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Essex fast bowler Sam Cook admitted his first five-wicket haul in first-class cricket would live long in the memory.

County Championship Division One: Hampshire 254 & 76 lost to Essex 76 & 362 by 108 runs

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.

Harold Wood Disability cricket team rounded off a successful season by winning the Essex Foundation League at Basildon Sporting Village.

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.

Harrow Lodge Park club finished the season in fifth place after final day draw and will have a new skipper for the 2018 campaign

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 T20 silverware for Hornchurch seconds

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Hornchurch seconds ended the season with some silverware after winning the Essex Cricket Foundation T20 Cup final.

Contest at Harrow Lodge Park between hosts and already relegated Upminster ended up being ruined by the wet weather

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.

Local club were second for much of the campaign, but eventually leapfrogged Aythorpe Roding when it mattered most!

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.

Billericay secured promotion to the Essex League Premier Division with a four-wicket win over Gidea Park & Romford, who did enough to ensure their survival at the other end of the table.

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