Wickford stay top after a comfortable win over Frenford

Wickford 1st v Frenford 1st – Hamro Foundation Essex League (First XI Division Two) – Patmore Memorial Sports Ground – Summary

Frenford 166 (49.0 overs)

Wickford 169/2 (34.5 overs)

Frenford won the toss and elected to bat

Wickford won by eight wickets

Wickford maintained a nine-point lead at the top of Division Two after recording a comfortable nine-wicket triumph over Frenford at the Patmore Memorial Sports Ground.

Hafiz Yawar Afzal hit 74 off 118 balls, helping Fenford to 166. Dhruv Talati chipped in with 37 – Dean Etchells (4/30) and Chirag Desai (4/34) doing the lion’s share of the damage for Wickford.

The home side chased down their target with the minimum of fuss. Ronnie McKenna was unbeaten on 64, along with Adam Deller’s 54*Wickford eased home inside 36 overs. Hamza Omar and Osman Awan the only Frenford bowlers to taste success on an otherwise difficult afternoon.

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

Frenford: Hafiz Yawar Afzal, Dhruv Talati, Arjun Bhardwaj, Osman Awan, Rameez Rehman, Abdur-Rahman Ismail, Khalil Khan, Hamza Omar, Abdullah Khan, Yazaan Khursheed, Abdullah Mir

Points: Wickford 20 Frenford 4

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Brian Jeeves

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