result
(0.4 ov, target 2)351 & 2/0
(f/o) 126 & 226
Surrey won by 10 wickets
1:55
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Scorecard summary
Surrey351/10(119.2 overs)1st INNINGS
Rory Burns90 (217)
Dean Elgar75 (179)
Sam Cook3/71(25)
Peter Siddle3/86(29)
Essex126/10(37.2 overs)1st INNINGS
Tom Westley49 (66)
Tom Curran3/36(13)
Essex226/10(70.3 overs)2nd INNINGS
Ravi Bopara*81 (122)
Jamie Porter31 (36)
Rikki Clarke4/47(17)
Morne Morkel3/68(20)
Surrey2/0(0.4 overs)2nd INNINGS
0.4
2
Harmer to Burns, 2 runs
0.3
Harmer to Burns, no run
0.2
Harmer to Burns, no run
0.1
Harmer to Burns, no run
70.3
W
Virdi to Cook, OUT
Sam Cook b Virdi 12 (28m 22b 2x4 0x6) SR: 54.54
70.2
Virdi to Cook, no run
70.1
Virdi to Cook, no run
end of over 70Maiden
ESSEX: 226/9CRR: 3.22 
Ravi Bopara81 (122)
Sam Cook12 (19)
Tom Curran20-8-46-2
Amar Virdi8-1-36-0
69.6
Tom Curran to Bopara, no run
69.5
Tom Curran to Bopara, no run
69.4
Tom Curran to Bopara, no run
69.3
Tom Curran to Bopara, no run
69.2
Tom Curran to Bopara, no run
69.1
Tom Curran to Bopara, no run
end of over 69Maiden
ESSEX: 226/9CRR: 3.27 
Sam Cook12 (19)
Ravi Bopara81 (116)
Amar Virdi8-1-36-0
Tom Curran19-7-46-2
68.6
Virdi to Cook, no run
68.5
Virdi to Cook, no run
68.4
Virdi to Cook, no run
68.3
Virdi to Cook, no run
68.2
Virdi to Cook, no run
68.1
Virdi to Cook, no run
end of over 684 runs
ESSEX: 226/9CRR: 3.32 
Ravi Bopara81 (116)
Sam Cook12 (13)
Tom Curran19-7-46-2
Morne Morkel20-3-68-3
67.6
4
Tom Curran to Bopara, FOUR runs
Match details
County Ground, Chelmsford
TossEssex, elected to field first
SeriesSpecsavers County Championship Division One
Season2018
Hours of play (local time)10.30am start, Lunch 12.30-13.10, Tea 15.10-15.30, Close 17.30
Match days04,05,06 September 2018 - day(4-day match)
Player Replacement
Ryan Patel for Ollie Pope (Essex 2nd innings, 7.1 ov)
Umpires
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Jeff Evans
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Nigel Llong
PointsSurrey 22, Essex 2