Result
South Group, Chelmsford, Aug 8-11 2020, Bob Willis Trophy
262 & 261
(75.1 ov, target 337)
187 & 167
Essex won by 169 runs
1m
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Simon Harmer takes eight to steamroll Surrey despite abductor strain

Offspinner battles through injury to finish with 14 in the match

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Scorecard summary
Essex262(95.4 overs)1st Innings
Feroze Khushi66 (108)
Adam Wheater52 (101)
Surrey187(75.3 overs)1st Innings
Will Jacks70 (127)
Laurie Evans41 (70)
Simon Harmer6/67(31.3)
Jamie Porter4/53(16)
Essex261(75.4 overs)2nd Innings
Amar Virdi4/85(27.4)
Adam Finch4/38(12)
Surrey167(75.1 overs)2nd Innings
Jamie Smith45 (89)
Will Jacks21 (93)
Simon Harmer8/64(34.1)
Aaron Beard2/33(10)
75.1
w
Harmer to Virdi, OUT
A Virdi c Porter b Harmer 12 (28m 22b 2x4 0x6) SR: 54.54
end of over 751 runs
Surr: 167/9CRR: 2.22 
Adam Finch7 (28)
Amar Virdi12 (21)
Sam Cook13-4-21-0
Simon Harmer34-15-64-7
74.6
SJ Cook to Finch, no run
74.5
SJ Cook to Finch, no run
74.4
SJ Cook to Finch, no run
74.3
SJ Cook to Finch, no run
74.2
1
SJ Cook to Virdi, 1 run
74.1
SJ Cook to Virdi, no run
end of over 746 runs
Surr: 166/9CRR: 2.24 
Adam Finch7 (24)
Amar Virdi11 (19)
Simon Harmer34-15-64-7
Sam Cook12-4-20-0
73.6
Harmer to Finch, no run
73.5
1
Harmer to Virdi, 1 run
73.4
Harmer to Virdi, no run
73.3
Harmer to Virdi, no run
73.2
4
Harmer to Virdi, FOUR runs
73.1
1
Harmer to Finch, 1 run
end of over 732 runs
Surr: 160/9CRR: 2.19 
Amar Virdi6 (15)
Adam Finch6 (22)
Sam Cook12-4-20-0
Simon Harmer33-15-58-7
72.6
SJ Cook to Virdi, no run
72.5
SJ Cook to Virdi, no run
72.5
2nb
SJ Cook to Virdi, 2 no balls
72.4
SJ Cook to Virdi, no run
72.3
SJ Cook to Virdi, no run
Match details
County Ground, Chelmsford
TossEssex , elected to bat first
SeriesBob Willis Trophy 2020
Season2020
Match days8,9,10,11 August 2020 (4-day match)
First-class debut
Gus Atkinson
Umpires
Ben Debenham
Chris Watts
PointsEssex 21, Surrey 3