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Cricket: Upminster hold off Hainault & Clayhall

PUBLISHED: 11:00 29 July 2018

Shafiq Rahman of Upminster took six wickets against Hainault (pic George Phillipou/TGS Photo)

Shafiq Rahman of Upminster took six wickets against Hainault (pic George Phillipou/TGS Photo)

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Upminster made it three wins in a row in Shepherd Neame Essex League Division One with a 51-run success at Hainault.

Louis Pickering of Upminster (pic Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)Louis Pickering of Upminster (pic Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Having beaten Harold Wood and Gidea Park & Romford in successive derbies, they were sent into bat by the hosts and lost Farid Butt cheaply to Mousshin Ismail.

Shahbaz Butt followed with the score on 53, falling to Sadaif Mehdi, but youngsters Kiran Kullar and Louis Pickering both hit half-centuries as they shared 124 for the third wicket.

Kullar struck eight fours in his 56, before offering a return catch to Sagar Joshi, while Pickering smacked three sixes and six fours in his 73 off 90 balls, before also falling to Joshi.

Alan Ison, James Evans, Shafiq Rahman and Ejaz Khan also made double figures as Upminster closed on 254-8, with Mehdi (4-41) finishing as the pick of Hainault’s attack.

The home side lost Joshi cheaply in reply, to Ejaz Khan, while Irfan Shah (23) fell to Oliver Peck with the score on 56.

Maruf Chowdhury was dismissed by Nabeel Aziz for single figures, a week after scoring a century, and Peck (2-26) accounted for Etinder Bopara with the score on 121.

But the hero with the ball for Upminster was long-serving all-rounder Rahman, who ran through the rest of the line-up to finish with 6-40 as Hainault were dismissed for 203 in the 46th over.

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