result
Colchester, Aug 20 - 23 2008, County Championship Division Two
282 & 322/8d
(89.4 ov, target 347)258 & 349/4
WORCS won by 6 wickets
Essex 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Varun Chopra  b Ali1337631035.13
Jason Gallian  b Ali023000.00
Grant Flower lbw b Ali035000.00
Mark Pettini (c)c †Davies b Imran Arif591191738049.57
James Foster c †Davies b Ali551061227051.88
Ryan ten Doeschate not out 9410214317092.15
James Middlebrook c †Davies b Imran Arif835400022.85
Graham Napier c Smith b Imran Arif4671066.66
Chris Wright c Ali b Imran Arif416210025.00
David Masters c Smith b Ali1625313064.00
Danish Kaneria c †Davies b Ali1621322076.19
Extras(lb 5, nb 4, w 4)13
TOTAL(78.2 Ov, RR: 3.59)282
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Jason Gallian), 2-3 (Grant Flower), 3-24 (Varun Chopra), 4-138 (Mark Pettini), 5-138 (James Foster), 6-172 (James Middlebrook), 7-188 (Graham Napier), 8-208 (Chris Wright), 9-238 (David Masters), 10-282 (Danish Kaneria)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Kabir Ali22.258363.71---02
Matt Mason11000.00---00
Imran Arif2678443.23---20
Gareth Andrew1115204.72---20
Gareth Batty1105104.63---00
Daryl Mitchell73701.00---00
Worcestershire 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Daryl Mitchell c ten Doeschate b Danish Kaneria2071933028.16
Stephen Moore c Gallian b Napier1030392033.33
Vikram Solanki (c)c †Foster b Masters023000.00
Ben Smith c Chopra b Middlebrook7412519310059.20
Graeme Hick c Chopra b Wright3456725060.71
Steven Davies c ten Doeschate b Middlebrook1036411027.77
Gareth Batty c †Foster b Napier601031207258.25
Kabir Ali c Flower b Napier921191042.85
Gareth Andrew  b Flower2142444050.00
Matt Mason  b Masters612141050.00
Imran Arif not out 43810133.33
Extras(lb 5, nb 4, w 1)10
TOTAL(83.1 Ov, RR: 3.10)258
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Stephen Moore), 2-17 (Vikram Solanki), 3-60 (Daryl Mitchell), 4-117 (Graeme Hick), 5-146 (Steven Davies), 6-167 (Ben Smith), 7-182 (Kabir Ali), 8-230 (Gareth Andrew), 9-240 (Matt Mason), 10-258 (Gareth Batty)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
David Masters17.545022.80---00
Graham Napier20.155232.57---00
Chris Wright1225914.91---00
Ryan ten Doeschate822703.37---12
Danish Kaneria511012.00---00
James Middlebrook16.134522.78---00
Grant Flower411012.50---00
Essex 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Jason Gallian c †Davies b Imran Arif923261039.13
Varun Chopra c Smith b Ali381071466035.51
Grant Flower c Smith b Andrew923471039.13
Mark Pettini (c)c sub (MM Ali) b Batty4677976059.74
James Foster not out 1111972468156.34
Ryan ten Doeschate c †Davies b Imran Arif46901046051.11
James Middlebrook c †Davies b Imran Arif1013111076.92
Graham Napier c Moore b Andrew821211038.09
Chris Wright c sub (MM Ali) b Andrew1024401041.66
David Masters not out 1928333067.85
Extras(lb 8, nb 6, w 2)16
TOTAL(100 Ov, RR: 3.22)322/8d
Did not bat: Danish Kaneria 
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Jason Gallian), 2-46 (Grant Flower), 3-96 (Varun Chopra), 4-127 (Mark Pettini), 5-223 (Ryan ten Doeschate), 6-237 (James Middlebrook), 7-250 (Graham Napier), 8-281 (Chris Wright)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Kabir Ali1434012.85---00
Imran Arif2529033.60---13
Gareth Andrew2035932.95---10
Gareth Batty3179813.16---00
Daryl Mitchell1002702.70---00
Worcestershire 2nd INNINGS (target: 347 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Daryl Mitchell c Gallian b ten Doeschate1021912869053.40
Stephen Moore c Chopra b Middlebrook50891197156.17
Vikram Solanki (c)c Chopra b Middlebrook01-000.00
Ben Smith c Wright b Flower8212312610066.66
Graeme Hick not out 7884968192.85
Steven Davies not out 3150573062.00
Extras(b 1, lb 3, w 2)6
TOTAL(89.4 Ov, RR: 3.89)349/4
Fall of wickets: 1-102 (Stephen Moore), 2-102 (Vikram Solanki), 3-228 (Ben Smith), 4-263 (Daryl Mitchell)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
David Masters1534202.80---00
Graham Napier1946203.26---00
Chris Wright1224603.83---00
James Middlebrook21110324.90---00
Ryan ten Doeschate903413.77---10
Grant Flower1204413.66---10
Varun Chopra1.401408.40---00
MATCH DETAILS
Castle Park Cricket Ground, Colchester
TossEssex, elected to bat 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 days20,21,22,23 August 2008 - day (4-day match)
Umpires
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Michael Gough
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Neil Bainton
PointsWorcestershire 19, Essex 5
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 20 Aug - day 1 - Essex 1st innings 269/9 (Ryan ten Doeschate 87*, Danish Kaneria 12*, 75 ov)
Thu, 21 Aug - day 2 - Essex 2nd innings 10/0 (Jason Gallian 7*, Varun Chopra 2*, 4 ov)
Fri, 22 Aug - day 3 - Essex 2nd innings 322/8 (James Foster 111*, David Masters 19*, 100 ov)
Sat, 23 Aug - day 4 - WORCS 2nd innings 349/4 (89.4 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 3
  • Essex 2nd innings
  • JS Foster 100 in 228 mins off 183 balls, 7x4, 1x6
Day 4
  • Worcestershire 2nd innings
  • DKH Mitchell 100 in 280 mins off 187 balls, 9x4