Final, Lord's, Jul 11-12 1998, Benson & Hedges Cup
(27.4/50 ov, target 269)
Essex won by 192 runs
Player Of The Match
Essex Innings (50 overs maximum)
PJ Prichard (c)c Simmons b Williamson92113-11281.41
SG Law c Mullally b Wells624-0025.00
N Hussain c Smith b Lewis88102-8186.27
RC Irani c Maddy b Mullally3237-2186.48
DR Law c Lewis b Williamson15-0020.00
AP Grayson not out97-20128.57
RJ Rollins c Brimson b Mullally02-000.00
SD Peters  b Mullally98-10112.50
AP Cowan not out32-00150.00
Extras(b 2, lb 8, w 18)28
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 5.36)268/7
Fall of wickets: 1-40 (Stuart Law, 9.4 ov), 2-174 (Paul Prichard, 34.6 ov), 3-234 (Nasser Hussain, 45.1 ov), 4-244 (Danny Law, 46.3 ov), 5-245 (Ronnie Irani, 47.1 ov), 6-250 (Robert Rollins, 47.6 ov), 7-265 (Stephen Peters, 49.4 ov)
AD Mullally1013633.60---70
CC Lewis905916.55---20
VJ Wells1003413.40---40
PV Simmons916707.44---20
MT Brimson201306.50---20
D Williamson1004924.90---10
Leicestershire Innings (target: 269 runs from 50 overs)
DL Maddy c SG Law b Cowan541-0012.19
IJ Sutcliffe c Irani b Cowan112-008.33
BF Smith c SG Law b Cowan01-000.00
PV Simmons  b Ilott24-0050.00
VJ Wells lbw b Ilott110-0010.00
A Habib lbw b Ilott515-1033.33
PA Nixon not out2136-3058.33
CC Lewis (c)c Peters b Irani014-000.00
D Williamson c & b SG Law1118-2061.11
AD Mullally lbw b Irani112-008.33
MT Brimson  b SG Law05-000.00
Extras(lb 8, nb 4, w 17)29
TOTAL(27.4 Ov, RR: 2.74)76
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Iain Sutcliffe, 5.3 ov), 2-6 (Ben Smith, 5.4 ov), 3-10 (Phil Simmons, 6.3 ov), 4-17 (Vince Wells, 8.1 ov), 5-31 (Aftab Habib, 12.6 ov), 6-31 (Darren Maddy, 13.2 ov), 7-36 (Chris Lewis, 16.5 ov), 8-67 (Dominic Williamson, 23.4 ov), 9-73 (Alan Mullally, 26.3 ov), 10-76 (Matthew Brimson, 27.4 ov)
MC Ilott821031.25---60
AP Cowan1022432.40---62
RC Irani622123.50---10
SG Law3.401323.54---40
Lord's, London
TossLeicestershire , elected to field first
SeriesBenson & Hedges Cup 1998
Player Of The Match
Paul Prichard
Series resultEssex won the 1998 Benson & Hedges Cup
Match days11,12 July 1998 (50-over match)
Mervyn Kitchen
Ray Julian
TV Umpire
Chris Balderstone
  • Reserve day used