Jesse Ryder in smashing form with bat for Essex

DUNCAN JOHNSTONE
Last updated 08:02 28/07/2014
Jesse Ryder
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SMASHING FORM: New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder hit an hit an unbeaten 68 off just 51 balls for Essex.

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Jesse Ryder was once again the star of the New Zealand cricketers in the latest round of English county cricket action, with another rollicking innings helping Essex to a big win.

Ryder hit an unbeaten 68 as Essex crushed Worcestershire by eight wickets with 46 balls remaining in their 50-overs match at Worcester.

Chasing 239 for victory, Ryder thumped five sixes and six fours, scoring his runs off just 51 balls.

His unbeaten third wickets stand of 127 with opener Mark Pettini, who scored a century, saw Essex cruise to victory.

James Franklin contributed 1-20 and eight runs with the bat as Nottinghamshire beat Sussex by 29 runs.

Craig Cachopa hit 22 batting at No 3 in Sussex's failed run chase.

Spinner Jeetan Patel took 2-36 from his 10 overs and hit an unbeaten 16 to help Warwickshire beat Middlesex by four runs.

Scott Styris had a disappointing day as his Derbyshire side lost to Leicestershire by seven wickets.

Styris scored nine and returned 0-26 from six overs with the ball.

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