James’s impressive ton lifts Eastcote to top spot
Strong partnership with Rosewarne too much for Acton
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.
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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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