RESULT
4th Match, Chelmsford, April 07 - 10, 2022, County Championship Division One
514 & 68/1d
581

Match drawn

Essex 1st INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Nick Browne  b Bird10725332913042.29
Alastair Cook c †Robinson b Bird10026635811037.59
Tom Westley (c)c †Robinson b Bird3770934052.85
Dan Lawrence lbw b Quinn713211053.84
Jamie Porter lbw b Gilchrist026000.00
Matt Critchley  b Muyeye13217926813273.74
Adam Rossington  b Stevens4152855078.84
Adam Wheater  b Quinn3784964044.04
Shane Snater  b Gilchrist89150188.88
Mark Steketee c Compton b Gilchrist314150021.42
Sam Cook not out 1119180057.89
Extras(b 4, lb 10, nb 16, w 1)31
TOTAL158.5 Ov (RR: 3.23)514
Fall of wickets: 1-220 (Nick Browne, 82.2 ov), 2-241 (Alastair Cook, 88.4 ov), 3-257 (Dan Lawrence, 92.5 ov), 4-262 (Jamie Porter, 93.5 ov), 5-288 (Tom Westley, 102.3 ov), 6-353 (Adam Rossington, 121.2 ov), 7-447 (Adam Wheater, 145.1 ov), 8-469 (Shane Snater, 149.3 ov), 9-489 (Mark Steketee, 153.5 ov), 10-514 (Matt Critchley, 158.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Jackson Bird2878533.0313513000
82.2 to NLJ Browne, Lovely length with the new ball, swinging back in and clean through Browne as he loses his off stump. Fine knock. 220/1
88.4 to AN Cook, A rare error from Cook as he drives loosely outside off, and feathers a nick to the keeper. 241/2
102.3 to T Westley, extra lift off the deck outside off, hint of away movement, and a firm snick to the keeper as Westley is lured outside his eyeline! Bird strikes again, on a pitch that seems livelier this morning. 288/5
Matt Milnes2978803.031298000
Nathan Gilchrist2739833.621219106
93.5 to JA Porter, slides onto the back foot, pinned by one that keeps low, and Porter receives the slowest of slow deaths from the umpire. 262/4
149.3 to S Snater, attempted whip across the line, out comes his off stump. 469/8
153.5 to MT Steketee, short, swivels into a pull, straight at short midwicket. 489/9
Darren Stevens2474411.831184000
121.2 to AM Rossington, nibble off a good length and beats the outside edge! Stevens strikes to break a key stand. 353/6
Matt Quinn2839023.2112111000
92.5 to DW Lawrence, shoulders arms as the ball nips back, and up goes the finger! A short stay for Lawrence. 257/3
145.1 to AJA Wheater, round the wicket, pushed across Wheater, who has a hack with flat feet and chops onto his own stumps. 447/7
Tawanda Muyeye17.516813.81653210
158.5 to MJJ Critchley, attempted back-foot dab, opening the face for a run through third man, and it's all over for Critchley as he under-edges onto his middle stump. 514/10
Daniel Bell-Drummond502705.40203002
Kent 1st INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Ben Compton  b SJ Cook12928937019044.63
Daniel Bell-Drummond lbw b SJ Cook1116302068.75
Tawanda Muyeye lbw b Critchley581301908044.61
Jordan Cox c Critchley b Lawrence12933242915038.85
Ollie Robinson (c)†lbw b Critchley1249620024.48
Darren Stevens c AN Cook b Lawrence5168759075.00
Matt Milnes c sub b Critchley671842167136.41
Nathan Gilchrist  b Critchley923292039.13
Jackson Bird not out 53465862115.21
Matt Quinn c SJ Cook b Lawrence441310100.00
Joe Denly absent hurt------
Extras(b 17, lb 7, nb 32, w 2)58
TOTAL187.3 Ov (RR: 3.09)581
Fall of wickets: 1-36 (Daniel Bell-Drummond, 7.1 ov), 2-157 (Tawanda Muyeye, 50.6 ov), 3-280 (Ben Compton, 90.3 ov), 4-318 (Ollie Robinson, 105.6 ov), 5-400 (Darren Stevens, 125.4 ov), 6-475 (Jordan Cox, 165.4 ov), 7-494 (Nathan Gilchrist, 172.6 ov), 8-558 (Matt Milnes, 184.5 ov), 9-581 (Matt Quinn, 187.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Jamie Porter2999103.1313814003
Sam Cook32106321.961627002
7.1 to DJ Bell-Drummond, Wicket-to-wicket line, pinned on the knee. That's plumb. 36/1
90.3 to BG Compton, keeps a touch low perhaps, from round the wicket, and bursts through Compton's previously resolute defences. A fine knock. 280/3
Mark Steketee2979603.3114110019
Shane Snater2476802.8311511002
Matt Critchley46911442.472089200
50.6 to TS Muyeye, The new boy makes the breakthrough! Looped up on a very full length, looks like the googly, and Muyeye is pinned on the shin to end an enterprising stand. 157/2
105.6 to OG Robinson, two for Critchley! Similar delivery to his first wicket, full length, pinned on the pad by another googly. Canny bowling. 318/4
172.6 to NN Gilchrist, . 494/7
184.5 to ME Milnes, . 558/8
Dan Lawrence24.329834.0010215010
125.4 to DI Stevens, nibbles outside off, and Stevens falls to a snick to slip. The Essex Murali strikes!. 400/5
165.4 to JM Cox, . 475/6
187.3 to MR Quinn, . 581/9
Alastair Cook10808.0031000
Tom Westley201909.5042100
Essex 2nd INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Nick Browne c Cox b Gilchrist927201033.33
Alastair Cook not out 2654650048.14
Tom Westley (c)not out 3251455062.74
Extras(b 1)1
TOTAL22 Ov (RR: 3.09)68/1d
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Nick Browne, 6.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Nathan Gilchrist41611.50211000
6.2 to NLJ Browne, . 16/1
Tawanda Muyeye1123303.00442000
Matt Quinn401503.75141000
Ben Compton301304.33112000
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MATCH DETAILS
County Ground, Chelmsford
TossKent, elected to field first
Series
Season2022
Match days7,8,9,10 April 2022 - day (4-day match)
Umpires
England
Nick Cook
England
Paul Pollard
Match Referee
England
Simon Hinks
PointsEssex 12, Kent 12
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 07 Apr - day 1 - Essex 1st innings 272/4 (Tom Westley 28*, Matt Critchley 4*, 96 ov)
Fri, 08 Apr - day 2 - Kent 1st innings 122/1 (Ben Compton 47*, Tawanda Muyeye 43*, 33 ov)
Sat, 09 Apr - day 3 - Kent 1st innings 405/5 (Jordan Cox 100*, Matt Milnes 2*, 129 ov)
Sun, 10 Apr - day 4 - Essex 2nd innings 68/1d (22 ov) - end of match