result
Chelmsford, Apr 16 - 19 2008, County Championship Division Two
(2.1 ov, target 15)503/5d & 15/1
Essex won by 9 wickets
Northamptonshire 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Stephen Peters (c) b Nel1876901023.68
Alex Wakely  b Nel01618000.00
Rob White  b Bopara601161688051.72
David Sales lbw b Bopara1929283065.51
Riki Wessels lbw b Bopara2574933033.78
Lance Klusener not out 7210216511070.58
Niall O'Brien lbw b Wright2842564066.66
Steven Crook c †Foster b Middlebrook3564525054.68
David Wigley c Chopra b Middlebrook052000.00
Shaun Bailey c Wright b Masters3970033.33
Jason Brown c †Foster b Nel1015122066.66
Extras(b 4, lb 2, nb 4)10
TOTAL(91 Ov, RR: 3.07)280
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Alex Wakely), 2-43 (Stephen Peters), 3-76 (David Sales), 4-123 (Rob White), 5-146 (Riki Wessels), 6-203 (Niall O'Brien), 7-255 (Steven Crook), 8-255 (David Wigley), 9-259 (Shaun Bailey), 10-280 (Jason Brown)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Andre Nel2456432.66---00
David Masters2595512.20---00
Chris Wright1727414.35---01
Ravi Bopara1133933.54---01
James Middlebrook721021.42---00
Ryan ten Doeschate713204.57---00
Essex 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Varun Chopra c Bailey b Wigley12019005.00
Jason Gallian c Sales b Bailey17134245223050.00
Tom Westley c Wakely b Wigley1465931021.53
Ravi Bopara c †O'Brien b Klusener15024128519162.24
Mark Pettini (c)not out 8010112512079.20
Ryan ten Doeschate lbw b Bailey28272441103.70
James Foster not out 2540611062.50
Extras(b 3, lb 10, nb 16, w 5)34
TOTAL(138 Ov, RR: 3.64)503/5d
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Varun Chopra), 2-57 (Tom Westley), 3-351 (Ravi Bopara), 4-368 (Jason Gallian), 5-402 (Ryan ten Doeschate)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
David Wigley32710523.28---00
Steven Crook2799403.48---01
Lance Klusener2587412.96---01
Shaun Bailey25211924.76---56
Jason Brown2859403.35---00
Alex Wakely10404.00---00
Northamptonshire 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Stephen Peters (c) b Masters2144502047.72
Alex Wakely c Gallian b Bopara531452918036.55
Rob White  b Masters034000.00
Riki Wessels lbw b Masters098000.00
David Sales lbw b Bopara522260022.72
Lance Klusener c Gallian b Masters9215334110060.13
Niall O'Brien c Bopara b Wright1237361032.43
Steven Crook lbw b ten Doeschate3349475067.34
David Wigley lbw b ten Doeschate041000.00
Shaun Bailey  b ten Doeschate1532261046.87
Jason Brown not out 11124009.09
Extras(lb 2, nb 2, w 1)5
TOTAL(84.4 Ov, RR: 2.79)237
Fall of wickets: 1-21 (Stephen Peters), 2-25 (Rob White), 3-29 (Riki Wessels), 4-38 (David Sales), 5-119 (Alex Wakely), 6-147 (Niall O'Brien), 7-195 (Steven Crook), 8-195 (David Wigley), 9-219 (Shaun Bailey), 10-237 (Lance Klusener)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Andre Nel2145302.52---00
David Masters23.496942.91---10
Chris Wright602914.83---00
Ravi Bopara1223222.66---00
James Middlebrook1212702.25---00
Tom Westley21201.00---00
Ryan ten Doeschate812332.87---01
Essex 2nd INNINGS (target: 15 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Varun Chopra not out 771001100.00
Jason Gallian c Peters b Bailey4791057.14
Tom Westley not out 00-000.00
Extras(nb 2, w 2)4
TOTAL(2.1 Ov, RR: 6.92)15/1
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Jason Gallian)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
David Wigley1.10706.00---00
Shaun Bailey10818.00---21
MATCH DETAILS
County Ground, Chelmsford
TossEssex, elected to field first
SeriesCounty Championship Division Two
Season2008
Hours of play (local time)11am start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00
Match days16,17,18,19 April 2008 - day(4-day match)
FC debut
Shaun Bailey
Shaun Bailey
Umpires
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Graham Burgess
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Ian Gould
PointsEssex 22, Northamptonshire 3
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 16 Apr - day 1 -Essex 1st innings 4 (Varun Chopra 1*, Jason Gallian 1*, 3 ov)
Thu, 17 Apr - day 2 -Essex 1st innings 323/2 (Jason Gallian 146*, Ravi Bopara 137*, 99 ov)
Fri, 18 Apr - day 3 -Northants 2nd innings 42/4 (Alex Wakely 13*, Lance Klusener 3*, 29 ov)
Sat, 19 Apr - day 4 -Essex 2nd innings 15/1 (2.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 2
  • Essex 1st innings
  • JER Gallian 100 in 295 mins off 220 balls, 14x4
  • RS Bopara 100 in 167 mins off 164 balls, 14x4, 1x6