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Enfield ease to win over Indian Gymkhana
3:10pm Tuesday 13th August 2013 in Sport
Enfield earned a comfortable 54-run with over Indian Gymkhana in Middlesex Division Three.
The opposition won the toss and opted to bowl but Enfield got off to a bright start with Neil Tilley hitting 51 and Jack Plumb contributing 34.
Adam Ezekiel top-scored with 74, while Tony Sayers chipped in with 40. This helped Enfield post an impressive total of 285 all out from 55 overs.
In reply, Enfield managed to dismiss Gymkhana for 231 in 44.4 overs. Lee Robertson was the pick of the bowlers as he returned excellent figures of five for 93 from 22 overs. Leon Smith also made a strong contribution as he picked up four for 71.
In Chess Valley Division Four, Enfield earned a high-scoring 32-run victory over rivals Winchmore Hill.
Enfield were put into bat but this did not cause them many problems as they hit their way to 340 for seven from 45 overs. Opener Joe Naughton struck 62, while Sayers managed 67. But the star of their innings was Nick Jackson, who finished unbeaten on 112.
Winchmore Hill were always up against it after this but produced a determined effort which saw them fall short on 308 all out in 41 overs.
Ryan Coms was unlucky to miss out on a century as he hit 98, while there was a decent 58 scored by Mark Barrell.
Alex Bucknall picked up three for 85 and Sam Martin, Michael Davies and Jackson took two wickets apiece.
Enfield Seconds beat Edmonton by nine wickets in Division Three.
The decision to put Edmonton paid off as they were skittled out for just 167 in 52.2 overs. Rob Woolston was in decent form as he claimed four for 35 and Nick Meggison took three for 17.
Enfield coasted to the lowly target in just 29 overs for the loss of one wicket. Opener Chris Barrell was in great nick as he finished unbeaten on 116.
Enfield Thirds claimed a three-wicket victory over Bessborough in 1987 Cricket League Division One.
Bessborough could only muster 154 all out from their innings. Tim Burles fared best with four for 43.
Umair Rashid was in decent form as he finished on 54 not out for the victors.
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