Varun Chopra hit 14 fours and two sixes in his 127 but it was not enough for Essex to avoid defeat at Middlesex Royal London One-Day Cup, Cloudfm County Ground Middlesex 366-8 (50 overs): Malan 95, Scott 63, Gubbins 56; Siddle 3-71 Essex 328 (49.2 overs): Chopra 127, Westley 77; Sowter 6-62 Middlesex won by…