Search

Kliber’s Shenfield have to ‘address issues’ and be at their best against Southend

PUBLISHED: 12:38 22 June 2017 | UPDATED: 12:38 22 June 2017

Jack Kliber in batting action for Shenfield (pic: TGSPHOTO)

Jack Kliber in batting action for Shenfield (pic: TGSPHOTO)

tgsphoto.co.uk +44 1376 553468

Shenfield captain Jack Kliber believes they will have to be at their best to beat Southend in their next Essex League Premier Division outing.

Captain Kliber and his team travel to Southend tomorrow (Saturday) and he wants his side to end their bad run of form.

But it could be difficult as the side could once again be without Matt Salisbury for the match.

Kliber said: “We will have to play well and if we address some issues we go into Saturday with a good chance.

“We don’t know who is missing yet, Matt Salisbury was playing up against Lancashire at Old Trafford in a four-day match until Thursday.

“We will have to chat with him and find out if he’s available for us.”

The skipper believes even though Southend have had a weak start to the season it will be an extremely tough tie, adding: “They’re a decent side. They bat well and they’re in a bit of a fight as well and will be looking at this one like it’s one they can win with our current form.

“They’re in a bit of a relegation fight and will be desperate to get things going.”

Kliber is hoping they can get their season back on track, after struggling for results in recent weeks. But despite a six-wicket defeat to Chingford he is generally pleased with their start to the season.

“We had such a good start to the season and then we lost a couple of games and you start to think the wheels have come off, but we are content with our start and know we have the ability,” he said.

“We’re currently sitting in fifth and just looking forward to the day that everything falls into place.

“Having a young side is exciting but we just have to be patient and give everyone time to grow.

“Five years ago Matt (Salisbury) wasn’t doing the business, but we gave him a chance and now he’s up doing well and playing for Hampshire.”

Shenfield are now looking to the next few weeks as make or break for the rest of their campaign.

“Our next three fixtures, we’ve got three teams that are below us,” Kliber added.

“If we can win two of those we can sort of cement our place at the top end of the table.”

Shenfield’s League Cup hopes were ended on Sunday as they were dismissed for 162 in reply to Hainault’s 225-9.

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

42 minutes ago

Romford were denied a last-gasp winner and top spot after a hard-fought contest at Ram Meadow.

11:30

Ardleigh Green got the better of Woodford Green in their Shepherd Neame Essex League Division Three encounter at Central Park, with the visitors falling out of the top two as a result.

11:00

Despite an outlay of £100m in the summer, the Hammers turned in a display that would not have been out of place during the last disastrous campaign

10:41

Harold Wood successfully chased down Hainault & Clayhall in their Shepherd Neame Essex League Division One meeting.

10:00

Dagenham & Redbridge striker Tomi Adeloye is delighted to get his first goal for the club in their 2-1 defeat to Halifax Town.

09:00

Upminster secured their seventh consecutive victory in the Shepherd Neame Essex League Division One when they beat league leaders Hutton by eight wickets.

08:08

Essex pace bowler Peter Siddle admitted it had been a hard return to County Championship action after Somerset had the better of play at Taunton on Sunday.

08:00

Gidea Park & Romford suffered a huge 174 run defeat against Buckhurst Hill in their Shepherd Neame Essex League Division One clash.

PROMOTED CONTENT

“The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining,” so the saying goes. So if some warm weather is making your conservatory uninhabitable, think about replacing its roof with a flat one and adding a roof lantern instead.

The next step in renewable energy could be right beneath your feet as you walk through a Romford shopping centre.

There are many reasons people decide to join a gym. Some want to pack on muscle for strength, train for endurance, or lose weight. But did you know it also does wonders for your mental health? Two members at Romford’s Better Gym in the Market Place talk about their personal fitness journey and the importance of replacing bad habits with good ones.

Newsletter Sign Up

Romford Recorder twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read sport

Show Job Lists

News from your area

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