• BATSMEN
    R
    M
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    b Masters
    0
    10
    9
    0
    0
    0.00
    c Cook b Napier
    61
    178
    132
    10
    0
    46.21
    c Foakes b Masters
    0
    3
    3
    0
    0
    0.00
    c †Foster b Napier
    13
    18
    11
    1
    0
    118.18
    b Napier
    4
    7
    10
    0
    0
    40.00
    c Cook b Masters
    21
    33
    31
    3
    0
    67.74
    c †Foster b Masters
    10
    43
    27
    1
    0
    37.03
    c Cook b Masters
    1
    19
    11
    0
    0
    9.09
    b Napier
    12
    22
    13
    2
    0
    92.30
    b Masters
    3
    12
    13
    0
    0
    23.07
    not out
    0
    2
    1
    0
    0
    0.00
    Extras
    9 (b 5, nb 4)
    TOTAL
    134 all out (43.1 Overs, RR: 3.10)
    Fall of wickets: 1-0 (M Klinger, 2.3 ov), 2-0 (WA Tavare, 2.6 ov), 3-23 (APR Gidman, 7.1 ov), 4-27 (HJH Marshall, 9.1 ov), 5-66 (WRS Gidman, 18.2 ov), 6-104 (CL Herring, 28.6 ov), 7-110 (ID Saxelby, 34.2 ov), 8-129 (JK Fuller, 39.3 ov), 9-134 (GJ McCarter, 42.5 ov), 10-134 (CDJ Dent, 43.1 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    DD Masters2074862.4001
    TS Mills64701.1600
    GR Napier13.116244.7000
    RS Bopara411203.0001

Close of Play

  • Sun, 27 Apr - day 1 - no play
  • Mon, 28 Apr - day 2 - Gloucestershire 1st innings 104/6 (CDJ Dent 47*, ID Saxelby 0*, 31.1 ov)
  • Tue, 29 Apr - day 3 - Essex 1st innings 305/8 (BT Foakes 132*, 73.5 ov)
  • Wed, 30 Apr - day 4 - Gloucestershire 2nd innings 251/2d (78 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Tavare and Gidman secure draw

    Unbeaten centuries from Alex Gidman and William Tavare guided Gloucestershire to a draw with Essex in Bristol

  • Foakes best lifts Essex hopes

    Ben Foakes chalked up the highest score of his career as Essex took control against Gloucestershire at the County Ground

  • Gloucestershire stumble to Masters

    Essex made a strong start against Gloucestershire but the visitors were frustrated as the match was interrupted by bad weather for the second day running