Day 4

Day 3

1122dAlan Gardner at Chelmsford

Anderson, Hameed shine on murky day

James Anderson recorded his best Lancashire figures and Haseeb Hameed struck fifty but further rain disrupted their pursuit of the Division Two title

Day 2

1123dAlan Gardner at Chelmsford

Anderson trumps Cook in England duel

Jesse Ryder scored a breezy hundred, Ravi Bopara made a rather more steadfast 99 but James Anderson's four-for ensured that Lancashire remain in with a sniff of conjuring the victory required if they are to overtake Surrey

Day 1

Essex 3rd innings Partnerships

1st6AN CookNLJ Browne
2nd4AN CookT Westley
3rd70RS BoparaT Westley
4th58RS BoparaJD Ryder