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Essex League: Harold Wood get better of Belhus

PUBLISHED: 12:30 28 May 2018

Action from the Essex League Cup match between Billericay and Harold Wood (pic Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Action from the Essex League Cup match between Billericay and Harold Wood (pic Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

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Harold Wood got the better of Belhus in Shepherd Neame Essex League Division One after a superb last-wicket stand.

Action from the Essex League Cup match between Billericay and Harold Wood (pic Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)Action from the Essex League Cup match between Billericay and Harold Wood (pic Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Captain Craig Perrin put the home side into bat after winning the toss and saw Shahbaz Khan strike with the new ball.

But half-centuries from Joe Joyce and Ryan Wells saw Belhus reach 109-1, before Wasim Khalid made the breakthrough.

The hosts looked well set at 170-3, But Khalid (3-39) and Taqi Abbas (4-41) then picked up further wickets to dismiss them for 200 in the 48th over.

Wood lost Hafiz Yawar Afzal early in reply, with Perrin and Raihan Hussain falling to former Essex staffer Max Osborne as they slipped to 52-3.

Mohammed Fahad (31) and Chris Benett (39) put on 48 for the fifth wicket, but Wood looked beaten as they fell to 165-9.

However, last man Abbas joined Mdaminul Isalm Shihan (49 not out) at the crease and their unbroken 39-run stand saw Wood to a one-wicket win.

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