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Cricket: Harold Wood edged out by Colchester

PUBLISHED: 09:00 02 September 2018

Mdaminul Isalm Shihan in batting action for Harold Wood (pic Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Mdaminul Isalm Shihan in batting action for Harold Wood (pic Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

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Harold Wood lost to Colchester by one wicket in a high-scoring Shepherd Neame Essex League Division One contest.

Captain Craig Perrin chose to bat after winning the toss and saw Hafiz Yawar Afzal and Mdaminul Isalm Shihan put on 162 for the first wicket.

Shihan hit three sixes and 18 fours in his 107 from 95 balls, but Shahbaz Khan fell for just a single before Perrin hit seven fours in his run-a-ball 44.

Perrin put on 91 with Afzal, who finished unbeaten on 90 having faced 140 balls and hit a six and nine fours.

Hamzah Ikram hit three sixes and a four in a cameo unbeaten 26 off just 10 balls as Wood closed on 297-4 and Shahbaz Khan made early inroads with the ball to reduce Colchester to 41-3.

An 87-run stand for the fourth wicket was ended by a run out by Taqi Abbas, who then took a wicket himself to make it 160-5.

Khan struck twice in quick succession to remove Charlie Fernandes and Denson Narayan, who hit 83 off 66 balls with four sixes and seven fours, and leave the visitors 213-7, raising hopes of success for Wood.

But Darren Eckford and Taurai Muzarabani put on 70 for the eighth wicket to keep Colchester in the hunt and their last-wicket pair scored the 11 runs needed to seal victory with five overs remaining.

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