Wickford won by 78 runs

Newly promoted Wickford will win the title with a victory in their final match of the season after overcoming Frenford by 78 runs at the Jack Carter Centre.

Chris Westwood scored 76 and wicketkeeper/batsman, Ronnie McKenna 56 as the league leaders posted a sizable 277/8 – Mustafa Kamal taking 3/51 for the East Londoners.

Huzaifa Umer then took charge with the ball, claiming four Frenford wickets for 46. Sami Ur-Rehman top-scored for the hosts with 38. they must win on the final day to have any hope of avoiding the drop.

Frenford 1st: Hafiz Yawar Afzal, Hamza Omar, Sami Ur-Rehman, Rameez Rehman, Osman Awan, Dhruv Talati, Khalil Khan, Ahmed Zulfiqar, Mustafa Kamal, Abdullah Khan, Yazaan Khursheed

Wickford 1st: Phillippe (Capt), Desai, Whitworth, R.Mckenna, H.Umer, Westwood, C.Etchells, D.Etchells, Wright, Deller, Thomas

Points: Frenford 1st 6 Wickford 1st 20

Brian Jeeves

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