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Rookie bowler Tom Moore emerged as one of Essex’s bright spots as Australia dominated the first day of the four-day tour match at Chelmsford yesterday.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
New Zealand's Matt Henry in bowling action against England during day three of the first Investec Test Match at Lord's, London

Tonight, former Suffolk schoolboys Reece Topley and Matt Henry will go head-to-head in an international Twenty20 match between England and New Zealand at Old Trafford.

Monday, June 22, 2015
Sudbury v Frinton 2nds. Sudbury batting. Tom Huggins batting.

Suffolk enjoyed the better of the opening day of their second Unicorns Minor Counties Championship fixture, thanks to a captain’s display from Tom Huggins at Copdock yesterday.

Thursday, June 18, 2015
Reece Topley

Essex’s Ipswich-born fast bowler Reece Topley has been called up for the England T20 squad that will face New Zealand in a game at Old Trafford next Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Copdock & Old Ipswichian v Great Witchingham
Batting for Copdock 
Batting martin cull

Martyn Cull and Cody Chetty starred with the bat, and Matt Wareing with the ball, as Copdock & Old Ipswichian moved up to third spot in the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League, following their drawn game against Great Witchingham on Saturday.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Suffolk v Lincolnshire at Victory Ground, Bury St Edmunds. Final day of Suffolk cricket playing Lincolnshire.

Suffolk are batting. WK is C.Wilson.

Batsman is Martyn Cull.

Suffolk failed in their attempt to hold on for a draw, in their first Minor Counties Championship match of the season, suffering a defeat at the hands of visiting Lincolnshire by the big margin of 137 runs at the Victory Ground, Bury St Edmunds, yesterday.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
James Last batting for Copdock & OI

Copdock & Old Ipswichian captain, James East, believes that his side are bang on course for a top-three finish in the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League this season.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Joe Rusby

Ipswich defeated second-placed Braintree by 46 runs, in Division Two of the Two Counties Championship on Saturday.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Ben Shepperson

An in-form Steve Taylor struck 117 as Mildenhall secured a victory over fourth-placed Wivenhoe, to stay second in Division One of the Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship, with seven wins from eight games.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Darren Batch

Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship pace-setters Sudbury suffered their first defeat of the season, following a thrilling duel with fellow high-fliers Witham on Saturday.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Frinton's Ted Moulton batting during the Frinton on Sea v Woolpit (East Anglian Premier League) cricket match on 06-June-2015 at Ashlyn's Road, Frinton on Sea, Essex, UK
Picture: Steve Waller 
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Frinton-on-Sea all-rounder, Mervyn Westfield, almost single-handedly denied high-flying Woolpit another victory in a Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League clash at Ashlyn’s Road on the sun-kissed Essex coast on Saturday.

Thursday, June 4, 2015
Alastair Cook

Alastair Cook will make his first appearance of the summer for the Essex Eagles when he plays in their NatWest T20 Blast match with Surrey at the Kia Oval on Friday night.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Woolpit v Burwell (Batting)

Bowler is Michael Rippon. Batsman is Milan Mniszko.

Frinton held their nerve to record a battling three-wicket win at Norwich, so propelling themselves up to fourth spot in the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier Division.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Sudbury Cricket Club

Sudbury preserved their 100% record in Division One of the Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship, following a 66-run win at fellow high-fliers Wivenhoe on Saturday.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
England's Alastair Cook, pictured during his record-breaking day. Photo: PA

From the moment an 11-year-old Alastair Cook stepped forward and scored 64 on his men’s debut, everyone at Maldon Cricket Club knew they had a talent destined for big things.

Thursday, May 28, 2015
Chris Gayle

Essex have made an inauspicious start to their Natwest T20Blast campaign, winning just one of their opening four fixtures.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
International cricket coach Ian Pont.

Ian Pont is one of England’s finest fast bowling coaches, yet it’s in India and Bangladesh where he’s helping to develop the next generation. CHRIS BRAMMER spoke to the former Essex player and coach.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Mervyn Westfield (Frinton On Sea) bowling against Copdock & Old Ipswichians

A bright 70 from Cody Chetty helped Copdock & Old Ipswichian to a third victory on the spin, at the expense of hosts Frinton in the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League on Saturday.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Suffolk v Cambridgeshire - cricket action at Ram Meadow in Bury. Joe Barrs bowling for Cambridgeshire.

Suffolk were demolished by Cambridgeshire, in their third Unicorns Knock-Out Trophy Group Two match of the season, staged at the Victory Ground, Bury St Edmunds, on Sunday.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Justin Bishop

Kyle Coetzer starred with the bat, and Jack Beaumont with the ball, as Suffolk beat Bedfordshire in a rain-affected Unicorns Knock-Out Trophy Group Two match, staged at Dunstable Town Cricket Club on Sunday.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Kyle Coetzer in action for Scotland

Scotland World Cup star Kyle Coetzer is set to make his debut for Suffolk in Sunday’s Unicorns KO Trophy opener against Norfolk.

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Colchester-born cricketer Graham Napier heading to the county’s Record Office to uncover his family roots back through time with expert archivists, who will have researched through records including births, marriages and deaths, census returns and settlement papers. Dating back to at least the 1700s, he will find out who his ancestors were, where they lived, and how they made their livings.
Pictured with archive assistant Sarah Ensor

Essex cricket star Graham Napier delved into his Colchester roots during a visit to the Essex Records Office in Chelmsford.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Damaged nets at Abberton and District Cricket Club

A village cricket club founded almost 70 years ago is facing closure unless it can raise £22,500 in the next few weeks.

Friday, April 10, 2015
Reece Topley

Reece Topley knows he will have to rediscover the form he displayed two seasons ago, if he is to catch the eye of England’s selectors again.

Thursday, April 9, 2015
Players and support staff of Kolkata Knight Riders celebrate with the trophy after their win against Chennai Super Kings

Erstwhile Zimbabwe coach Don Topley believes English cricket is in dire need of change and has warned of counties potentially going to the wall should things continue as they are.

Thursday, April 9, 2015
Players pose with eagle Alaska at the Essex Cricket media day at the cricket grounds in Chelmsford.

Last season saw Essex agonisingly miss out on promotion to Division One - but they can do better this season?

Thursday, April 2, 2015
Graham Gooch and Essex CCC academy director John Childs with students

The state of English cricket may be in disarray after last month’s World Cup disaster, but this certainly wasn’t the case when Orwell Park School’s cricket squad held its first practice of the season in new artificial surface nets.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
The official opening of the new South Lee School sports hall at the Victory Ground in Bury by the Countess of Euston.

A “fantastic” new sports hall has been officially opened in Bury St Edmunds as thanks were given to a headteacher who is stepping down and was pivotal to the project.

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