No.10 batsman Johar Ahmed top scored for Hawkins with 71 while Zeshan Arshad made 64 not out and Adam Lawley 42.

Stratford’s South African overseas player Abel Mokhuane took 4-25 from 10 overs of left-arm spin, skipper Chris Whelan 3-17 from seven overs, Mike Brown 2-52 and Aidy Witts 1-15.

Newcomer Nat Gregory led the Stratford reply with an innings of 83, opener Whelan weighed in with 65 and Dexter Purser was unbeaten on 62 at the end.

Arshad 3-28, Shazad Malik 1-40 and Harmanpreet Singh 1-46 the wicket-takers.