English County Cricket Teams

Essex Eagles

Essex County Cricket Club

Essex County Cricket Club
Cricket Club Details
Year Formed
Ground
Chelmsford
End names
River End
Hayes Close End
Captain: James Foster
Overseas Players:
Scott Styris
Chelmsford The Home Of Essex County Cricket Club
Chelmsford The Home Of Essex County Cricket Club
Capacity
6000
Address
Essex CCC
County Ground
New Writtle Street
Chelmsford
Essex
CM2 0PG
Telephone
01245 252420
Travel Information
Local Transport Links
Railway Station
Chelmsford Railway Station 0.3 miles (0.5 km)
Motorway Junction
M25 Jnct 28 12.3 miles (19.8 km)
Airport
Stansted 14.5 miles (23.4 km)
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Fixtures 2013
10 April 2013 - LV County Championship - Div Two - Essex v Gloucestershire, Chelmsford, 11:00
17 April 2013 - LV County Championship - Div Two - Northamptonshire v Essex, Northampton, 11:00
29 April 2013 - LV County Championship - Div Two - Essex v Hampshire, Chelmsford, 11:00
3 May 2013 - Clydesdale Bank 40 - Essex v Hampshire, Chelmsford, 16:40
5 May 2013 - Clydesdale Bank 40 - Durham v Essex, Chester-le-Street, 13:45
7 May 2013 - LV County Championship - Div Two - Lancashire v Essex, Old Trafford, 11:00
12 May 2013 - Clydesdale Bank 40 - Scotland v Essex, TBC, 13:45
15 May 2013 - LV County Championship - Div Two - Glamorgan v Essex, Cardiff, 11:00
22 May 2013 - LV County Championship - Div Two - Essex v Kent, Chelmsford, 11:00
28 May 2013 - LV County Championship - Div Two - Worcestershire v Essex, Worcester, 11:00
2 June 2013 - Clydesdale Bank 40 - Essex v Scotland, Chelmsford, 13:45
3 June 2013 - Clydesdale Bank 40 - Essex v Surrey, Chelmsford, 16:40
9 June 2013 - Clydesdale Bank 40 - Derbyshire v Essex, Derby, 13:45
12 June 2013 - LV County Championship - Div Two - Essex v Lancashire, Chelmsford, 11:00
16 June 2013 - Clydesdale Bank 40 - Essex v Lancashire, Chelmsford, 13:45
21 June 2013 - LV County Championship - Div Two - Leicestershire v Essex, Leicester, 11:00
28 June 2013 - Friends Life T20 - Essex v Hampshire, Chelmsford, 19:00
4 July 2013 - Friends Life T20 - Middlesex v Essex, Lord's, 19:00
5 July 2013 - Friends Life T20 - Kent v Essex, Canterbury, 19:00
8 July 2013 - Friends Life T20 - Essex v Kent, Chelmsford, 19:00
12 July 2013 - Friends Life T20 - Essex v Middlesex, Chelmsford, 19:00
14 July 2013 - Friends Life T20 - Essex v Sussex, Chelmsford, 14:30
15 July 2013 - Friends Life T20 - Surrey v Essex, The Oval, 19:00
17 July 2013 - LV County Championship - Div Two - Essex v Leicestershire, Chelmsford, 11:00
21 July 2013 - Friends Life T20 - Sussex v Essex, Hove, 14:30
26 July 2013 - Friends Life T20 - Hampshire v Essex, Ageas Bowl, 19:00
31 July 2013 - Friends Life T20 - Essex v Surrey, Chelmsford, 19:00
2 August 2013 - Clydesdale Bank 40 - Surrey v Essex, The Oval, 16:40
11 August 2013 - Clydesdale Bank 40 - Hampshire v Essex, Ageas Bowl, 13:45
13 August 2013 - Clydesdale Bank 40 - Essex v Durham, Chelmsford, 16:40
20 August 2013 - LV County Championship - Div Two - Essex v Northamptonshire, Colchester, 11:00
