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England v South Africa, 3rd Investec Test, Kia Oval

Meet England's new boys

Jul 26, 2017: England will certainly have two debutants at The Oval and could play a third in Dawid Malan. Where have they come from and why have they been selected?

George Dobell

England v South Africa, 3rd Investec Test, Kia Oval

Rabada's return further challenge for England's unstable top order

Jul 26, 2017: The teams have had a chance to take stock after sharing the honours in the opening two Tests and it's England who arrive at The Oval with most questions to answer

The Preview by Firdose Moonda

England v South Africa, 3rd Investec Test, The Kia Oval

Westley, Malan named in 13-man England squad

Jul 20, 2017: Essex's Tom Westley will make his Test debut at No.3 in the third Test against South Africa at The Kia Oval next week, after being named as a direct replacement for Gary Ballance in a 13-man squad

ESPNcricinfo staff

England news

Who's next, as England attempt to solve batting woes?

Jul 19, 2017: England will need at least one new face in the batting line-up for the third Test against South Africa after Gary Ballance suffered a broken finger

Andrew McGlashan

Surrey v Essex, Specsavers Championship Div One, Guildford, 4th day

Westley century powers Essex to the summit

Jun 12, 2017: Tom Westley's 108 not out, and an equally fine innings of 77 from Nick Browne, took Essex to an emphatic eight-wicket victory against Surrey at Guildford which takes them to the top of the Specsavers County Championship Division One table

ECB Reporters Network

Essex v Hampshire, Royal London Cup, South Group, Chelmsford

Westley and Zaidi set up Essex's opening victory

Apr 30, 2017: Tom Westley's hard-hitting 93 off 98 balls helped set up Essex's 25-run victory in their first Royal London Cup match of the season

ECB Reporters Network

Somerset v Essex, Specsavers Championship Div One, Taunton, 3rd day

Cook begins post-captaincy life with classy hundred

Apr 16, 2017: Those who harboured fears that Alastair Cook would descend into a sea of despond upon conceding the England Test captaincy can rest easy

David Hopps at Taunton

Essex v Lancashire, Specsavers Championship Div One, Chelmsford, 4th day

Teenager Lawrence denies Lancashire with seven-hour stay

Apr 10, 2017: Sometimes a teenager just won't be budged. Lancashire went into the final day at Chelmsford needing eight wickets for victory but they foundered on the rock of Dan Lawrence

Alan Gardner at Chelmsford

Sri Lanka A v England Lions, 2nd unofficial Test, Dambulla, 1st day

Livingstone defies heat to score century for England Lions

Feb 24, 2017: Lancashire's Liam Livingstone continued his impressive form for England Lions in Sri Lanka with a century in demanding conditions on the opening day of the second four-day match

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lank A v England Lions, 1st unofficial Test, Pallekele

Roland-Jones seizes advantage for Lions

Feb 17, 2017: Toby Roland-Jones struck 82 from No. 9 and then claimed two wickets in his first over as Sri Lanka A slipped to 29 for 4 in reply to England Lions' first-innings 316

ESPNcricinfo staff

Afghanistan v England Lions, Abu Dhabi, 1st day

Westley and Foakes revive England Lions

Dec 7, 2016: Tom Westley and Ben Foakes relished an absorbing contest with Afghanistan's spinners on a hard-fought first day of England Lions' first-class match in Abu Dhabi

ECB Reporters Network

Games within a game?

Nov 2, 2016: Farcical bowling, the helmet fielder, chess interruptions, batting for pints - ten instances of when matches weren't cricket

Ed Kemp

Specsavers Championship

ESPNcricinfo County Championship XI

Sep 24, 2016: Let the debate begin. Do you agree with the final XI selected by ESPNcricinfo's county writers?

Andrew McGlashan

Essex v Worcestershire, Specsavers Championship Div Two, Chelmsford, 3rd day

Kent feel shockwaves of thumping Essex win

Sep 2, 2016: Kent were level with Essex at the top of Division Two for a few heady hours before a thumping innings win for Essex against Worcestershire reasserted the superiority of the long-time leaders

Vithushan Ehantharajah at Chelmsford

Essex v Worcestershire, Specsavers Championship Div Two, Chelmsford, 2nd day

Westley's best leaves Worcestershire no place to hide

Sep 1, 2016: Tom Westley finished the day unbeaten on 238, his highest first-class score, to put Essex in total command at Chelmsford

Vithushan Ehantharajah at Chelmsford

Essex v Kent, Specsavers Championship Div 2, Chelmsford, 2nd day

Lawrence sparkles as Essex build huge lead

Jul 4, 2016: Essex's batsmen piled on the agony by batting all day to establish a 273-run lead over promotion rivals Kent.

ECB Reporters Network

Hampshire v Essex, Royal London One-Day Cup, South Group, Ageas Bowl

Ton for Westley as Essex crack the Hampshire 300

Jun 5, 2016: Tom Westley's century, assisted by a final spurt from James Foster, helped Essex to chase down a seemingly impregnable Hampshire total

ECB Reporters Network

Sri Lanka in England 2016

Bayliss wants more wicket-taking threat

May 31, 2016: They may have won the Investec Test series with a game to spare, but head coach Trevor Bayliss believes England still have "a long way to go" before they can compete with the best teams in the world

George Dobell

Glamorgan v Essex, Specsavers Championship Div 2, Cardiff, 2nd day

Westley, Bopara help Essex eke out lead

May 23, 2016: Scores of 80 from Tom Westley and Ravi Bopara allowed Essex to gain a useful first innings lead on the second day of the County Championship match against Glamorgan

ECB Reporters Network

Essex v Sri Lankans, Tour match, Chelmsford, 2nd day

Westley makes Test case as Prasad injury mars Sri Lanka's preparations

May 9, 2016: An injury to Dhammika Prasad meant that Sri Lanka finished the second day of their tour match against Essex with precious little to cheer

Andrew Miller at Chelmsford
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