Essex

County Cricket Round-Up - 17th July 2013

Draws now look inevitable at Old Trafford and Canterbury, but the match at Edgbaston is nicely set up going into the final day. Elsewhere, Gloucestershire, Leicestershire and Yorkshire all enjoyed outstanding days in the LV= County Championship.
17 July 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 16th July 2013

There was more joy for the nation's batsmen as runs flowed on another sunny day around the country. Laurie Evans and Rob Key both reached three figures for their sides, while Sean Ervine, James Taylor, Daniel Bell-Drummond, Michael Lumb and Ateeq Javid all prospered.
16 July 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 15th July 2013

Round 13 of the LV= County Championship kicked off around the country today, with the batsmen enjoying the best of the sunny conditions. There were centuries for both Murray Goodwin and Michael Carberry.
15 July 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 14th June 2013

There were wins for Warwickshire, Hampshire, Essex, Worcestershire, Lancashire, Yorkshire and Northamptonshire in the day's Friends Life t20 action.
14 July 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 13th July 2013

A round-up of the latest county cricket action plus a look ahead to tomorrow's Friends Life t20 matches.
13 July 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 12th July 2013

There were wins for Durham, Leicestershire, Warwickshire, Glamorgan and Middlesex in the evening's Friends Life t20 matches. Meanwhile, at Cheltenham, Kent and Gloucestershire set up a last day run chase in their LV= County Championship Division Two match.
12 July 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 11th July 2013

There is a new leader in Division Two of the LV= County Championship, while there were wins for Durham, Warwickshire and Kent elsewhere on an entertaining day on the county circuit.
11 July 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 8th July 2013

The LV= County Championship made a return as the Friends Life t20 takes a break before its return in earnest at the weekend. There were good performances today from Mark Footitt, Michael Yardy, Varun Chopra and James Vince
9 July 2013

Essex Cricket Stars Show UEL Students How To Stay Top Of The League

Members of the University of East London's as yet unbeaten cricket team were invited to an exhilarating training session with nine of Essex County Cricket Club's first team players. The team, along with their coaches and three of UEL’s elite cricketers went through various activities designed to develop essential bowling and fielding skills.
6 December 2012

Essex Under-19 Girls To Play In Dubai

An exciting opportunity is on the horizon for some Essex's leading Under-19 female cricketers with a trip to Dubai in February 2013 to take part in the MCC U19 Women's Arch Trophy tournament. The trip will consist of eight days in Dubai playing against a variety of other teams and an MCC side. This will be a very competitive tournament giving the players the best preparation for their season ahead.
20 November 2012

Graham Napier Joins Royal British Legion For 2012 Poppy Appeal

Essex's Graham Napier joined the Royal British Legion this week in Chelmsford High Street where he collected money for the 2012 Poppy Appeal. The 2012 season has marked Graham's Benefit Year at Essex County Cricket Club, which has given him the opportunity to work closely with the Royal British Legion during the year as one of his main supported charities.
2 November 2012

Essex Cricket Disability Festival Closes Season

On Thursday 30th August the Ford County Ground Chelmsford hosted the final Essex disability club festival of the summer. The festival saw teams from Springfield CC, Harold wood CC and Merstham Cricket club from Surrey who also made the drive up for the day.
30 August 2012

Forthepeople.co.uk To Sponsor Injury Time At Essex Cricket

Cricket stars who suffer an injury at Essex Cricket's Ford County Ground WILL have a leg to stand on - thanks to a unique new sponsorship by a team of top legal eagles. The deal between Essex Cricket and Lloyd Green Solicitors will see the personal injury and medical negligence specialist's website www.forthepeople.co.uk become exclusive sponsor of the County Championship side's physiotherapy team.
21 June 2012

Spot Fixing: Westfield Jailed For Four Months

Former Essex fast bowler Mervyn Westfield has been sentenced to four months in prison after pleading guilty to charges relating to spot fixing elements of a domestic cricket game. Westfield had pleaded guilty in January to a charge of accepting corrupt payments to bowl badly during a game against Durham on 5th September 2009. Previously, he had denied any involvement when questioned by the police.
17 February 2012

Chelmsford To Host Charity Twenty20 Match

Tiptree (Wilkin and Sons) and Essex Cricket Staff will take centre stage this Friday (12th August), when they take part in a Twenty20 Charity Match raising money for the Essex Cricket and Community Trust.
11 August 2011

Cook Signs New Contract With Essex

England One-Day International captain Alastair Cook has signed a new two-year contract with Essex which keeps him contracted to his club until the end of the 2013 season. Cook, who first played for Essex 2003, is currently centrally contracted but retains close links with Essex.
19 July 2011

Essex Fined £5000 And Foster Banned For Indiscipline

The England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has decided to fine Essex £5000 after a number of players were found guilty of breaches of its Code of Conduct over a 12-month period. Furthermore, captain James Foster has been handed a two-game ban by the ECB.
5 July 2011

Essex Cricket Partners With Colchester Zoo

Colchester Zoo is pleased to announce a new partnership with another leading name in Essex - Essex Cricket. They are exploring joint marketing opportunities and the collaboration includes two exciting new events for this summer. Colchester Zoo will also be the launch venue for Shepherd Neame Colchester Cricket Festival on Tuesday 16th August when members of the Essex First Team will visit the zoo.
1 July 2011

Essex Reprimand And Fine Captain Foster

Essex captain James Foster has been handed a reprimand and a fine by his club for a serious breach of discipline during the Friends Life t20 match against Surrey on 13th June. Foster questioned the decision of the umpire to give him out during the match, which Essex went on to lose by 43 runs.
30 June 2011

Napier Signs New Essex Contract

Powerful Essex all-rounder Graham Napier has signed a new one-year contract which will keep him at the club that will see him stay at Chelmsford until the end of the 2012 season. Napier is currently injured and missed a large chunk of the 2010 season through injury but is pleased that the club have decided to give him a new deal.
24 June 2011