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Essex Eagles – T20 Blast 2019

Last night The Essex Eagles beat The Kent Spitfires to finish on 15 points, putting them in 4th place in the Southern Table, earning themselves a place in the quarter finals. A match against Lancashire at the Emirates Riverside in Durham. In their wisdom the ECB has scheduled the quarter finals to coincide with the Ashes test at Old Trafford. […]

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Essex v Hampshire RLODC

Essex started their Royal London Cup campaign well with a win away from home against Glamorgan, then went on a run of losses, losing at home to Middlesex then away at Surrey and Somerset. There was some debate about the choices made when the toss was won, but results around the country suggests that remains a random decision. Ryan ten […]

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Essex v Surrey T20 Blast

The T20 Blast started for Essex with a Friday night match at the Cloud FM County Ground, London rivals Surrey were the opposition.  That held double interest for me, I’m an Essex member and fan, but also a Surrey member so I have a regard for them too. Ryan ten Doeschate won the toss and put Surrey in to bat, […]

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Essex County Cricket Club 2017 Squad

The Essex Media Day took place 2 days before the County season started, a season which will see the county play in Division 1 having won Division 2 in 2016.  As a Saracens fan I’m very well aware of how much of a difference the right dressing room atmosphere makes.  What was plain to see was that this is a […]

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The Ravi Bopara Benefit Dinner – Event 71

With my decision to make 2015 a huge sporting year I kept a good eye on the events taking place  for Ravi Bopara’s Benefit year.  I just couldn’t resist his benefit dinner at The Grange Hotel St Paul’s in London. A huge added bonus was the presence of Kevin Pieterson – how controversial would he be when talking after dinner? […]