Colchester, Aug 22 - 25 2007, County Championship Division Two
191 & 151/0d
(47 ov, target 291)52/2d & 176
Essex won by 114 runs
Essex 1st INNINGS
Varun Chopra c Allenby b Masters27-0028.57
Mark Pettini (c) b Taylor1431-2045.16
Grant Flower  b Taylor75510140.00
Tim Phillips c †Nixon b Masters521310023.80
James Foster c New b Allenby1640604040.00
Ryan ten Doeschate c Ackerman b Taylor56851119065.88
James Middlebrook not out 55941308058.51
Andy Bichel c Ackerman b Taylor02-000.00
Alex Tudor c †Nixon b Taylor313150023.07
Danish Kaneria c Maunders b Masters19163620118.75
Tony Palladino c †Nixon b Masters217150011.76
Extras(lb 4, nb 8)12
TOTAL(54.3 Ov, RR: 3.5)191
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Varun Chopra), 2-11 (Grant Flower), 3-28 (Mark Pettini), 4-28 (Tim Phillips), 5-75 (James Foster), 6-122 (Ryan ten Doeschate), 7-122 (Andy Bichel), 8-132 (Alex Tudor), 9-184 (Danish Kaneria), 10-191 (Tony Palladino)
David Masters14.324042.75---00
Jerome Taylor1637754.81---03
Nick Walker731802.57---00
Jim Allenby502114.20---01
Claude Henderson1213102.58---00
Leicestershire 1st INNINGS
Tom New not out 35295040120.68
John Maunders c ten Doeschate b Bichel1326332050.00
HD Ackerman c Flower b Bichel1320033.33
Jim Allenby not out 312100025.00
TOTAL(11.3 Ov, RR: 4.52)52/2d
Fall of wickets: 1-43 (John Maunders), 2-47 (HD Ackerman)
Andy Bichel612023.33---00
Tony Palladino301806.00---00
Alex Tudor2.301405.60---00
Essex 2nd INNINGS
Varun Chopra not out 62443880140.90
Mark Pettini (c)not out 864038131215.00
Extras(b 1, w 2)3
TOTAL(14 Ov, RR: 10.78)151
Tom New5064012.80---20
John Sadler7077011.00---00
Paul Nixon20904.50---00
Leicestershire 2nd INNINGS (target: 291 runs)
Tom New  b Bichel03-000.00
John Maunders c Pettini b Palladino827541029.62
HD Ackerman lbw b Bichel1520183075.00
Jim Allenby c Flower b Middlebrook591201549049.16
John Sadler lbw b Danish Kaneria522321022.72
Paul Nixon (c)†lbw b Danish Kaneria314170021.42
David Masters c Middlebrook b Bichel816172050.00
Claude Henderson c Flower b Middlebrook27223260122.72
Jerome Taylor not out 2023243186.95
Nick Walker st †Foster b Danish Kaneria25151122166.66
Marc Rosenberg absent hurt------
Extras(lb 6)6
TOTAL(47 Ov, RR: 3.74)176
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Tom New), 2-16 (HD Ackerman), 3-42 (John Maunders), 4-62 (John Sadler), 5-74 (Paul Nixon), 6-83 (David Masters), 7-126 (Claude Henderson), 8-141 (Jim Allenby), 9-176 (Nick Walker)
Andy Bichel1226335.25---00
Tony Palladino602213.66---00
Danish Kaneria1655233.25---00
James Middlebrook601923.16---00
Alex Tudor741402.00---00
Castle Park Cricket Ground, Colchester
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 days22,23,24,25 August 2007 - day (4-day match)
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Neil Mallender
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Richard Illingworth
PointsEssex 14, Leicestershire 3
Wed, 22 Aug - day 1 - Essex 1st innings 4/0 (Varun Chopra 2*, Mark Pettini 2*, 2 ov)
Thu, 23 Aug - day 2 - no play
Fri, 24 Aug - day 3 - Leics 1st innings 52/2 (Tom New 35*, Jim Allenby 3*, 11.3 ov)
Sat, 25 Aug - day 4 - Leics 2nd innings 176 (47 ov) - end of match