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

Essex confirm Mohammad Amir's signing ahead of pink ball fixtures

Essex have acquired the services of Pakistan speedster Mohammad Amir for the remainder of the County Championship matches and also for the Natwest T20 Blast fixtures as well.
22 June 2017

Essex post daunting 541 runs in first innings riding on Bopara, Foster knocks

Ravi Bopara slammed 192 while James Foster contributed with a 121-run knock as Essex went on to post 541 for nine in their first innings before the declaration came following which Warwickshire managed to post 60 for two before stumps on day two of the County Championship Division One clash in Chelmsford.
21 June 2017

Browne, Bopara propel Essex to 263/5 on day one

Nick Browne and Ravi Bopara scored 84 runs apiece as Essex recovered to 263 for five in 96 overs on day one of the County Championship encounter against Warwickshire in Chelmsford.
20 June 2017

Patel, Mullaney centuries power Nottinghamshire to final of Royal London One-Day Cup

Blistering centuries from Samit Patel and Steven Mullaney proved decisive as Nottinghamshire chased down 371 runs against Essex in 49.3 overs with five wickets in hand in Chelmsford to reach the final of the Royal London One-Day Cup.
17 June 2017

Stoneman slams unbeaten 181 as Surrey pile 353 for five on day one

Mark Stoneman slammed an unbeaten 181 off just 221 deliveries as Surrey went on to amass 353 for five at stumps on day one of the County Championship Division One clash in Guildford on day one.
10 June 2017

Sangakkara misses record sixth consecutive century as game ends in draw

Kumar Sangakkara missed out on a record consecutive sixth century by 16 runs as the County Championship Division Two clash between Surrey and Essex in Chelmsford ended on an anticipated draw.
30 May 2017

Essex fightback on another batting day, Somerset eye victory after Bess seven-wicket haul

Fifties from Nick Browne and Dan Lawrence helped Essex post 215 for three in response to Surrey's total of 369 runs while Dom Bess picked a seven-wicket haul to dismiss Hampshire for 293 runs in their second innings as Somerset need 220 more runs to win the game with all 10 wickets in hand.
28 May 2017

Masterful Sangakkara slams fifth consecutive century, Leach's six-wicket haul stuns Hampshire

Kumar Sangakkara continued his rich vein of form as he slammed his fifth consecutive century of the season to take Surrey's total to 334 for seven against Essex while Joe Leach picked a six-wicket haul for Somerset to dismiss Hampshire for 162 following which the home side replied back with a score of 157 for five at stumps on day one of County Championship Division One clashes.
27 May 2017

Essex pull incredible innings victory, Chanderpaul, Sangakkara, Trott score centuries on day three

A brilliant bowling performance for the second time in the game saw Essex rise to the top of the County Championship Division One table with an innings victory over Hampshire while centuries from Jonathan Trott, Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Kumar Sangakkara have kept hopes of Warwickshire, Surrey and Lancashire alive on day three.
22 May 2017

Essex flex bowling muscle, Yorkshire pile on 421 as Brooks eye maiden century

Essex had one of their best days in the County Championship Division One as a collective bowling performance saw them Hampshire reeling at 92 for seven while Dawid Malan's century led Middlesex's resurgence against Surrey at Lord's on day two.
21 May 2017

Cook, Westley give Essex control, Lancashire sweat on Anderson injury

Alastair Cook and Tom Westley dominated on a batting day to take Essex to 243 for two while Gary Ballance and Kumar Sangakkara chipped in with knocks of 74 and 113 respectively to help Yorkshire and Surrey recover against Lancashire and Middlesex in the County Championship Division One clashes.
20 May 2017

Essex finish top, Somerset, Surrey progress to play-off on rain hit South Group clashes

As three games in the final round of South Group clashes in Royal London One-Day Cup were washed out due to rain, Essex managed to finish on top following their 57-run victory in another weather affected game on Wednesday.
18 May 2017

Cook century helps Essex maintain winning streak

Alastair Cook slammed his 10th List A century as Essex managed to win their Royal London One-Day Cup face-off against Gloucestershire by 29 runs at Chelmsford.
5 May 2017

Somerset maintain winning streak, Essex seal thriller

Peter Trego scored a 119-ball 135 runs as Somerset maintained their winning streak pulling off an incredible chase of 353 runs with four wickets in hand in their Royal London Cup face-off in Taunton.
3 May 2017