Essex

Tom Westley extends stay with Essex

England international Tom Westley has signed a contract extension with Essex County Cricket Club that will keep him with the defending County Champions until the end of the 2019 season.
31 October 2017
 

Essex seal County Championship Division One title

Essex have completed their seventh County Championship Division One title after they maintained their unbeaten streak this season.
16 September 2017

Essex on brink of first County Championship in 25 years

Essex are on the verge of creating history as they are set to win the County Championship Division One title for the first time in 25 years following their innings victory over Warwickshire in Birmingham.
15 September 2017

Essex confirm Alastair Cook's availability for final two rounds of County Championship

Essex have confirmed that former England skipper Alastair Cook will be available for the final two rounds of the County Championship games against Hampshire and Yorkshire.
14 September 2017

Neil Wagner joins Essex for final three rounds of County Championship

Essex's chances of winning the County Championship Division One title has taken a shot in the arm after New Zealand fast bowler Neil Wagner has rejoined the squad for the final three rounds.
30 August 2017

Essex confirm Mohammad Amir's availability for Somerset clash

Pakistan pace bowler Mohammad Amir will be available for Essex's County Championship Division One clash against Somerset scheduled to be played between 28th and 31st August at Old Trafford.
19 August 2017

Roach five-wicket haul trouble Essex as tour game ends in draw

After Kemar Roach's five wicket haul dismissed Essex for 185 runs in their first innings, West Indies went on to post 135 for four in the second innings riding on another half-century from Roston Chase as the tour game at Chelmsford ended in a draw.
4 August 2017

Essex-Gloucestershire clash abandoned without a ball being bowled

Incessant rain played spoilsport in the South Group Natwest T20 Blast between Essex and Gloucestershire in Chelmsford as the game was abandoned without a ball being bowled.
30 July 2017

Middlesex overpower Essex after Helm five-fer

After Middlesex went on to post 203 in their innings, a five wicket haul from Tom Helm limited Essex to 131 in the chase as the hosts completed a convincing 72 run win in the South Group Natwest T20 Blast at Lord's.
28 July 2017

Bopara sets up convincing win for Essex

After a four-wicket haul from Ravi Bopara restricted Hampshire to 124 for nine in their innings, Essex followed it up with a dominating batting performance, chasing down the target in 14 overs with seven wickets in hand in the South Group clash of the Natwest T20 Blast in Chelmsford.
22 July 2017

Essex lose momentum in chase of 151 as Surrey complete 10-run win

Kevin Pietersen made a stunning comeback with a half-century to take Surrey to 150 runs following which the bowlers came up with a collective display to restrict Essex to 140 for seven in the chase in the South Group encounter of Natwest T20 Blast at Kennington Oval.
20 July 2017

Ingram century overshadows ton from Varun Chopra as Glamorgan chase 220

An unbeaten century from Varun Chopra went in vain as Glamorgan riding on a fluent 114-run knock from Colin Ingram chased down 220 against Essex off the final delivery with six wickets in hand in their South Group Natwest T20 Blast encounter in Chelmsford.
17 July 2017

Harmer, Walter help Essex open their account

A quick half century from Ryan ten Doeschate and three wicket hauls each from Simon Harmer and Paul Walter proved clinical as Essex registered their maiden win in this season of Natwest T20 Blast after beating Somerset by 22 runs in Chelmsford.
14 July 2017

Surrey seal thrilling two run win, Afridi bowls Hampshire to win

After a blistering half century from Lewis McManus helped Hampshire post 167 for five in the 20 overs, Shahid Afridi led the bowling with a four-wicket haul to reduce Glamorgan to 145 for nine in the chase during the Natwest T20 Blast South Group encounter in Cardiff.
8 July 2017

Tamim Iqbal to feature for Essex in Natwest T20 Blast

Essex have confirmed the signing of Bangladesh opening batsman Tamim Iqbal for the ongoing Natwest T20 Blast campaign.
8 July 2017

Harmer picks nine as Essex dominate Division One with innings victory over Middlesex

Simon Harmer continued his wicket taking spree as he claimed a nine wicket haul in the second innings to dismiss Middlesex for 262 runs and wrap up an innings victory for Essex in their County Championship Division One clash in Chelmsford.
30 June 2017

Essex eye innings victory after dominating batting effort

The defending champions Middlesex have been put under a lot of pressure in their County Championship Division One face-off against Essex after the hosts went on to amass 542 for three in their first innings before the declaration came on day three in Chelmsford.
29 June 2017

Rain washes out day two between Essex and Middlesex

Incessant rain played spoilsport on day two of the County Championship Division One clash between Middlesex and Essex in Chelmsford with no play possible.
28 June 2017

Harmer picks another five-fer as Essex in strong position against Middlesex

Simon Harmer continued his good run as he claimed another five wicket haul to dismiss Middlesex for 246 in their first innings following which Essex openers Nick Browne and Alastair Cook shared an unbeaten 106 run stand at stumps on day one of the County Championship Division One clash at Chelmsford.
27 June 2017

County Championship week nine - Statistical Round up

As the eighth week of 2017 Specsavers County Championship came to a conclusion, both Essex and Nottinghamshire have successfully maintained their position at the top in Division One ad Division Two respectively. Here are a few key statistics ahead of the action-packed week nine ahead of us.
24 June 2017