Alastair Cook extends Essex contract by one-year

England Test captain Alastair Cook has extended his contract with Essex County Cricket Club which won the Division Two title in the 2016 County Championship.
28 September 2016

Essex looking on track after gaining Division One promotion

As Essex's players and staff picked up the Second Division trophy at Canterbury yesterday, attention was diverted to the drama unfolding at Lord's where Middlesex brilliantly won their first Championship for 23 years. Rob Johnston shares his view on the club's recent progress.
24 September 2016

Sussex, Worcestershire game evenly poised, Somerset in firm control

Steve Magoffin picked a 10-wicket haul for Sussex while Miguel Cummins had a memorable outing with seven wickets as the game is heading for an exciting day three finish.
13 September 2016

Aaron Beard signs contract extension with Essex

Fast bowler Aaron Beard has signed a one-year contract extension with Essex which means that he will be with the club until the end of the 2018 season. ­
8 September 2016

Somerset, Essex build massive leads as Northamptonshire surge towards victory

Somerset surged ahead with Peter Trego's unbeaten 154 in Division One while Tom Westley’s maiden double hundred gave Northamptonshire a commanding lead in Division Two by the end of the second day. Here is everything you want to know on day two of the latest round in the County Championship.
1 September 2016

Somerset begin strongly as bowlers dominate on day one

Somerset began the latest round of County Championship fixtures strongly with Tom Abell scoring a ton, taking the score to 339 for seven against Lancashire. Elsewhere the bowlers dominated in the rest of the fixtures on the first day with as many as five bowlers registering their five-wicket hauls.
31 August 2016

County Championship Week 17 - Statistical Round up

As the 17th week in the County Championship gets underway, Middlesex and Essex are still leading the Division One and Division Two points tables respectively. Here are a few key statistics ahead of the action-packed week ahead of us.
30 August 2016

Surrey, Yorkshire, Sussex, Kent and Worcestershire secure Championship victories

In their championship encounters on day four, Surrey and Yorkshire secured wins in Division One while Sussex, Kent and Worcestershire registered victories in Division Two. Elsewhere, Durham and Hampshire drew their encounters against Warwickshire and Somerset respectively in Division One.
26 August 2016

Porter, Masters bowl Essex to innings victory

A four-wicket haul each from Jamie Porter and David Masters dismissed Leicestershire for 175 in their second innings as Essex completed a convincing innings victory at Grace Road. Here is all you want to know on day three of the latest round of the County Championship.
26 August 2016

Jesse Ryder ends Essex contract after calf strain

New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder has ended his contract with Essex County Cricket Club early and has returned home after a calf strain.
24 August 2016

Viljoen makes instant impact as Championship battle resumes

The two teams looking to challenge Essex at the top of Division Two of the County Championship both dismissed their opponents on day one as the latest round of action got underway while in Division One, teams battled to take advantage of leaders Middlesex not being in action.
23 August 2016

Somerset, Warwickshire set up RLODC semi-final meeting

Warwickshire will host Somerset in one Royal London One-Day Cup semi-final after both teams convincingly won their quarter-finals against Essex and Worcestershire respectlvely.
17 August 2016

Championship wins for Essex, Glamorgan, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Surrey

There were wins on day four of the the latest round of Specsavers County Championship matches for Hampshire, Surrey, Essex, Glamorgan and Gloucestershire.
16 August 2016

Injury blow for Essex's Dan Lawrence

Essex batsman Dan Lawrence may have played his last match of the season after suffering a hamstring injury that will rule him out for up to four weeks.
16 August 2016

Middlesex build lead by beating Durham as others make moves

Day three of the latest round of Specsavers County Championship matches saw Middlesex extend their lead at the top of Division One by beating Durham by an innings at Lord's.
15 August 2016

County Championship leaders prosper on day two

Day two of the latest round of Specsavers County Championship matches saw leaders Middlesex and Essex, as well as Hampshire and Leicestershire, enjoy excellent days while elsewhere it was more evenly matched.
14 August 2016

Essex loan Yorkshire's Will Rhodes for Championship action

Yorkshire all-rounder Will Rhodes has gone on loan to Essex where he will be available for Specsavers County Championship action for the remainder of the season.
12 August 2016

Notts Outlaws first to book T20 Blast Finals Day place

Notts Outlaws produced an outstanding performance in the field to defend a score of 162 for seven and beat Essex Eagles by 39 runs to book a NatWest T20 Blast Finals Day place at Edgbaston.
8 August 2016

Gough tips Essex to turn over Outlaws in T20 Blast quarter-final

Former Essex fast bowler Darren Gough is predicting a win for his former side when they take on Notts Outlaws in the first NatWest T20 Blast quarter-final tonight.
8 August 2016

Middlesex maintain gap, Essex return to summit

All four Specsavers County Championship matches that ended today were drawn, which means Middlesex maintain a 13-point lead at the top of Division One and Essex are back on top of Division Two - by just one point.
7 August 2016