James’s im­pres­sive ton lifts East­cote to top spot

Strong part­ner­ship with Rosewarne too much for Ac­ton

Harefield Gazette - - SPORT - By Ryan O’Dono­van tms-sport@trin­i­tymir­ror.com

The toss was won by East­cote, who elected to bowl first, which proved fruit­ful af­ter James Rosewarne ripped through Ac­ton’s bat­ting or­der, tak­ing 39-4 from 11 overs.

East­cote started their bat­ting ses­sion as they meant to go on with Harpal Sa­goo con­tribut­ing 30 runs to see the vis­i­tors sit at 71-2 from 13 overs be­fore James and Rosewarne put Ac­ton to the sword.

Skip­per James and Rosewarne set up a strong part­ner­ship with the bat, hit­ting Ac­ton for 147 runs be­tween them, with James tak­ing 118 that in­cluded 15 sixes be­fore be­ing bowled.

Rosewarne then se­cured victory for East­cote, fin­ish­ing on 54 not out and en­sur­ing that his side are the only re­main­ing un­beaten team in the league.

Next week sees East­cote host Shep­herds Bush in a top of the ta­ble battle.

Else­where in Di­vi­sion Two, Uxbridge picked up the full 10 points with victory over Hornsey.

Harmeet Chana took six wickets for Old Mer­chant Tay­lors’ but it was not enough to stop Wind­sor in Thames Val­ley League Di­vi­sion 2A 2A.

Hayes were crushed in Di­vi­sion 2B as they lo lost by six wickets to Bo Boyne Hill.

Hilling­don Manor se se­cured victory over Ch Chal­font St Peter while Ru Ruis­lip smashed Datchet sec sec­onds in Di­vi­sion 4A.

N North­wood Town were bea beaten by South­gate Ad Ade­laide de­spite Kyle Lawrence’sLaw su­perb half­cen­tu­rycen and a de­cent ef­fort­effo with the ball.

n TOP OF THE TA­BLE: East­cote’s Matt Sav­age helps his team move top of the ta­ble; (right) Shole Anyie and Alex Fell bat­ting for East­cote

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