Result
County Championship Division Two at Chelmsford, Aug 1-4 2012
434/3d
(115.5 ov)
359
Match drawn
Essex 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
T Westley lbw b White12529235413042.80
JC Mickleburgh run out (Thornely)12624332714151.85
OA Shah lbw b Henderson3659794061.01
ML Pettini not out72891346180.89
RN ten Doeschate not out63638163100.00
Extras(lb 8, nb 4)12
TOTAL(124 Ov, RR: 3.5)434/3d
Fall of wickets: 1-248 (Jaik Mickleburgh, 86.1 ov), 2-272 (Tom Westley, 92.4 ov), 3-314 (Owais Shah, 103.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
MJ Hoggard2446202.5800
NL Buck2338403.6501
WA White2227013.1801
SJ Thakor914404.8800
CW Henderson35312813.6500
RR Sarwan301605.3300
MA Thornely802202.7500
Leicestershire 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GP Smith c Mickleburgh b Masters518201027.77
MA Thornely c Westley b Masters1152363268448.72
EJH Eckersley c ten Doeschate b Masters27100028.57
RR Sarwan c Harbhajan Singh b Masters2162691033.87
MAG Boyce lbw b Masters771652139046.66
SJ Thakor not out62851413172.94
WA White c Harbhajan Singh b Chambers510131050.00
PG Dixey c ten Doeschate b Harbhajan Singh416210025.00
CW Henderson c Harbhajan Singh b Masters4751057.14
NL Buck lbw b Napier725251028.00
MJ Hoggard (c)c Harbhajan Singh b Masters2867624041.79
Extras(b 12, lb 10, nb 6, w 1)29
TOTAL(115.5 Ov, RR: 3.09)359
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Greg Smith, 4.4 ov), 2-8 (Ned Eckersley, 6.5 ov), 3-63 (Ramnaresh Sarwan, 23.3 ov), 4-241 (Matthew Boyce, 80.1 ov), 5-248 (Michael Thornely, 82.4 ov), 6-263 (Wayne White, 85.2 ov), 7-280 (Paul Dixey, 90.1 ov), 8-285 (Claude Henderson, 91.3 ov), 9-303 (Nathan Buck, 97.6 ov), 10-359 (Matthew Hoggard, 115.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DD Masters26.5116072.2300
GR Napier1563512.3300
MA Chambers1756113.5803
Harbhajan Singh3779612.5900
RN ten Doeschate803103.8710
T Westley1215404.5000
MATCH DETAILS
County Ground, Chelmsford
TossEssex , elected to bat first
SeriesCounty Championship Division Two 2012
Season2012
Hours of play (local time)11am start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00
Match days1,2,3,4 August 2012 (4-day match)
Umpires
Neil Bainton
Steve O'Shaughnessy
PointsEssex 10, Leicestershire 7
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 01 Aug - day 1 - Essex 1st innings 161/0 (T Westley 75*, JC Mickleburgh 81*, 57 ov)
Thu, 02 Aug - day 2 - Leicestershire 1st innings 32/2 (MA Thornely 5*, RR Sarwan 7*, 14 ov)
Fri, 03 Aug - day 3 - Leicestershire 1st innings 336/9 (SJ Thakor 53*, MJ Hoggard 16*, 110 ov)
Sat, 04 Aug - day 4 - Leicestershire 1st innings 359 (115.5 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 3
  • Leicestershire 1st innings
  • MA Thornely 100 off 209 balls in 279 mins, 7x4, 3x6
Day 2
  • Essex 1st innings
  • JC Mickleburgh 100 off 195 balls in 257 minutes, 12x4, 1x6
  • T Westley 100 off 230 balls in 271 minutes, 11x4