Result
South Group (N), Chelmsford, Aug 11 2017, NatWest t20 Blast
172/9
(20 ov, target 173)
163/7
Essex won by 9 runs
Player Of The Match
Middlesex
Essex Innings (20 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AJA Wheater  b Sowter43213042204.76
V Chopra c Franklin b Helm26192421136.84
DW Lawrence c Southee b Sowter17111720154.54
RS Bopara c Franklin b Sowter27253511108.00
Ashar Zaidi c Eskinazi b Higgins57160071.42
RN ten Doeschate (c)c Scott b Southee25202430125.00
JS Foster lbw b Sowter012000.00
PI Walter not out20131920153.84
SR Harmer c Southee b Helm1240050.00
Mohammad Amir run out (Franklin)11300100.00
Extras(lb 1, w 6)7
TOTAL(20 Ov, RR: 8.6)172/9
Did not bat: MW Dixon 
Fall of wickets: 1-54 (Varun Chopra, 5.3 ov), 2-71 (Adam Wheater, 7.1 ov), 3-90 (Dan Lawrence, 9.2 ov), 4-116 (Ashar Zaidi, 12.5 ov), 5-134 (Ravi Bopara, 15.1 ov), 6-139 (James Foster, 15.4 ov), 7-161 (Ryan ten Doeschate, 18.4 ov), 8-169 (Simon Harmer, 19.3 ov), 9-172 (Mohammad Amir, 19.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RF Higgins403819.506--10
TG Southee403418.506--00
TE Barber3037012.334--40
TG Helm403027.506--00
NA Sowter402345.756--00
PR Stirling10909.002--00
Middlesex Innings (target: 173 runs from 20 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
PR Stirling c sub (CJ Taylor) b Walter1350033.33
JA Simpson lbw b Lawrence30192351157.89
SS Eskinazi c sub (CJ Taylor) b Mohammad Amir1471121200.00
EJG Morgan (c)c & b Bopara37263250142.30
GFB Scott  b Ashar Zaidi3436471194.44
JEC Franklin c Harmer b Bopara711170063.63
RF Higgins not out23101621230.00
TG Southee  b Mohammad Amir3550060.00
NA Sowter not out83620266.66
Extras(lb 3, w 3)6
TOTAL(20 Ov, RR: 8.15)163/7
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Paul Stirling, 1.1 ov), 2-41 (Stevie Eskinazi, 4.1 ov), 3-48 (John Simpson, 5.1 ov), 4-104 (Eoin Morgan, 12.4 ov), 5-127 (James Franklin, 16.2 ov), 6-130 (George Scott, 17.1 ov), 7-139 (Tim Southee, 18.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Mohammad Amir402526.2512--10
PI Walter4048112.009--00
MW Dixon1014014.003--00
DW Lawrence402917.256--10
RS Bopara402426.008--10
SR Harmer201507.503--00
Ashar Zaidi10515.002--00
MATCH DETAILS
County Ground, Chelmsford
TossMiddlesex , elected to field first
SeriesNatWest t20 Blast 2017
Player Of The Match
Nathan Sowter
Season2017
Hours of play (local time)19.00 start, First Session 19.00-20.15, Interval 20.15-20.30, Second Session 20.30-21.45
Match days11 August 2017 - night match (20-over match)
Umpires
Billy Taylor
Steve O'Shaughnessy
PointsEssex 2, Middlesex 0