Essex v Kent
Twenty20 Cup 2005 (South Group)
VenueThe Ford County Ground, Chelmsford on 24th June 2005 (20-over match) (day/night)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEssex won by 29 runs
PointsEssex 2; Kent 0
UmpiresNL Bainton, R Palmer
ScorersAE Choat (Essex), JC Foley (Kent)
Man of the MatchA Flower

Essex inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
JD Middlebrookrun out5331-166.67
*RC Iranic Dennington b Hall012--0.00
A Flowernot out46294781158.62
RS Boparac Ferley b Kemp30182031166.67
RN ten Doeschatec Hall b Dennington126--50.00
ML Pettinic Stevens b Cook181191-163.64
AR Adamsc Carberry b Stevens5341-166.67
+JS Fosternot out10521-200.00
GW Flowerdid not bat      
AP Palladinodid not bat      
Danish Kaneriadid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 4 lb, 10 w)17
Total(6 wickets, innings closed, 12 overs)132
Fall of wickets:
1-5 (Irani), 2-5 (Middlebrook), 3-53 (Bopara), 4-68 (ten Doeschate), 5-108 (Pettini), 6-120 (Adams)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Hall3   1161--18.005.33
Cook3   01711-18.005.67
Dennington2   02811-12.0014.00
Kemp1   02412-6.0024.00
Stevens2   0221--12.0011.00
Ferley1   0180---18.00

Kent inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
*MJ Walkerst Foster b Bopara3626327-138.46
M van Jaarsveldlbw b Palladino023--0.00
DI Stevensc Foster b Palladino011--0.00
JM Kempst Foster b Middlebrook3128295-110.71
RWT Keynot out157811214.29
AJ Hallnot out1286-1150.00
+NJ O'Briendid not bat      
MJ Denningtondid not bat      
SJ Cookdid not bat      
RS Ferleydid not bat      
MA Carberrydid not bat      
Extras(6 lb, 3 w)9
Total(4 wickets, innings closed, 12 overs)103
Fall of wickets:
1-8 (van Jaarsveld), 2-8 (Stevens), 3-70 (Walker), 4-76 (Kemp)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Adams3   0280---9.33
Palladino2   0112--6.005.50
Bopara3   01912-18.006.33
Danish Kaneria2   0270---13.50
Middlebrook2   01211-12.006.00

--> The match was reduced before play started to 12 overs per side
--> AP Palladino made his debut in Twenty20 Blast matches
--> AP Palladino made his debut in Twenty20 matches
--> RS Bopara passed his previous highest score of 26 in Twenty20 matches
--> RS Bopara passed his previous highest score of 26 in Twenty20 Blast matches
--> JM Kemp passed his previous highest score of 10 in Twenty20 Blast matches