One-Day Cup: Alastair Cook scores century as Essex beat Sussex

Alastair Cook and Ryan ten Doeschate
Royal London One-Day Cup, Cloudfm County Ground
Essex 295-7 (50 overs): Cook 109, Ten Doeschate 102; Taylor 3-65
Sussex 285 (48.1 overs): Nash 66, Van Zyl 61, Archer 45; Walter 3-45
Essex (2pts) beat Sussex by 10 runs
Match scorecard

England Test opener Alastair Cook scored a second One-Day Cup century of the season as Essex jumped above Sussex into second with a 10-run victory.

Jerome Taylor took a hat-trick as Essex slumped to 19-3 but Cook made 109 from 131 balls, while Ryan ten Doeschate smashed 102 to help Essex to 295-7.

Chris Nash (66) and Stiaan van Zyl (61) led Sussex’s reply, putting on 81.

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