Result
Specsavers County Championship Division One at Chelmsford, Sep 16-18 2019
(77.2 ov)
174 & 181
Essex won by an innings and 40 runs
1y
• David Hopps at Chelmsford

Simon Harmer sticks to the script as Essex's match-winner

Off-spinner's 7-58 routs Surrey as Essex can't help but eye Championship glory

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Scorecard summary
Surrey174(61.3 overs)1st Innings
Ben Foakes34 (57)
Jamie Smith34 (76)
Sam Cook5/53(18.3)
Jamie Porter5/62(21)
Essex395(109.1 overs)1st Innings
Dan Lawrence147 (245)
Jordan Clark3/52(15)
Amar Virdi3/116(32.1)
Surrey181(77.2 overs)2nd Innings
Jordan Clark33 (80)
Ollie Pope30 (46)
Simon Harmer7/58(34.2)
Jamie Porter2/41(17)
77.2
w
Harmer to Morkel, OUT
M Morkel b Harmer 21 (102m 80b 3x4 0x6) SR: 26.25
77.1
2
Harmer to Morkel, 2 runs
end of over 773 runs
Surr: 179/9CRR: 2.32 
Amar Virdi12 (21)
Morne Morkel19 (78)
Dan Lawrence2-1-2-0
Simon Harmer34-14-56-6
76.6
2
Lawrence to Virdi, 2 runs
76.5
Lawrence to Virdi, no run
76.4
Lawrence to Virdi, no run
76.3
Lawrence to Virdi, no run
76.2
Lawrence to Virdi, no run
76.1
1lb
Lawrence to Morkel, 1 leg bye
end of over 761 runs
Surr: 176/9CRR: 2.31 
Amar Virdi10 (16)
Morne Morkel19 (77)
Simon Harmer34-14-56-6
Jamie Porter17-4-41-2
75.6
Harmer to Virdi, no run
75.5
1
Harmer to Morkel, 1 run
75.4
Harmer to Morkel, no run
75.3
Harmer to Morkel, no run
75.2
Harmer to Morkel, no run
75.1
Harmer to Morkel, no run
end of over 752 runs
Surr: 175/9CRR: 2.33 
Morne Morkel18 (72)
Amar Virdi10 (15)
Jamie Porter17-4-41-2
Simon Harmer33-14-55-6
74.6
1lb
Porter to Morkel, 1 leg bye
74.5
Porter to Morkel, no run
74.4
Porter to Morkel, no run
74.3
Porter to Morkel, no run
Match details
County Ground, Chelmsford
TossSurrey , elected to bat first
SeriesSpecsavers County Championship Division One 2019
Season2019
Hours of play (local time)10.30am start, Lunch 12.30-13.10, Tea 15.10-15.30, Close 17.30
Match days16,17,18 September 2019 (4-day match)
Umpires
Ian Gould
Martin Saggers
PointsEssex 23, Surrey 3