result
Chelmsford, Apr 8 - 11 2011, County Championship Division Two
247 & 238
(target 285)201 & 227
Kent won by 57 runs
Kent 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Joe Denly  b Topley2439484061.53
Rob Key (c) b Masters022000.00
Sam Northeast c Westley b Chambers11217025410265.88
Martin van Jaarsveld  b Masters1540020.00
Geraint Jones  b Masters2338533060.52
Darren Stevens c Cook b Chambers1727263062.96
Alex Blake  b Topley1225263048.00
James Tredwell run out (Topley)31600300.00
Simon Cook st †Foster b Phillips1936352052.77
Robbie Joseph not out 1971723026.76
Charlie Shreck c †Foster b Chambers49191044.44
Extras(b 4, lb 1, nb 6, w 2)13
TOTAL(70 Ov, RR: 3.52)247
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Rob Key, 0.4 ov), 2-35 (Joe Denly, 11.3 ov), 3-42 (Martin van Jaarsveld, 12.2 ov), 4-86 (Geraint Jones, 26.3 ov), 5-107 (Darren Stevens, 33.2 ov), 6-131 (Alex Blake, 39.6 ov), 7-140 (James Tredwell, 41.2 ov), 8-178 (Simon Cook, 50.4 ov), 9-232 (Sam Northeast, 65.2 ov), 10-247 (Charlie Shreck, 69.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
David Masters2026433.20---02
Maurice Chambers1835132.83---00
Reece Topley1206825.66---10
Ravi Bopara1033103.10---11
Matt Walker41802.00---00
Tim Phillips602013.33---00
Essex 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Billy Godleman c van Jaarsveld b Stevens1345472028.88
Alastair Cook c †Jones b Stevens625331024.00
Jaik Mickleburgh  b Cook1725354068.00
Ravi Bopara c van Jaarsveld b Stevens01616000.00
Matt Walker c Stevens b Cook2249674044.89
Maurice Chambers c Tredwell b Stevens2590040.00
Tom Westley lbw b Stevens053000.00
James Foster (c)†not out 8816120817054.65
Tim Phillips c †Jones b Stevens20991213020.20
David Masters c van Jaarsveld b Joseph1321271061.90
Reece Topley c Blake b Joseph088000.00
Extras(b 7, lb 5, nb 6, w 2)20
TOTAL(76 Ov, RR: 2.64)201
Fall of wickets: 1-20 (Alastair Cook, 9.4 ov), 2-31 (Billy Godleman, 13.1 ov), 3-39 (Ravi Bopara, 17.5 ov), 4-39 (Jaik Mickleburgh, 18.4 ov), 5-48 (Maurice Chambers, 21.1 ov), 6-48 (Tom Westley, 21.6 ov), 7-90 (Matt Walker, 34.4 ov), 8-170 (Tim Phillips, 66.2 ov), 9-195 (David Masters, 73.5 ov), 10-201 (Reece Topley, 75.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Charlie Shreck2074902.45---10
Darren Stevens2786062.22---00
Simon Cook1544623.06---00
James Tredwell62701.16---00
Robbie Joseph832723.37---13
Kent 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Joe Denly lbw b Topley1825352072.00
Rob Key (c)c Godleman b Topley611311617046.56
Sam Northeast  b Bopara1635492045.71
Martin van Jaarsveld c †Foster b Chambers631131538055.75
Robbie Joseph c Mickleburgh b Masters0811000.00
Geraint Jones c Walker b Topley22532008.00
Darren Stevens c Masters b Chambers3033437090.90
Alex Blake c Cook b Bopara054000.00
James Tredwell c †Foster b Topley2040492050.00
Simon Cook lbw b Topley1426320053.84
Charlie Shreck not out 0813000.00
Extras(lb 8, nb 2, w 4)14
TOTAL(74.4 Ov, RR: 3.18)238
