Chelmsford, Sep 5 - 7 2007, County Championship Division Two
144 & 349
(31.5 ov, target 182)312 & 184/4
Somerset won by 6 wickets
Essex 1st INNINGS
Varun Chopra lbw b Willoughby517190029.41
Mark Pettini (c)c Langer b Willoughby067000.00
Tom Westley c †Kieswetter b Willoughby7212915513055.81
Tim Phillips c Trescothick b Willoughby213230015.38
James Foster lbw b Trego1532402046.87
Ryan ten Doeschate c Trescothick b Trego55510100.00
James Middlebrook lbw b Munday826330030.76
Andy Bichel c †Kieswetter b Willoughby1210620120.00
Graham Napier c Trescothick b Blackwell0119000.00
Danish Kaneria c Hildreth b Blackwell821250038.09
Jahid Ahmed not out 78100087.50
Extras(b 4, lb 4, nb 2)10
TOTAL(46.1 Ov, RR: 3.11)144
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Mark Pettini), 2-5 (Varun Chopra), 3-13 (Tim Phillips), 4-53 (James Foster), 5-59 (Ryan ten Doeschate), 6-91 (James Middlebrook), 7-103 (Andy Bichel), 8-104 (Graham Napier), 9-126 (Tom Westley), 10-144 (Danish Kaneria)
Andy Caddick822202.75---00
Charl Willoughby1883652.00---00
Ian Blackwell15.134723.09---00
Peter Trego402225.50---01
Mike Munday10919.00---00
Somerset 1st INNINGS
Marcus Trescothick c Ahmed b Danish Kaneria595072130118.00
Neil Edwards c †Foster b Danish Kaneria55527790105.76
Justin Langer (c)c Ahmed b Danish Kaneria43376360116.21
James Hildreth c Napier b Danish Kaneria6180929176.25
Neil McKenzie run out 49711124069.01
Ian Blackwell c ten Doeschate b Danish Kaneria91092090.00
Peter Trego st †Foster b Danish Kaneria1112132091.66
Craig Kieswetter  b Bichel1442432033.33
Andy Caddick  b Bichel01-000.00
Mike Munday not out 431310133.33
Charl Willoughby  b Danish Kaneria76401116.66
TOTAL(60.4 Ov, RR: 5.14)312
Fall of wickets: 1-114 (Marcus Trescothick), 2-114 (Neil Edwards), 3-197 (Justin Langer), 4-236 (James Hildreth), 5-246 (Ian Blackwell), 6-260 (Peter Trego), 7-293 (Craig Kieswetter), 8-293 (Andy Caddick), 9-301 (Neil McKenzie), 10-312 (Charl Willoughby)
Andy Bichel19210025.26---00
Jahid Ahmed805807.25---00
Graham Napier201909.50---00
Danish Kaneria24.459573.85---00
James Middlebrook704005.71---00
Essex 2nd INNINGS
Varun Chopra c Trescothick b Willoughby819211042.10
Mark Pettini (c)lbw b Willoughby410131040.00
Tom Westley c McKenzie b Willoughby1025332040.00
Tim Phillips lbw b Blackwell681321479051.51
James Foster lbw b Munday9613819515069.56
Ryan ten Doeschate lbw b Caddick3450625068.00
James Middlebrook  b Caddick02-000.00
Andy Bichel not out 6068837088.23
Graham Napier c †Kieswetter b Munday1091011111.11
Danish Kaneria c Blackwell b Munday2734352079.41
Jahid Ahmed c Trescothick b Willoughby715270046.66
Extras(b 12, lb 11, nb 2)25
TOTAL(83.3 Ov, RR: 4.17)349
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Mark Pettini), 2-13 (Varun Chopra), 3-26 (Tom Westley), 4-161 (Tim Phillips), 5-235 (Ryan ten Doeschate), 6-235 (James Middlebrook), 7-239 (James Foster), 8-253 (Graham Napier), 9-313 (Danish Kaneria), 10-349 (Jahid Ahmed)
Andy Caddick2549523.80---00
Charl Willoughby13.315343.92---00
Peter Trego824605.75---01
Ian Blackwell1854612.55---00
Mike Munday1908634.52---00
Somerset 2nd INNINGS (target: 182 runs)
Marcus Trescothick c Phillips b Bichel610121060.00
Neil Edwards c Phillips b Bichel3539655089.74
Peter Trego lbw b Bichel44304281146.66
Justin Langer (c)st †Foster b Danish Kaneria2830354093.33
James Hildreth not out 3242712076.19
Neil McKenzie not out 3340444182.50
Extras(lb 5, w 1)6
TOTAL(31.5 Ov, RR: 5.78)184/4
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Marcus Trescothick), 2-90 (Peter Trego), 3-93 (Neil Edwards), 4-130 (Justin Langer)
Andy Bichel916537.22---00
Graham Napier7.503604.59---10
Danish Kaneria1225614.66---00
James Middlebrook312207.33---00
County Ground, Chelmsford
TossEssex, elected to bat first
SeriesCounty Championship Division Two
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 days5,6,7 September 2007 - day (4-day match)
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Peter Willey
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Richard Illingworth
PointsSomerset 20, Essex 2.5
Wed, 05 Sep - day 1 - Somerset 1st innings 284/6 (Neil McKenzie 35*, Craig Kieswetter 11*, 55 ov)
Thu, 06 Sep - day 2 - Somerset 2nd innings 50/1 (Neil Edwards 20*, Peter Trego 19*, 10 ov)
Fri, 07 Sep - day 3 - Somerset 2nd innings 184/4 (31.5 ov) - end of match
  • Essex deducted 0.5 points for a slow-over rate.