result
Bristol, Jul 25 - 28 2007, County Championship Division Two
forfeit & 184
(target 185)forfeit & 129/7
Match drawn
Gloucestershire 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Craig Spearman  b Palladino514150035.71
Kadeer Ali c †Foster b Bichel01422000.00
Grant Hodnett c Flower b Bopara2465912036.92
Hamish Marshall c †Foster b Bichel1240050.00
Alex Gidman c Middlebrook b Bichel1018182055.55
Chris Taylor c †Foster b Bopara10113518714074.81
Mark Hardinges c †Foster b Bichel5841062.50
Steve Adshead c Bichel b Bopara1116202068.75
Jon Lewis (c)c Middlebrook b Bichel15100020.00
Steve Kirby c Bichel b Middlebrook425310016.00
Ben Edmondson not out 634511017.64
Extras(lb 6, nb 6, w 4)16
TOTAL(55.3 Ov, RR: 3.31)184
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Craig Spearman), 2-5 (Kadeer Ali), 3-7 (Hamish Marshall), 4-23 (Alex Gidman), 5-81 (Grant Hodnett), 6-88 (Mark Hardinges), 7-115 (Steve Adshead), 8-122 (Jon Lewis), 9-149 (Steve Kirby), 10-184 (Chris Taylor)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Andy Bichel1965552.89---00
Tony Palladino722113.00---00
Ravi Bopara16.346033.63---33
Graham Napier702703.85---00
James Middlebrook601512.50---10
Essex 2nd INNINGS (target: 185 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Mark Pettini (c)c †Adshead b Kirby7861087.50
James Middlebrook c Ali b Kirby1315261186.66
Varun Chopra c Edmondson b Lewis33681043048.52
Ravi Bopara c †Adshead b Kirby610131060.00
Grant Flower  b Kirby815212053.33
James Foster c Spearman b Hardinges1923514082.60
Ryan ten Doeschate c Hodnett b Hardinges12-0050.00
Tom Westley not out 1647631034.04
Andy Bichel not out 2238601057.89
Extras(lb 2, nb 2)4
TOTAL(37.3 Ov, RR: 3.44)129/7
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Mark Pettini), 2-22 (James Middlebrook), 3-32 (Ravi Bopara), 4-44 (Grant Flower), 5-88 (Varun Chopra), 6-89 (Ryan ten Doeschate), 7-89 (James Foster)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Jon Lewis812312.87---01
Steve Kirby1233342.75---00
Ben Edmondson814005.00---00
Mark Hardinges401223.00---00
Chris Taylor30903.00---00
Grant Hodnett2.301004.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
County Ground, Bristol
TossEssex, elected to field 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 days25,26,27,28 July 2007 - day (4-day match)
Umpires
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Rob Bailey
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Tim Robinson
PointsGloucestershire 4, Essex 4
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 25 Jul - day 1 - no play
Thu, 26 Jul - day 2 - no play
Fri, 27 Jul - day 3 - no play
Sat, 28 Jul - day 4 - Essex 2nd innings 129/7 (37.3 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 4
  • Gloucestershire 1st innings
  • CG Taylor 100 in 176 mins off 125 balls, 14x4