Essex v Sussex

Sussex ended their Twenty20 Cup campaign with their first win, by nine wickets, but it was Essex who were celebrating quarter-final place.

Sussex took a methodical appraoch to overhauling the Eagles' 134-8, and got there with three overs remaining.

Matt Prior (68) and Chris Adams (38) shared an unbroken stand of 112 under the Chelmsford floodlights.

However, Essex progressed as one of the best third-placed sides, with a superior run rate to Derbyshire.


Twenty20 Cup, 2004, South Division
Essex v Sussex
County Ground, Chelmsford (day/night)
15 July 2004 (20-over match)

Result: Sussex won by 9 wickets
Points: Sussex 2, Essex 0

Toss: Essex
Umpires: MR Benson and B Leadbeater

Essex innings (20 overs maximum)                                R   M   B  4 6
WI Jefferson          c Yardy            b Lewry                5   5   4  1 0
*RC Irani             c Goodwin          b Lewry               19  24  18  3 0
GR Napier             c Yardy            b Kirtley              4   4   5  1 0
A Flower                                 b Davis               17  35  23  1 0
RS Bopara             st Prior           b Mushtaq Ahmed       26  29  28  3 0
ML Pettini            not out                                  29  28  22  3 0
JD Middlebrook        c Lewry            b Wright              10   9   9  0 1
+JS Foster                               b Wright               1   1   2  0 0
D Gough               c Davis            b Wright              17   7   8  1 1
AJ Clarke             not out                                   2   1   1  0 0
Extras                (lb 3, w 1)                               4
Total                 (8 wickets, 20 overs)                   134

DNB: SA Brant.

FoW: 1-11 (Jefferson), 2-16 (Napier), 3-33 (Irani),
     4-66 (Flower), 5-80 (Bopara), 6-105 (Middlebrook),
     7-107 (Foster), 8-131 (Gough).

Bowling                      O      M      R      W
Kirtley                      4      0     30      1
Lewry                        4      0     16      2
Wright                       4      0     39      3 (1w)
Davis                        4      0     27      1
Mushtaq Ahmed                4      0     19      1

Sussex innings (target: 135 runs from 20 overs)                 R   M   B  4 6
IJ Ward               c Middlebrook      b Brant               16  16  20  3 0
+MJ Prior             not out                                  68  64  49 11 1
*CJ Adams             not out                                  38  47  33  5 0
Extras                (lb 9, w 5)                              14
Total                 (1 wicket, 17 overs, 64 mins)           136

DNB: MH Yardy, MW Goodwin, JD Lewry, LJ Wright, MJG Davis,
     Mushtaq Ahmed, RJ Kirtley, CD Hopkinson.

FoW: 1-24 (Ward).

Bowling                      O      M      R      W
Gough                        3      0     15      0
Napier                       4      0     42      0
Brant                        3      0     10      1 (2w)
Clarke                       3      0     31      0
Middlebrook                  2      0     16      0 (1w)
Bopara                       2      0     13      0 (1w)
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