Essex

Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Starc bowl Australia to big win

Fantastic bowling performances by pace bowlers Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc ensured an emphatic 169-run margin for Australia over Essex on the final day of the tour match at Chelmsford.
4 July 2015
 

Australia in command despite second innings slide

Michael Clarke played a timely 77-run knock to help recover a skittish batting performance from Australia in the third innings of the tour match against Essex at Chelmsford.
3 July 2015

Peter Siddle rues lack of consistency against Essex

Australian pacer Peter Siddle expressed regret over the wayward bowling display by his team’s bowlers during the second day of the tour game against Essex at Chelmsford.
3 July 2015

Tom Westley century leads Essex fightback

Tom Westley scored a belligerent hundred to power Essex to 299 for three in response to Australia's first innings total of 562 at stumps on day two of the tour game in Chelmsford.
2 July 2015

Australia pile on the runs with Mitchell Marsh's century

Mitchell Marsh scored his second consecutive century, following a David Warner blitz earlier in the day, as Australia piled on a massive 440 runs on day one of their second tour game against Essex in Chelmsford.
1 July 2015

Outgrounds in county cricket - a dying breed?

Last week, I went to watch Kent play Surrey at Beckenham and it got me thinking about the plight of festival cricket at outgrounds, writes Rob Johnston.
3 June 2015

How Did Your County Do This Season? Part One - Derbyshire-Leicestershire

Matt Carter gives his analysis of how Derbyshire, Durham, Essex, Glamorgan, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Kent, Lancashire and Leicestershire fared this season.
2 October 2014

Record Crowd Comes To Upminster For Alastair Cook Benefit Match

Sunday's match between Upminster CC and Essex CCC attracted a record crowd to Upminster Park and saw Alastair Cook's Essex XI win a high-scoring contest by one run.
11 September 2014

Royal London Cup - Quarter-Final Previews

Matt Carter previews the Royal London One-Day Cup quarter-finals which take place later today, on Thursday and Friday of this week.
26 August 2014

NatWest T20 Blast Quarter-Final Preview - We Assess Each Team's Chances...

18 teams began the season with hopes of reaching Finals Day at Edgbaston. Now just eight remain in contention. Ahead of this week's quarter-finals, Matt Carter assesses their chances.
29 July 2014

10 County Championship Round Seven Talking Points

Matt Carter rounds up the latest LV= County Championship action with 10 talking points from a week which saw Middlesex assume the leadership mantle.
22 May 2014

LVCC Division Two - The Statistical Story So Far

Matt Carter takes a detailed look at the first month or so of LV= County Championship Division Two action by digging out some key statistics.
16 May 2014

Cook Helps Essex Beat Sri Lankans

Essex beat the touring Sri Lankans by 22 runs (Duckworth/Lewis method) in a one-day tour game in Chelmsford that was reduced to a 21 overs per side affair due to rain.
13 May 2014

England Captain Heading To Upminster CC

Upminster Cricket Club have announced that they will be hosting a match in aid of England captain Alastair Cook's benefit year in September.
7 May 2014

Grayson Runs London Marathon For Lord's Taverners

Essex head coach Paul Grayson ran the 2014 Virgin Money London Marathon in a time of four hours and four minutes to raise money for the Lord's Taverners.
14 April 2014

County Championship Division Two - A Statistical Preview

Matt Carter takes a detailed statistical look ahead to the LV= County Championship, which gets underway this weekend, continuing with Division Two.
4 April 2014

County Round-Up - 31st January 2014

A round-up of the day's county cricket news, including Leicestershire's capture of former Kent and Nottinghamshire bowler Charlie Shreck.
31 January 2014

County Round-Up - 30th January 2014

A round-up of the latest from the county circuit, including coaching changes at Essex and Kent and the death of Warwickshire all-rounder Alan Townsend.
30 January 2014

Topley Suffers Injury, Durham Sign MacLeod

Essex fast bowler Reece Topley has suffered a back injury and will miss out on an England Lions tour while Durham have signed Scotland batsman Calum MacLeod.
27 January 2014

County Round-Up For 11th-17th November 2013

A round-up of the week's county cricket news, including the signings of Jon Lewis and Saeed Ajmal by Sussex and Worcestershire respectively.
12 November 2013

 
 
 
 

News update - wins for England, Pakistan

'Organised chaos' - Brett Lee on the IPL