result
Chelmsford, Sep 14 - 17 1988, Britannic Assurance County Championship
340 & 243/8d
(target 272)312 & 275/4
Essex won by 6 wickets
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Scorecard summary
Northamptonshire340/10(114.4 overs)1st INNINGS
Neil Foster4/106(33.4)
John Childs3/55(31)
Essex312/10(109.2 overs)1st INNINGS
Northamptonshire243/8(82 overs)2nd INNINGS
Essex275/4(60 overs)2nd INNINGS
Match details
County Ground, Chelmsford
TossNorthamptonshire, elected to bat first
SeriesBritannic Assurance County Championship
Season1988
Match daysday (4-day match)
Umpires
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David Evans
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Roy Palmer
PointsEssex 21, Northamptonshire 7