Essex

Incessant rain washes out day three as Sri Lanka tour match ends in draw

Incessant rain at the County Ground in Chelmsford forced the abandonment of the third and final day’s play between Sri Lankans and Essex, ending the tour match as a draw.
10 May 2016

Mickleburgh, Westley smash tons as Sri Lanka struggle on day two

Jaik Mickleburgh and Tom Westley smashed fluent centuries as Essex posted 412 for four and took a 158-run lead before declaring their innings, leaving the Sri Lankan bowlers to toil hard on day two of the tour match in Chelmsford.
9 May 2016

Mendis, Dickwella hit fifties as Sri Lanka bowled out for 254

Kusal Mendis and Niroshan Dickwella hit fifties and were the only bright spots for the Sri Lankans as they were bowled out for 254 runs in 63 overs on the first day of the tour match against Essex in Chelmsford.
8 May 2016

Alastair Cook inks two-year deal with Essex

England Test skipper Alastair Cook has extended his association with Essex by signing a new two-year deal with the club that he made his first-class debut for in 2003.
5 May 2016

County Championship Week Four - Statistical Round-Up

At the end of the third week of the County Championship, Warwickshire and Essex top Division One and Division Two respectively. Week four is upon us shortly and here are some key statistics.
29 April 2016

County Championship Week Two - Statistical Round up

At the end of the first week of the County Championship, Nottinghamshire and Essex topped Division One and Division Two respectively after being the only two teams to claim a win in the first round. With the second week all set to get underway, do check out the key statistics.
15 April 2016

ECB has a word with Alastair Cook over choice of helmet

The England and Wales Cricket Board has had a word with Test captain Alastair Cook after he failed to adhere to new safety regulations by wearing an old-style helmet in a County Championship match.
15 April 2016

Essex achieves record sales of online tickets for NatWest T20 Blast

Essex County Cricket Club has managed to register a record number of sales of online tickets for the 2016 NatWest Twenty20 Blast supported by their ecommerce ticketing and CRM platform, TALENT Sport.
1 March 2016

Essex and Unibet announce partnership

Essex County Cricket Club and Unibet have announced a partnership which will see Unibet become a sponsor of the club as well as its official betting partner.
8 January 2016

Off The Mark - How it began for...John Lever - Cricket World TV

John Lever tells us that his interest in the game was sparked by legends such as Ted Dexter and Ken Barrington before he became part of a successful Essex team between 1967 and 1989.
3 October 2015

Stat Attack - LV County Championship week 19 preview - Cricket World TV

There are just a handful of LV= County Championship matches remaining this season and if they avoid defeat against Middlesex, Yorkshire will be confirmed as champions this week.
8 September 2015

Sajid Mahmood ready to go from cricket to the world of fashion - Cricket World TV

Former England fast bowler Sajid Mahmood tells us that he has already begun putting plans in place for when he stops playing with an interesting change of career ahead of him.
21 August 2015

Stat Attack - NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals preview - Cricket World TV

We preview the four NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals as the race to get to Finals Day reignites with four make-or-break matches to end the week.
12 August 2015

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