Current Match Report – WORCS vs Essex Group 2 2021
Opening partnership add 243, as hosts crumble to 156 all out in reply
Haynes was flawless in his maiden skilled ton of 153 whereas his opening accomplice’s 123 made him the third era of D’Oliveira to reached three figures for Worcestershire within the format.
Their stand of 243, a finest for the primary wicket for the county, laid the foundations of a mammoth whole of 338 for 7.
The Rapids maintained their 100 per cent document within the event whereas the Eagles misplaced for the primary time.
Having been put in by Essex, D’Oliveira and Haynes strutted in opposition to a depleted dwelling bowling line-up – with Sam Prepare dinner on the Hundred and Jamie Porter injuring his facet in the course of the victory over Middlesex.
D’Oliveira gained the race to a half-century, smashing his 54th ball into the Tom Pearce Stand at broad long-on, earlier than Haynes adopted in 57 deliveries – for Haynes it was his third fifty in as many innings within the competitors.
D’Oliveira additionally reached his hundred first, off 95 balls, however Haynes was faster, in 91 balls, as each handed the milestone for the primary time in skilled white-ball cricket.
The unimaginable stand ended on 243, a finest for Worcestershire of any stand in opposition to Essex, when D’Oliveira picked out broad long-on.
That began a wicket tumble as Rapids misplaced seven wickets for 68 runs in 69 balls.
Joe Leach was lbw to Aron Nijjar, Tom Fell was caught on the sq. leg boundary, Jake Libby was brilliantly run out by Simon Harmer and Ed Barnard was caught behind trying a reverse sweep.
Haynes continued to speed up, bunting over the long-off boundary and a candy strike straight down the bottom for 2 sixes – the latter off Shane Snater, who returned Essex’s third most costly Checklist A bowling figures together with his one for 83.
The one likelihood he provided was a diving effort to Jack Plom at backward level on 151 earlier than he was lastly stumped off Harmer for 153 off 128 balls.
Gareth Roderick scooped to high quality leg however Joshua Dell’s 27 off 24 helped Rapids again as much as a complete befitting the opening stand.
Essex’s top-order collapse was much more emphatic as they slumped to 17 for 4 within the first six overs of the reply.
Will Buttleman was yorked fourth ball by Charlie Morris earlier than Joe Leach has Tom Westley bowled, Michael Pepper feathering behind and Ryan ten Doeschate leg earlier than to an in-ducker.
Wheater was dropped on 16 and 23 each by Dell at cowl throughout a 70-run stand with Alastair Prepare dinner earlier than Ed Barnard took two wickets in two balls – Prepare dinner clothes to mid off for 42 and Harmer caught behind – to maintain the win predictor firmly pointing in the direction of the guests.
Wheater accelerated after Prepare dinner’s dismissal however ultimately holed out to long-on, Nijjar holed out to long-on, Snater chipped to midwicket and Plom was stumped – the final three wickets falling to that man D’Oliveira (three for eight).