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Barking come up short against Rainham

PUBLISHED: 13:00 05 August 2020

Action from the match between Bow Green and Barking seconds at West Ham Park (pic Tim Edwards)

Action from the match between Bow Green and Barking seconds at West Ham Park (pic Tim Edwards)

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Barking came up just short against Rainham in their latest Shepherd Neame Essex League outing at Mayesbrook Park.

Action from the match between Bow Green and Barking seconds at West Ham Park (pic Tim Edwards)Action from the match between Bow Green and Barking seconds at West Ham Park (pic Tim Edwards)

Umaad Sultan (4-31), Tanweer Sikandar (3-22) and Jason Smith (2-37) combined with the ball as the visitors were dismissed for 204.

But Barking were all out for 198 with 14 balls remaining, after Bhavik Kothari was left stranded on 42 not out.

Raj Kothari (29), Sikandar and Sagar Seth (both 21) also made starts for Barking, who play host to Harlow on Saturday (12.30pm).

The seconds ran out 32-run winners at Bow Green in the Essex County League Premier Division.

Action from the match between Bow Green and Barking seconds at West Ham Park (pic Tim Edwards)Action from the match between Bow Green and Barking seconds at West Ham Park (pic Tim Edwards)

Ahsan Khan (58) top scored, with Ash Pal (26) and Rokhan Khan (24) playing support roles with the bat as they were dismissed for 186 in 33 overs at West Ham Park.

Huzaifa Iqbal (3-43) was the pick of Barking’s bowling, as Umer Mahmood (2-17) nabbed a brace to hold the home side to 154-8 in their 35 overs.

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