Essex Second XI v Middlesex Second XI South Group T20 Match Report

Essex Second XI v Middlesex Second XI
South Group T20 Match, Wednesday 18 May
Garon Park


Team News:

Essex Second XI: W Buttleman, F Khushi, M Pepper (wk), J Rymell, A Nijjar (c), J Richards, L Benkenstein, C Allison, B Allison, N Dwivedi, Z Akhter

Middlesex Second XI: S Eskinazi (c), J Cracknell, J Davies, A Prasad, D O’Driscoll (wk), N Sowter, T Walallawita, M Harris, T Greatwood, H Seagrave, NB Cornwell

Match Details:

Umpires: BJ Debenham and GW Marshall
Toss: Essex 2nd XI won the toss and elected to bowl
Result: Essex 2nd XI won by 10 wickets

Match Report

Will Buttleman finished unbeaten on 109* and Feroze Khushi 74* as the Essex Second XI roared to an impressive 10-wicket victory over Middlesex in a Second XI T20 South Group encounter at Garon Park, Southend.

Buttleman’s explosive knock came off 56 balls and in as many minutes, including 14 fours and 4 sixes. Meanwhile, Khushi looked equally at ease in the middle during his 41-ball stint, crashing 9 fours and clearing the ropes on 2 occasions.

Earlier, Middlesex had posted 181/8. Atharva Prasad top-scored with 70, while Jack Davies and wicketkeeper batter, Daniel O’Driscoll, both scored 35.

Ben Alison proved to be the pick of the Essex attack returning figures of 3/26, while hot prospect Jamal Richards, also looked in the mood, taking 2/45.