Essex

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

Championship wins for Kent, Northamptonshire, Somerset, Yorkshire

Kent, Northamptonshire, Somerset and Yorkshire claimed victories on another dramatic day of Specsavers County Championship action up and down the country.
6 August 2016

County Championship milestones add to dramatic day

It was a day of milestones and high drama in the Specsavers County Championship with Ryan Sidebottom, Nick Selman and Will Smith having days to remember.
5 August 2016

Battles everywhere in County Championship action

There are now eight matches ongoing in the Specsavers County Championship and today's action proved something of a mixed bag with bowlers on top in some games, batsmen enjoying themselves in others, and some remaining very finely balanced.
4 August 2016

Essex, Kent, Somerset, Surrey reach RLODC quarter-finals

Essex, Kent, Somerset, and Surrey completed the Royal London One-Day Cup quarter-final line-up after the final clutch of South Group games were affected by rain.
2 August 2016

Varun Chopra returns to Essex on three-year deal

Varun Chopra has will signed a three-year contract to rejoin Essex from Warwickshire after a seven-year spell at Edgbaston.
2 August 2016

T20 Blast quarter-finals confirmed after final round drama

The line-up for the quarter-finals of the NatWest T20 Blast has been confirmed after the final round of group games provided plenty of drama this evening.
29 July 2016

Glamorgan book home T20 quarter-final as Essex beat Middlesex

Glamorgan will have a home quarter-final in the NatWest T20 Blast as a result of Essex beating Middlesex and their own game against Sussex being abandoned due to rain in tonight's South Group action.
28 July 2016