Result
Quarter-Final, Manchester, May 23 2009, Friends Provident Trophy
262/6
(44/50 ov, target 263)
195
Lancashire won by 67 runs
Player Of The Match
Lancashire
1y
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Stunning du Plessis takes Lancashire through

Francois du Plessis played one of the most important innings of his Lancashire career, an unbeaten 113 from 75 balls that led them into a Friends Provident semi-final at the expense of defending champions Essex

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Scorecard summary
Lancashire262/6(50 overs)
Essex195(44 overs)

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Match details
Old Trafford, Manchester
TossEssex , elected to field first
SeriesFriends Provident Trophy 2009
Player Of The Match
Faf du Plessis
Series resultLancashire advanced
Season2009
Hours of play (local time)12 noon start, First Session 12-15.30, Interval 15.30-16.00, Second Session 16.00-19.30.
Match days23 May 2009 (50-over match)
Umpires
Tim Robinson
Peter Willey