Result
Specsavers County Championship Division One at Chelmsford, Aug 28-31 2017
159 & 293
(37.5 ov, target 289)
164 & 109
Essex won by 179 runs
Essex 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
V Chopra lbw b van Meekeren921232042.85
NLJ Browne c van Meekeren b Overton44941306046.80
DW Lawrence c Hildreth b van Meekeren058000.00
RS Bopara lbw b Overton11926005.26
AJA Wheater lbw b Groenewald317170017.64
RN ten Doeschate (c)c Trescothick b Overton3542545183.33
JS Foster c Hildreth b Groenewald413200030.76
PI Walter  b van Meekeren1740603042.50
SR Harmer c Trescothick b van Meekeren1225341048.00
Mohammad Amir not out22182650122.22
JA Porter  b Overton1081420125.00
Extras(lb 1, w 1)2
TOTAL(50.2 Ov, RR: 3.15)159
Fall of wickets: 1-19 (Varun Chopra, 5.5 ov), 2-21 (Dan Lawrence, 7.4 ov), 3-36 (Ravi Bopara, 13.4 ov), 4-39 (Adam Wheater, 18.3 ov), 5-90 (Ryan ten Doeschate, 31.6 ov), 6-97 (Nick Browne, 33.1 ov), 7-98 (James Foster, 36.3 ov), 8-121 (Simon Harmer, 45.1 ov), 9-140 (Paul Walter, 47.5 ov), 10-159 (Jamie Porter, 50.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
C Overton15.244042.6000
PA van Meekeren1426044.2810
TD Groenewald1352521.9200
TB Abell511503.0000
MJ Leach301806.0000
Somerset 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ME Trescothick c †Foster b Porter215170013.33
EJ Byrom  b Porter539620012.82
TD Rouse c Harmer b Bopara426320015.38
JC Hildreth c Bopara b Porter51701016072.85
TB Abell (c)c Chopra b Porter3075794040.00
SM Davies c †Foster b Porter1533542045.45
MJ Leach c †Foster b Mohammad Amir818211044.44
C Overton  b Mohammad Amir044000.00
DM Bess not out2251773043.13
TD Groenewald c †Foster b Harmer1152540021.15
PA van Meekeren c Wheater b Harmer045000.00
Extras(lb 4, nb 6, w 6)16
TOTAL(64 Ov, RR: 2.56)164
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Marcus Trescothick, 4.3 ov), 2-10 (Tim Rouse, 11.4 ov), 3-20 (Eddie Byrom, 14.5 ov), 4-98 (Tom Abell, 36.3 ov), 5-101 (James Hildreth, 38.3 ov), 6-118 (Jack Leach, 43.2 ov), 7-118 (Craig Overton, 43.6 ov), 8-133 (Steven Davies, 48.1 ov), 9-164 (Tim Groenewald, 63.2 ov), 10-164 (Paul van Meekeren, 63.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JA Porter1744052.3510
Mohammad Amir1242221.8301
SR Harmer22104221.9000
RS Bopara502515.0010
PI Walter813103.8702
Essex 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
V Chopra lbw b Overton11618006.25
NLJ Browne  b Groenewald8319824112141.91
DW Lawrence lbw b Overton029000.00
RS Bopara st †Davies b Leach943511020.93
AJA Wheater c †Davies b Overton8818824011046.80
RN ten Doeschate (c)c Trescothick b Leach67901267074.44
JS Foster lbw b Groenewald2234434064.70
PI Walter not out714221050.00
SR Harmer lbw b Bess215130013.33
JA Porter c †Davies b Bess036000.00
Mohammad Amir absent hurt-
Extras(b 1, lb 9, nb 4)14
TOTAL(100.1 Ov, RR: 2.92)293
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Varun Chopra, 4.5 ov), 2-8 (Dan Lawrence, 6.1 ov), 3-39 (Ravi Bopara, 19.6 ov), 4-157 (Nick Browne, 64.3 ov), 5-234 (Adam Wheater, 84.2 ov), 6-284 (James Foster, 94.4 ov), 7-284 (Ryan ten Doeschate, 95.1 ov), 8-293 (Simon Harmer, 98.4 ov), 9-293 (Jamie Porter, 100.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
C Overton2586832.7200
PA van Meekeren2077203.6000
TD Groenewald2157423.5200
MJ Leach2585222.0800
DM Bess9.131721.8502
Somerset 2nd Innings (target: 289 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ME Trescothick  b Porter023000.00
EJ Byrom c †Foster b Porter1016282062.50
TD Rouse c †Foster b Porter981210112.50
JC Hildreth c †Foster b Porter22223440100.00
TB Abell (c)lbw b Harmer078000.00
SM Davies c Browne b Porter1951642037.25
C Overton  b Harmer36731064149.31
DM Bess lbw b Harmer055000.00
MJ Leach  b Porter820202040.00
TD Groenewald  b Porter11718005.88
PA van Meekeren not out16130016.66
Extras(lb 3)3
TOTAL(37.5 Ov, RR: 2.88)109
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Marcus Trescothick, 0.2 ov), 2-10 (Tim Rouse, 2.6 ov), 3-31 (Eddie Byrom, 6.1 ov), 4-32 (Tom Abell, 7.3 ov), 5-42 (James Hildreth, 10.4 ov), 6-81 (Steven Davies, 24.4 ov), 7-82 (Dom Bess, 25.4 ov), 8-99 (Jack Leach, 30.3 ov), 9-105 (Tim Groenewald, 34.6 ov), 10-109 (Craig Overton, 37.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JA Porter1425573.9200
PI Walter732203.1400
SR Harmer15.562931.8300
RS Bopara11000.0000
MATCH DETAILS
County Ground, Chelmsford
TossEssex , 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 days28,29,30,31 August 2017 (4-day match)
Umpires
Neil Mallender
Mike Burns
PointsEssex 19, Somerset 3
CLOSE OF PLAY
Mon, 28 Aug - day 1 - Somerset 1st innings 118/5 (SM Davies 7*, MJ Leach 8*, 43 ov)
Tue, 29 Aug - day 2 - Essex 2nd innings 117/3 (NLJ Browne 66*, AJA Wheater 36*, 52.3 ov)
Wed, 30 Aug - day 3 - Essex 2nd innings 158/4 (AJA Wheater 58*, RN ten Doeschate 0*, 66 ov)
Thu, 31 Aug - day 4 - Somerset 2nd innings 109 (37.5 ov) - end of match