Result
Twenty20 Cup at Hove, Jul 11 2006
173/5
(20 ov, target 174)
177/6
Essex won by 4 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
Sussex Innings (20 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MW Goodwin c Irani b Bopara1722222077.27
MJ Prior  b Gough734462111165.90
CJ Adams (c)lbw b Ahmed36252231144.00
LJ Wright c Bichel b Bopara107520142.85
MH Yardy not out22152120146.66
Yasir Arafat run out64900150.00
RSC Martin-Jenkins not out53300166.66
Extras(lb 2, w 2)4
TOTAL(20 Ov, RR: 8.65)173/5
Fall of wickets: 1-38 (Murray Goodwin), 2-111 (Chris Adams), 3-124 (Luke Wright), 4-144 (Matt Prior), 5-165 (Yasir Arafat)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
D Gough402917.25---00
AJ Bichel403308.25---00
RS Bopara402426.00---10
GW Flower302909.66---00
JD Middlebrook2031015.50---00
JS Ahmed302518.33---10
Essex Innings (target: 174 runs from 20 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ML Pettini c Adams b Martin-Jenkins20171721117.64
RC Irani (c)not out1006177132163.93
D Gough c & b Martin-Jenkins20152130133.33
WI Jefferson c Adams b Yardy2512922208.33
RS Bopara  b Wright3570060.00
RN ten Doeschate c Montgomerie b Yasir Arafat510120050.00
JS Foster c Martin-Jenkins b Yasir Arafat01-000.00
JD Middlebrook not out00-00-
Extras(b 1, nb 2, w 1)4
TOTAL(20 Ov, RR: 8.85)177/6
Fall of wickets: 1-44 (Mark Pettini), 2-91 (Darren Gough), 3-123 (Will Jefferson), 4-142 (Ravi Bopara), 5-173 (Ryan ten Doeschate), 6-173 (James Foster)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RJ Kirtley3038012.66---00
Yasir Arafat403729.25---01
RSC Martin-Jenkins402927.25---00
LJ Wright403017.50---00
MH Yardy402115.25---10
SA Heather1021021.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
County Ground, Hove
TossSussex , elected to bat first
SeriesTwenty20 Cup 2006
Player Of The Match
Ronnie Irani
Season2006
Hours of play (local time)5.40pm start, First Session 5.40-6.55pm Interval 6.55-7.10pm, Second Session 7.10-8.25pm
Match days11 July 2006 (20-over match)
Twenty20 debut
Jahid Ahmed
Umpires
Richard Illingworth
John Holder
TV Umpire
Barrie Leadbeater
PointsEssex 2, Sussex 0
MATCH NOTES
Essex innings
  • RC Irani 100 in 78 mins off 61 balls, 13x4 and 2x6