Close of Play

  • Thu, 26 Apr - day 1 - no play
  • Fri, 27 Apr - day 2 - Essex 1st innings 54/6 (ML Pettini 16*, JS Foster 8*, 27 ov)
  • Sat, 28 Apr - day 3 - no play
  • Sun, 29 Apr - day 4 - no play
  • Brooks lives up to Lions call

    Jack Brooks celebrated his England Lions call-up with a devastating spell of bowling as Northamptonshire reduced Essex to 54 for 6 at stumps on day two at Chelmsford.

Essex 1st innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st15AN PetersenBA Godleman
2nd0BA GodlemanT Westley
3rd1RS BoparaT Westley
4th0RS BoparaAJA Wheater
5th9ML PettiniRS Bopara
6th15ML PettiniGM Smith
7th14JS FosterML Pettini