Leicestershire v Essex, Specsavers Championship, Div Two, Grace Road, 2nd day
Aug 24, 2016: If it is in adversity that a player can most accurately be judged, Essex have unearthed another gem in Dan Lawrence
Northants v Essex, Specsavers Championship Div 2, Wantage Road, 3rd day
May 30, 2016: Ryan ten Doeschate and James Foster made sparkling centuries in a record seventh-wicket stand as Essex pressed for victory against Northamptonshire at Wantage Road
Dec 22, 2015: Essex have relieved James Foster of his club captain duties only days after the appointment of Chris Silverwood as the new head coach
Gloucestershire v Essex, LV= County Championship Division Two, Bristol, 1st day
Jun 21, 2015: Alastair Cook fell two short of a half-century as Essex were bowled out for 319 by Gloucestershire on the opening day at Bristol.
Essex v Kent, Chelmsford, 3rd day
Apr 21, 2015: James Foster led from the front as Essex opened their LV= County Championship Division Two campaign with a five-wicket victory against Kent at Chelmsford
Essex 2015 preview
Mar 31, 2015: ESPNcricinfo assesses Essex's prospects for 2015
Leicestershire v Essex, Grace Road, 2nd day
Sep 16, 2014: Essex crushed Leicestershire by an innings and 79 runs inside two days in the Championship Division Two clash at Grace Road
Essex v Kent, Chelmsford, 2nd day
Sep 10, 2014: James Foster led from the front as Essex closed in on victory against Kent after dominating the second day of their Championship Division Two encounter at Chelmsford
Essex v Gloucestershire, Chelmsford, 4th day
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Essex v Glamorgan, Chelmsford, 3rd day
Jun 3, 2014: It's often said that luck, over the course of a season, evens itself out. Last week, Glamorgan's push for a victory was rebuffed by rain and here, they are hoping for a similar outcome, but this time it will be they who will be hoping for assistance
Essex v Glamorgan, Chelmsford, 2nd day
Jun 2, 2014: An innings of international quality, from James Foster might just prove to be the decisive juncture in an otherwise tight contest as Essex and Glamorgan fight for supremacy
Essex v Leicestershire, Chelmsford, 4th day
May 7, 2014: An unbeaten 41 from captain James Foster helped Essex bat out the final day of their Championship Division Two tie with Leicestershire and secure a draw at Chelmsford
Gloucestershire v Essex, Bristol, 3rd day
Apr 29, 2014: Ben Foakes chalked up the highest score of his career as Essex took control against Gloucestershire at the County Ground
Essex v Northamptonshire, Colchester, 4th day
Aug 23, 2013: As with all festival cricket all over the country, the future of cricket at Castle Park is not guaranteed, so the loss of the third day's play in Colchester was a cruel blow in such a dry summer
Essex v Northamptonshire, Colchester, 3rd day
Aug 22, 2013: On Wednesday, Nigel Hilliard, the Essex chairman, said that the prospects of Monty Panesar remaining an Essex cricketer next year will be dependent on how well he fits into the dressing-room for the remainder of the season
Ten years of England's T20
Jun 26, 2013: Adam Hollioake captains ESPNcricinfo's team of the decade, selected to mark ten years of professional Twenty20 cricket in England
Leicestershire v Essex, Grace Road, 4th day
Jun 24, 2013: Essex's topsy-turvy Championship season continued with a battling four-wicket win against Leicestershire in their LV= County Championship Division Two clash at Grace Road.
Leicestershire v Essex, Grace Road, 3rd day
Jun 23, 2013: James Foster struck his first century of the season to put Essex in control on a rain-affected third day at Grace Road.
Essex v Lancashire, Chelmsford, 1st day
Jun 12, 2013: It's City of Chelmsford Festival Week, and a good size crowd turned up in the hope of seeing some festival cricket, it took James Foster to keep them happy
Essex v Kent, Chelmsford, 4th day
May 25, 2013: For a moment after lunch, with the sun shining and wickets tumbling, there was great intrigue
Three days ahead of the fourth Test, the surface at the HPCA Stadium wore a smattering of grass. Will that, or Mohammed Shami's availability, subject to fitness, change India's combination?
Stats highlights from the fourth day in Ranchi, where Cheteshwar Pujara batted for ages and the Australians toiled like they haven't had to in many years
Did Virat Kohli get his tactics right on the final day in Ranchi? Going by his fast bowlers' lines and R Ashwin's late introduction, the Indian captain took a few puzzling calls
For the third time this home season, the team took the lead after its opposition put up 400 batting first but the Ranchi effort was special
Also, which players have the most half-centuries without ever having made a hundred?
South Africa are set to play 14 Tests in nine months soon, so both fast bowlers, despite being sent home from New Zealand, should not lose hope
This Bangladesh are crazy if they think they can beat Sri Lanka in their own den. Right?
Under duress again, Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim forged a match-winning partnership and contributed in the second innings to help Bangladesh create history