Essex 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Tom Westley c Middlebrook b Vaas12121530100.00
Mark Pettini c †Murphy b Willey32811045039.50
Owais Shah run out (Howgego)011000.00
Ravi Bopara c Coetzer b Daggett17429040022260.00
Ben Foakes  b Willey078000.00
James Foster (c)†c sub b Willey13523029025058.69
Ryan ten Doeschate not out 26212840123.80
Graham Napier not out 14121720116.66
Extras(b 2, lb 3, nb 2)7
TOTAL(108.5 Ov, RR: 3.67)400/6d
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Tom Westley, 3.1 ov), 2-15 (Owais Shah, 3.2 ov), 3-55 (Mark Pettini, 25.4 ov), 4-57 (Ben Foakes, 27.4 ov), 5-351 (James Foster, 101.4 ov), 6-372 (Ravi Bopara, 104.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Jack Brooks2457603.1611012000
Chaminda Vaas2756812.511299001
Lee Daggett30.5513614.4112523000
David Willey2357433.2110413000
James Middlebrook4041010.2594200
Northamptonshire 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Ben Howgego  b Napier12739003.70
James Middlebrook  b Craddock10014116513170.92
Kyle Coetzer  b Napier3950746078.00
Alex Wakely (c)not out 4356625076.78
Rob White not out 881310100.00
Extras(b 4, lb 2, w 3)9
TOTAL(47 Ov, RR: 4.25)200/3
Fall of wickets: 1-26 (Ben Howgego, 10.1 ov), 2-116 (Kyle Coetzer, 30.3 ov), 3-181 (James Middlebrook, 43.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
David Masters1142902.63524000
Charl Willoughby1024304.30438000
Graham Napier1115925.36389000
Tom Westley401904.75151100
Ryan ten Doeschate602404.00222000
Tom Craddock502014.00181010
MATCH DETAILS
County Ground, Northampton
TossEssex, elected to bat first
SeriesCounty Championship Division Two
Season2012
Hours of play (local time)11am start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00
Match days6,7,8,9 June 2012 - day(4-day match)
Umpires
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Tim Robinson
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Trevor Jesty
PointsEssex 9, Northamptonshire 6
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 06 Jun - day 1 -Essex 1st innings 138/4 (Ravi Bopara 65*, James Foster 25*Ravi Bopara 65*, James Foster 25*, 50 ov)
Thu, 07 Jun - day 2 -Essex 1st innings 195/4 (Ravi Bopara 87*, James Foster 60*Ravi Bopara 87*, James Foster 60*, 63 ov)
Fri, 08 Jun - day 3 -Essex 1st innings 195/4 (Ravi Bopara 87*, James Foster 60*Ravi Bopara 87*, James Foster 60*, 63 ov)
Sat, 09 Jun - day 4 -Northants 1st innings 200/3 (47 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 4
  • Essex 1st innings
  • RS Bopara 100 off 199 balls in 291 minutes, 17x4
  • JS Foster 100 off 203 balls in 248 minutes, 19x4
  • Northamptonshire 1st innings
  • JD Middlebrook 100 off 138 balls in 157 minutes, 13x4, 1x6