Groundbreaking New Charity Partnership Boosts Essex

Cricket charities, The Lord's Taverners and Cricket for Change, will arrive in Basildon on Tuesday 29 March for the Essex launch of a new three-year partnership which puts cricket at the centre of the bid to build a 'Big Society'. 'The Lord's Taverners Cricket for Change Programme' will extend the game's reach beyond schools and clubs, making it accessible to 7,500 youngsters from socially-deprived areas in 15 UK cities through a nationwide network of 150 local community groups.
28 March 2011

Head Of Development Off To Africa With CWB

Tracey Davies, Head of Cricket Development at Essex Cricket is going to Kenya, Africa, in February 2011 for 2 weeks with charity ‘Cricket without boundaries’ to help children with AIDS in one of the world’s poorest nations. "We will be using cricket to help put a smile on the children’s faces, and also leave a legacy of cricket development for them to continue with their cricket after we have gone," Davies said.
4 January 2011

Essex Confirm Pre-Season Tour Of Barbados

Essex will tour Barbados from 14th 25th March for pre-season preparations before their 2011 campaign. The visit will present a platform for the squad to meet up and prepare physically and mentally for the season ahead of their opening Championship match against Kent at Chelmsford on 8th April.
24 December 2010

Ravi Bopara Signs New Essex Contract

Essex and England batsman Ravi Bopara has put pen to paper and signed a new two-year deal with the club, who describe it as a 'crucial signing'. “The signing of Ravi’s contract has been an ongoing problem throughout the close season due to a number of factors such as his compensation package with IPL being resolved and of course Ravi currently playing cricket over in South Africa," head coach Paul Grayson explained.
8 December 2010

Essex Re-Sign Styris For Twenty20 Campaign

New Zealand all-rounder Scott Styris has signed to play for Essex as their overseas player in the 2011 Friends Provident 20...
26 November 2010

Essex Award James Foster 2011 Benefit Year

Essex wicket-keeper James Foster has been awarded a benefit year for 2011, the club have confirmed. The former England...
17 November 2010

Owais Shah Signs Two-Year Contract With Essex

England batsman Owais Shah has signed a two-year contract with Essex following his release earlier this year by Middlesex...
12 November 2010

InsureandGo Street20 Cricket Scheme A Hit At Southend

The InsureandGo Street20 Cricket scheme launched this week at the Shoeburyness Youth Centre in Southend to give the...
28 October 2010

One-Year Contract Extension For Tim Phillips At Essex

Essex left-arm spinner Tim Phillips has signed a one-year contract extension which will keep the 29-year-old at the club until...
19 October 2010

Chambers Raring To Go Ahead Of Australia Trip

England hot prospect, Maurice Chambers, who was recently called up to the England Performance Programme back in...
19 October 2010

Mervyn Westfield Charged By Essex Police

Former Essex cricketer Mervyn Westfield has been charged with conspiracy to defraud after being investigated for performing...
16 September 2010

Chelmsford Development Plans Get The Green Light

With planning approval now in place for the multi million pound regeneration of Essex County Cricket Club in Chelmsford...
16 September 2010

Essex Launch InsureandGo Strike20 Cricket Competition

Essex Cricket launched the first ever ‘InsureandGo Strike20 Community Cricket Competition’ this summer, which saw a...
13 September 2010

Matt Walker Signs One-Year Contract Extension

Essex batsman Matt Walker has signed a one-year contract extension which will see him remain at the club until the end of the...
8 September 2010

Palladino Fined By Essex For Knocking Down Stumps

Essex seamer Tony Palladino has been fined by the club after being reported for knocking down the stumps during his side's...
23 August 2010

Maunders And Westfield Released By Essex

Essex have announced that opening batsman John Maunders, 29, and fast bowler Mervyn Westfield, 22, have left the club and...
20 August 2010

Essex Sign Dwayne Bravo For FP t20 Finals Day

Essex will be able to call upon the services of West Indian all-rounder Dwayne Bravo for the Friends Provident t20 Finals Day...
28 July 2010

Essex Sign Bryce McGain As Overseas Player

Essex have signed Australian leg-spinner Bryce McGain as their overseas player until the end of the season following the departures...
23 July 2010

Essex Discipline Godleman, Flower And Westley

Essex County Cricket Club have revealed that Billy Godleman, Tom Westley and Grant Flower have all been severely reprimanded...
19 July 2010

Mark Pettini Pens Essex Contract Extension

26-year-old batsman Mark Pettini has signed a contract extension with Essex that will see him remain an Eagles player until the end...
19 July 2010