Close of Play

  • Wed, 18 Aug - day 1 - Essex 1st innings 126/6 (RN ten Doeschate 36*, 36.2 ov)
  • Thu, 19 Aug - day 2 - Essex 2nd innings 38/1 (BA Godleman 20*, AP Palladino 3*, 10 ov)
  • Fri, 20 Aug - day 3 - Essex 2nd innings 212 (67.2 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Trego and de Bruyn seal victory

    Somerset boosted their title hopes, with a convincing 219-run victory over Essex at Colchester moving them up to second place in the County Championship table

  • Trescothick double flattens Essex

    Marcus Trescothick destroyed the Essex attack with the third double century ofhis career as Somerset carved out a commanding position in the CountyChampionship Division One clash at Colchester

  • Essex fail to build on Masters haul

    Ravi Bopara missed a golden opportunity to press his claims for a place on theAshes tour this winter when he failed to perform in front of national selectorGeoff Miller at Colchester

Essex 4th innings Partnerships

1st31BA GodlemanJC Mickleburgh
2nd33AP PalladinoBA Godleman
3rd30RS BoparaBA Godleman
4th21MJ WalkerBA Godleman
5th12MJ WalkerML Pettini
6th0JS FosterML Pettini
7th48JS FosterRN ten Doeschate
8th30DD MastersRN ten Doeschate
9th7CJC WrightRN ten Doeschate
10th0Danish KaneriaCJC Wright