Final, London, Sep 23 - 27 2020, Bob Willis Trophy
301 & 272/7d
(80.3 ov, target 237)337/8 & 179/6
Match drawn (Essex won on 1st innings)
Somerset 1st INNINGS (120 overs maximum)
Ben Green  b SJ Cook2466903036.36
Tom Lammonby lbw b SJ Cook038000.00
Tom Abell (c)c †Wheater b Beard1943584044.18
Eddie Byrom lbw b SJ Cook11721731216053.91
George Bartlett c AN Cook b Porter1247621025.53
Steven Davies c †Wheater b SJ Cook2739655069.23
Craig Overton lbw b Porter661361569048.52
Lewis Gregory lbw b SJ Cook910160190.00
Josh Davey not out 1738453044.73
Jack Leach lbw b Harmer313330023.07
Jack Brooks  b Harmer013000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 4, nb 2)7
TOTAL(102 Ov, RR: 2.95)301
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Tom Lammonby, 1.3 ov), 2-34 (Tom Abell, 15.2 ov), 3-52 (Ben Green, 20.4 ov), 4-94 (George Bartlett, 36.3 ov), 5-139 (Steven Davies, 51.2 ov), 6-266 (Craig Overton, 90.4 ov), 7-270 (Eddie Byrom, 91.6 ov), 8-279 (Lewis Gregory, 93.5 ov), 9-301 (Jack Leach, 101.5 ov), 10-301 (Jack Brooks, 101.6 ov)
Jamie Porter2998522.9313212000
Sam Cook32107652.3715711100
Aaron Beard1116816.184211001
Simon Harmer2063621.801005000
Dan Lawrence10202.0040000
Paul Walter912903.22332000
Essex 1st INNINGS (120 overs maximum)
Nick Browne c Overton b Gregory847540017.02
Alastair Cook c Overton b Gregory17228938326059.51
Tom Westley (c)c Abell b Lammonby511372107037.22
Dan Lawrence c Lammonby b Gregory621240028.57
Paul Walter lbw b Gregory012000.00
Ryan ten Doeschate lbw b Overton2164853032.81
Jamie Porter  b Gregory1351612025.49
Adam Wheater not out 26651132040.00
Simon Harmer c Overton b Gregory038000.00
Aaron Beard not out 1447531029.78
Extras(b 4, lb 12, nb 10)26
TOTAL(120 Ov, RR: 2.80)337/8
Did not bat: Sam Cook 
Fall of wickets: 1-27 (Nick Browne, 13.6 ov), 2-197 (Tom Westley, 65.2 ov), 3-208 (Dan Lawrence, 70.5 ov), 4-208 (Paul Walter, 70.6 ov), 5-264 (Ryan ten Doeschate, 92.1 ov), 6-266 (Alastair Cook, 93.4 ov), 7-303 (Jamie Porter, 105.5 ov), 8-303 (Simon Harmer, 107.2 ov)
Craig Overton2966612.271368000
Josh Davey2337003.04967000
Lewis Gregory2757262.661349004
Jack Brooks932502.77475001
Tom Abell201005.0092000
Jack Leach2245202.361015000
Tom Lammonby822613.25385000
Somerset 2nd INNINGS
Ben Green c AN Cook b Beard41801106151.25
Tom Lammonby lbw b Harmer11615120117076.82
Tom Abell (c)c Browne b Porter1521332071.42
Eddie Byrom  b Porter12832003.57
George Bartlett c Westley b Porter521251023.80
Steven Davies c AN Cook b Harmer1950613038.00
Lewis Gregory c AN Cook b Porter1560020.00
Craig Overton not out 4572944162.50
Josh Davey not out 1629391055.17
Extras(lb 11, nb 2)13
TOTAL(76 Ov, RR: 3.57)272/7d
Fall of wickets: 1-105 (Ben Green, 27.5 ov), 2-155 (Tom Abell, 35.4 ov), 3-167 (Eddie Byrom, 43.5 ov), 4-187 (George Bartlett, 49.6 ov), 5-187 (Tom Lammonby, 50.1 ov), 6-188 (Lewis Gregory, 51.3 ov), 7-224 (Steven Davies, 66.1 ov)
Jamie Porter2347343.171018101
Sam Cook1625603.50698000
Simon Harmer32910123.1514114100
Paul Walter10303.0030000
Aaron Beard402817.00134000
Essex 2nd INNINGS (target: 237 runs)
Nick Browne c Abell b Gregory1326313050.00
Alastair Cook c †Davies b Gregory31631015049.20
Tom Westley (c)lbw b Overton067000.00
Dan Lawrence lbw b Leach35881185039.77
Paul Walter lbw b Leach21841202025.00
Ryan ten Doeschate c Bartlett b Leach461371645033.57
Adam Wheater not out 14801032017.50
Simon Harmer not out 034000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 10, nb 8)19
TOTAL(80.3 Ov, RR: 2.22)179/6
Fall of wickets: 1-25 (Nick Browne, 7.2 ov), 2-26 (Tom Westley, 8.3 ov), 3-68 (Alastair Cook, 23.2 ov), 4-98 (Dan Lawrence, 36.1 ov), 5-131 (Paul Walter, 52.5 ov), 6-179 (Ryan ten Doeschate, 79.5 ov)
Craig Overton1773712.17866000
Josh Davey931802.00452000
Lewis Gregory21.355222.411086003
Jack Brooks831101.37432000
Jack Leach22103831.721143001
Eddie Byrom10404.0051000
Tom Lammonby21804.00102000
Lord's, London
TossEssex, elected to field first
SeriesBob Willis Trophy
Series resultEssex won the 2020 Bob Willis Trophy
Hours of play (local time)10.30 start, Lunch 12.30-13.10, Tea 15.10-15.30, Close 17.30
Match days23,24,25,26,27 September 2020 - day(5-day match)
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Rob Bailey
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Russell Warren
Match Referee
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Dean Cosker
Wed, 23 Sep - day 1 -Somerset 1st innings 119/4 (Eddie Byrom 51*, Steven Davies 13*, 44 ov)
Thu, 24 Sep - day 2 -Somerset 1st innings 301/0
Fri, 25 Sep - day 3 -Essex 1st innings 271/6 (Jamie Porter 5*, Adam Wheater 0*, 98 ov)
Sat, 26 Sep - day 4 -Somerset 2nd innings 227/7 (Craig Overton 17*, Josh Davey 2*, 67.5 ov)
Sun, 27 Sep - day 5 -Essex 2nd innings 179/6 (80.3 ov) - end of match
  • A team must close their innings at 120 overs in the first innings, as per the regulations.
  • Essex in their first innings closed at 120 overs