Essex cambridge cricket
England's star one-day player of the winter, Kevin Pietersen, managed only 5 off 14 balls for Hampshire before being bowled.
(BBC scorecard) Match abandoned – Glamorgan (2pts), Essex (2pts) This match, which was scheduled to be played at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff was abandoned without a ball being bowled.
Alex Tudor, who had moved from Surrey, took the first two wickets, including Marcus Trescothick for 4. Somerset were soon dismissed on the Thursday for 190.
Cook was finally out bowled for 111, and Bopara not out for 71 at close, with Essex on 224 for 3, 34 runs ahead.
Bopara could not add to his overnight total on the third day, as he was caught off Richard Johnson's bowling.
Jaques scored 67 not out from 88 balls out of his team's 105 for 2, as Yorkshire escaped with the draw, but were fined 0.5 points for a slow over rate during Essex' innings.
(Cricinfo scorecard) Essex (4pts) beat Hampshire (0pts) by 16 runs (D/L method) At the Rose Bowl, Hampshire Hawks batted first, scoring 175 for 9, as Tim Phillips took 3 for 31.