Search

Harold Wood come good

08:45 07 July 2014

Shahbaz Khan shone for Harold Wood in their win at Chingford (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Shahbaz Khan shone for Harold Wood in their win at Chingford (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

Shahbaz Butt examines the damage caused by the leaking covers at Upminster, which saw their match with Wanstead abandoned (pic: Ray Lawrence/TGSPHOTO)Shahbaz Butt examines the damage caused by the leaking covers at Upminster, which saw their match with Wanstead abandoned (pic: Ray Lawrence/TGSPHOTO)

Harold Wood returned to winning ways in the Essex League Premier Division with success at Chingford.

Beaten by Brentwood a week earlier, Wood chose to bat after winning the toss and despite a short rain delay made 245-9 from 62 overs.

Half centuries from Shahbaz Khan (69) and Richard Brabner (51) led the way, with Raihan Hussain (43) and Kristen Ali (38) also chipping in.

Khan (2-45) struck early with the ball in Chingford’s reply, with Brabner (2-22) and Mahruf Chowdhury (2-35) also having success.

Umar Farooq (4-12) mopped up the tail to clinch a 119-run victory.

Upminster’s clash with Wanstead was abandoned due to a wet pitch, while South Woodford and Shenfield battled to a draw.

Kevin Sargent (62 not out) and Nick Browne (52) top scored as South Woodford made 227, with Suhaib Sarwar (4-41) the pick of Shenfield’s bowling.

The visitors were never really in the hunt, though, and closed on 156-6 after Harry Levy (37 not out) top scored.

James Malin (3-24) and Harry Shirt (2-33) had most success with the ball for South Woodford.

Brentwood got the better of Ilford at Valentines Park after making 242.

Aaron West (84) and Gareth James (67) made the leading contributions for the visitors, as Aron Nijjar (3-66) led Ilford’s bowling attack.

Nijjar (26) top scored in reply as Ilford were dismissed for 152, with Thomas Moore (3-29) and Charlie Griffiths (3-43) Brentwood’s bowling heroes.

Tom Clark (5-26) shone as Woodford Wells dismissed Hutton for 211 in Division One before Rishabh Shah’s unbeaten 77 steered them to a six-wicket win.

Ardleigh Green could make only 156 against Hadleigh, with Luke Edwards (44) again their top scorer in a nine-wicket loss.

And Hainault & Clayhall fell to a seven-wicket defeat at Colchester, after Irfan Shah (69) and Mousshin Ismail (66) top scored in their 212-7.

An unbeaten century from Cameron Rule saw the home side safely to their target.

Jake Poulter (62) and Ben Britton (54) led Fives & Heronians to 258-7 against Billericay in Division Two, but it wasn’t enough as Paul Walter’s unbeaten 125 saw the hosts to a seven-wicket win.

Gidea Park & Romford made 236-8 against West Essex, on the back of half centuries from Sam Hewitt (66) and Sarvesh Damle (56), but the visitors successfully chased a revised target of 212 for the loss of eight wickets.

An unbeaten 86 from Paul Murray steered Hornchurch to a three-wicket win over Horndon, who made 188-8 at Harrow Lodge Park.

Myles Wells (3-28) shone with the ball for Hornchurch, who were set a revised target of 175 after rain.

Oakfield Parkonians were brought back to earth after their record-breaking win at Epping, as they lost to Benfleet.

Shane Vamadevan (28) top scored in their 158, while Jibran Azam was dismissed for just 13 after his double hundred a week earlier.

Benfleet reached their target with five wickets in hand, despite a brace of wickets from Abdul Rehman Razzaq (2-30).

Latest Romford Sports News

Yesterday, 18:41
Dan Lawrence scored an unbeaten century for Essex at Leicester (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Teenager gives Division Two leaders hope

Yesterday, 17:31
Ashley Facey Thompson is off to the Rio Paralympics (pic: Morten Olsen)

Newham resident to take part in table tennis in Rio

Yesterday, 16:30
Corey Whitely of Dagenham & Redbridge and Joey Jones of Woking (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers manager has high hopes for ex-Enfield Town attacker

Yesterday, 15:30
Richard Brabner celebrates a wicket for Harold Wood (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Wood captain happy to set up tense end to season

Yesterday, 14:30
Hornchurch captain Roy Smith (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Captain happy with choice after brief rain shower

West Ham legend Tony Cottee

Our West Ham Columnist fancies a trip to Ibiza United in the Europa League

Yesterday, 12:30
Michael Pindy of Aveley and James Morrish of Hornchurch in action in the FA Cup (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

McFarlane happy with Morrish and Lee

Yesterday, 10:30
Wanstead captain Joe Ellis-Grewal (pic: George Phillipou/TGS Photo)

Herons all-rounder happy as team beat Hornchurch in his absence

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

You could win £15,000 to spend on either their mortgage or a deposit towards the home of their dreams

Wouldn’t it be lovely to have a period of time when you simply don’t have to worry about finding the money each month to pay your mortgage? When you don’t have to put money aside from your monthly income, or worry about having to afford other essential outgoings?

Which book character do you share cleaning habits with?

Whether you have more in common with put-upon Cinderella, emotionally turbulent Jane Eyre, or easily distracted Mole, you’re sure to appreciate that one lucky winner will receive four sessions of free cleaning. Enter our quiz for your chance to win. All runners up will get £10 off their first clean when making a repeat booking.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Romford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now