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

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