result
Southend-on-Sea, Aug 8 - 10 2007, County Championship Division Two
278 & 139
(target 330)88 & 259
Gloucs won by 70 runs
Gloucestershire 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Kadeer Ali c Middlebrook b Bopara6514820411043.91
Craig Spearman c ten Doeschate b Middlebrook758210917091.46
Grant Hodnett c Bichel b Danish Kaneria725371028.00
Hamish Marshall lbw b Danish Kaneria2260693036.66
Alex Gidman c †Foster b Bopara43110133.33
Chris Taylor c †Foster b Bopara1216213075.00
Steve Adshead c Middlebrook b Tudor1836423050.00
Ian Fisher c Danish Kaneria b Bichel411081295137.96
Jon Lewis (c)c Middlebrook b Tudor1250050.00
Steve Kirby c Pettini b Danish Kaneria813151061.53
Vikram Banerjee not out 1155722020.00
Extras(b 3, lb 3, nb 8)14
TOTAL(90.4 Ov, RR: 3.06)278
Fall of wickets: 1-114 (Craig Spearman), 2-133 (Grant Hodnett), 3-169 (Kadeer Ali), 4-173 (Alex Gidman), 5-185 (Hamish Marshall), 6-197 (Chris Taylor), 7-219 (Steve Adshead), 8-221 (Jon Lewis), 9-231 (Steve Kirby), 10-278 (Ian Fisher)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Andy Bichel19.464812.44---00
Tony Palladino1052902.90---00
Alex Tudor1344823.69---02
James Middlebrook1634612.87---00
Ravi Bopara1106335.72---02
Danish Kaneria21103831.80---00
Essex 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Varun Chopra lbw b Kirby711141063.63
Mark Pettini (c)lbw b Lewis013000.00
Ravi Bopara  b Lewis1417253082.35
Grant Flower c †Adshead b Kirby1546682032.60
Tony Palladino c Hodnett b Lewis1738452044.73
James Foster c Ali b Kirby01116000.00
Ryan ten Doeschate lbw b Lewis69130066.66
James Middlebrook c †Adshead b Kirby720340035.00
Andy Bichel not out 1429411048.27
Alex Tudor  b Kirby042000.00
Danish Kaneria c Spearman b Lewis013000.00
Extras(lb 6, nb 2)8
TOTAL(31 Ov, RR: 2.83)88
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Mark Pettini), 2-15 (Varun Chopra), 3-33 (Ravi Bopara), 4-57 (Tony Palladino), 5-59 (Grant Flower), 6-64 (James Foster), 7-65 (Ryan ten Doeschate), 8-85 (James Middlebrook), 9-85 (Alex Tudor), 10-88 (Danish Kaneria)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Jon Lewis1634152.56---01
Steve Kirby1524152.73---00
Gloucestershire 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Craig Spearman c ten Doeschate b Tudor31275540114.81
Kadeer Ali lbw b Bichel21090020.00
Grant Hodnett c Chopra b Bichel043000.00
Hamish Marshall c Bopara b Bichel1123212047.82
Alex Gidman  b Bichel1221292057.14
Chris Taylor c ten Doeschate b Danish Kaneria1632572050.00
Steve Adshead c Bichel b Danish Kaneria5069877072.46
Ian Fisher c Flower b Danish Kaneria713131053.84
Jon Lewis (c)c Tudor b Middlebrook27120028.57
Steve Kirby c Bichel b Danish Kaneria417231023.52
Vikram Banerjee not out 3870037.50
Extras(lb 1)1
TOTAL(38.3 Ov, RR: 3.61)139
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Kadeer Ali), 2-3 (Grant Hodnett), 3-27 (Hamish Marshall), 4-47 (Craig Spearman), 5-57 (Alex Gidman), 6-88 (Chris Taylor), 7-108 (Ian Fisher), 8-121 (Jon Lewis), 9-136 (Steve Adshead), 10-139 (Steve Kirby)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Andy Bichel1033443.40---00
Tony Palladino201306.50---00
Alex Tudor832513.12---00
Ravi Bopara401804.50---00
Danish Kaneria9.303043.15---00
James Middlebrook501813.60---00
Essex 2nd INNINGS (target: 330 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Varun Chopra c Spearman b Gidman3661825059.01
Mark Pettini (c)c †Adshead b Lewis721250033.33
Ravi Bopara  b Banerjee4653637086.79
Grant Flower c Spearman b Kirby1537463040.54
James Foster  b Kirby2963885046.03
Ryan ten Doeschate c Spearman b Banerjee581011426057.42
James Middlebrook c Spearman b Kirby210150020.00
Andy Bichel  b Kirby311190027.27
Alex Tudor not out 2963682146.03
Danish Kaneria c Lewis b Banerjee42-10200.00
Tony Palladino lbw b Kirby811131072.72
Extras(lb 6, nb 16)22
TOTAL(70.5 Ov, RR: 3.65)259
Fall of wickets: 1-21 (Mark Pettini), 2-90 (Varun Chopra), 3-102 (Ravi Bopara), 4-120 (Grant Flower), 5-171 (James Foster), 6-181 (James Middlebrook), 7-195 (Andy Bichel), 8-241 (Ryan ten Doeschate), 9-245 (Danish Kaneria), 10-259 (Tony Palladino)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Jon Lewis1635613.50---06
Steve Kirby21.557553.43---00
Vikram Banerjee2356732.91---02
Alex Gidman403017.50---00
Ian Fisher622504.16---00
MATCH DETAILS
Garon's Park, Southend-on-Sea
TossGloucestershire, elected to bat first
SeriesCounty Championship Division Two
Season2007
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 days8,9,10 August 2007 - day (4-day match)
Umpires
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Ian Gould
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Pasty Harris
PointsGloucestershire 19, Essex 3
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 08 Aug - day 1 - Essex 1st innings 36/3 (Grant Flower 8*, Tony Palladino 1*, 11 ov)
Thu, 09 Aug - day 2 - Essex 2nd innings 161/4 (James Foster 28*, Ryan ten Doeschate 18*, 43 ov)
Fri, 10 Aug - day 3 - Essex 2nd innings 259 (70.5 ov) - end of match