County Championship Division Two at Northampton, Sep 9-12 2008
304 & 251/1d
(16 ov, target 300)
256/2d & 60/3
Match drawn
Northamptonshire 1st Innings
SD Peters  b Bopara411101376037.27
NJ O'Brien  b Middlebrook4559789076.27
Rob White c ten Doeschate b Bopara2428324085.71
DJG Sales run out59651108290.76
MH Wessels lbw b Napier1718223094.44
L Klusener c Gallian b Napier01-000.00
N Boje (c)c Pettini b Bopara37283761132.14
AJ Hall not out3478833043.58
JJ van der Wath c †Foster b Middlebrook1732423053.12
MS Panesar lbw b Middlebrook4971044.44
DS Lucas lbw b Napier1490025.00
Extras(b 4, lb 8, nb 10, w 3)25
TOTAL(71.1 Ov, RR: 4.27)304
Fall of wickets: 1-67 (Niall O'Brien), 2-101 (Rob White), 3-135 (Stephen Peters), 4-175 (Riki Wessels), 5-175 (Lance Klusener), 6-243 (Nicky Boje), 7-261 (David Sales), 8-287 (Johan van der Wath), 9-293 (Monty Panesar), 10-304 (David Lucas)
DD Masters1763602.1100
GR Napier9.133934.2500
JD Middlebrook1516534.3300
CJC Wright1125204.7200
RS Bopara1007237.2035
GW Flower301204.0000
RN ten Doeschate631602.6600
Essex 1st Innings
JER Gallian c Rob White b Boje7216722310043.11
JK Maunders c Wessels b Panesar621491507141.61
RS Bopara not out651131418057.52
ML Pettini (c)not out5057683387.71
Extras(b 1, lb 5, w 1)7
TOTAL(81 Ov, RR: 3.16)256/2d
Fall of wickets: 1-113 (John Maunders), 2-168 (Jason Gallian)
JJ van der Wath32301.0000
DS Lucas2266603.0000
N Boje2028114.0510
MS Panesar27.458813.1800
AJ Hall8.231201.4400
Northamptonshire 2nd Innings
SD Peters not out1307679220171.05
NJ O'Brien c Pettini b Foster58434780134.88
Rob White not out61263036234.61
Extras(nb 2)2
TOTAL(24 Ov, RR: 10.45)251/1d
Fall of wickets: 1-159 (Niall O'Brien)
JS Foster120122110.1601
ML Pettini120129010.7500
Essex 2nd Innings (target: 300 runs)
JER Gallian lbw b Lucas032000.00
JK Maunders c Boje b Klusener2652-3050.00
RS Bopara lbw b Boje2423-40104.34
ML Pettini (c)not out918191050.00
JS Foster not out00-00-
Extras(b 1)1
TOTAL(16 Ov, RR: 3.75)60/3
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Jason Gallian), 2-46 (Ravi Bopara), 3-60 (John Maunders)
DS Lucas301916.3300
L Klusener812413.0000
N Boje511613.2000
County Ground, Northampton
TossNorthamptonshire , elected to bat first
SeriesCounty Championship Division Two 2008
Hours of play (local time)10.30am start, Lunch 12.30-13.10, Tea 15.10-15.30, Close 17.30.
Match days9,10,11,12 September 2008 (4-day match)
Peter Hartley
Pasty Harris
PointsEssex 9, Northamptonshire 7
Tue, 09 Sep - day 1 - no play
Wed, 10 Sep - day 2 - Essex 1st innings 18/0 (JER Gallian 14*, JK Maunders 4*, 14 ov)
Thu, 11 Sep - day 3 - Essex 1st innings 256/2 (RS Bopara 65*, ML Pettini 50*, 81 ov)
Fri, 12 Sep - day 4 - Essex 2nd innings 60/3 (16 ov) - end of match
Day 4
  • Northamptonshire 2nd innings
  • GR Napier kept wicket for Essex while Foster was bowling
  • SD Peters 100 in 55 mins off 59 balls, 18x4