2nd XI: Essex v Cambridge UCCE Match Report


Essex 2nd XI: 316/4 (50.0 overs)
Cambridge UCCE: 220/9 (42.0 overs)
Toss: Cambridge UCCE won the toss and elected to bowl
Result: Essex 2nd XI won by 57 runs (DLS method)

Robin Das and Will Buttleman both hit impressive centuries as Essex’s 2nd XI recorded a comfortable victory over Cambridge UCCE at Fenner’s.

Das hit 123 off 103 balls during a 145-minute stint in the middle. Meanwhile, wicketkeeper-batter, Buttleman, finished unbeaten on 119 as Essex posted a sizable 316-4. Sivakumar was the pick of the Cambridge attack with 2/59.

Houillon’s 71 was the highlight of the Cambridge response. The hosts had reached 220-9 when the inclement weather conditions forced an early conclusion. Ben Allison, Jamal Richards and Luc Benkenstein each took two wickets apiece in an otherwise comfortable workout for the Essex youngsters.

Cambridge UCCE: Taylor (C), Moen, Agarwal, Houillon (WK), Cross-Zamirski, Dhariwal, Agedah, Fernandes, Ibrahim, Modhwadia, Sivakumar, Somaiya

Essex 2nd XI: Khushi, Rymell (C), Walter, Das, Buttleman (WK), Richards, Benkenstein, McKenna, Allison, Kalley, Prideaux, Dwivedi

Umpires: P Laughlin and R Parker
Scorers: HM Hyde and P Parkinson