Essex v New Zealanders
New Zealand in England 2008
VenueThe Ford County Ground, Chelmsford on 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th May 2008 (4-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to field
ResultNew Zealanders won by 92 runs
UmpiresTJ Urben, P Willey
ScorersAE Choat (Essex), P Parkinson (New Zealanders)
Close of play day 1New Zealanders (1) 348/9 (Mason 23*, O'Brien 31*; 90 overs)
Close of play day 2Essex (1) 251/9 (Palladino 26*, Chambers 4*; 86 overs)
Close of play day 3Essex (2) 45/1 (Cook 21*; 12.1 overs)

New Zealanders first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JM Howlbw b Palladino94555-- 
AJ Redmondlbw b ten Doeschate35771167- 
JAH Marshallc Chambers b ten Doeschate12818330117- 
LRPL Taylorc Gallian b Palladino17222511 
+BB McCullumc Middlebrook b ten Doeschate412131- 
DR Flynnc Tudor b ten Doeschate39841386- 
JDP Oramb ten Doeschate41718-- 
*DL Vettoric Gallian b Westley2226215- 
KD Millsc Middlebrook b Palladino1721263- 
MJ Masonlbw b ten Doeschate3034514- 
IE O'Briennot out3128385- 
Extras(13 lb, 2 nb, 4 w)19
Total(all out, 91.1 overs)355
Fall of wickets:
1-19 (How), 2-68 (Redmond), 3-91 (Taylor), 4-96 (McCullum), 5-224 (Flynn), 6-241 (Oram), 7-268 (Vettori), 8-284 (Marshall), 9-296 (Mills), 10-355 (Mason, 91.1 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tudor17   3650-1
Palladino17   8503--
Chambers21   3790-1
ten Doeschate17.135763-
Middlebrook10   1410--
Bopara5   03101-
Westley4   0191--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JER Gallianlbw b Mason925291- 
AN Cookc McCullum b Mason1531412- 
T Westleyc McCullum b Mills20761014- 
RS Boparac sub b O'Brien661091469- 
*ML Pettinib O'Brien2947645- 
RN ten Doeschatec Flynn b Vettori197-- 
+JS Fosterb Mason133044-- 
JD Middlebrookb O'Brien52620-- 
AJ Tudorc McCullum b Mason41861136- 
AP Palladinonot out30871214- 
MA Chambersc Taylor b Mills720281- 
Extras(4 b, 16 lb, 2 nb)22
Total(all out, 90.4 overs)258
Fall of wickets:
1-19 (Gallian), 2-24 (Cook), 3-85 (Westley), 4-154 (Bopara), 5-155 (ten Doeschate), 6-155 (Pettini), 7-169 (Middlebrook), 8-188 (Foster), 9-241 (Tudor), 10-258 (Chambers, 90.4 ov)
New Zealanders bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mason21   7654-2
O'Brien17   3463--
Oram14   4470--
Marshall5   0140--
Vettori11   4231--
Flynn1   030--

New Zealanders second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JM Howc Foster b Palladino927321- 
JAH Marshallc Middlebrook b Tudor1224393- 
LRPL Taylorb Chambers419311- 
+BB McCullumc Gallian b Bopara3529387- 
DR Flynnc Middlebrook b Chambers32036-- 
JDP Oramc Palladino b Bopara1930484- 
AJ Redmondb Palladino301061225- 
KD Millsnot out5310614852 
MJ Masonc Foster b Tudor1334362- 
IE O'Brienc Palladino b Chambers1212142- 
*DL Vettoriabsent hurt
Extras(3 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)5
Total(all out, 67.4 overs)195
Fall of wickets:
1-14 (How), 2-22 (Marshall), 3-51 (Taylor), 4-63 (McCullum), 5-75 (Flynn), 6-92 (Oram), 7-150 (Redmond), 8-176 (Mason), 9-195 (O'Brien, 67.4 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tudor9   2462--
Palladino16   73621-
Bopara11   5202--
ten Doeschate6   2150--
Middlebrook13   4380--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AN Cookc Mills b Mason571261866- 
JER Gallianc How b O'Brien2237502- 
T Westleyc sub b Mills742661- 
RS Boparac McCullum b Oram929271- 
*ML Pettinib Mason014-- 
RN ten Doeschatec McCullum b Redmond388411441 
+JS Fosterc sub b Mason021-- 
JD Middlebrookb O'Brien2848692- 
AJ Tudorb O'Brien1823402- 
AP Palladinoc Taylor b Redmond31623-- 
MA Chambersnot out21310-- 
Extras(15 lb, 1 w)16
Total(all out, 70.1 overs)200
Fall of wickets:
1-45 (Gallian), 2-67 (Westley), 3-86 (Bopara), 4-87 (Pettini), 5-100 (Cook), 6-100 (Foster), 7-159 (Middlebrook), 8-169 (ten Doeschate), 9-192 (Palladino), 10-200 (Tudor, 70.1 ov)
New Zealanders bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mason16   6363--
Mills14   2371--
Oram10   42311-
Redmond9   1352--

--> JAH Marshall (1) 100 in 152 balls, 213 minutes with 14 fours
--> AN Cook (2) passed 6000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 44
--> LRPL Taylor made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> MJ Mason made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> MA Chambers achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches when he dismissed DR Flynn in the New Zealanders second innings (previous best was 1-73)
--> IE O'Brien reached 200 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed AJ Tudor, his 3rd wicket in the Essex second innings