Essex

Rain ends Sussex, Northamptonshire encounter in draw, Essex defeat Surrey

A final day badly affected by rain to the extent that only 35 overs were possible saw the game between Sussex and Northants peter out to a draw but Essex went on to register a convincing win over Surrey in the Natwest T20 Blast.
26 June 2016
 

Glamorgan go clear, Lancashire hammer Worcestershire

Glamorgan beat Surrey in a top-of-the-table NatWest T20 Blast South Group clash while there were six other matches played tonight as teams continue to battle to reach the quarter-finals including a huge win for Lancashire over Worcestershire.
24 June 2016

Wahab Riaz ends Essex spell early

Fast bowler Wahab Riaz has left Essex earlier than scheduled to join up with a training camp organised by Pakistan as part of their preparations for touring England this summer.
23 June 2016

Big win for Surrey, dramatic one for Leicestershire

Surrey completed a comprehensive victory over Nottinghamshire as more dry weather around led to plenty of County Championship drama, including an exciting finish to the match between Essex and Leicestershire.
22 June 2016

Surrey, Yorkshire take control as sun comes out

After a day hampered by rain yesterday, it was good news all round in the County Championship as all six matches saw a complete day's play.
21 June 2016

Rain hampers County Championship programme

Rain played havoc with the day's County Championship programme as in only one match was play able to get underway on time and two others suffered complete washouts.
20 June 2016

Honours even as County Championship returns

Six teams returned to four-day cricket in the Specsavers County Championship and in all three matches, honours were relatively even after the first day's play.
19 June 2016

Essex miss out on Adam Milne through injury

Essex have been handed a blow with the news that New Zealand fast bowler Adam Milne will not be joining them for their NatWest T20 Blast campaign after suffering an elbow injury that requires surgery.
17 June 2016

Gloucestershire win well as rain hits elsewhere

Gloucestershire beat Essex by eight wickets to move into fourth place in the South Group in the only NatWest T20 Blast game played this evening that survived the weather.
16 June 2016

Essex go top as rain hits one-day and T20 programme

Essex beat Kent by five wickets to move to the top of the Royal London One-Day Cup South Group table while rain caused two matches in the North Group and the day's only scheduled NatWest T20 fixture to be abandoned.
15 June 2016

That's Not Cricket! Essex players take on Euro 2016 crossbar challenge

Almost one week on from the start of Euro 2016 in France, Essex stars got into the football swing of things when they were challenged to a crossbar challenge by Unibet.
15 June 2016

Paul Walter signs first professional deal at Essex

All-rounder Paul Walter has signed a two-year contract with Essex, his first professional deal with the club, the county have confirmed.
15 June 2016

Essex stars take on coconut shy with a difference

Hand-eye coordination and a good aim are essential for professional cricketers in the age of Twenty20 cricket, and those skills also came in handy when Essex stars took on a Coconut Shy challenge.
8 June 2016

County Championship Week Eight - Statistical Round up

At the end of week seven, Lancashire moved to the top of Division One while Essex have managed to hold on to their lead at the top of Division Two. With the next week's fixtures all set to get underway, let's have a look at the key statistics.
27 May 2016

Essex stars take on 'Catch Me If You Can' challenge

If you've never seen cricketers attempt to catch a myriad of random objects including inflatable bananas and beach balls, then this Unibet video of Essex stars doing exactly that will be right up your street.
26 May 2016

Dhammika Prasad to miss second tour match against Leicestershire

Sri Lankan fast bowler Dhammika Prasad is all set to miss the second tour match against Leicestershire after suffering a shoulder injury during the encounter with Essex in Chelmsford.21
11 May 2016

Incessant rain washes out day three as Sri Lanka tour match ends in draw

Incessant rain at the County Ground in Chelmsford forced the abandonment of the third and final day’s play between Sri Lankans and Essex, ending the tour match as a draw.
10 May 2016

Mickleburgh, Westley smash tons as Sri Lanka struggle on day two

Jaik Mickleburgh and Tom Westley smashed fluent centuries as Essex posted 412 for four and took a 158-run lead before declaring their innings, leaving the Sri Lankan bowlers to toil hard on day two of the tour match in Chelmsford.
9 May 2016

Mendis, Dickwella hit fifties as Sri Lanka bowled out for 254

Kusal Mendis and Niroshan Dickwella hit fifties and were the only bright spots for the Sri Lankans as they were bowled out for 254 runs in 63 overs on the first day of the tour match against Essex in Chelmsford.
8 May 2016

Alastair Cook inks two-year deal with Essex

England Test skipper Alastair Cook has extended his association with Essex by signing a new two-year deal with the club that he made his first-class debut for in 2003.
5 May 2016