Wickford on course for title honours

Oakfield Parkonians 1st v Wickford 1st – Hamro Foundation Essex League (First XI Division Two) – Old Parkonians Pavillion – Summary

Wickford 186/8 (30.0 overs)
Oakfield Parkonians 163 (28.3 overs)
Wickford won the toss and elected to bat
Wickford won by 23 runs

Wickford remained on course for the title after recording a narrow 23-run victory over Oakfield Parkonians at the Pavillion.

The league leaders posted 186/8 from 30 overs – Chris Whitworth leading the way with a half-century – Selvam Ramasamy claiming 3/33 for the hosts.

Ravi Teja Dwaraka Bhadmidipati hit 62 off 61 balls to keep the contest on edge. However, 6/21 from Chirag Desai went some way towards the visitors claiming another vital victory.

Old Parkonians 1st: Raihan Hussain, Paresh Kalley, Selvam Ramasamy, Ravi Teja Dwaraka Bhadmidipati, Paran Kalley, Sahil Handa, Anujan Thiru, Luke Oliver, Taranpreet Bhatia, Mohammed Ali Iranpana, Ravi Raval

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

Points: Oakfield Parkonians 1st 8 Wickford 1st 20

Brian Jeeves

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