|LV County Championship Division Two, Chelmsford|
|Close of play, day two: Glamorgan 282 & 50-1 v Essex 258|
|Essex 5pts, Glamorgan 5pts|
Dean Cosker and James Harris each completed four-wicket hauls as Glamorgan earned a first-innings lead over Essex on day two at Chelmsford.
Cosker picked up 4-35 and Harris 4-68 as Essex were bowled out for 258 in reply to the visitors' 282.
England hopeful Ravi Bopara made 61, his highest score of the season so far, while Mark Pettini weighed in with 53.
Bopara then trapped Alviro Petersen lbw to leave Glamorgan 50-1 at the close, a lead of 74.