Chelmsford, Sep 14 - 17 1988, Britannic Assurance County Championship
340 & 243/8d
(60 ov, target 272)312 & 275/4
Essex won by 6 wickets
Northamptonshire 1st INNINGS
Geoff Cook (c) b Foster3-----
Alan Fordham c †East b Stephenson34-----
Rob Bailey c †East b Childs15-----
Allan Lamb  b Childs155-----
David Capel lbw b Foster10-----
Richard Williams  b Childs28-----
Duncan Wild c Gooch b Pringle46-----
David Ripley c †East b Foster9-----
Dennis Lillee c Gooch b Pringle2-----
Mark Robinson not out 19-----
Nick Cook  b Foster3-----
Extras(lb 8, nb 8)16
TOTAL(114.4 Ov, RR: 2.96)340
Fall of wickets: 1-6, 2-37, 3-69, 4-113, 5-200, 6-295, 7-310, 8-312, 9-326, 10-340
Neil Foster33.4410643.14---00
Derek Pringle2236923.13---00
John Childs31145531.77---00
Graham Gooch511803.60---00
John Stephenson702713.85---00
Geoff Miller1615703.56---00
Essex 1st INNINGS
Graham Gooch (c)c †Ripley b Lillee35-----
John Stephenson c Robinson b NGB Cook38-----
Alan Lilley lbw b Lillee48-----
Mark Waugh  b NGB Cook35-----
Paul Prichard  b Lillee27-----
Nasser Hussain  b Williams52-----
Derek Pringle st †Ripley b NGB Cook12-----
Geoff Miller c Bailey b NGB Cook10-----
David East c Williams b NGB Cook24-----
Neil Foster c Fordham b NGB Cook2-----
John Childs not out 3-----
Extras(b 8, lb 14, nb 4)26
TOTAL(109.2 Ov, RR: 2.85)312
Fall of wickets: 1-55, 2-89, 3-131, 4-193, 5-198, 6-257, 7-277, 8-285, 9-289, 10-312
Dennis Lillee27310133.74---00
Mark Robinson1634803.00---00
Nick Cook42.2185661.32---00
David Capel512905.80---00
Richard Williams1955612.94---00
Northamptonshire 2nd INNINGS
Geoff Cook (c) b Childs6-----
Alan Fordham c †East b Foster70-----
Rob Bailey c Pringle b Childs39-----
Allan Lamb c Gooch b Childs16-----
David Capel lbw b Childs0-----
Richard Williams not out 63-----
Duncan Wild c Lilley b Foster13-----
David Ripley c Waugh b Pringle11-----
Dennis Lillee c Miller b Foster13-----
Mark Robinson not out 2-----
Extras(b 2, lb 6, nb 2)10
TOTAL(82 Ov, RR: 2.96)243/8d
Did not bat: Nick Cook 
Fall of wickets: 1-19, 2-90, 3-115, 4-115, 5-166, 6-190, 7-213, 8-240
Neil Foster2126833.23---00
Derek Pringle1223012.50---00
John Childs33118742.63---00
Graham Gooch601702.83---00
Geoff Miller1023303.30---00
Essex 2nd INNINGS (target: 272 runs)
Graham Gooch (c) b NGB Cook108-----
John Stephenson lbw b Lillee1-----
Alan Lilley c Wild b NGB Cook43-----
Mark Waugh c †Ripley b NGB Cook28-----
Paul Prichard not out 55-----
Nasser Hussain not out 17-----
Extras(b 10, lb 13)23
TOTAL(60 Ov, RR: 4.58)275/4
Fall of wickets: 1-5, 2-134, 3-180, 4-227
Dennis Lillee922813.11---00
Mark Robinson511402.80---00
Nick Cook25210034.00---00
Richard Williams1517404.93---00
Rob Bailey603606.00---00
County Ground, Chelmsford
TossNorthamptonshire, elected to bat first
SeriesBritannic Assurance County Championship
Match daysday (4-day match)
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David Evans
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Roy Palmer
PointsEssex 21, Northamptonshire 7
Wed, 14 Sep - day 1 - Northants 1st innings 301/6 (Duncan Wild 40*, David Ripley 0*)
Thu, 15 Sep - day 2 - Essex 1st innings 199/5 (Nasser Hussain 2*, Derek Pringle 0*)
Fri, 16 Sep - day 3 - Northants 2nd innings 200/6 (Richard Williams 45*, David Ripley 4*)
Sat, 17 Sep - day 4 - Essex 2nd innings 275/4 (60 ov) - end of match