Wickford slip up at Harold Hill

Harold Wood 1st v Wickford 1st- First XI Division One – Harold Wood Park – Report

Harold Wood 1st 293/5 dec (43.0 overs)

Wickford 1st 195 (42.0 overs)

Wickford 1st won the toss and elected to bowl

Harold Wood 1st won by 98 runs

Harold Wood recorded a comfortable 98-run victory over Wickford, leaving the visitors at the foot of the Division One table after eight games.

Shahbaz Khan was amongst the runs, scoring 72 off 67 balls for the home side, as was Dhruv Talati (67) and Muhammed Zareef (66). Connor Etchells was the pick of the Wickford attack with two for 48.

Skipper, Chris Westwood hit 71. But that, along with Ronnie McKenna’s 54 and Huzaifa Umer’s 33 proved insufficient as led by Daniel Carter, returning hugely impressive figures of seven for 44, Harold Wood eased home with some to spare.

Harold Wood 1st: Dhruv Talati, Taqi Abbas, Eesa Faheem, Shahbaz Khan, Muhammed Zareef, Craig Perrin (Capt) (WK), Ausman Ginai, Harry Thompson, Shahzad Hafeez, Waqas Shafique, Daniel Carter

Wickford 1st: C. Westwood (Capt), H. Ali, C. Desai, A. Deller, C. Etchells, L. Grimes, R. McKenna (WK), A. Metcalfe, U. Sahar, H. Umer, G. Wright

Brian Jeeves

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