Derby, Aug 30 - Sep 1 2007, County Championship Division Two
272 & 268
(43.3 ov, target 402)139 & 174
Essex won by 227 runs
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Scorecard summary
Essex272/10(66.2 overs)1st INNINGS
Derbyshire139/10(28.3 overs)1st INNINGS
Essex268/10(77.2 overs)2nd INNINGS
Derbyshire174/10(43.3 overs)2nd INNINGS
Travis Birt63 (95)
Graham Wagg22 (19)
Danish Kaneria6/45(16.3)
Andy Bichel4/96(22)
Match details
County Ground, Derby
TossEssex, elected to bat first
SeriesCounty Championship Division Two
Hours of play (local time)11am start, Lunch 13.15-13.55, Tea (usually) 16.10-16.30, Close 18.30<br>Final day: Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00.
Match days30,31 August, 1 September 2007 - day (4-day match)
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Barry Dudleston
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George Sharp
PointsEssex 19, Derbyshire 3