Search

Ardleigh Green break duck

12:34 30 June 2014

Alex Cason in batting action for Ardleigh Green against Hainault & Clayhall (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Alex Cason in batting action for Ardleigh Green against Hainault & Clayhall (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO c/o 27 Plaiters Way, Braintree, Essex, CM7 3LR - Editorial Use ONLY - FA Premier League and Football League

Latest news from the Essex League

Harold Wood and Upminster were both beaten in the Essex League Premier Division on Saturday, but Ardleigh Green were able to celebrate a first victory in Division One.

Upminster lost to Loughton while Harold Wood were beaten by Brentwood, but Green celebrated a tight 12-run victory over Hainault & Clayhall.

Luke Edwards hit 57 for the hosts and captain Chris Cook contributed 36 as they finished on 189-8.

Although the visitors got off to a strong start Green’s bowling unit all contributed towards the success.

Omar Ayaz (2-18) and Inam Rehman (2-33) picked up vital scalps but it was Jamal Chaudhry who did a large chunk of the damage returning 3-31 off eight overs to bowl Hainault out for 177.

In the Premier Division Upminster were defeated by 98 runs against Loughton after the hosts declared on 306-4 off 56 overs.

Reece O’Connell picked up two wickets, but Upminster were never able to take wickets and keep the runs down consistently.

It left Upminster with an uphill task and only Shahbaz Butt (40) and Alan Ison (58) were able to register significant scores.

Frank Hazel (32) and John Curtis (22 not out) contributed too as Loughton bowled out the visitors for 208.

Wood were bowled out cheaply for 120 as they lost to Brentwood by 122 runs.

The hosts batted first and were bowled out for 242 with Richard Brabner returning 3-47 off 15.5 overs.

However no Harold Wood batsman was able to stick around for a significant period of time and Colin Sher top scored with 28 as the visitors were bowled out inside 36 overs.

Hornchurch beat Belhus in Division Two after Jamie Sorrell (69) and Chris Sains (63) top scored in a rain-affected match.

Sorrell and Sains helped get Hornchurch finish on 288-8 off 48 overs, before Belhus were set 185 to win off 26 overs.

Belhus could only manage 150-7 off 26 as Taqi Abbas (2-19) impressed with the ball to help Hornchurch win by 38 runs.

Gidea Park & Romford couldn’t follow Hornchurch’s lead though as they were beaten by Leigh.

Sarvesh Damle (3-36) helped restrict Leigh on Sea to 299-9 from their 50 overs but Park fell short by 55 runs in their chase as they were bowled out for 244.

Alan Croft hit an impressive 88 but only Damle (34) and Sam Hewitt (30) were able to score 30 or more as Park suffered defeat.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Romford Recorder visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Romford Recorder staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Romford Recorder account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest Romford Sports News

11:30
Jack Connors made his debut for Dagenham & Redbridge against Colchester United in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy in September 2013 (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO)

Ex-Daggers left back says making professional bow was a highlight during time with club

10:30
Sir Bradley Wiggins will return to London for the Six Day event in October (pic: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire/Press Association Images)

Five-time Olympic gold medalist to make bow at iconic event

09:00
Hornchurch fans celebrated St George's Day in Bury St Edmunds before their Ryman North match (pic: Jordan Newman)

Latest from the Supporters’ Association

Yesterday, 18:51
Ravi Bopara in action for Essex (pic: Nigel French/PA).

Bopara and Westley play key innings in Wales

Yesterday, 13:59
Dagenham & Redbridge striker Oliver Hawkins will return to face former club Hemel Hempstead Town on Jul 16 (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers pre-season schedule continues to grow

Yesterday, 13:48
The 2016 cricket season is underway (pic: Jonathan Brady/PA)

Third straight win puts Old Brentwoods top of pile

Yesterday, 13:00
Will Ashby in action for Essex Leopards against a Team USA Select last year (pic: Paul Phillips)

Select side set to visit Brentwood Centre

Yesterday, 11:00
Shawn Findlay celebrates taking a wicket for Gidea Park & Romford (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Hutton have reason to cheer as Mumba makes mark

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read sport

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

News from your area

WW100

Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.

Competitions

Win a BMW 1 series

There are fewer cars currently on the market more stylish and exciting than the BMW. Known all over the world as one of the best car manufacturers, the BMW is renowned for sleek designs and fantastic high quality workmanship.

Kindle 7 inch tablet

Are you looking for a brand new gadget to help you stay connected on the go and make that long journey home a bit more entertaining? Look no further. MyOffers is giving you the chance to win 1 of 50 Kindle Fire 7” Display Tablets! That’s 50 times more chances to win, so hurry up and enter our competition today and you could be one of our lucky winners!

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Romford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe