I haven’t been able to stick to a Top 10 here. The more photos I take the more I enjoy it, especially when it comes to cricket.  It’s such a thrill when I realise I have a shot of bails flying 0r of a catch being taken – I’ve posted lots of photos in my various blogs but here is a selection of my favourites


  1. Essex v Derbyshire at the County Ground.  Aaron Beard’s first of many to come,  County Cricket wicket – Bowling Billy Godleman.

img_23602.  Essex v Kent – at The County Ground – Royal London ODI.  James Foster Stumping Sam Billings from the bowling of Ashar Zaidi.

fullsizeoutput_3e4ba3. England v Sri Lanka – at Edgbaston  – Royal London ODI – Alex Hales on his way to a century.

fullsizeoutput_3f9114. Essex v Kent at the County Ground – Alastair Cook in Essex mode, he always has a smile on his face when he’s playing for his county.


5. Essex v Kent at The County Ground.  Sam Northeast who scored 166 and James Tredwell with 124 as Northeast reached his century.

fullsizeoutput_422a36. England v Pakistan – Old Trafford – That low ball from Mohammad Amir which finally got Alastair Cook out having made 105.


7. England v Pakistan – Edgbaston – The England bowlers had been struggling then Stuart Broad bowled at the stumps and took Asad Shafiq’s stump out of the ground.

img_29328. Nottinghamshire v Essex – At Trent Bridge – Royal London ODI Qtr Final.  Ravi Bopara bowls Greg Smith in a losing fight.

fullsizeoutput_480289. England v Pakistan at the Oval – Having made 108 in England’s first innings, Moeen Ali was caught by Sarfraz Ahmed , who did juggle the ball a tad, from the bowling of Yasir Shah.

fullsizeoutput_487a510. Northants v Notts – at Edgbaston – Semi-Final of The T20 Blast – A very different innings or Alex Haleshe faced 2 balls from Rory Kleinveldt and was out on the second for a duck.

fullsizeoutput_4c61b11.Essex v Glamorgan at The County Ground – Ryan ten Doeschate on his way to a personal tally of 117 taking Essex to the batting bonus point they needed to win the County Championship Division 2 and promotion to Division 1.

fullsizeoutput_4195812. England v Pakistan – Lords – Mohammad Amir – Mohammad Amir bowling Stuart Broad for 1 as Pakistan were on their way to a victory.

fullsizeoutput_4756613. England v Pakistan at the Oval – Steven Finn bowled by Sohail Khan who took 5 for 68 in England’s first innings.

fullsizeoutput_4e8c014. Essex v Glamorgan at the County Ground.  Tom Westley catches Jacques Rudolph from the bowling of Graham Napier.


15. Kent v Essex at The Spitfire Ground – Graham Napier lifting the Division 2 winners trophy.  2016 was his last season before retirement he finished with 490 first class wickets and was instrumental in Essex’s bid for promotion.

img_346316. Kent v Essex at the Spitfire Ground – Darren Stevens celebrating his century.

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