Close of Play

  • Mon, 7 Jul - day 1 - Essex 1st innings 25/1 (NLJ Browne 6*, RS Bopara 11*, 11 ov)
  • Tue, 8 Jul - day 2 - Essex 1st innings 202/5 (NLJ Browne 86*, GM Smith 14*, 75 ov)
  • Wed, 9 Jul - day 3 - Derbyshire 2nd innings 237/5 (S Chanderpaul 62*, DJ Wainwright 30*, 71 ov)
  • Thu, 10 Jul - day 4 - Essex 2nd innings 243/4 (52.5 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

Essex 4th innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st19T WestleyNLJ Browne
2nd0RS BoparaNLJ Browne
3rd0JD RyderNLJ Browne
4th31JS FosterNLJ Browne
5th193RN ten DoeschateNLJ Browne
  • Browne's historic double saves Essex

    Nick Browne again halted Derbyshire's advance as his second unbeaten century of the game combined with a hundred from Ryan ten Doeschate helped Essex to a draw at Chesterfield

  • Browne in record ton, Derbys hold edge

    Nick Browne wrote his name in the Essex record books but Derbyshire hold the initiative after another absorbing day at Chesterfield.

  • Browne digs in again for Essex

    Nick Browne produced his second career-best innings in a week as he held Essex together against Derbyshire at Queen's Park

  • Napier hounds Derbyshire to turn day

    Essex's Graham Napier doesn't have the look at first sight of the archetype fast bowler but he changed the complexion of the first day's play at Chesterfield in the space of 31 balls immediately after tea