Pakistan Super League 2017
Feb 8, 2017: Karachi Kings have the big names but question marks about their form remain. Have they done enough to avert the disaster of last season?
Nov 12, 2016: Ravi Bopara has stepped down as Essex's limited-overs captain after one season in the role
Essex v Worcestershire, Specsavers Championship Div Two, Chelmsford, 2nd day
Sep 1, 2016: Tom Westley finished the day unbeaten on 238, his highest first-class score, to put Essex in total command at Chelmsford
Essex v Kent, Specsavers Championship Div 2, Chelmsford, 2nd day
Jul 4, 2016: Essex's batsmen piled on the agony by batting all day to establish a 273-run lead over promotion rivals Kent.
Essex v Kent, NatWest T20 Blast, South Group, Chelmsford
Jul 1, 2016: Ravi Bopara underlined his liking for the Kent attack when he hammered six sixes in an unbeaten 81 to lead Essex to their third successive NatWest T20 Blast victory.
Essex v Leicestershire, Specsavers Championship, Div Two, Chelmsford, 3rd day
Jun 21, 2016: England bowling prospect Jamie Porter survived a serious bout of the yips to help Essex keep Leicestershire firmly in check at Chelmsford.
Essex v Kent, Royal London Cup, South Group, Chelmsford
Jun 15, 2016: Ravi Bopara scrambled some white-ball form as Essex defied Matt Coles' fightback for Kent by chasing down 286 with five balls to spare
Glamorgan v Essex, Specsavers Championship Div 2, Cardiff, 2nd day
May 23, 2016: Scores of 80 from Tom Westley and Ravi Bopara allowed Essex to gain a useful first innings lead on the second day of the County Championship match against Glamorgan
Essex v Derbyshire, Specsavers Championship Div 2, Chelmsford, 3rd day
May 17, 2016: Derbyshire dug in obdurately in the final session at Chelmsford to hold up Essex's charge for a third Specsavers County Championship win of the season
Mar 30, 2016: Ravi Bopara's England career might be over and that could benefit Essex as they seek to turn a powerful reputation in limited-overs cricket into trophies
Karachi Kings v Lahore Qalandars, PSL 2016, Sharjah
Feb 12, 2016: Ravi Bopara followed an unbeaten 71 off 43 balls with figures of 6 for 16, the joint ninth-best bowling analysis in the history of T20s, to help Karachi Kings stun Lahore in Sharjah
Pakistan Super League 2016
Feb 11, 2016: West Indies' Twenty20 captain Darren Sammy held his nerve with the ball, conceding just nine runs off the final over to guide his team Peshawar Zalmi to a thrilling three-run victory against Karachi Kings in Sharjah
Jan 29, 2016: Essex have completed their winter reshuffle of responsibilities at Chelmsford, with Ryan ten Doeschate appointed club captain and Ravi Bopara taking charge of the limited-overs sides
Sylhet Superstars v Dhaka Dynamites, BPL 2015-16, Mirpur
Dec 9, 2015: Captain Shahid Afridi kept Sylhet Super Stars' qualification hopes alive by slamming two sixes in the last over of their contest against Dhaka Dynamites
Comilla Victorians v Sylhet Superstars, BPL 2015-16, Chittagong
Nov 30, 2015: Ravi Bopara brought Sylhet Super Stars their first win of the BPL season, beating Comilla Victorians by four wickets with two balls to spare in a hard-fought contest
Nov 26, 2015: Sylhet Superstars were left wondering what might have been, for the third time in four days
Sylhet Superstars v Chittagong Vikings, BPL, Mirpur
Nov 23, 2015: The BPL descended into farce on the second day, when the Sylhet-Chittagong match was delayed by more than an hour because the Sylhet franchise did not have NOCs for Ravi Bopara and Josh Cobb
Essex v Lancashire, LV= Championship, Division Two, Chelmsford, 4th day
Sep 25, 2015: Alastair Cook was dismissed cheaply for the second time in the match as Essex and Lancashire settled for a draw at Chelmsford
Essex v Lancashire, LV= Championship, Division Two, Chelmsford, 2nd day
Sep 23, 2015: 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
Essex v Middlesex, Royal London Cup, Group B, Colchester
Aug 5, 2015: Essex moved within touching distance of a place in the quarter-finals of the Royal London Cup when Ravi Bopara shephered a successful chase of a testing Middlesex tareget at Castle Park
Sudhir Gautam, uber Tendulkar fan, is now rooting for a new sport
This Bangladesh are crazy if they think they can beat Sri Lanka in their own den. Right?