result
South Group (N), Chelmsford, Aug 11 2017, NatWest t20 Blast
172/9
(20 ov, target 173)163/7
Essex won by 9 runs
Player Of The Match
4/23
nathan-sowter
Essex INNINGS (20 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Adam Wheater  b Sowter43213042204.76
Varun Chopra c Franklin b Helm26192421136.84
Dan Lawrence c Southee b Sowter17111720154.54
Ravi Bopara c Franklin b Sowter27253511108.00
Ashar Zaidi c Eskinazi b Higgins57160071.42
Ryan ten Doeschate (c)c Scott b Southee25202430125.00
James Foster lbw b Sowter012000.00
Paul Walter not out 20131920153.84
Simon Harmer c Southee b Helm1240050.00
Mohammad Amir run out (Franklin)11300100.00
Extras(lb 1, w 6)7
TOTAL(20 Ov, RR: 8.60)172/9
Did not bat: Matt Dixon 
Fall of wickets: 1-54 (Varun Chopra, 5.3 ov), 2-71 (Adam Wheater, 7.1 ov), 3-90 (Dan Lawrence, 9.2 ov), 4-116 (Ashar Zaidi, 12.5 ov), 5-134 (Ravi Bopara, 15.1 ov), 6-139 (James Foster, 15.4 ov), 7-161 (Ryan ten Doeschate, 18.4 ov), 8-169 (Simon Harmer, 19.3 ov), 9-172 (Mohammad Amir, 19.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ryan Higgins403819.5062210
Tim Southee403418.5064000
Tom Barber3037012.3344140
Tom Helm403027.5063000
Nathan Sowter402345.7561000
Paul Stirling10909.0020100
Middlesex INNINGS (target: 173 runs from 20 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Paul Stirling c sub (CJ Taylor) b Walter1350033.33
John Simpson lbw b Lawrence30192351157.89
Stephen Eskinazi c sub (CJ Taylor) b Mohammad Amir1471121200.00
Eoin Morgan (c)c & b Bopara37263250142.30
George Scott  b Ashar Zaidi3436471194.44
James Franklin c Harmer b Bopara711170063.63
Ryan Higgins not out 23101621230.00
Tim Southee  b Mohammad Amir3550060.00
Nathan Sowter not out 83620266.66
Extras(lb 3, w 3)6
TOTAL(20 Ov, RR: 8.15)163/7
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Paul Stirling, 1.1 ov), 2-41 (Stephen Eskinazi, 4.1 ov), 3-48 (John Simpson, 5.1 ov), 4-104 (Eoin Morgan, 12.4 ov), 5-127 (James Franklin, 16.2 ov), 6-130 (George Scott, 17.1 ov), 7-139 (Tim Southee, 18.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Mohammad Amir402526.25123010
Paul Walter4048112.0097200
Matt Dixon1014014.0032100
Dan Lawrence402917.2561110
Ravi Bopara402426.0082010
Simon Harmer201507.5032000
Ashar Zaidi10515.0020000
MATCH DETAILS
County Ground, Chelmsford
TossMiddlesex, elected to field first
SeriesNatWest t20 Blast
Season2017
Player Of The Match
Nathan Sowter
Nathan Sowter
Hours of play (local time)19.00 start, First Session 19.00-20.15, Interval 20.15-20.30, Second Session 20.30-21.45
Match days11 August 2017 - night (20-over match)
Umpires
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Billy Taylor
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Steve O'Shaughnessy
PointsEssex 2, Middlesex 0