Result
Final, Lord's, Sep 23-27 2020, Bob Willis Trophy
301 & 272/7d
(80.3 ov, target 237)
337/8 & 179/6
Match drawn (Essex won on 1st innings)
Somerset 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
BGF Green  b SJ Cook2466903036.36
TA Lammonby lbw b SJ Cook038000.00
TB Abell (c)c †Wheater b Beard1943584044.18
EJ Byrom lbw b SJ Cook11721731216053.91
GA Bartlett c AN Cook b Porter1247621025.53
SM Davies c †Wheater b SJ Cook2739655069.23
C Overton lbw b Porter661361569048.52
L Gregory lbw b SJ Cook910160190.00
JH Davey not out1738453044.73
MJ Leach lbw b Harmer313330023.07
JA Brooks  b Harmer013000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 4, nb 2)7
TOTAL(102 Ov, RR: 2.95)301
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Tom Lammonby, 1.3 ov), 2-34 (Tom Abell, 15.2 ov), 3-52 (Ben Green, 20.4 ov), 4-94 (George Bartlett, 36.3 ov), 5-139 (Steven Davies, 51.2 ov), 6-266 (Craig Overton, 90.4 ov), 7-270 (Eddie Byrom, 91.6 ov), 8-279 (Lewis Gregory, 93.5 ov), 9-301 (Jack Leach, 101.5 ov), 10-301 (Jack Brooks, 101.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JA Porter2998522.9300
SJ Cook32107652.3700
AP Beard1116816.1801
SR Harmer2063621.8000
DW Lawrence10202.0000
PI Walter912903.2200
Essex 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
NLJ Browne c Overton b Gregory847540017.02
AN Cook c Overton b Gregory17228938326059.51
T Westley (c)c Abell b Lammonby511372107037.22
DW Lawrence c Lammonby b Gregory621240028.57
PI Walter lbw b Gregory012000.00
RN ten Doeschate lbw b Overton2164853032.81
JA Porter  b Gregory1351612025.49
AJA Wheater not out26651132040.00
SR Harmer c Overton b Gregory038000.00
AP Beard not out1447531029.78
Extras(b 4, lb 12, nb 10)26
TOTAL(120 Ov, RR: 2.8)337/8
Did not bat: SJ Cook 
Fall of wickets: 1-27 (Nick Browne, 13.6 ov), 2-197 (Tom Westley, 65.2 ov), 3-208 (Dan Lawrence, 70.5 ov), 4-208 (Paul Walter, 70.6 ov), 5-264 (Ryan ten Doeschate, 92.1 ov), 6-266 (Sir Alastair Cook, 93.4 ov), 7-303 (Jamie Porter, 105.5 ov), 8-303 (Simon Harmer, 107.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
C Overton2966612.2700
JH Davey2337003.0400
L Gregory2757262.6604
JA Brooks932502.7701
TB Abell201005.0000
MJ Leach2245202.3600
TA Lammonby822613.2500
Somerset 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
BGF Green c AN Cook b Beard41801106151.25
TA Lammonby lbw b Harmer11615120117076.82
TB Abell (c)c Browne b Porter1521332071.42
EJ Byrom  b Porter12832003.57
GA Bartlett c Westley b Porter521251023.80
SM Davies c AN Cook b Harmer1950613038.00
L Gregory c AN Cook b Porter1560020.00
C Overton not out4572944162.50
JH Davey not out1629391055.17
Extras(lb 11, nb 2)13
TOTAL(76 Ov, RR: 3.57)272/7d
Fall of wickets: 1-105 (Ben Green, 27.5 ov), 2-155 (Tom Abell, 35.4 ov), 3-167 (Eddie Byrom, 43.5 ov), 4-187 (George Bartlett, 49.6 ov), 5-187 (Tom Lammonby, 50.1 ov), 6-188 (Lewis Gregory, 51.3 ov), 7-224 (Steven Davies, 66.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JA Porter2347343.1701
SJ Cook1625603.5000
SR Harmer32910123.1500
PI Walter10303.0000
AP Beard402817.0000
Essex 2nd Innings (target: 237 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
NLJ Browne c Abell b Gregory1326313050.00
AN Cook c †Davies b Gregory31631015049.20
T Westley (c)lbw b Overton067000.00
DW Lawrence lbw b Leach35881185039.77
PI Walter lbw b Leach21841202025.00
RN ten Doeschate c Bartlett b Leach461371645033.57
AJA Wheater not out14801032017.50
SR Harmer not out034000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 10, nb 8)19
TOTAL(80.3 Ov, RR: 2.22)179/6
Fall of wickets: 1-25 (Nick Browne, 7.2 ov), 2-26 (Tom Westley, 8.3 ov), 3-68 (Sir Alastair Cook, 23.2 ov), 4-98 (Dan Lawrence, 36.1 ov), 5-131 (Paul Walter, 52.5 ov), 6-179 (Ryan ten Doeschate, 79.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
C Overton1773712.1700
JH Davey931802.0000
L Gregory21.355222.4103
JA Brooks831101.3700
MJ Leach22103831.7201
EJ Byrom10404.0000
TA Lammonby21804.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Lord's, London
TossEssex , elected to field first
SeriesBob Willis Trophy 2020
Series resultEssex won the 2020 Bob Willis Trophy
Season2020
Hours of play (local time)10.30 start, Lunch 12.30-13.10, Tea 15.10-15.30, Close 17.30
Match days23,24,25,26,27 September 2020 (5-day match)
Umpires
Russell Warren
Rob Bailey
Match Referee
Dean Cosker
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 23 Sep - day 1 - Somerset 1st innings 119/4 (EJ Byrom 51*, SM Davies 13*, 44 ov)
Thu, 24 Sep - day 2 - Somerset 1st innings 301
Fri, 25 Sep - day 3 - Essex 1st innings 271/6 (JA Porter 5*, AJA Wheater 0*, 98 ov)
Sat, 26 Sep - day 4 - Somerset 2nd innings 227/7 (C Overton 17*, JH Davey 2*, 67.5 ov)
Sun, 27 Sep - day 5 - Essex 2nd innings 179/6 (80.3 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • A team must close their innings at 120 overs in the first innings, as per the regulations.
  • Essex in their first innings closed at 120 overs