County champions Essex grabbed a double at the 2017 Cricket Writers’ Club awards today with batsman Dan Lawrence named the Young Cricketer of the Year and pace bowler taking Jamie Porter taking the County Championship Player of the Year trophy, writes Simon Walter.
Steven Patterson and John Brooks took three wickets each to help Yorkshire secure their Division One place for another year on the first day of their last Specsavers County Championship match of the season, writes Martin Smith.
Suffolk opener Martyn Cull scored an unbeaten century as Copdock & Old Ipswichian signed off for the season with a crushing eight-wicket win over Norwich, in a Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League clash at Old London Road on Saturday.
Elmstead cricket club captain, Aidan O’Brien, has hailed the achievement of his unfancied side after the Vicarage Meadow outfit clinched the Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship Division One title last weekend.
Bury St Edmunds avoided finishing bottom of the East Anglian Premier League, after their home match against Cambridge Granta, and basement dwellers Horsford’s game at Great Witchingham, ended in ‘no results’ due to the wet weather.