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For the fourth time in succession, Essex and Gloucestershire had to settle for a point apiece from a rain-affected T20 fixture.

While the senior Essex team have endured a summer of recurring travails, most notably in a parlous Vitality Blast campaign, the fortunes of the second eleven have been in stark contrast: they stand on the threshold of the County Championship-T20 double.

Essex Eagles will be hoping their fortunes change when they travel to Cardiff to face Glamorgan in a Vitality Blast match on Tuesday (6.30pm).

Essex batsman Varun Chopra admits his side have not done enough in the Vitality Blast T20 this season, following their latest defeat on Sunday.

Rikki Clarke hammered two successive sixes, his third and fourth in an unbeaten 37, to carry Surrey to a comfortable six-wicket win over Essex in the Vitality Blast at Chelmsford.

Essex Eagles continue their Vitality Blast campaign when Surrey visit The Cloudfm County Ground on Sunday (2.30pm).

Essex head coach Anthony McGrath admitted his side had produced their ‘worst performance’ of this season’s Vitality Blast T20 competition after a 10-wicket loss at Somerset on Friday night.

Johann Myburgh smashed a brilliant century as Somerset took a step closer to a place in the quarter-finals with a resounding ten-wicket Vitality Blast victory over Essex at Taunton.

Essex Eagles return to Vitality Blast action against Somerset at Taunton today (Friday, 4.30pm), following last night’s defeat by Kent Spitfires at Canterbury.

The man in the beanie hat is back on a mission to kick-start Essex Eagles’ flagging Vitality Blast campaign.

Essex Eagles have a busy schedule of Vitality Blast cricket ahead with three matches in four days, starting with a trip to The Spitfire Ground, Canterbury where Kent Spitfires are the opponents on Thursday (7pm).

As an MP representing a “Greater London” constituency for 17 years, last week I decided to throw my hat in the ring to become the next Conservative Mayor of London.

Matt Quinn, who has played for South Woodford in the past, discusses his long rehabilitation following a back injury

With just one success to show from their opening four matches in the Vitality Blast, Essex Eagles will be looking to turn around their form when they play back-to-back matches this weekend.

Australian leg-spinner Adam Zampa could not hide his disappointment after Essex’s latest Vitality Blast T20 defeat againt Glamorgan at Chelmsford on Friday.

Essex (167 a/o) lost to Glamorgan (171-8) by two wickets

Essex head coach Anthony McGrath was left to rue his side’s missed chances after their fell to a 39-run defeat against Surrey in the Vitality Blast at The Oval on Thursday night.

Aaron Finch, Ben Foakes and Rikki Clarke led a Surrey run glut at a packed Kia Oval as the home side saw off Essex Eagles in impressive fashion to record their first Vitality Blast win of the South Group campaign at the third attempt.

Essex captain, and T20 elder statesman, Ryan ten Doeschate admits he has calmed down and put things in perspective after his out-of-character post-match outburst following the opening Vitality Blast defeat by Sussex under the lights at Chelmsford.

Essex Eagles are set for back-to-back matches this week when the Vitality Blast campaign continues.

Essex match-winner Simon Harmer paid tribute to his team-mates following their Vitality T20 Blast win over Middlesex on Friday night.

Simon Harmer pulled Dwayne Bravo to the boundary from the penultimate ball of the Vitality T20 Blast match at Chelmsford to give Essex their first victory of the season.

Essex head coach Anthony McGrath looked at the positives after seeing the defending champions draw their match with Somerset at Chelmsford on Thursday.

Nottinghamshire required just an hour and three-quarters on the fourth morning of the Specsavers County Championship game at Chelmsford to remove the last six Essex wickets and claim victory.

Siddle set for Essex return

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Essex County Cricket Club have announced that Australian international Peter Siddle will return on August 1 and be available for all competitions.

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