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Gloucestershire’s quest to defeat Essex Eagles and move clear at the top of the Vitality Blast South Group was frustrated by rain at Cheltenham.

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.

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

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

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.

Ryan ten Doeschate has hinted he will make changes after Wednesday’s loss to Sussex

Essex captain Ryan ten Doeschate admitted his side were not good enough after losing their opening match of the Vitality T20 Blast to Sussex last night.

Essex Eagles begin their Vitality Blast campaign with two home fixtures at The Cloudfm County Ground this week, starting with a visit from the Sussex Sharks tonight (Wednesday).

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

Two late wickets on day three of the day-night match set up a potentially intriguing last day at Chelmsford

Essex captain Ryan ten Doeschate was delighted to lead from the front with his highest Championship score of 173 not out to set up a declaration against Somerset at Chelmsford on Tuesday.

Ryan ten Doeschate smashed a career-record 173 not out as Essex dominated the second day of the day-night Specsavers County Championship match with Somerset at Chelmsford.

The captain has missed the last two games through suspension while opener Browne hasn’t played since the start of May against Yorkshire

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.

Essex (206 & 88-4) trail Nottinghamshire (380 & 266) by 352 runs

Essex bowling coach Dimi Mascarenhas says the defending county champions must do better with bat and ball after a difficult second day against Nottinghamshire at Chelmsford.

A dominant performance with bat and ball over two days carried Nottinghamshire into a strong position to end a run of back-to-back Specsavers County Championship defeats and leapfrog opponents Essex in the table.

Essex turn their focus back on the red-ball game with back-to-back home matches in the Specsavers County Championship.

Essex head coach Anthony McGrath admitted his side ‘didn’t play well enough’ following a 25-run defeat to Yorkshire in their Royal London One-Day Cup play-off at Chelmsford on Wednesday.

Essex Eagles head into Thursday’s Royal London One-Day Cup play-off match against Yorkshire Vikings brimming with confidence after three consecutive wins in the competition.

Essex head coach Anthony McGrath was delighted to see the defending champions earn a five-wicket win over Lancashire at Emirates Old Trafford on Monday.

Specsavers County Championship Division One: Lancashire 301 & 105 lost to Essex 302 & 108-5 by five wickets

Essex head coach Anthony McGrath was disappointed to see most of the final session of their second day against Lancashire fall victim to a heavy rain shower on Sunday.

Lancashire and Essex are locked in an intriguing and evenly poised Specsavers County Championship match after two days at Emirates Old Trafford.

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