'Brook Slump to Defeat at Hornchurch
By Dean Barwick
Under Par Youngsters Find it Tough In the Heat
‘Brook’s Under 9’s took the short trip to Cromer Field to take on Hornchurch. The visitors were boosted by entertaining early knocks from Rishan Srividyanandan (7) and Maggie Sleight (5) to keep the scoreboard ticking over. Yadran Srividyanandan made two visits to the crease and his first scored an impressive 26 only to bettered by his second appearance at the wicket where he accumulated 31. Sriraman Srividyanandan added a useful 6 as ‘Brook closed on a net 300 after 20 overs.
After the interval, Sriraman Srividyanandan bagged an early scalp. Rida Ali and Maggie Sleight demonstrated excellent line and length claiming two wickets apiece, whilst Riley Scott and Micky Benson caught the eyes with accurate spells without success. Solid batting throughout the home order won the day as they eased to victory by 39 runs
Goresbrook Under 9’s 300 (net) lost to Hornchurch 339 net by 39 runs