Close of Play

  • Wed, 26 Jun - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 144/2 (WM Lawry 56*, KD Walters 1*)
  • Thu, 27 Jun - day 2 - Essex 2nd innings 122 (51 ov) - end of match

Australia tour of England 1968 News

  • Slippery when wet

    Forty-one years ago rain almost saw an Ashes Test get away from England's grasp

  • D'Oliveira book wins award

    Peter's Oborne's 'Basil D'Oliveira - Cricket and Conspiracy: The Untold Story' has won the 2004 William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award