Cricket: Essex fixtures released for 2017 season

PUBLISHED: 12:08 25 November 2016 | UPDATED: 12:08 25 November 2016

Pakistan's Mohammed Amir will play for Essex in the second half of next season (pic Martin Rickett/PA)

Pakistan's Mohammed Amir will play for Essex in the second half of next season (pic Martin Rickett/PA)

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Chelmsford-based club discover schedule for County Championship Division One, Royal London One-Day Cup and T20 Blast

Essex will begin their 2017 County Championship Division One campaign with a match at home to Lancashire.

The Chelmsford based-club are back in the top flight after winning the 2016 Division Two title.

The match against Lancashire will start on April 7, with Essex’s first away match a week later at Somerset.

Essex’s final game of the season will be at home to last season’s Division One runners-up Yorkshire.

In the Royal London One-Day Cup. Essex also start at home against Hampshire on April 30, before the group stage ends for them at Kent on May 17.

Essex’s first home T20 Blast match of the season is against Surrey on July 7, with their last against Kent on August 17.

County Championship fixtures (CAPS indicates home): LANCS Apr 7; Somerset Apr 14; Midds Apr 21; SURREY May 26; Surrey Jun 9; WARKS Jun 19; MIDDS Jun 26; Yorks Aug 6: SOMERSET Aug 28; Lancs Sep 5; Warks Sep 12; Hampshire Sep 19; YORKS Sep 25.

Royal Londone One-Day Cup fixtures (CAPS indicates home): HAMPSHIRE Apr 30; Surrey May 2; GLOS May 4; Glams May 7; SUSSEX May 10; MIDDS May 12; Somerset May 14; Kent May 17.

T20 Blast (Home only): Surrey Jul 7; Somserset Jul 13; Glams Jul 16; Hampshire Jul 21; GLos Jul 29; Midds Aug 11; Kent Aug 17.


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