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Cricket: Amir Mahmood half-century cannot prevent Wembley from losing to Wycombe House in Middlesex Division Three

PUBLISHED: 15:00 17 July 2017

A cricket helmet lies by the boundary edge (pic Jacob Ranson)

A cricket helmet lies by the boundary edge (pic Jacob Ranson)

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A half-century from Amir Mahmood was not enough for Wembley as they were beaten by four wickets at home to Wycombe House in Middlesex Division Three.

After winning the toss, Mahmood opened with 50, but the hosts were eventually bowled out for 147.

Junayd Azar took 3-49 with the ball to check the progress of Wycombe House, though the visitors did eventually triumph for the loss of just six wickets.

Divisional rivals South Hampstead, meanwhile, were held to a draw by bottom club Bessborough.

After electing to field, the visitors restricted Bessborough to 243-6, with Varun Agnish taking 2-47.

In reply, Leroy Shepherd (59) and Nish Patel (50) both hit half-centutries, but South Hampstead eventually closed on 201-8.

In the same division, Harrow Town suffered a disappointing 14-run defeat against Middlesex Tamil Sports Club.

After bowling their hosts out for just 163, Harrow Town themselves struggled with the bat to be dismissed for 149.


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