Pro ARCH Trophy 2008/09

Winner - Essex

Lancashire v Yorkshire, Pro Arch Trophy, Sharjah

Storms seal Yorkshire's victory

In weather more suited to Sheffield than Sharjah the most surreal Roses match in recent memory was decided by the Duckworth/Lewis method after torrential rain forced the players from the field for Yorkshire to be pronounced comfortable 156-run winners

Essex v Middlesex, Pro Arch Trophy Final, Abu Dhabi

Walker powers Essex to title

Essex kept their cool in testing conditions at the Sheik Zayed Stadium on Wednesday night to add the Pro ARCH Trophy to their Friends Provident Trophy success of last season after beating Middlesex in an evenly contested final

Fly Emirates v Lancashire, Pro Arch Trophy, Sharjah

Cheetham and Mullaney send Emirates crashing

Lancashire swept aside the Fly Emirates part-timers in Sharjah to set up a Roses play-off game on Tuesday to decide which of the rival counties will finish third in the Pro Arch Trophy for 2009. The floodlights at the Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium h

Points Table

Group A

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts Net RR
Essex 3 3 0 0 0 6 +0.731
Lancashire 3 2 1 0 0 4 +1.433
Sussex 3 1 2 0 0 2 +0.527
Fly Emirates 3 0 3 0 0 0 -2.710

Group B

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts Net RR
Middlesex 3 3 0 0 0 6 +0.770
Yorkshire 3 2 1 0 0 4 +0.844
Surrey 3 1 2 0 0 2 -0.205
U.A.E. 3 0 3 0 0 0 -1.451

Statistics

Pro ARCH Trophy, 2008/09 (in United Arab Emirates Other one-day/limited-overs matches)

Anthony McGrath drives behind square during his hundred
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Anthony McGrath and Shaun Udal at the toss
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Lancashire's new coach Peter Moores discusses his plans with Glen Chapple and Gary Yates
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Michael Vaughan flicks one fine
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Michael Vaughan mistimes a drive during his pre-season hundred
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Tournament Results
Essex v Middlesex at Abu Dhabi - Mar 25, 2009
Essex won by 5 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)
Lancashire v Yorkshire at Sharjah - Mar 25, 2009
Yorkshire won by 156 runs (D/L method)
Surrey v Sussex at Abu Dhabi - Mar 24, 2009
Sussex won by 6 wickets (with 25 balls remaining)
U.A.E. v Fly Emirates at Sharjah - Mar 24, 2009
Fly Emirates won by 53 runs
Essex v Sussex at Abu Dhabi - Mar 23, 2009
Essex won by 46 runs
Fly Emirates v Lancashire at Sharjah - Mar 23, 2009
Lancashire won by 214 runs
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