Result
Specsavers County Championship Division One at Taunton, Apr 14-16 2017
209 & 174
(84.1 ov, target 255)
129 & 257/2
Essex won by 8 wickets
Somerset 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ME Trescothick c Cook b Bopara2664734040.62
D Elgar st †Wheater b Ashar Zaidi34961354135.41
TB Abell (c)c Cook b Bopara110150010.00
JC Hildreth c Bopara b Porter3656626064.28
SM Davies  b Harmer1232392037.50
PD Trego c Ashar Zaidi b Harmer48851005156.47
L Gregory c Harmer b Wagner316190018.75
RE van der Merwe lbw b Ashar Zaidi721350033.33
C Overton c †Wheater b Wagner1034471029.41
J Overton  b Ashar Zaidi35100060.00
MJ Leach not out418160022.22
Extras(b 10, lb 9, nb 6)25
TOTAL(72.2 Ov, RR: 2.88)209
Fall of wickets: 1-52 (Marcus Trescothick, 18.5 ov), 2-54 (Tom Abell, 22.2 ov), 3-108 (Dean Elgar, 35.4 ov), 4-112 (James Hildreth, 38.4 ov), 5-130 (Steven Davies, 45.6 ov), 6-143 (Lewis Gregory, 50.6 ov), 7-176 (Roelof van der Merwe, 59.4 ov), 8-188 (Peter Trego, 64.5 ov), 9-197 (Jamie Overton, 67.3 ov), 10-209 (Craig Overton, 72.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JA Porter1773412.0000
N Wagner15.227825.0802
SR Harmer23105122.2100
RS Bopara511022.0001
Ashar Zaidi1221731.4100
Essex 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
NLJ Browne  b C Overton1124242045.83
AN Cook  b Gregory52921369056.52
T Westley  b van der Merwe1051541019.60
DW Lawrence lbw b C Overton0812000.00
RS Bopara  b Leach838390021.05
AJA Wheater  b van der Merwe422330018.18
RN ten Doeschate (c)c Hildreth b Gregory422240018.18
Ashar Zaidi c †Davies b Leach2343492153.48
SR Harmer c †Davies b van der Merwe918251050.00
N Wagner c †Davies b J Overton510151050.00
JA Porter not out016000.00
Extras(lb 3)3
TOTAL(54.5 Ov, RR: 2.35)129
Fall of wickets: 1-21 (Nick Browne, 7.1 ov), 2-60 (Tom Westley, 20.5 ov), 3-64 (Dan Lawrence, 24.1 ov), 4-81 (Ravi Bopara, 35.2 ov), 5-81 (Sir Alastair Cook, 36.1 ov), 6-91 (Ryan ten Doeschate, 42.4 ov), 7-91 (Adam Wheater, 43.1 ov), 8-119 (Simon Harmer, 49.6 ov), 9-129 (Neil Wagner, 53.5 ov), 10-129 (Ashar Zaidi, 54.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
L Gregory1242822.3300
C Overton1261721.4100
J Overton603015.0000
MJ Leach16.552521.4800
RE van der Merwe812633.2500
Somerset 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
D Elgar lbw b Harmer2751663052.94
ME Trescothick lbw b Porter57111071.42
TB Abell (c)c †Wheater b Porter0618000.00
JC Hildreth c Harmer b Bopara3538405092.10
SM Davies c Porter b Wagner1131341035.48
PD Trego c †Wheater b Wagner1729441058.62
L Gregory c Browne b Wagner1625352064.00
RE van der Merwe c ten Doeschate b Wagner2780028.57
C Overton c Ashar Zaidi b Wagner2259732037.28
J Overton c †Wheater b Wagner29100022.22
MJ Leach not out2741514065.85
Extras(b 4, lb 4, nb 2)10
TOTAL(50.2 Ov, RR: 3.45)174
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Marcus Trescothick, 2.5 ov), 2-25 (Tom Abell, 6.5 ov), 3-69 (Dean Elgar, 15.6 ov), 4-71 (James Hildreth, 16.6 ov), 5-100 (Steven Davies, 24.5 ov), 6-109 (Peter Trego, 28.3 ov), 7-111 (Roelof van der Merwe, 30.3 ov), 8-122 (Lewis Gregory, 34.1 ov), 9-124 (Jamie Overton, 36.2 ov), 10-174 (Craig Overton, 50.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JA Porter814325.3700
N Wagner12.204863.8900
SR Harmer1442611.8500
RS Bopara503016.0001
Ashar Zaidi1131901.7200
Essex 2nd Innings (target: 255 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
NLJ Browne c †Davies b J Overton351131194030.97
AN Cook c Hildreth b Elgar11021426116051.40
T Westley not out8614617815158.90
DW Lawrence not out1133361033.33
Extras(b 8, nb 2, w 5)15
TOTAL(84.1 Ov, RR: 3.05)257/2
Fall of wickets: 1-82 (Nick Browne, 32.6 ov), 2-216 (Sir Alastair Cook, 72.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
L Gregory9.122803.0500
C Overton1125404.9000
MJ Leach2746902.5500
J Overton1153012.7211
RE van der Merwe2264502.0400
PD Trego301906.3300
D Elgar10414.0000
MATCH DETAILS
The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton
TossSomerset , elected to bat first
SeriesSpecsavers County Championship Division One 2017
Season2017
Hours of play (local time)11am start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00
Match days14,15,16 April 2017 (4-day match)
Umpires
Graham Lloyd
Michael Gough
PointsEssex 19, Somerset 4
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 14 Apr - day 1 - Essex 1st innings 60/2 (AN Cook 39*, 20.5 ov)
Sat, 15 Apr - day 2 - Essex 2nd innings 10/0 (NLJ Browne 6*, AN Cook 4*, 7 ov)
Sun, 16 Apr - day 3 - Essex 2nd innings 257/2 (84.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • Essex 2nd innings:
  • AN Cook 100 off 202 balls (16 x 4)