result
Worcester, Sep 21 - 24 2005, County Championship Division Two
574 & 201/1d
(target 352)424/3d & 348/5
Match drawn
Essex 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Will Jefferson c Moore b Wedge11614921017377.85
Alastair Cook c Mitchell b Ali3549608071.42
Ravi Bopara c Smith b Wedge1342532030.95
Ronnie Irani (c)c Price b Batty9917419910356.89
James Foster c Smith b Wedge031000.00
Ryan ten Doeschate c Batty b Ali9816316011360.12
James Middlebrook c Wigley b Price419220021.05
Tim Phillips c Hick b Wigley8917324412151.44
Graham Napier c Solanki b Wedge5566858283.33
Andre Adams c Wigley b Wedge3875922350.66
Jahid Ahmed not out 1422251163.63
Extras(b 1, lb 4, nb 6, w 2)13
TOTAL(155.2 Ov, RR: 3.69)574
Fall of wickets: 1-55 (Alastair Cook), 2-114 (Ravi Bopara), 3-227 (Will Jefferson), 4-227 (James Foster), 5-324 (Ronnie Irani), 6-355 (James Middlebrook), 7-387 (Ryan ten Doeschate), 8-466 (Graham Napier), 9-537 (Andre Adams), 10-574 (Tim Phillips)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Kabir Ali2549223.68---00
David Wigley28.2412614.44---00
Stuart Wedge31511253.61---21
Ray Price35710813.08---00
Gareth Batty2879113.25---01
Daryl Mitchell714005.71---01
Stephen Moore11000.00---00
Worcestershire 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Stephen Moore c Middlebrook b Bopara19126629835271.80
Daryl Mitchell c Adams b Ahmed614201042.85
Graeme Hick  b Adams1720201285.00
Ben Smith not out 15423928624264.43
Vikram Solanki (c)not out 24232840104.34
Extras(b 4, lb 6, nb 21, w 1)32
TOTAL(92 Ov, RR: 4.60)424/3d
Fall of wickets: 1-32 (Daryl Mitchell), 2-49 (Graeme Hick), 3-382 (Stephen Moore)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Andre Adams824115.12---01
Jahid Ahmed1649015.62---03
Ravi Bopara1005015.00---05
Graham Napier1317305.61---01
James Middlebrook3159102.93---00
Tim Phillips1426904.92---10
Essex 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Will Jefferson c Moore b Mitchell2026512176.92
Alastair Cook not out 11714411821081.25
Ravi Bopara not out 58496462118.36
Extras(nb 6)6
TOTAL(36 Ov, RR: 5.58)201/1d
Fall of wickets: 1-68 (Will Jefferson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
David Wigley512505.00---00
Stuart Wedge613105.16---00
Daryl Mitchell805917.37---03
Vikram Solanki1004504.50---00
Ben Smith714105.85---00
Worcestershire 2nd INNINGS (target: 352 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Stephen Moore  b Bopara4550788090.00
Daryl Mitchell c & b Bopara531001128053.00
Graeme Hick st †Foster b Phillips1079612894111.45
Ben Smith c Napier b Phillips767210363105.55
Vikram Solanki (c)c Jefferson b Phillips15121411125.00
Steven Davies not out 26212930123.80
Gareth Batty not out 1011200090.90
Extras(b 5, lb 5, nb 4, w 2)16
TOTAL(60 Ov, RR: 5.80)348/5
Fall of wickets: 1-91 (Stephen Moore), 2-119 (Daryl Mitchell), 3-291 (Graeme Hick), 4-298 (Ben Smith), 5-316 (Vikram Solanki)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Andre Adams1819305.16---01
Jahid Ahmed1105104.63---00
Graham Napier603305.50---10
Ravi Bopara1529526.33---11
James Middlebrook604207.00---00
Tim Phillips402436.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
County Ground, New Road, Worcester
TossEssex, elected to bat first
SeriesCounty Championship Division Two
Season2005
Match daysday (4-day match)
FC debut
Jahid Ahmed
Jahid Ahmed
Umpires
England Image
Allan Jones
England Image
Jeff Evans
PointsEssex 10, Worcestershire 11
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 21 Sep - day 1 - Essex 1st innings 397/7 (Tim Phillips 20*, Graham Napier 0*, 105 ov)
Thu, 22 Sep - day 2 - WORCS 1st innings 244/2 (Stephen Moore 124*, Ben Smith 77*, 52 ov)
Fri, 23 Sep - day 3 - WORCS 1st innings 424/3 (Ben Smith 154*, Vikram Solanki 24*, 92 ov)
Sat, 24 Sep - day 4 - WORCS 2nd innings 348/5 (60 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • WI Jefferson 100 in 168 mins off 119 balls, 15x4, 3x6
Day 2
  • SC Moore 100 in 149 mins off 123 balls, 20x4, 1x6
Day 3
  • BF Smith 100 in 170 mins off 150 balls, 17x4, 2x6
Day 4
  • AN Cook 100 in 104 mins off 118 balls, 18x4
  • GA Hick 100 in 114 mins off 84 balls, 9x4, 4x6