Result
Specsavers County Championship Division One at Chelmsford, Sep 18-20 2018
77.5 ov
94 & 251
474/7d
Essex won by an innings and 129 runs
Match centre 
Scorecard summary
Worcestershire94(25.3 overs)
Joe Clarke28 (56)
Jamie Porter7/41(10)
Simon Harmer1/1(3.3)
Essex474/7d(124 overs)
Ravi Bopara*133 (272)
Murali Vijay85 (107)
Worcestershire251(77.5 overs)
Joe Clarke74 (117)
Simon Harmer4/76(28.5)
Jamie Porter4/57(18)
end of over 781 runs • 2 wicket
Worcs: 251/8CRR: 3.22 
Wayne Parnell50 (94)
Simon Harmer28.5-8-76-4
Ravi Bopara1-0-2-0
77.5
w
Harmer to Pennington, OUT
DY Pennington b Harmer 0 (2m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00
77.4
w
Harmer to Twohig, OUT
BJ Twohig c ten Doeschate b Harmer 18 (35m 28b 2x4 0x6) SR: 64.28
77.3
1
Harmer to Parnell, 1 run
77.2
Harmer to Parnell, no run
77.1
Harmer to Parnell, no run
end of over 772 runs
Worcs: 250/8CRR: 3.24 
Ben Twohig18 (27)
Wayne Parnell49 (91)
Ravi Bopara1-0-2-0
Simon Harmer28-8-75-2
76.6
Bopara to Twohig, no run
76.5
Bopara to Twohig, no run
76.4
2
Bopara to Twohig, 2 runs
76.3
Bopara to Twohig, no run
76.2
Bopara to Twohig, no run
76.1
Bopara to Twohig, no run
end of over 764 runs
Worcs: 248/8CRR: 3.26 
Wayne Parnell49 (91)
Ben Twohig16 (21)
Simon Harmer28-8-75-2
Tom Westley3-2-12-0
75.6
Harmer to Parnell, no run
75.5
Harmer to Parnell, no run
75.4
Harmer to Parnell, no run
75.3
Harmer to Parnell, no run
75.2
Harmer to Parnell, no run
75.1
4
Harmer to Parnell, FOUR runs
end of over 7512 runs
Worcs: 244/8CRR: 3.25 
Ben Twohig16 (21)
Wayne Parnell45 (85)
Tom Westley3-2-12-0
Simon Harmer27-8-71-2
74.6
Westley to Twohig, no run
Best performances - batsmen
RS Bopara
133 runs (272)
13 fours
1 sixes
Control100%
160122126101830
M Vijay
85 runs (107)
14 fours
1 sixes
Control100%
405112622116
Best performances - bowlers
JA Porter
O
10
M
1
R
41
W
7
Eco
4.10
JA Porter
O
18
M
5
R
57
W
4
Eco
3.16
Match details
County Ground, Chelmsford
TossWorcestershire , elected to bat first
SeriesCounty Championship Division One
Season2018
Hours of play (local time)10.30am start, Lunch 12.30-13.10, Tea 15.10-15.30, Close 17.30
Match days18,19,20 September 2018 (4-day match)
Umpires
Billy Taylor
Ian Gould
PointsEssex 24, Worcestershire 2