South Group, Bristol, May 24 2015, NatWest t20 Blast
(18.4/20 ov, target 200)165
Gloucs won by 34 runs
Player Of The Match
126* (68)
Gloucestershire INNINGS (20 overs maximum)
Michael Klinger (c)not out 126688178185.29
Hamish Marshall c Tait b Topley29161650181.25
Ian Cockbain c Napier b Topley24192930126.31
Peter Handscomb  b Tait78150087.50
Chris Dent  b Tait79131077.77
Jack Taylor not out 014000.00
Extras(lb 2, nb 2, w 2)6
TOTAL(20 Ov, RR: 9.95)199/4
Fall of wickets: 1-44 (Hamish Marshall, 4.1 ov), 2-105 (Ian Cockbain, 11.5 ov), 3-144 (Peter Handscomb, 15.5 ov), 4-173 (Chris Dent, 18.5 ov)
Reece Topley402827.0091110
David Masters2026013.0024000
Graham Napier4062015.5073610
Shaun Tait403729.25115101
Ravi Bopara403308.2533000
Tom Westley201105.5030000
Essex INNINGS (target: 200 runs from 20 overs)
Mark Pettini c Marshall b Payne4531080.00
Jesse Ryder c Howell b Payne037000.00
Tom Westley c Howell b Smith67404291167.50
Ravi Bopara c Fuller b Howell24192521126.31
Ryan ten Doeschate (c)c Dent b Smith54334252163.63
Kishen Velani c Marshall b Smith1220050.00
James Foster c Smith b Taylor4570080.00
Graham Napier c Howell b Smith23130066.66
David Masters st †Jones b Smith012000.00
Reece Topley not out 1330033.33
Shaun Tait c Dent b Payne012000.00
Extras(lb 1, nb 6, w 1)8
TOTAL(18.4 Ov, RR: 8.83)165
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Mark Pettini, 1.1 ov), 2-10 (Jesse Ryder, 1.4 ov), 3-72 (Ravi Bopara, 8.3 ov), 4-113 (Tom Westley, 13.1 ov), 5-117 (Kishen Velani, 13.5 ov), 6-132 (James Foster, 15.4 ov), 7-164 (Graham Napier, 17.4 ov), 8-164 (Ryan ten Doeschate, 17.5 ov), 9-164 (David Masters, 17.6 ov), 10-165 (Shaun Tait, 18.4 ov)
James Fuller3.5040010.43126003
David Payne3.402436.54102100
Tom Smith403959.7575100
Benny Howell403017.5062100
Jack Taylor302518.3312010
Chris Dent0.106036.0000100
County Ground, Bristol
TossEssex, elected to field first
SeriesNatWest t20 Blast
Player Of The Match
Michael Klinger
Michael Klinger
Hours of play (local time)14.30 start, First Session 14.30-15.50, Interval 15.50-16.10, Second Session 16.10-17.30
Match days24 May 2015 - day (20-over match)
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Alex Wharf
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Jeff Evans
PointsGloucestershire 2, Essex 0
  • Gloucestershire innings
  • M Klinger 100 off 61 balls in 72 minutes, 7x4, 4x6
  • Essex innings
  • James Fuller was removed from the Gloucestershire bowling attack for dangerous bowling (too many over waist height deliveries) after ball 16.5, the 17th over was completed by Chris Dent
  • Tom Smith took a hat-trick with the wickets of Graham Napier, Ryan ten Doeschate and David Masters.