result
Southend-on-Sea, Aug 8 - 10 2007, County Championship Division Two
(70.5 ov, target 330)88 & 259
Gloucs won by 70 runs
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Scorecard summary
Gloucestershire278/10(90.4 overs)1st INNINGS
Kadeer Ali65 (148)
Essex88/10(31 overs)1st INNINGS
Jon Lewis5/41(16)
Steve Kirby5/41(15)
Gloucestershire139/10(38.3 overs)2nd INNINGS
Essex259/10(70.5 overs)2nd INNINGS
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