Essex v Surrey
Twenty20 Cup 2005 (South Group)
VenueThe Ford County Ground, Chelmsford on 5th July 2005 (20-over match) (day/night)
Balls per over6
TossSurrey won the toss and decided to field
ResultEssex won by 1 run
PointsEssex 2; Surrey 0
UmpiresJH Evans, G Sharp
TV umpireP Willey
ScorersKR Booth (Surrey), AE Choat (Essex)
Man of the MatchRC Irani

Essex inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
JD Middlebrookc Doshi b Azhar Mahmood2381222287.50
*RC Iranib Azhar Mahmood32141451228.57
A Flowernot out647--150.00
AR Adamsc Newman b Clarke121--50.00
RN ten Doeschatenot out4221-200.00
RS Boparadid not bat      
ML Pettinidid not bat      
+JS Fosterdid not bat      
GW Flowerdid not bat      
AP Palladinodid not bat      
Danish Kaneriadid not bat      
Extras(3 lb, 2 w)5
Total(3 wickets, innings closed, 5 overs)71
Fall of wickets:
1-58 (Middlebrook), 2-60 (Irani), 3-61 (Adams)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Sampson1   01301--13.00
Murtagh1   0210---21.00
Doshi1   0220---22.00
Azhar Mahmood1   032--3.003.00
Clarke1   091--6.009.00

Surrey inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
*AD Brownc ten Doeschate b Palladino148611175.00
JGE Benningb Palladino027--0.00
Azhar Mahmoodnot out35131613269.23
R Clarkenot out117141-157.14
+JN Battydid not bat      
SA Newmandid not bat      
IDK Salisburydid not bat      
TJ Murtaghdid not bat      
Harbhajan Singhdid not bat      
ND Doshidid not bat      
PJ Sampsondid not bat      
Extras(2 lb, 8 w)10
Total(2 wickets, innings closed, 5 overs)70
Fall of wickets:
1-15 (Brown), 2-16 (Benning)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Adams1   0140---14.00
Palladino1   0321-3.003.00
Danish Kaneria1   0260---26.00
Bopara1   01202--12.00
Middlebrook1   01301--13.00

--> The match was reduced before play started to 5 overs per side