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Captain duo ready for league’s 50/50 format

BILLERICAY captain Lee Knight is not underestimating the significance of the upcoming run of matches as the Shepherd Neame Essex League reverts to the 50/50 format.

Captain Ox backs young Rayleigh team to bounce back after difficult start

RAYLEIGH Cricket Club first team captain Jason Ox has backed his young team to hit back and enjoy a profitable remainder of the season.

Chopra admits it is a blow to be without skipper ten Doeschate

TALISMANIC Essex batsman Varun Chopra recognises the void left by the absence of captain Ryan ten Doeschate from today’s Royal London Cup quarter-final against Yorkshire at Chelmsford.

Coach: Eagles must maintain standards to advance in Cup

ANTHONY McGrath says Essex Eagles have to maintain their high standards in 50-over cricket if they are to reach the One-Day Cup semi-final today.

Essex skipper ten Doeschate suspended for One-Day Cup quarter-final

Essex have been dealt a blow after their captain Ryan ten Doeschate was hit with a two-match ban.

Siddle to return to Essex in August

Essex have announced that Australian International Peter Siddle will return to the Club on August 1 and be available for all competitions.

Captain targets top three berth

CANVEY Island Cricket Club captain Laurence Shearcroft believes his side are more than capable of securing a top three berth this season.

Unavailable players hurt Rayleigh

IT was another disappointing week for Rayleigh Cricket Club as unavailability continued to hamper their start to the T-Rippon Mid-Essex League season.

Coles determined to defy boo-boys Kent

Matt Coles has only played one Royal London Cup match at Chelmsford in a red Essex Eagles shirt, but says the County Ground already feels like home.

Leigh ease past Old Southendian & Southchurch

JOE Sexton was full of praise for his brother Jac after he stepped up to inspire Leigh to victory against Old Southendian Southchurch.


CEAT awards: Virat Kohli, Rashid Khan, Harmanpreet Kaur bag top honours

Mumbai: India skipper Virat Kohli has emerged as the International Cricketer of the Year at the CEAT Cricket Ratings awards which were presented here on Monday.