England Lions in UAE 2015-16
Sep 16, 2015: Joe Clarke, the 19-year-old Worcestershire batsman, has been included in the England Lions squad for their Twenty20 series against Pakistan A in December
Essex v Surrey, LV= County Championship Div 2, Castle Park, 3rd day
Aug 9, 2015: Tom Westley can claim to have played a modest supporting role in England's Ashes success by scoring a century against the tourists - a fact which did not escape his county team-mate Alastair Cook. An Essex promotion is a tougher ask
Hampshire v Essex, Royal London Cup, Group B, Southampton
Aug 4, 2015: Essex batsmen Mark Pettini, Nick Browne and Tom Westley all scored fifties as the Eagles eased to a six-wicket win against Hampshire at the Ageas Bowl.
Aug 4, 2015: The England Development Programme's focus on working closely with counties has helped players make an easier transition to the top level and also helped keep them grounded
Essex v Warwickshire, Royal London Cup, Group B, Chelmsford
Jul 29, 2015: Openers Mark Pettini and Tom Westley both scored centuries as Essex inflicted a 152-run defeat on Warwickshire in their Royal London Cup Group B clash at Chelmsford
Essex v Australians, Tour match, Chelmsford, 2nd day
Jul 2, 2015: A decade after a young Alastair Cook smote the Australians to all parts of Chelmsford, another youthful Essex opener in Tom Westley did much the same
Gloucestershire v Essex, LV= County Championship Division Two, Bristol, 3rd day
Jun 23, 2015: Alastair Cook suffered the indignity of a first ball duck as Essex completed a five-wicket win over Gloucestershire inside three days at Bristol.
Jun 17, 2015: Graeme Fowler has stepped down from running the centre of excellence he founded at Durham University but his influence on numerous players was profound
Northants v Essex, LV= Championship, Division Two, Northampton, 3rd day
Jun 9, 2015: Tom Westley struck 164 not out and shared in an unbroken partnership of 216 with Jesse Ryder as Essex fought back on day three against Northamptonshire at Wantage Road
Nov 12, 2014: England will send four players from the Performance Programme to Sri Lanka either side of Christmas in the latest example of their desire to expose their young cricketers to Asian conditions.
Sep 26, 2014: His omission from the series against India was a surprise, but now Ravi Bopara is back in the England one-day side and is desperate to cement his place for the World Cup
Northamptonshire v Essex, Royal London Cup, Wantage Road
Aug 21, 2014: Essex chased down 312 to set up a home tie in the quarter-finals of the Royal London Cup after a four-wicket victory against Northamptonshire at Wantage Road in their last Group A outing.
Essex v Hampshire, Royal London Cup, Chelmsford
Aug 13, 2014: Essex clinched their place in the Royal London Cup quarter-finals with a thrilling five-run win over Hampshire at Chelmsford
Yorkshire v Essex, Royal London Cup, Scarborough
Aug 11, 2014: Jack Leaning's first century for Yorkshire in any form of cricket could not prevent his side crashing to defeat against Essex in a high-scoring Royal London Cup match at Scarborough.
Essex v Lancashire, Royal London Cup, Group A, Chelmsford
Aug 5, 2014: Tom Westley and Matt Salisbury starred for Essex as they easily beat Lancashire by six wickets in the Royal London Cup at Chelmsford to claim their second win in the competition
Essex v Kent, NatWest T20, Colchester
Jul 12, 2014: Tom Westley destroyed the Kent attack with a magnificent century, his first in the competition, to help table-topping Essex claim a 63-run victory at Colchester.
Kent v Essex, Canterbury, 2nd day
Jun 8, 2014: Ravi Bopara and Tom Westley both recorded unbeaten centuries as Essex made a strong statement in reply to Kent's first-innings 387
Worcestershire v Essex, New Road, 3rd day
May 30, 2013: In-form Essex opener Tom Westley held off Jack Shantry-inspired Worcestershire for four hours
Scotland v Essex, YB40 Group B, Edinburgh
May 12, 2013: Essex powered their way to a 59-run win over Scotland in a Yorkshire Bank 40 match reduced by rain to 29 overs a side
Essex v Gloucestershire, Chelmsford, 3rd day
Apr 12, 2013: A recurring theme has developed at Essex with several young, talented players only flourishing after they've moved on from Chelmsford
With India playing most of their Test cricket at home over the next 18 months, they will have to choose between their two quickest bowlers most of the time. A tricky choice, given Varun Aaron and Umesh Yadav's hit or miss tendencies
How Ross Taylor reconciled with New Zealand cricket and made the highest score by a visiting batsman in Australia
Stats highlights from Dubai where Jos Buttler broke his own record for England's fastest ODI hundred
Plus: most runs in a Test by a New Zealander, and c&b by the same bowler twice in a Test
His game appears to lack emotion but it is not cold. Like Kallis, but more adaptable and with greater flair
It refuses to let India play Pakistan there, but hasn't been forthcoming with reasons why
In the last four years, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of draws and big runs down under
The idea of a battle for the world No. 1 spot in the top format may have been shelved, but its absence is sorely felt