Cricket: Upminster seconds skipper Ollie Peck leads by example in fine win at Loughton
PUBLISHED: 09:00 11 July 2017
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A round-up from the latest matches involving Upminster teams
Captain Ollie Peck was the bowling hero for the Upminster seconds in their seven-wicket win at Loughton on Saturday.
Peck picked up 5-43 after Billy Wright had made early inroads as Loughton were bowled out for 179.
Youngster Kiran Kullar then shone with the bat once again, making 61, and with help from Adam Quested and Harry Jenkins, Upminster cruised to victory.
The third XI made it two wins in two weeks with a convincing eight-wicket win at Shenfield.
Andrew Berry returned outrageous figures of 4-8 from nine overs as Shenfield were rolled out for 160.
Mark Schofield, Steve Limn, Nickhil Mayor and Jake Giddings wasted no time in the Upminster reply as they saw their side home inside 20 overs as Mayor top scored with 55.
Upminster fourths moved a step closer to promotion as they saw off Old Southendians by 115 runs.
Paul Stratton, Rob Bannister, Tom Daniels, Ant Limn, Ellis Pickering and Rohan Mayor all contributed with the bat as the home piled up 244-6 from their 45 overs.
Southendians never got going in reply, and four wickets from the evergreen Karim Govani helped bowl out the visitors for 129.
There was a setback for the fifths as they fell to 114-run defeat at home to Brentwood. Anam Hussein made 79 as Brentwood posted a formidable 239-7 from 40 overs, while Kevin Roome was the pick of the Upminster attack.
Only George Sadek and captain Scott Fisher passed 20 in the Upminster reply as they were skittled out for 125.
Upminster sixths made it three wins in three weeks with a fine victory over Hornchurch.
In the latest round of the Windmill Whack, the Kalijeera Kings beat Chairman’s Choice by three wickets.
A top score of Arun Kullar guided the Kings to victory after earlier bowling Choice out for 134, with Steve Mack recording impressive figures of 3-27.
In the other match an unbeaten 76 from Ben Calder set the Root 66’ers up for a 22-run success over Govani Maestros