Result
South Division, Cheltenham, Jul 20 2014, NatWest t20 Blast
183/7
(19.4/20 ov, target 184)
186/4
Gloucs won by 6 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
Gloucestershire
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Dent hands Essex rare defeat

Chris Dent hammered an unbeaten 55 off just 23 balls as Gloucestershire produced a shock NatWest T20 Blast victory Essex

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Scorecard summary
Essex183/7(20 overs)
Ravi Bopara51 (35)
Tom Smith1/26(4)
Gloucestershire186/4(19.4 overs)
19.4
4
Salisbury to Dent, FOUR runs
19.3
6
Salisbury to Dent, SIX runs
19.2
2
Salisbury to Dent, 2 runs
19.1
2
Salisbury to Dent, 2 runs
end of over 199 runs • 1 wicket
Glouc: 172/4CRR: 9.05 • RRR: 12.00 • Need 12 from 6b
Adam Rouse4 (5)
Chris Dent41 (19)
Graham Napier4-0-22-1
Matt Salisbury3-0-29-0
18.6
Napier to Rouse, no run
18.5
Napier to Rouse, no run
18.4
4
Napier to Rouse, FOUR runs
18.3
4b
Napier to Rouse, 4 byes
18.2
Napier to Rouse, no run
18.2
1w
Napier to Rouse, 1 wide
18.1
w
Napier to Cockbain, OUT
IA Cockbain b Napier 27 (23m 19b 1x4 1x6) SR: 142.10
end of over 1818 runs
Glouc: 163/3CRR: 9.05 • RRR: 10.50 • Need 21 from 12b
Chris Dent41 (19)
Ian Cockbain27 (18)
Matt Salisbury3-0-29-0
Ravi Bopara4-0-35-1
17.6
4
Salisbury to Dent, FOUR runs
17.5
2
Salisbury to Dent, 2 runs
17.4
6
Salisbury to Dent, SIX runs
17.3
1
Salisbury to Cockbain, 1 run
17.2
2
Salisbury to Cockbain, 2 runs
17.2
1w
Salisbury to Cockbain, 1 wide
17.1
2
Salisbury to Cockbain, 2 runs
Match details
College Ground, Cheltenham
TossGloucestershire , elected to field first
SeriesNatWest t20 Blast 2014
Player Of The Match
Chris Dent
Season2014
Hours of play (local time)14.30 start, First Session 14.30-15.50, Interval 15.50-16.10, Second Session 16.10-17.30
Match days20 July 2014 (20-over match)
Umpires
George Sharp
Stephen Gale
PointsGloucestershire 2, Essex 0