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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)
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Bopara gets Essex campaign on track

The aggressive bowling of Shaun Tait and the batting of Ravi Bopara combined for Essex to ease them to their first T20 win of the season against Glamorgan

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Scorecard summary
Glamorgan144/8(20 overs)
Essex145/5(17.4 overs)
17.4
6
Smith to Bopara, SIX runs
17.3
2
Smith to Bopara, 2 runs
17.2
Smith to Bopara, no run
17.1
6
Smith to Bopara, SIX runs
end of over 177 runs • 1 wicket
Essex: 131/5CRR: 7.70 • RRR: 4.67 • Need 14 from 18b
Graham Napier0 (1)
Ravi Bopara67 (49)
Graham Wagg3-0-28-1
Michael Hogan4-0-19-2
16.6
Wagg to Napier, no run
16.5
W
Wagg to Foster, OUT
James Foster c Smith b Wagg 3 (15m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 60
16.4
1
Wagg to Bopara, 1 run
16.3
4
Wagg to Bopara, FOUR runs
16.2
1
Wagg to Foster, 1 run
16.1
1
Wagg to Bopara, 1 run
end of over 169 runs
Essex: 124/4CRR: 7.75 • RRR: 5.25 • Need 21 from 24b
Ravi Bopara61 (46)
James Foster2 (3)
Michael Hogan4-0-19-2
Craig Meschede2-0-21-1
15.6
1
Hogan to Bopara, 1 run
15.5
6
Hogan to Bopara, SIX runs
15.4
Hogan to Bopara, no run
15.3
1
Hogan to Foster, 1 run
15.2
1
Hogan to Bopara, 1 run
15.1
Hogan to Bopara, no run
end of over 159 runs
Essex: 115/4CRR: 7.66 • RRR: 6.00 • Need 30 from 30b
Ravi Bopara53 (41)
James Foster1 (2)
Craig Meschede2-0-21-1
Michael Hogan3-0-10-2
14.6
1
Meschede to Bopara, 1 run
14.5
1
Meschede to Foster, 1 run
14.4
1
Meschede to Bopara, 1 run
14.3
Meschede to Bopara, no run
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