Fall of wickets: 1-36 (Joe Denly, 8.4 ov), 2-77 (Sam Northeast, 21.3 ov), 3-146 (Rob Key, 40.5 ov), 4-151 (Robbie Joseph, 43.5 ov), 5-158 (Geraint Jones, 52.4 ov), 6-198 (Martin van Jaarsveld, 60.4 ov), 7-200 (Alex Blake, 61.5 ov), 8-200 (Darren Stevens, 62.3 ov), 9-233 (Simon Cook, 70.5 ov), 10-238 (James Tredwell, 74.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
David Masters2164812.28---00
Maurice Chambers1626924.31---00
Reece Topley17.454652.60---00
Ravi Bopara1835022.77---41
Tim Phillips201708.50---00
Essex 2nd INNINGS (target: 285 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Billy Godleman lbw b Joseph58971179059.79
Alastair Cook lbw b Tredwell3141516075.60
Jaik Mickleburgh c Stevens b Tredwell4880050.00
Ravi Bopara lbw b Stevens39931134041.93
Matt Walker c van Jaarsveld b Stevens1342471030.95
Tom Westley c Tredwell b Stevens1730413056.66
James Foster (c)†c †Jones b Joseph2158841036.20
Tim Phillips c Stevens b Joseph1234331035.29
David Masters c †Jones b Cook01012000.00
Maurice Chambers not out 46171066.66
Reece Topley c Tredwell b Joseph0712000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 9, nb 10, w 5)28
TOTAL(70.1 Ov, RR: 3.23)227
Fall of wickets: 1-60 (Alastair Cook, 14.3 ov), 2-66 (Jaik Mickleburgh, 16.3 ov), 3-123 (Billy Godleman, 32.5 ov), 4-160 (Matt Walker, 45.3 ov), 5-161 (Ravi Bopara, 47.3 ov), 6-190 (Tom Westley, 55.4 ov), 7-218 (Tim Phillips, 64.4 ov), 8-219 (David Masters, 67.4 ov), 9-220 (James Foster, 68.1 ov), 10-227 (Reece Topley, 70.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Darren Stevens2037633.80---30
Charlie Shreck512004.00---10
James Tredwell1844522.50---00
Simon Cook1314713.61---00
Joe Denly10101.00---00
Robbie Joseph13.142541.89---15
MATCH DETAILS
County Ground, Chelmsford
TossKent, elected to bat first
SeriesCounty Championship Division Two
Season2011
Hours of play (local time)11am start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00
Match days8,9,10,11 April 2011 - day (4-day match)
Umpires
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Richard Illingworth
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Trevor Jesty
PointsKent 20, Essex 4
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 08 Apr - day 1 - Essex 1st innings 49/6 (Matt Walker 7*, James Foster 0*, 24 ov)
Sat, 09 Apr - day 2 - Kent 2nd innings 146/3 (Martin van Jaarsveld 43*, Robbie Joseph 0*, 42 ov)
Sun, 10 Apr - day 3 - Essex 2nd innings 198/6 (James Foster 12*, Tim Phillips 5*, 61 ov)
Mon, 11 Apr - day 4 - Essex 2nd innings 227 (70.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • Lunch: 95/4 off 30 overs
  • SA Northeast 50 off 108 balls, 163 mins, 5x4, 0x6
  • SA Northeast 100 off 148 balls, 227 mins, 9x4, 2x6
  • Tea: 231/8 off 64 overs
  • Close of play: 49/6 off 24 overs
Day 2
  • JS Foster 50 off 83 balls, 107 mins, 11x4, 0x6
  • Lunch: 152/7 off 55 overs
  • Tea: 36/1 off 10 overs
  • RWT Key 50 off 97 balls, 125 mins, 6x4, 0x6
  • Close of play: 146/3 off 42 overs
Day 3
  • M van Jaarsveld 50 off 70 balls, 90 mins, 8x4, 0x6
  • Lunch: 233/9 off 70.5 overs
  • BA Godleman 50 off 76 balls, 90 mins, 8x4, 0x6
  • Tea: 104/2 off 29 overs
  • Close of play: 198/6 off 61 overs
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