25 August 2013 - Clydesdale Bank 40 - Essex v Derbyshire, Colchester, 13:45
26 August 2013 - Clydesdale Bank 40 - Lancashire v Essex, Old Trafford, 13:45
28 August 2013 - LV County Championship - Div Two - Gloucestershire v Essex, Bristol, 11:00
3 September 2013 - LV County Championship - Div Two - Essex v Worcestershire, Chelmsford, 10:30
11 September 2013 - LV County Championship - Div Two - Kent v Essex, Canterbury, 10:30
17 September 2013 - LV County Championship - Div Two - Essex v Glamorgan, Chelmsford, 10:30
24 September 2013 - LV County Championship - Div Two - Hampshire v Essex, Ageas Bowl, 10:30
Squad
Player
Ravi Bopara
Maurice Chambers
Michael Comber
Alastair Cook
James Foster (capt)
Billy Godleman
Mark Hardinges
David Masters
Jaik Mickleburgh
Graham Napier
Max Osborne
Mark Pettini
Tim Phillips
Owais Shah
Scott Styris (Overseas, T20)
Ryan ten Doeschate
Matt Walker
Tom Westley
Adam Wheater
Christopher Wright
D.O.B.
04/05/1985
25/12/1984
26/10/1989
25/12/1984
15/04/1980
11/02/1989
05/02/1978
22/04/1978
30/03/1990
06/01/1980
21/11/1990
07/08/1983
13/03/1981
22/10/1978
10/07/1975
30/06/1980
02/01/1974
13/03/1989
13/02/1990
14/07/1985
Born
Forest Gate
Jamaica
Colchester
Gloucester
Walthamstow
Camden
Gloucester
Chatham
Norwich
Colchester
Orsett
Brighton
Cambridge
Karachi, Pkn
Brisbane, Aus
Port Elizabeth, SA
Gravesend
Cambridge
Whipps Cross
Chipping Norton
Bat/bowl
RHB RM
RHB RF
RHB RFM
LHB
RHB WK
LHB LB
RHB RM
RHB RMF
RHB RM
RHB RM
RHB RMF
RHB
LHB SLA
RHB OB
RHB RM
RHB RMF
LHB RM
RHB SLA
RHB WK
RHB RFM
First Class Records
Team
Highest Total For
761-6dec v Leicestershire at Chelmsford 1990
Highest Total Against
803-4dec by Kent at Brentwood 1934
Lowest Total For
30 v Yorkshire at Leyton 1901
Lowest Total Against
14 by Surrey at Chelmsford 1983
Batting
Highest Score
343* PA Perrin v Derbyshire at Chesterfield 1904
Most Runs in Season
2559 GA Gooch in 1984
Most Runs in Career
30701 GA Gooch 1973-1997
Best Partnership for each wicket
1st
316 GA Gooch & PJ Prichard v Kent at Chelmsford 1994
2nd
403 GA Gooch & PJ Prichard v Leicestershire at Chelmsford 1990
3rd
347 ME Waugh & N Hussain v Lancashire at Ilford 1992
4th
314 Salim Malik & N Hussain v Surrey at The Oval 1991
5th
316 N Hussain & MA Garnham v Leicestershire at Leicester 1991
6th
206 JWHT Douglas & J O'Connor v Gloucestershire at Cheltenham 1923
7th
261 JWHT Douglas & J Freeman v Lancashire at Leyton 1914
8th
263 DR Wilcox & RM Taylor v Warwickshire at Southend-on-Sea 1946
9th
251 JWHT Douglas & SN Hare v Derbyshire at Leyton 1921
10th
218 FH Vigar & TPB Smith v Derbyshire at Chesterfield 1947
Bowling
Best Bowling
10-32 H Pickett v Leicestershire at Leyton 1895
Best Match Bowling
17-119 W Mead v Hampshire at Southampton 1895
Wickets in Season
172 TPB Smith in 1947
Wickets in Career
1610 TPB Smith 1929-1951
Honours
County Champions
1979, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1991, 1992
Div2: 2002, 2008
One Day League Champions
1981, 1984, 1985, 2005, 2006
Gillette Cup/NatWest Trophy/C & G Trophy/Friends Provident Trophy
1985, 1997, 2008
Benson & Hedges Cup
1979, 1998
Twenty20 Cup
Other