(D/N)Specsavers County Championship Division One at Chelmsford, Jun 25-28 2018
517/5d & 208/7d
(49 ov, target 319)
407 & 151/5
Match drawn
Essex 1st Innings
NLJ Browne run out (Groenewald)6614217411046.47
AN Cook lbw b Bess9616520215058.18
T Westley c Abell b Gregory2146643045.65
MS Pepper  b Bess2245563048.88
RS Bopara  b Trego11825132013047.01
RN ten Doeschate (c)not out17324430822370.90
AJA Wheater not out610121060.00
Extras(lb 9, nb 6)15
TOTAL(150 Ov, RR: 3.44)517/5d
Fall of wickets: 1-151 (Nick Browne, 48.3 ov), 2-176 (Sir Alastair Cook, 55.4 ov), 3-204 (Tom Westley, 64.1 ov), 4-212 (Michael Pepper, 69.3 ov), 5-506 (Ravi Bopara, 147.3 ov)
L Gregory1617014.3700
J Overton22111005.0001
JH Davey2386702.9100
TD Groenewald1204804.0000
DM Bess491013222.6901
PD Trego2064312.1501
TB Abell813804.7500
Somerset 1st Innings
EJ Byrom c †Wheater b Porter541261857042.85
SM Davies c †Wheater b Wagner4157607071.92
GA Bartlett  b SJ Cook4294985044.68
JC Hildreth lbw b Harmer781481948052.70
TB Abell (c)c †Wheater b Bopara41921125044.56
PD Trego  b Porter3964883160.93
L Gregory c Bopara b Wagner2247883046.80
DM Bess c †Wheater b Wagner3538466092.10
JH Davey c ten Doeschate b Harmer1343411030.23
J Overton c Bopara b Westley3547526074.46
TD Groenewald not out18190012.50
Extras(lb 2, nb 4)6
TOTAL(127 Ov, RR: 3.2)407
Fall of wickets: 1-55 (Steven Davies, 14.6 ov), 2-140 (George Bartlett, 41.5 ov), 3-150 (Eddie Byrom, 48.2 ov), 4-242 (Tom Abell, 78.6 ov), 5-280 (James Hildreth, 93.2 ov), 6-310 (Peter Trego, 100.2 ov), 7-356 (Dom Bess, 110.1 ov), 8-361 (Lewis Gregory, 112.2 ov), 9-385 (Josh Davey, 121.6 ov), 10-407 (Jamie Overton, 126.6 ov)
JA Porter2348723.7801
SJ Cook1946613.4700
SR Harmer461312222.6500
N Wagner32112233.8101
RS Bopara61811.3300
T Westley11010.0000
Essex 2nd Innings
NLJ Browne c Bartlett b Trego7515621012048.07
T Westley lbw b Davey027000.00
MS Pepper lbw b Gregory1360033.33
RS Bopara c Gregory b Bess58881329065.90
RN ten Doeschate (c) b Bess43310133.33
AJA Wheater  b Bess2029361068.96
AN Cook c Overton b Trego3450075.00
SR Harmer not out30272821111.11
N Wagner not out99920100.00
Extras(lb 1, nb 6, w 1)8
TOTAL(53 Ov, RR: 3.92)208/7d
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Tom Westley, 1.2 ov), 2-1 (Michael Pepper, 2.1 ov), 3-107 (Ravi Bopara, 33.2 ov), 4-111 (Ryan ten Doeschate, 33.5 ov), 5-149 (Adam Wheater, 43.4 ov), 6-152 (Sir Alastair Cook, 44.3 ov), 7-180 (Nick Browne, 50.1 ov)
L Gregory942512.7701
JH Davey921912.1100
J Overton501903.8011
DM Bess1728134.7600
PD Trego1306324.8401
Somerset 2nd Innings (target: 319 runs)
EJ Byrom run out (ten Doeschate)38373960102.70
SM Davies  b Harmer3034514088.23
GA Bartlett c AN Cook b Wagner2526330296.15
JC Hildreth  b Harmer19151630126.66
TB Abell (c)not out21891063023.59
PD Trego c AN Cook b Harmer2340066.66
L Gregory not out1590961016.66
Extras(b 1)1
TOTAL(49 Ov, RR: 3.08)151/5
Fall of wickets: 1-64 (Eddie Byrom, 10.2 ov), 2-75 (Steven Davies, 13.1 ov), 3-107 (James Hildreth, 17.5 ov), 4-113 (George Bartlett, 18.5 ov), 5-116 (Peter Trego, 19.3 ov)
JA Porter613305.5000
SJ Cook311505.0000
SR Harmer22124432.0000
N Wagner1415614.0000
T Westley21100.5000
RS Bopara21100.5000
County Ground, Chelmsford
TossEssex , elected to bat first
SeriesSpecsavers County Championship Division One 2018
Match days25,26,27,28 June 2018 - day/night match (4-day match)
First-class debut
Michael Pepper
Martin Saggers
Russell Warren
PointsEssex 11, Somerset 10
Mon, 25 Jun - day 1 - Essex 1st innings 298/4 (RS Bopara 37*, RN ten Doeschate 46*, 98 ov)
Tue, 26 Jun - day 2 - Somerset 1st innings 140/2 (EJ Byrom 53*, 41.5 ov)
Wed, 27 Jun - day 3 - Essex 2nd innings 17/2 (NLJ Browne 5*, RS Bopara 11*, 9 ov)
Thu, 28 Jun - day 4 - Somerset 2nd innings 151/5 (49 ov) - end of match