Cricket World – Yorkshire beat reigning champions Essex in thriller at Chelmsford

Sam Cook (Essex) 5-28

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In an amazing turnaround, having been bowled out for 50 in their first innings, Yorkshire  beat reigning champions Essex, in their own backyard, in a thrilling match at Chelmsford, in their Specsavers County Championship Division One match which was completed over the weekend.

Summary

  • Yorkshire beat reigning champions Essex in thriller at Chelmsford Sam Cook (Essex) 5-28 ©Reuters   In an amazing turnaround, having been bowled out for 50 in their first innings, Yorkshire  beat reigning champions Essex, in their own backyard, in a thrilling match at Chelmsford, in their Specsavers County Championship Division One match which was completed over the weekend.
  • Yorkshire 50 (Sam Cook 5-28) and 329 (Brook 124, Peter Siddle 4-65)Essex 142 and 146 (Steve Patterson 6-40, Ben Coad 3-36)Result and Points – Yorkshire (19 pts) beat Essex (3 pts) by 91 runs Yorkshire visit Surrey at The Oval on Friday which should be another great game and Essex travel to Worcestershire, who had the better of a draw to Surrey over the Bank Holiday weekend.
  • Anthony McGrath, Head Coach of Essex CCC and Yorkshire bowler Steven Patterson spoke after the matchAnthony McGrath, Head Coach of Essex CCC:”It was a crazy game.
  • “If we’d have got 200-250 in that first innings it would have been a different game.
  • Yorkshire CCC paceman Steven Patterson:”We came into the day knowing if we put a shift in that we’d be close.


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