Lyth keeps White Rose ticking

Adam Lyth

Adam Lyth - Lyth gets Yorkshire off to a good start by scoring at nearly a run a ball  

Phil Jaques

Phil Jaques - After opener Joe Root departs without scoring, Jaques arrives at the crease to provide Adam Lyth with ample support  

Graham Napier

Graham Napier - Seamer Napier snares Joe Root and Adam Lyth before celebrating Phil Jaques' scalp, as Essex claw their way back  

Tom Westley & Essex

Tom Westley & Essex - The hosts huddle round to congratulate Westley after he brings about the demise of Yorkshire skipper Andrew Gale  

Gary Ballance & James Foster

Gary Ballance & James Foster - Foster watches on as Ballance cuts en route to leading the White Rose past 150  

Ryan Sidebottom

Ryan Sidebottom - Sidebottom is all smiles as he makes a season's best score of 37 to steady the ship for Yorkshire  

Azeem Rafiq

Azeem Rafiq - The visitors are able to close the day on 284 for eight, thanks in large to Rafiq's unbeaten 49  

Adam Lyth Phil Jaques Graham Napier Tom Westley & Essex Gary Ballance & James Foster Ryan Sidebottom Azeem Rafiq