(D/N), Chelmsford, Sep 7 2006, Pro40 Division One
(37.3/40 ov, target 234)202
Essex won by 31 runs
player of the match
Essex INNINGS (40 overs maximum)
Mark Pettini c Croft b Hogg5661083.33
Ronnie Irani (c)c Kartik b Cork024000.00
Andy Bichel c †Sutton b Kartik4152652278.85
Ravi Bopara  b Kartik2235592062.86
Andy Flower c Chilton b Marshall3342452078.57
James Foster run out 67628132108.06
Ryan ten Doeschate not out 37354420105.71
James Middlebrook  b Chapple53310166.67
Graham Napier not out 73101233.33
Extras(lb 14, w 2)16
TOTAL(40 Ov, RR: 5.82)233/7
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Ronnie Irani), 2-5 (Mark Pettini), 3-76 (Ravi Bopara), 4-79 (Andy Bichel), 5-142 (Andy Flower), 6-218 (James Foster), 7-225 (James Middlebrook)
Dominic Cork814215.25---00
Kyle Hogg512214.40---00
Glen Chapple805016.25---10
Steven Croft1010010.00---00
Murali Kartik803724.63---10
Simon Marshall803914.88---00
Nathan Astle201909.50---00
Lancashire INNINGS (target: 234 runs from 40 overs)
Mal Loye c Bopara b Phillips71636392112.70
Nathan Astle c †Foster b Bichel1370033.33
Dominic Cork c & b Phillips24223940109.09
Mark Chilton (c)st †Foster b Phillips4355722078.18
Paul Horton st †Foster b Phillips2560040.00
Steven Croft c †Foster b Bichel1939322048.72
Luke Sutton lbw b Bopara1450025.00
Glen Chapple run out 1113201084.62
Kyle Hogg c & b Phillips2640033.33
Simon Marshall  b Bichel991310100.00
Murali Kartik not out 107801142.86
Extras(lb 3, nb 2, w 4)9
TOTAL(37.3 Ov, RR: 5.38)202
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Nathan Astle), 2-88 (Dominic Cork), 3-105 (Mal Loye), 4-112 (Paul Horton), 5-154 (Steven Croft), 6-159 (Luke Sutton), 7-175 (Mark Chilton), 8-179 (Kyle Hogg), 9-186 (Glen Chapple), 10-202 (Simon Marshall)
Graham Napier403308.25---01
Andy Bichel6.303335.08---00
Ravi Bopara302919.67---00
James Middlebrook804205.25---10
Tim Phillips803454.25---20
Grant Flower802803.50---10
County Ground, Chelmsford
TossEssex, elected to bat first
SeriesPro40 Division One
Player Of The Match
James Foster
James Foster
Hours of play (local time)16.40 start, Interval 19.30-19.50, Close 22.20
Match days7 September 2006 - daynight match (40-over match)
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Graham Burgess
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Peter Hartley
TV Umpire
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Barry Dudleston
PointsEssex 2, Lancashire 0