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Harold Wood head to Orsett in search of more success

PUBLISHED: 13:00 23 August 2018

A Harold Wood batsman hits out (pic Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

A Harold Wood batsman hits out (pic Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

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Wood beat Hainault & Clayhall by two wickets last weekend

Harold Wood will look to claim back-to-back wins in the Shepherd Neame Essex League Division One on Saturday when they visit bottom club Orsett & Thurrock.

Wood returned to winning ways last weekend with a two-wicket success at home to relegation-threatened Hainault & Clayhall.

The hosts lost the toss and were put into the field, but saw Hainault close on 246-8 despite two wickets apiece for Shahbaz Khan, Hamzah Ikram and Taqi Abbas.

Wood started well in reply, with openers Hafiaz Afzal (71) and Mdaminul Shihan (64) both recording half-centuries.

However, the middle order failed to fire and Wood looked to be letting their grip on proceedings slip, before completing the chase in the 44th over.

Wood will look to carry the confidence from that success into their trip to Orsett on Saturday.

It was not such good news for the second XI, however, as they lost by five wickets at their Wanstead & Snaresbrook counterparts.

Juwel Roy hit 56 for Wood who batted first, but no other player made more than 24 as the visitors were all out for 132.

Though Luke Hammett took 2-27 with the ball, Wanstead completed their chase in the 33rd over.

Wood thirds also suffered a defeat as they lost by 68 runs on their trip to their Woodford Wells equivalents.

Runman Syed performed well with the ball for the thirds, taking 3-42 as Wells closed on 243-8.

Opener Ricky Cooper top scored with 35 in reply, but Wood were dismissed for just 175 to suffer a loss.

There was better news for the fourths, who beat Westcliff-on-Sea thirds by eight wickets.

Thambiraja Guganesh was the star bowler for Wood as he finished with 4-17 to help restrict Westcliff to 111-9.

Shail Singh then top scored with an unbeaten 54 for Wood in reply as they completed their chase inside 24 overs.

The fifths, however, were beaten in their London Borough of Havering derby against Gidea Park Romford fourths.

Jack Stallibrass hit 89 with the bat for Wood, who lost by eight wickets.

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