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Essex batsman Varun Chopra had mixed emotions after their Royal London One-Day Cup clash with Middlesex at Chelmsford.

Middlesex opened their Royal London One-day Cup campaign with an exciting 38-run victory over Essex at Chelmsford.

The Eagles opened their Royal London One-Day Cup campaign with an emphatic victory away to Glamorgan

Essex completed a resounding victory with 19 overs to spare at a sunny Sophia Gardens, and if they can replicate this performance throughout the competition, they will provide formidable opposition.

The County Championship club regularly make it through their group in the Royal London Cup, but struggle in the knock-out phase

Essex head coach Anthony McGrath was able to draw on the positives after a County Championship stalemate with defending champions Surrey at The Oval.

A third-wicket partnership of 127 between Rory Burns and Ollie Pope, and a second half-century of the match by Will Jacks, guided Surrey to a draw against Essex at the Kia Oval in the first match of their Specsavers County Championship title defence.

Essex captain Ryan ten Doeschate was pleased to see his side earn a first-innings lead over defending county champions Surrey at The Oval.

Ryan ten Doeschate’s superb 130 from 166 balls dominated day three at the Kia Oval, helping Essex to an eventual 448 all out and a hard-earned 53-run first innings lead against Surrey.

An unbeaten 87 from Essex’s Dan Lawrence frustrated champions Surrey on the second day of their Specsavers County Championship match at the Kia Oval.

Billy Gordon praised Mervyn Westfield and backed the 30-year-old to have a big impact on the young players at Harrow Lodge Park

Peter Siddle admitted it had not been the best of opening days for Essex at The Oval as Surrey made 342-7 in their County Championship Division One meeting.

Defending champions Surrey made a workmanlike start to the defence of their Specsavers County Championship title by closing day one of their opening fixture against Essex on 342-7.

After losing their opener at Hampshire, the 2017 champions will look to get off the mark at the Oval this week

Essex head coach Anthony McGrath refused to panic after an innings defeat at Hampshire in the first match of the Specsavers County Championship season.

Kyle Abbott ripped through the Essex tail as Hampshire secured an innings victory in the opening round of the Specsavers County Championship at the Ageas Bowl.

Essex need a ‘monster effort’ to avoid defeat against Hampshire according to Ravi Bopara.

Hampshire fast bowler Fidel Edwards blitzed through Essex with a five-wicket haul as Sir Alastair Cook fell twice in a day on his return to the Specsavers County Championship.

Essex bowler Matt Quinn admitted it had been another tough day at Hampshire as the 2017 champions closed 500 runs behind their hosts.

Essex assistant coach Andre Nel admitted the first day of the new Specsavers County Championship Division One season had been a hard one for the 2017 champions.

Essex endured a frustrating day in the field as Hampshire made 303-4 on the first day of the new Specsavers Couty Championship Division One season.

Matt Quinn’s catalogue of injury woes throughout three years at Essex mean this is his first proper involvement in the county’s pre-season preparations.

The 2019 first-class season gets underway as Essex make the short trip to Fenner’s to engage the students of Cambridge MCCU in a three-day friendly, starting today (Tuesday).

England get one-day series against West Indies underway in Barbados today

Plans in place to ensure this season is better than ever

Essex have announced that the Pakistan international left-arm fast bowler Mohammad Amir will return to the club for part of the 2019 Vitality Blast campaign.

Essex bowler Jamie Porter took five wickets in England Lions’ second one-day warm-up match against the Board President XI in Trivandrum.

Sir Alastair Cook: career in numbers

Monday, December 31, 2018

Sir Alastair Cook retired from Test cricket in style in 2018 with a century in his final England innings at The Oval against India.

Tributes have been pouring in following the announcement that Alastair Cook has received a knighthood in the New Year honours list.

Just months after walking away from the grind of international cricket, Alastair Cook’s record breaking efforts in an England shirt have been recognised with a knighthood.

The leg-spinner took 12 wickets for the Eagles at an average of 20.75 last season

Essex County Cricket Club have announced that left-handed batsman Cameron Delport has signed for the 2019 and 2020 Vitality Blast campaigns.

Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has today opened the public ballot for 2019’s international Test Matches at Lord’s, including the second England v Australia Specsavers Ashes Test.

The all-rounder is now the longest-serving player at the club following James Foster’s retirement at the end of last season

Goats to play in Division Three next season

Essex County Cricket Club have announced that off-spinner Simon Harmer has signed a contract extension and will stay with the club until at least the end of the 2021 season.

Nationwide project Breaking Boundaries aims to bring together young people, their families and communities through a shared love of cricket and was launched at the Barking Learning Centre last week.

Essex County Cricket Club have announced that Adam Wheater has signed a new two-year contract with the club which will see him stay at The Cloudfm County Ground until at least the end of the 2020 season.

Essex County Cricket Club have announced that captain Ryan ten Doeschate has signed a one-year contract extension and will remain with the side until at least the end of the 2019 season.

Essex County Cricket Club have announced that Jack Plom has signed his first professional contract with the club, lasting until the end of the 2020 season.

Essex have announced a new deal for spin bowler Aron Nijjar that will extend his time with the county until the end of the 2019 season.

The Allen Ford Group Graham Gooch Cricket Centre was relaunched this week and, after significant investment, is now ready for cricket action.

Essex captain Ryan ten Doeschate was delighted to lead his side to a tense one-wicket win over county champions Surrey on a dramatic final day of the season.

Amid extraordinary scenes at the Kia Oval, Essex captain Ryan ten Doeschate’s superb 53 not out from 62 balls earned his side a nerve-shredding one-wicket win as champions Surrey just failed to prevent the 2017 championship winners from chasing down a target of 132.

Cricket: Surrey fight back against Essex

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

It was the stuff of champions at the Kia Oval as Surrey, facing a huge first innings deficit of 410 against Essex, fought back thrillingly through memorable hundreds from Jason Roy and Ollie Pope.

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