Close of Play

  • Tue, 07 Sep - day 1 - Essex 1st innings 248/9 (CJC Wright 14*, M Osborne 0*, 89 ov)
  • Wed, 08 Sep - day 2 - Essex 2nd innings 103/1 (AN Cook 61*, JC Mickleburgh 31*, 34 ov)
  • Thu, 09 Sep - day 3 - Durham 2nd innings 31/1 (MJ Di Venuto 21*, GJ Muchall 0*, 10 ov)
  • Fri, 10 Sep - day 4 - Durham 2nd innings 234/6 (83 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Ben Harmison leaves Essex rock-bottom

    Ben Harmison just failed to record what would have been only his second Championship century as Durham settled for a draw against Essex at Chelmsford

  • Walker ton leaves Essex in charge

    Essex put themselves in a strong position to bid farewell to Division One on a winning note as they dominated the third day's play against Durham at Chelmsford

  • Wright and Palladino skittle Durham

    Chris Wright and Tony Palladino produced their best figures of the season as relegation-haunted Essex carved out a first-innings lead of 91 against Durham at Chelmsford

  • Mickleburgh holds up Essex batting

    Jaik Mickleburgh again showed his liking for the Durham attack with another polished effort that underpinned the Essex innings in the Country Championship clash at Chelmsford

Durham 4th innings Partnerships

1st23MJ Di VenutoMD Stoneman
2nd33MJ Di VenutoGJ Muchall
3rd4MJ Di VenutoDM Benkenstein
4th35MJ Di VenutoBW Harmison
5th48ID BlackwellBW Harmison
6th91P MustardBW Harmison