Looking ahead to the new cricket season at Essex

Essex Cricket Club

Essex Cricket Club - Credit: Archant

Sports writer Chris Brammer looks ahead to the new cricket season as Essex host their annual media day.

The Chelmsford-base side start the season with a new coach, in Chris Silverwood, and with Ryan ten Doeschate and Ravi Bopara captain the Championship and one day sides respectively, after replacing James Foster.

Essex start their season against Gloucestershire on Sunday,

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