Gallery: Cricket season gets underway in Essex

Essex v Gloucestershire, County Ground, Chelmsford. The first match of the 2013 season. Essex D Mas

Essex v Gloucestershire, County Ground, Chelmsford. The first match of the 2013 season. Essex D Masters bowling to Gloucestershire player, H Marshall narrowly missed by J Foster keeping wicket. - Credit: Andrew Partridge

IT MAY not be typical cricket weather but the sun tried to break through today for the opening match of the 2013 season at The County Ground.

Essex faced Gloucestershire in the LV= County Championship Division Two clash at the Chelmsford ground.

The home side won the toss, with Gloucestershire taking the first innings.

For full match report, see tomorrow’s EADT.

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