Lord's, Aug 11 - 14 2009, County Championship Division Two
356 & 229/7d
(target 241)345 & 241/5
Essex won by 5 wickets
• Andrew McGlashan at Lord's

Kaneria strikes after Walker's ton

For a day at least the focus on England's middle order didn't include Lord's as Essex fought back from a potential follow-on situation to have a chance of a final-day victory

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Scorecard summary
Middlesex356/10(118.5 overs)1st INNINGS
Sam Robson110 (273)
Dawid Malan73 (142)
Danish Kaneria4/74(23.5)
Essex345/10(114.4 overs)1st INNINGS
Matt Walker150 (340)
James Foster72 (178)
Tim Murtagh6/84(29)
Murali Kartik3/55(26.4)
Middlesex229/7(69.5 overs)2nd INNINGS
Dawid Malan*87 (127)
Ben Scott44 (78)
Essex241/5(43 overs)2nd INNINGS
Match details
Lord's, London
TossEssex, elected to field first
SeriesCounty Championship Division Two
Hours of play (local time)11am start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00
Match days11,12,13,14 August 2009 - day (4-day match)
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Neil Bainton
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Peter Willey
PointsEssex 19, Middlesex 7