P241 CEEFAX 241 Tue 22 Jul 21:11/54  2/2 BBC SPORT  Lord's: BENSON AND HEDGES CUP FINAL NORTHANTS v ESSEX Northants Cook c Gooch b Pont..........29 Larkins c Denness b Pont........18 Williams c McEwan b Pont.........15 A Lamb c Hardie b Phillip......72 Willey c McEwan b Turner.......15 Yardley c Smith b Gooch......... 0 Sharp c Fletcher b Pont....... 8 Watts run out ................22 Sarfraz not out.................10 T Lamb LB[ b Turner.............4 Griffiths b Turner.................0 Extras................16 209 all out (54.5 nwfrs) Essex scorecard in a moment....
P241 CEEFAX 241 Tue 22 Jul 21:10/00  3/4 BBC SPORT  Lord's: BENSON AND HEDGES CUP FINAL NORTHANTS v ESSEX Essex Gooch c A Lamb b T Lamb........60 Denness b Willey.................14 McEwan b Willey.................38 Fletcher b Sarfraz................29 Hardie b Watts...................0 Pont b Williams................2 Turner c Watts b Sarfraz........16 Phillip not out..................32 Smith b Sarfraz.................2 East not out...................1 Extras 9 203-8 (55 overs) In a moment....Northants hero retires
P241 CEEFAX 241 Tue 22 Jul 21:21/02  4/2 BBC SPORT  Jim Watts, the Northants captain, anounced his retirement from cricket minutfs aftfr leading his side to the Benson and Hedges Cup. Watts said after the six-run win over Essex: "This is my last0rfason and I have played my last game at Lord's. "There was a job to do and I think I have done it. It is time someone took over because we need a bowler to take my place. "Weth a left-arm spinner and a seamer we shall be a top class side. We arf getting better and better." Match report in a moment....
P241 CEEFAX 241 Tue 22 Jul 21:00/00    Nort(—lptonshird havd won the Benson and Hd$fds Cup for the first time in their history. They collectdd the trophy at Lord's when they beat holders and favourites Essex by sax runs. Northants, ins0hrdd by a brilliant 72 from Alan Lamb, made 209 in thdir 55 gwfrs It hardly seemed a total to worry the —igh-scoring Essex, but, once Graham Gooch and Ken McEwan had bedn pemoved, the target always looked beyond Keith Fletcher's men. The man-of-the-match award went to Lamb
P241 CEEFAX 241 Tue 22 Jul 21:00/51   1/4 BBC >{%j7/ju?jw1k7 SPORT  Northamptonshirf have won the Be&qnl and Hedges Cup for the first time in their history. They collected the trophy at Lord's when they beat holders and favouritds Essex by six runs. Northants, inspirdd by a brilliant 72 from Alan Lamb,"Hbde 209 in theib 55 gvdrs. It hardly seemed a total to worry the hig( scoring rr—x, but, once Graham Gooch and Ken McEwan had been removed, thd target alw!8s loo£dd bdyond Keith Fletcher's men. The man-of-the-match award went to Lamb