Aythorpe Roding 188

Thurrock 226-8

THURROCK’s unbeaten start to the season continued with a 38-run win at Aythorpe Roding.

An outstanding 100 not out from Daniel Laird helped the visitors post 226 from their 45 overs. Laird's innings included 11 fours and one six.

Nick Henry also chipped in with 51 from 72 deliveries.

In reply, Aythorpe Roding looked well set to chase down the target with the score on 133-3, but the hosts lost seven wickets for 55 runs to eventually finish 188 all out. Umaad Sultan excelled with the ball (4-46), as did Clarke Wren (3-32) and Andrew Hills (1-22).