Early introduction for spinner Ben Twohig in place of Ed Barnard
It's Barnard and Pennington sharing the attack at Chelmsford. Essex now 260-5
Bowling: Tongue 13-1-54-1, Parnell 15-1-63-1, Barnard 17-6-35-2, Pennington 13-1-36-1, Twohig 9-1-48-0, Mitchell 3-0-6-0
It's stumps at Chelmsford and Essex are 252-5 off 70 overs
Essex are 232-5 - a lead of 138
Essex 215-5 - a lead of 121
A wicket for Pennington as ten Doeschate edges to Clarke at first slip. Essex 201-5.
Essex 201-4. 15 overs remaining in the day.
Sharp take by Cox standing up to dismiss Westley for 55 off the bowling of Barnard. Essex 170-4.
A single to deep mid-wicket off Parnell takes Westley to his 50 off 117 balls. Essex 166-3.
Ed Barnard takes the wicket of Dan Lawrence, lbw for 1. Essex 139-3.
Josh Tongue gets the wicket of Murali Vijay, bowled for 85. At tea Essex 138-2. Leading by 44 runs.
Tongue is back into the attack and Essex are 114-1 and a century stand completed between Vijay and Westley
Essex are 92-1 off 29 overs
Vijay reaches his 50 with the help of a six off Twohig. Essex 86-1
It's Twohig into the attack at 75-1
Pennington into the attack at 60-1
Parnell into his eighth over - figures so far of 7-0-20-1 - and Essex are 53-1
Parnell is continuing and Barnard has replaced Tongue. Essex 31-1
Parnell strikes as he knocks out Browne's off stump. Essex 9-1 Browne out for five
Tongue looking to repeat his impressive show against Essex at Blackfinch New Road when he picked up nine wickets in… https://t.co/A8k5f8bIwF
It's Tongue and Parnell looking for early wickets for Worcs with the new ball. Essex 9-0
Pennington c Vijay at slip of Harmer for 0. Twohig 17 not out. Worcs 94 all out in 25.3 overs. LUNCH at Chelmsford
Tongue (0) ct low at third slip by Lawrence to give Porter his seventh wicket. Worcs 93-9 in 25th over
Clarke goes for 28, bowled by Porter delivery which nips back. Worcs are 83-8. Porter has figures of 6-36 from 7.4 overs
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