result
Chelmsford, Sep 19 - 21 2007, County Championship Division Two
(17.1 ov, target 53)365 & 53/0
(f/o) 171 & 246
Essex won by 10 wickets
Essex 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Varun Chopra c Joyce b Finn4981044.44
Grant Flower c Strauss b Williams15727039023058.14
Tom Westley c Kartik b Williams2963674046.03
Tim Phillips  b Williams715231046.66
Mark Pettini (c)c Smith b Williams623251026.08
James Foster run out 9612114018079.33
James Middlebrook  b Finn2130313070.00
Graham Napier lbw b Williams615201040.00
Alex Tudor c †Scott b Finn1125481044.00
Tony Palladino c Kartik b Finn5771071.42
Jahid Ahmed not out 003000.00
Extras(b 6, lb 5, nb 8, w 4)23
TOTAL(95.4 Ov, RR: 3.81)365
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Varun Chopra), 2-54 (Tom Westley), 3-72 (Tim Phillips), 4-86 (Mark Pettini), 5-267 (James Foster), 6-310 (James Middlebrook), 7-326 (Graham Napier), 8-349 (Alex Tudor), 9-361 (Tony Palladino), 10-365 (Grant Flower)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Steven Finn2256142.77---00
Robbie Williams28.4411253.90---30
Danny Evans1645103.18---10
Murali Kartik2027903.95---04
Jamie Dalrymple502505.00---00
Ed Joyce402606.50---00
Middlesex 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Andrew Strauss c Chopra b Palladino1128241039.28
Billy Godleman c Flower b Tudor0510000.00
Ed Smith (c)c Chopra b Napier2443755055.81
Eoin Morgan  b Palladino720211035.00
Ed Joyce lbw b Ahmed917241052.94
Jamie Dalrymple c Pettini b Napier02635000.00
Ben Scott not out 617912312077.21
Murali Kartik c Chopra b Tudor30284660107.14
Robbie Williams c Middlebrook b Tudor15102130150.00
Steven Finn lbw b Palladino0710000.00
Danny Evans c Westley b Palladino713171053.84
Extras(b 4, lb 1, nb 2)7
TOTAL(45.5 Ov, RR: 3.73)171
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Billy Godleman), 2-11 (Andrew Strauss), 3-27 (Eoin Morgan), 4-47 (Ed Joyce), 5-51 (Ed Smith), 6-64 (Jamie Dalrymple), 7-128 (Murali Kartik), 8-148 (Robbie Williams), 9-155 (Steven Finn), 10-171 (Danny Evans)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Alex Tudor1334833.69---00
Tony Palladino15.554442.77---00
Graham Napier1044424.40---00
Jahid Ahmed723014.28---01
Middlesex 2nd INNINGS (FOLLOWING ON)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Andrew Strauss c Chopra b Palladino718191038.88
Billy Godleman lbw b Ahmed17591282028.81
Ed Smith (c) b Ahmed1341922031.70
Ed Joyce lbw b Palladino3854886070.37
Eoin Morgan c †Foster b Middlebrook7111318213062.83
Jamie Dalrymple  b Napier2147474044.68
Ben Scott c Westley b Middlebrook3132477096.87
Murali Kartik not out 1126411042.30
Robbie Williams c Flower b Tudor61291050.00
Steven Finn c Chopra b Tudor319150015.78
Danny Evans st †Foster b Middlebrook033000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 8, nb 14, w 2)28
TOTAL(69.5 Ov, RR: 3.52)246
Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Andrew Strauss), 2-45 (Ed Smith), 3-52 (Billy Godleman), 4-117 (Ed Joyce), 5-170 (Jamie Dalrymple), 6-225 (Ben Scott), 7-230 (Eoin Morgan), 8-239 (Robbie Williams), 9-245 (Steven Finn), 10-246 (Danny Evans)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Alex Tudor1855623.11---01
Tony Palladino1965322.78---01
Graham Napier1637114.43---01
Jahid Ahmed1024124.09---22
James Middlebrook6.511331.90---00
Essex 2nd INNINGS (target: 53 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Varun Chopra not out 2461603039.34
Grant Flower not out 2042603047.61
Extras(lb 7, w 2)9
TOTAL(17.1 Ov, RR: 3.08)53
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Steven Finn601903.16---20
Robbie Williams631402.33---00
Danny Evans31903.00---00
Eoin Morgan2.10401.84---00
MATCH DETAILS
County Ground, Chelmsford
TossMiddlesex, elected to field first
SeriesCounty Championship Division Two
Season2007
Hours of play (local time)10.30am start, Lunch 12.45-3.15, Tea (usually) 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00<br>Final day: Lunch 12.30-13.10, Tea 15.10-15.30, Close 17.30.
Match days19,20,21 September 2007 - day(4-day match)
Umpires
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Graham Burgess
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Jeremy Lloyds
PointsEssex 19.5, Middlesex 3
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 19 Sep - day 1 -Essex 1st innings 345/7 (Grant Flower 145*, Alex Tudor 8*, 91 ov)
Thu, 20 Sep - day 2 -Middlesex 2nd innings 104/3 (Ed Joyce 29*, Eoin Morgan 26*, 32 ov)
Fri, 21 Sep - day 3 -Essex 2nd innings 53/0 (17.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • Essex 1st innings
  • GW Flower 100 in 266 mins off 187 balls, 15x4
  • Essex were docked 1.5 points for a slow-over rate