Play's also come to a close at The Cloudfm County Ground on the final day of the England Women Day/Night match, due to rain over Chelmsford.
CLOSE OF PLAY Essex 247-5 a lead of 69 runs. Ryan ten Doeschate will resume on 5* and Jamie Porter 1*. #HAMvESS
Essex survive another over and there is just one more to be bowled today. Ryan ten Doeschate 5*, Jamie Porter 1*. 247-5. #HAMvESS
Only 2 overs left today, Ryan ten Doeschate 4*, Jamie Porter 1*. The skipper to face Edwards at start of penultimate over. 246-5, #HAMvESS
Jamie Porter opens his account with a single. Ryan ten Doeschate 3 not out. 3 overs remain today and Essex are 245 for 5. #HAMvESS
Jamie Porter comes to the middle in the night watchman role. Ryan ten Doeschate 3* and 5 overs still to be bowled. 243-5. #HAMvESS