result
Northampton, May 2 - 5 2007, County Championship Division Two
334 & 190
(29.3 ov, target 109)416 & 110/4
Northants won by 6 wickets
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Scorecard summary
Essex334/10(104.5 overs)1st INNINGS
Alastair Cook136 (204)
Mark Pettini67 (134)
Northamptonshire416/10(136.2 overs)1st INNINGS
Andre Nel3/62(26.2)
Essex190/10(64 overs)2nd INNINGS
Mark Pettini50 (144)
Jason Brown4/26(13)
Steven Crook3/40(13)
Northamptonshire110/4(29.3 overs)2nd INNINGS
Usman Afzaal39 (39)
David Sales37 (51)
Andre Nel1/20(12)
Match details
County Ground, Northampton
TossEssex, 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 days2,3,4,5 May 2007 - day (4-day match)
Umpires
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Allan Jones
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Trevor Jesty
PointsNorthamptonshire 22, Essex 5