result
Taunton, Jul 20 - 23 2007, County Championship Division Two
(76 ov)282 & 294/6
Match drawn
Essex 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Varun Chopra lbw b Willoughby4480795055.00
Mark Pettini (c) b White7319427611037.62
Ravi Bopara c Trego b Caddick69788310188.46
Grant Flower  b Caddick02455000.00
James Foster lbw b Trego16180016.66
Ryan ten Doeschate c †Kieswetter b Jones2434612070.58
James Middlebrook c Caddick b White2452613046.15
Andy Bichel c †Kieswetter b Jones1925263076.00
Graham Napier not out 813201061.53
Alex Tudor lbw b White1550020.00
Tony Palladino lbw b White03-000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 7, nb 10, w 1)19
TOTAL(84.5 Ov, RR: 3.32)282
Fall of wickets: 1-59 (Varun Chopra), 2-152 (Ravi Bopara), 3-185 (Grant Flower), 4-188 (James Foster), 5-221 (Mark Pettini), 6-235 (Ryan ten Doeschate), 7-269 (Andy Bichel), 8-275 (James Middlebrook), 9-282 (Alex Tudor), 10-282 (Tony Palladino)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Andy Caddick2235122.31---05
Charl Willoughby1715913.47---10
Ian Blackwell401604.00---00
Peter Trego1553912.60---00
Steffan Jones1708124.76---00
Cameron White9.522842.84---00
Somerset 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Matt Wood lbw b Bichel2063813031.74
Neil Edwards lbw b Palladino58140062.50
Justin Langer (c)lbw b Bichel2432504075.00
James Hildreth c †Foster b Bichel38346570111.76
Cameron White c †Foster b Bichel19140011.11
Ian Blackwell c Bopara b Tudor15111430136.36
Peter Trego  b Napier2035472057.14
Craig Kieswetter c Flower b Bichel078000.00
Steffan Jones c †Foster b Bichel4771057.14
Andy Caddick c Middlebrook b Napier021000.00
Charl Willoughby not out 851510160.00
Extras(lb 14, nb 4)18
TOTAL(35.1 Ov, RR: 4.35)153
Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Neil Edwards), 2-45 (Justin Langer), 3-76 (Matt Wood), 4-90 (Cameron White), 5-115 (Ian Blackwell), 6-123 (James Hildreth), 7-125 (Craig Kieswetter), 8-133 (Steffan Jones), 9-134 (Andy Caddick), 10-153 (Peter Trego)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Andy Bichel1856363.50---00
Tony Palladino813814.75---01
Alex Tudor712713.85---01
Graham Napier2.101125.07---00
Essex 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Varun Chopra c †Kieswetter b Caddick057000.00
Mark Pettini (c)lbw b Jones1424312058.33
Ravi Bopara c Willoughby b Blackwell12617121718073.68
Grant Flower lbw b Willoughby731440022.58
James Foster c Langer b Blackwell719011011178.88
Ryan ten Doeschate c †Kieswetter b Blackwell3583693142.16
James Middlebrook not out 2945482064.44
Andy Bichel not out 57130071.42
Extras(lb 7)7
TOTAL(76 Ov, RR: 3.86)294/6
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Varun Chopra), 2-30 (Mark Pettini), 3-61 (Grant Flower), 4-202 (James Foster), 5-237 (Ravi Bopara), 6-271 (Ryan ten Doeschate)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Andy Caddick1013313.30---00
Steffan Jones923614.00---00
Charl Willoughby1035515.50---00
Peter Trego20904.50---00
Cameron White2227603.45---00
Ian Blackwell2307833.39---00
MATCH DETAILS
County Ground, Taunton
TossSomerset, 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 days20,21,22,23 July 2007 - day (4-day match)
Umpires
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Nick Cook
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Roy Palmer
PointsEssex 9, Somerset 7
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 20 Jul - day 1 - Essex 1st innings 155/2 (Mark Pettini 31*, Grant Flower 0*, 41.3 ov)
Sat, 21 Jul - day 2 - Somerset 1st innings 28/1 (Matt Wood 6*, Justin Langer 11*, 9.4 ov)
Sun, 22 Jul - day 3 - Essex 2nd innings 294/6 (James Middlebrook 29*, Andy Bichel 5*, 76 ov)
Mon, 23 Jul - day 4 - no play
MATCH NOTES
Day 3
  • Essex 2nd innings
  • RS Bopara 100 in 156 mins off 128 balls, 16x4