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Hampshire’s Fidel Edwards produced a brutal evening spell of fast bowling to take two Essex wickets on a rain-affected third day in the Specsavers County Championship.

Essex will head to Barbados next spring to play against the MCC in the champion county match.

Essex batsman Dan Lawrence is looking to help the champions build a big enough lead against Hampshire to give themselves something to bowl at on day three of their County Championship clash.

Patient half-centuries from Dan Lawrence and Ravi Bopara helped champions Essex into the lead after being forced to follow-on at Hampshire.

Hampshire’s new-ball partners Kyle Abbott and Fidel Edwards gave Essex a champion’s hangover as the Specsavers County Championship Division One winners suffered a batting collapse at the Ageas Bowl.

Tom Westley wants Essex’s present-day champions to create a lasting legacy that stands them alongside the legends of the 1970s, 80s and 90s in the club’s history.

Champions Essex have named a 13-man squad for their trip to the Ageas Bowl to take on Hampshire in their penultimate County Championship match of the season.

Scintilla booked their place in the Essex Sunday League final with victory over Benfleet.

Scintilla lifted the Essex County League Cup silverware after fine displays from Rokan Arafat Mashuk and Junaed Rahman Tanin, writes Emdad Rahman.

Pretty special says Essex ace Porter

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Essex’s Jamie Porter admitted it felt ‘pretty special’ to be on the brink of the County Championship title after beating Warwickshire at Edgbaston.

Essex virtually sealed their seventh Specsavers County Championship title by completing an innings and 56-run victory over relegation-bound Warwickshire at Edgbaston.

Essex batsman Varun Chopra paid tribute to his team-mates after they took a big step towards clinching the Specsavers County Championship title on Wednesday.

Essex’s advance towards the Specsavers County Championship title has included some spectacular days – and this one took them a big stride towards glory as they built a commanding position against Warwickshire at Edgbaston.

Cook available for Essex finale

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

England and Essex batsman Alastair Cook will be available for the final two Specsavers County Championship matches of the 2017 season, it has been announced.

Essex bowler Jamie Porter paid tribute to his team-mates after they dismissed Warwickshire for 201 on day one of their County Championship match at Edgbaston.

Essex’s leading wicket-takers Jamie Porter and Simon Harmer plundered four more apiece as the Division One leaders dominated bottom-of-the-table Warwickshire on the opening day of their Specsavers County Championship match at Edgbaston.

New Zealand pace bowler Neil Wagner has travelled halfway around the world to answer Essex’s call and share again new-ball duties with Jamie Porter at the business end of the season.

Upminster-Essex benefit match ends in tie

Monday, September 11, 2017

Upminster stalwart John Curtis scored two runs from the final ball to ensure the annual benefit match with an Essex XI ended in a tie on Sunday.

Essex head to Edgbaston to face Warwickshire needing another 37 points to clinch the County Championship title for the first time in a quarter of a century.

It has become one of the most eagerly anticipated days on the club cricket calendar and this Sunday sees the 20th anniversary of Upminster’s first-ever benefit match against an Essex XI.

Essex head coach Chris Silverwood was pleased to see his side maintain their 36-point advantage in the County Championship after a rain-hit draw with Lancashire.

Essex maintained their 36-point lead at the top of the Specsavers County Championship after their clash with title rivals Lancashire ended in a draw.

Recently relegated club travel to Hornchurch on Saturday before big fixture with County Championship Division One leaders the following day

Essex bowler Sam Cook says the wet weather in Lancashire will not spoil his County Championship debut.

Essex’s top of the table clash with Lancashire is heading towards a draw with no play possible after tea on the third day at Old Trafford.

Varun Chopra is hoping Essex can wrap up Lancashire’s innings quickly on the third day of their Specsavers County Championship clash at Old Trafford.

Lancashire v Essex: Hameed holds up leaders

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Haseeb Hameed’s unbeaten 85 helped Lancashire battle back from a vulnerable position on day two of their Specsavers County Championship clash with title rivals Essex at Old Trafford.

Lancs v Essex: Day one washed out

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

The first day of Essex’s crucial Specsavers County Championship match at Old Trafford was washed out by heavy rain.

Top two in Division One to meet this week

Table-topping Essex meet nearest rivals Lancashire at Old Trafford in the race for the Specsavers County Championship Division One title on Tuesday.

Former Boreham Wood defender set to replace the suspended Sam Ling for visit from Heed

Porter so pleased with Essex efforts

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Jamie Porter was particularly pleased that two of his career-best 12 wickets in their win over Somerset were those of Marcus Trescothick.

Jamie Porter recorded career-best match figures of 12-95 to strengthen Essex’s hand at the top of the Specsavers County Championship with an embarrassingly comfortable victory over Division One strugglers Somerset.

Shane Barwick also has an afternoon to remember with a stunning 154 not out against Rayleigh after opening the batting

Scintilla made light work of Redbridge to reach the final of the ECCL Cup final 2017.

Essex batsman Adam Wheater is within seven runs of overtaking his highest score in the County Championship this season after finishing day three of their match with Somerset unbeaten on 58.

Nick Browne and Adam Wheater batted Essex into a strong position during the 13 overs of play possible on a rain-hit third day at Chelmsford.

Scintilla finish their league campaign with a crushing victory over Bow Green to secure a top-four finish in the division

Essex’s Nick Browne knows there is still a long way to go in their County Championship match with Somerset.

Nick Browne dug in for an unbeaten half-century to help Division One leaders Essex back into a game that looked in danger of slipping away from them.

Barking cricket club were crowned champions of the Essex County League Premier Division after cruising to victory against Roding Valley.

Essex bowler Jamie Porter was pleased to lead a fightback with the ball on the first day of their County Championship match with Somerset.

Leaders in trouble on return to four-day action

Nick Browne can reel off a series of personal milestones when Essex resume their push for the Specsavers County Championship title over the next four days against Somerset at Chelmsford.

With their white ball season done and dusted, Division One leaders Essex can now concentrate on Championship cricket as the run-in to the 2017 season takes shape.

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