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Oct 3, 2014: Paul Grayson, the Essex head coach, said English umpires should have called Saeed Ajmal for chucking this season
Oct 2, 2014: ESPNcricinfo keeps tabs on the movement between counties ahead of the 2014 season
Oct 1, 2014: Tymal Mills, the left-arm fast bowler, has turned down an 'attractive' new contract with Essex.
Oct 1, 2014: Tim Phillips, the Essex left-arm spinner, has announced his retirement at the age of 33
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
Essex v Worcestershire, Chelmsford, 3rd day
Sep 25, 2014: As on the first morning, Essex's bowlers tore through Worcestershire, finishing the job they had started two days ago
Essex v Worcestershire, Chelmsford, 2nd day
Sep 24, 2014: Essex may not be able to celebrate promotion at the end of this match but Chelmsford basked in another Jesse Ryder masterclass
Essex v Worcestershire, Chelmsford, 1st day
Sep 23, 2014: While the "Chelmsfort" of T20 fame can be a lairy cauldron of noise and attitude, the Championship crowd tends to be a more pleasant bunch
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
Leicestershire v Essex, Grace Road, 1st day
Sep 15, 2014: Jesse Ryder claimed career-best first-class bowling figures to keep Essex in contention for promotion on the first day of their County Championship game against Leicestershire
Essex v Kent, Chelmsford, 3rd day
Sep 11, 2014: Essex completed the formality of scoring the 22 runs needed at the start of day three to beat Kent at Chelmsford, with the victory wrapped up in 18 deliveries with a winning margin of nine wickets
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 Kent, Chelmsford, 1st day
Sep 9, 2014: A magnificent century from Sam Northeast was the highlight of the day as Essex and Kent battled it out for supremacy in their crucial Division Two battle.
Essex v Warwickshire, Royal London Cup, Chelmsford
Aug 28, 2014: Warwickshire have taken their retro kit to heart. Having won a quarter-final at Chelsmford for the second time in a month the treble is still on twenty years after the legendary 1994 side achieved the feat
Royal London Cup
Aug 21, 2014: Derbyshire set up an East Midland's derby in the quarter-finals of the Royal London Cup. Their victory over Gloucestershire saw them sneak into the top four of Group A
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.
Glamorgan v Essex, Swansea, 4th day
Aug 18, 2014: Monty Panesar completed match figures of 11 for 168 as Essex kept up their promotion hopes by easing to their fourth Division Two win of the season, beating Glamorgan by 63 runs on the final morning at Swansea.
Glamorgan v Essex, Swansea, 3rd day
Aug 17, 2014: Monty Panesar completed a match haul of 10 wickets to help Essex to the brink of victory going into the final day of their against Glamorgan at Swansea.
Glamorgan v Essex, Swansea, 2nd day
Aug 16, 2014: Monty Panesar recorded his third five-wicket haul of the season as Essex manoeuvred themselves into a winning position against Glamorgan on the second day at Swansea.
Glamorgan v Essex, Swansea, 1st day
Aug 15, 2014: Jim Allenby produced figures of 5 for 56 as Glamorgan had the better of the opening day of their County Championship Division Two clash with Essex at Swansea
Stats highlights from the fourth ODI between India and West Indies in Dharamsala