Result
South Conference, Dublin, May 13 2007, Friends Provident Trophy
227/5
(41.3/50 ov, target 228)
228/3
Essex won by 7 wickets (with 51 balls remaining)
Ireland Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
WTS Porterfield c Cook b Bopara8813415212065.67
KED Carroll c Bopara b Napier731340022.58
JD Ryder  b Bopara29220022.22
KJ O'Brien st †Foster b Middlebrook3746525080.43
PG Gillespie not out4753645088.67
DT Johnston (c) b Danish Kaneria1310033.33
AR White not out25252430100.00
Extras(lb 8, nb 2, w 10)20
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 4.54)227/5
Fall of wickets: 1-21 (Kenny Carroll), 2-43 (Jesse Ryder), 3-117 (Kevin O'Brien), 4-166 (William Porterfield), 5-174 (Trent Johnston)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
A Nel1023803.80---30
GR Napier913413.77---00
RS Bopara804325.37---21
Danish Kaneria1023313.30---20
RN ten Doeschate502705.40---30
JD Middlebrook804415.50---00
Essex Innings (target: 228 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AN Cook lbw b Langford-Smith1424212058.33
RC Irani (c)not out9012415611272.58
ML Pettini c Whelan b Langford-Smith43710133.33
RS Bopara lbw b Whelan101101122122100.00
JS Foster not out00100-
Extras(b 4, lb 6, nb 6, w 3)19
TOTAL(41.3 Ov, RR: 5.49)228/3
Fall of wickets: 1-22 (Sir Alastair Cook), 2-46 (Mark Pettini), 3-226 (Ravi Bopara)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
M Hayward603806.33---01
D Langford-Smith704426.28---10
DT Johnston812703.37---00
RK Whelan905416.00---11
AR White8.313103.64---10
KJ O'Brien302408.00---01
MATCH DETAILS
Castle Avenue, Dublin
TossEssex , elected to field first
SeriesFriends Provident Trophy 2007
Season2007
Hours of play (local time)10.45 start, First Session 10.45-14.15, Interval 14.15-15.00, Second Session 15.00-18.30.
Match days13 May 2007 (50-over match)
Umpires
George Sharp
Vanburn Holder
PointsEssex 2, Ireland 0
MATCH NOTES
Essex innings
  • RS Bopara 100 in 120 mins off 99 balls, 12x4, 2x6