South Division (N), Brighton, Jun 17 2008, Twenty20 Cup
(17/20 ov, target 145)146/3
Essex won by 7 wickets (with 18 balls remaining)
player of the match
Sussex INNINGS (20 overs maximum)
Chris Nash lbw b Napier1310033.33
Murray Goodwin  b Danish Kaneria47446541106.82
Dwayne Smith c †Foster b Chambers28202031140.00
Chris Adams (c)lbw b Danish Kaneria2650033.33
Matt Prior c Middlebrook b Masters35312930112.90
Michael Yardy c Gallian b Masters01-000.00
Carl Hopkinson c Danish Kaneria b ten Doeschate441100100.00
Rory Hamilton-Brown  b Napier139420144.44
Robin Martin-Jenkins not out 2340066.67
Will Beer run out 00-000.00
James Kirtley run out 00-000.00
Extras(lb 7, nb 2, w 3)12
TOTAL(20 Ov, RR: 7.20)144
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Chris Nash), 2-46 (Dwayne Smith), 3-54 (Chris Adams), 4-123 (Matt Prior), 5-123 (Michael Yardy), 6-126 (Murray Goodwin), 7-139 (Rory Hamilton-Brown), 8-143 (Carl Hopkinson), 9-144 (Will Beer), 10-144 (James Kirtley)
Graham Napier402526.25---00
David Masters403228.00---00
Maurice Chambers10616.00---01
Danish Kaneria401824.50---10
Ryan ten Doeschate302618.67---00
James Middlebrook201306.50---00
Neil Dexter201708.50---20
Essex INNINGS (target: 145 runs from 20 overs)
Varun Chopra run out 1824321075.00
Jason Gallian c Hopkinson b Kirtley1230050.00
Graham Napier c Martin-Jenkins b Smith37181843205.56
Grant Flower not out 39334020118.18
James Foster (c)†not out 41253130164.00
Extras(lb 2, w 8)10
TOTAL(17 Ov, RR: 8.58)146/3
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Jason Gallian), 2-49 (Graham Napier), 3-69 (Varun Chopra)
Robin Martin-Jenkins402506.25---40
James Kirtley3033111.00---10
Dwayne Smith3036112.00---20
Michael Yardy302408.00---00
Will Beer402606.50---10
County Ground, Hove
TossSussex, elected to bat first
SeriesTwenty20 Cup
Player Of The Match
James Foster
James Foster
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 days17 June 2008 - night match (20-over match)
T20 debut
Will Beer
Will Beer
England Image
Nigel Cowley
England Image
Pasty Harris
PointsEssex 2, Sussex 0