Northamptonshire 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
SD Peters* b Nel 18 90 76 1 0 23.68
AG Wakely b Nel 0 18 16 0 0 0.00
RA White b Bopara 60 168 116 8 0 51.72
DJG Sales lbw b Bopara 19 28 29 3 0 65.51
MH Wessels lbw b Bopara 25 93 74 3 0 33.78
L Klusener not out 72 165 102 11 0 70.58
NJ O'Brien lbw b Wright 28 56 42 4 0 66.66
SP Crook c †Foster b Middlebrook 35 52 64 5 0 54.68
DH Wigley c Chopra b Middlebrook 0 2 5 0 0 0.00
SP Bailey c Wright b Masters 3 7 9 0 0 33.33
JF Brown c †Foster b Nel 10 12 15 2 0 66.66
Extras (b 4, lb 2, nb 4) 10
Total (all out; 91 overs) 280 (3.07 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-3 (Wakely), 2-43 (Peters), 3-76 (Sales), 4-123 (White), 5-146 (Wessels), 6-203 (O'Brien), 7-255 (Crook), 8-255 (Wigley), 9-259 (Bailey), 10-280 (Brown)
Bowling O M R W Econ
A Nel 24 5 64 3 2.66
DD Masters 25 9 55 1 2.20
CJC Wright 17 2 74 1 4.35 (1nb)
RS Bopara 11 3 39 3 3.54 (1nb)
JD Middlebrook 7 2 10 2 1.42
RN ten Doeschate 7 1 32 0 4.57
Essex 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
V Chopra c Bailey b Wigley 1 19 20 0 0 5.00
JER Gallian c Sales b Bailey 171 452 342 23 0 50.00
T Westley c Wakely b Wigley 14 93 65 1 0 21.53
RS Bopara c †O'Brien b Klusener 150 285 241 19 1 62.24
ML Pettini* not out 80 125 101 12 0 79.20
RN ten Doeschate lbw b Bailey 28 24 27 4 1 103.70
JS Foster not out 25 61 40 1 0 62.50
Extras (b 3, lb 10, w 5, nb 16) 34
Total (5 wickets dec; 138 overs) 503 (3.64 runs per over)
Did not bat JD Middlebrook, CJC Wright, DD Masters, A Nel
Fall of wickets 1-4 (Chopra), 2-57 (Westley), 3-351 (Bopara), 4-368 (Gallian), 5-402 (ten Doeschate)
Bowling O M R W Econ
DH Wigley 32 7 105 2 3.28
SP Crook 27 9 94 0 3.48 (1nb)
L Klusener 25 8 74 1 2.96 (1nb)
SP Bailey 25 2 119 2 4.76 (6nb, 5w)
JF Brown 28 5 94 0 3.35
AG Wakely 1 0 4 0 4.00
Northamptonshire 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
SD Peters* b Masters 21 50 44 2 0 47.72
AG Wakely c Gallian b Bopara 53 291 145 8 0 36.55
RA White b Masters 0 4 3 0 0 0.00
MH Wessels lbw b Masters 0 8 9 0 0 0.00
DJG Sales lbw b Bopara 5 26 22 0 0 22.72
L Klusener c Gallian b Masters 92 341 153 10 0 60.13
NJ O'Brien c Bopara b Wright 12 36 37 1 0 32.43
SP Crook lbw b ten Doeschate 33 47 49 5 0 67.34
DH Wigley lbw b ten Doeschate 0 1 4 0 0 0.00
SP Bailey b ten Doeschate 15 26 32 1 0 46.87
JF Brown not out 1 24 11 0 0 9.09
Extras (lb 2, w 1, nb 2) 5
Total (all out; 84.4 overs) 237 (2.79 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-21 (Peters), 2-25 (White), 3-29 (Wessels), 4-38 (Sales), 5-119 (Wakely), 6-147 (O'Brien), 7-195 (Crook), 8-195 (Wigley), 9-219 (Bailey), 10-237 (Klusener)
Bowling O M R W Econ
A Nel 21 4 53 0 2.52
DD Masters 23.4 9 69 4 2.91 (1w)
CJC Wright 6 0 29 1 4.83
RS Bopara 12 2 32 2 2.66
JD Middlebrook 12 1 27 0 2.25
T Westley 2 1 2 0 1.00
RN ten Doeschate 8 1 23 3 2.87 (1nb)
Essex 2nd innings (target: 15 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
V Chopra not out 7 10 7 0 1 100.00
JER Gallian c Peters b Bailey 4 9 7 1 0 57.14
T Westley not out 0 0 0 0 0 -
Extras (w 2, nb 2) 4
Total (1 wicket; 2.1 overs) 15 (6.92 runs per over)
Did not bat RS Bopara, ML Pettini*, RN ten Doeschate, JS Foster, JD Middlebrook, CJC Wright, DD Masters, A Nel
Fall of wickets 1-14 (Gallian)
Bowling O M R W Econ
DH Wigley 1.1 0 7 0 6.00
SP Bailey 1 0 8 1 8.00 (1nb, 2w)
Match details
Toss Essex, who chose to field
Points Essex 22, Northamptonshire 3
First-class debut SP Bailey (Northamptonshire)
Umpires GI Burgess and IJ Gould
Close of play
Wed, 16 Apr - day 1 - Essex 1st innings 4/0 (V Chopra 1*, JER Gallian 1*, 3 ov)
Thu, 17 Apr - day 2 - Essex 1st innings 323/2 (JER Gallian 146*, RS Bopara 137*, 99 ov)
Fri, 18 Apr - day 3 - Northamptonshire 2nd innings 42/4 (AG Wakely 13*, L Klusener 3*, 29 ov)
Sat, 19 Apr - day 4 - Essex 2nd innings 15/1 (2.1 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • Day 2
  • Essex 1st innings
  • JER Gallian 100 in 295 mins off 220 balls, 14x4
  • RS Bopara 100 in 167 mins off 164 balls, 14x4, 1x6
 
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Apr 18, 2008

James Foster appeals during Essex's opening Championship fixture against Northants at Chelmsford

James Foster appeals during Essex's opening Championship fixture against Northants at Chelmsford

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Apr 16, 2008

Lance Klusener gets into a tangle against a short ball, Essex v Northamptonshire, Chelmsford, April 16, 2008

Lance Klusener gets into a tangle against a short ball

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