South African all-rounder Simon Harmer was mobbed by his Essex team-mates after securing victorySpecsavers County Championship Division One, Blackfinch New Road (day three):Essex 177 275: Lawrence 71, Cook 66; Tongue 5-53Worcestershire 238 182: Head 62; Siddle 5-37; Harmer 5-43Essex (19 pts) beat Worcestershire (4 pts) by 32 runsScorecard Simon Harmer and the departing Peter Siddle took five wickets each as Essex held their nerve to beat Worcestershire for their second victory of the season.
Australia paceman Peter Siddle took eight wickets in the match yet still found himself on the losing side as Yorkshire completed a remarkable comeback to beat Essex with more than a day to spare in their County Championship clash at Chelmsford on Sunday.
4.59am EDT 04:59 Scenesetter Good morning from Chelmsford, where we are greeted by wall to wall sunshine for the third day running.
Good morning from a sunny Chelmsford.
This was a day of Championship cricket the 2,600 crowd present at Chelmsford will not forget in a hurry.
We’ve somehow already hobbled along to the fourth round of Championship matches, with lots of alluring fixtures to look forward to.
Alastair Cook scores 84 for Essex in first County Championship appearance of season England's two-Test series against Pakistan starts at Lord's on May 24, live on Sky Sports Cricket Last Updated: 30/04/18 5:00pm Alastair Cook scored 84 for Essex against Hampshire at The Ageas Bowl, reaching his fifty from 84 deliveries Alastair Cook struck welcome runs ahead of England's Test series against Pakistan with 84 for Essex at Hampshire on his first appearance of the Specavers County Championship season.
'County cricket in a nutshell' Cold weather rocks the County Championship as Essex star Peter Siddle forced to bowl in a woolly hat… in front of just five fans Never-ending winter has wreaked havoc on cricket in recent weeks with some four-day games called off before even starting THE cold weather continued to rock the County Championship on Monday, as Essex star Peter Siddle was forced to bowl in a woolly hat… in front of just five fans.
THE cold weather continued to rock the County Championship on Monday, as Essex star Peter Siddle was forced to bowl in a woolly hat...
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