result
South Group (N), Cardiff, May 22 2015, NatWest t20 Blast
(17.4/20 ov)145/5
Essex won by 5 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)
player of the match
Glamorgan INNINGS (20 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Jacques Rudolph (c) b Tait30293840103.45
Mark Wallace  b Napier56111083.33
Colin Ingram c Topley b Bopara24202331120.00
William Bragg c ten Doeschate b Bopara66810100.00
Chris Cooke c ten Doeschate b Topley31304121103.33
Craig Meschede run out (Masters)002000.00
Andrew Salter  b Tait1450025.00
Graham Wagg c ten Doeschate b Tait14111420127.27
Ruaidhri Smith not out 16161720100.00
Dean Cosker not out 11200100.00
Extras(lb 5, nb 6, w 5)16
TOTAL(20 Ov, RR: 7.20)144/8
Did not bat: Michael Hogan 
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Mark Wallace, 2.6 ov), 2-64 (Colin Ingram, 8.3 ov), 3-71 (Jacques Rudolph, 9.3 ov), 4-74 (William Bragg, 10.1 ov), 5-76 (Craig Meschede, 10.4 ov), 6-83 (Andrew Salter, 11.6 ov), 7-105 (Graham Wagg, 15.2 ov), 8-141 (Chris Cooke, 19.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Reece Topley4044111.0085210
David Masters402005.00153010
Graham Napier402215.50102010
Shaun Tait402837.0082012
Ravi Bopara402526.25123011
Essex INNINGS (target: 145 runs from 20 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Mark Pettini  b Hogan1430025.00
Jesse Ryder c Salter b Meschede20101340200.00
Ravi Bopara not out 81536555152.83
Kishen Velani st †Wallace b Cosker29211940138.10
Ryan ten Doeschate (c)c †Wallace b Hogan912141075.00
James Foster c Smith b Wagg35150060.00
Graham Napier not out 014000.00
Extras(lb 2)2
TOTAL(17.4 Ov, RR: 8.20)145/5
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Mark Pettini, 0.5 ov), 2-24 (Jesse Ryder, 3.3 ov), 3-76 (Kishen Velani, 9.1 ov), 4-106 (Ryan ten Doeschate, 13.5 ov), 5-131 (James Foster, 16.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Michael Hogan401924.75131100
Graham Wagg302819.3344000
Craig Meschede2021110.5044000
Ruaidhri Smith1.4024014.4032200
Dean Cosker403218.0063100
Jacques Rudolph301906.3360100
MATCH DETAILS
Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
TossEssex, elected to field first
SeriesNatWest t20 Blast
Season2015
Player Of The Match
Ravi Bopara
Ravi Bopara
Hours of play (local time)18.30 start, First Session 18.30-19.45, Interval 19.45-20.00, Second Session 20.00-21.30
Match days22 May 2015 - night match (20-over match)
Umpires
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Graham Lloyd
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Jeremy Lloyds
PointsEssex 2, Glamorgan 0