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  • Ravi Bopara All Stars XI v Essex County Cricket Club

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    It gives me great pleasure that as part of Ravi Bopara’s Benefit Year, there will be a star studded Ravi Bopara’s All Stars XI that take on Essex Eagles in a floodlight T20 match at the county ground, Chelmsford. Players confirmed for the match include Chris Gayle, Shahid Afridi, Kumar Sangakkara, Mehela jayawardena, Moeen Ali and others to be announced
  • OSCAs buzz starts at Essex

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    NOMINATIONS have begun for the annual OSCAs & Long Service awards at Essex County Cricket Club. The unsung heroes of the county game will be honoured at a special ceremony in Chelmsford when Essex host Northants on Tuesday, September 1. About 160 special guests are set to attend the awards lunch in the marquee at the County Ground and get
  • Become a Friend of Essex and benefit your Club!

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    Essex have today launched the Friends of Essex Scheme for Clubs, Schools and all organisations who are affiliated to the Essex County Cricket Board. For just £100, affiliated organisations can benefit from a variety of offers including free tickets, signed merchandise and discounts at The Essex County Ground. For more information, please view the brochure by clicking the tab below.
  • Youth cricket to be boosted by summer of festivals in South Essex

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    FIVE youth cricket festivals are being staged in south Essex this summer in a bid to boost participation. Open days in the Southend, Castle Point and Thurrock areas will take place between June and August to introduce children to the joys of playing the game. Organisers hope there will be about ten teams at each event where the focus will
  • Thurrock win South Essex Women’s Indoor Competition

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    Thurrock cricket club sensationally ended Rayleigh’s four-year domination of the South Essex womens’ indoor cricket competition at Gable Hall school. The Grays-based team clinched their first title at this level by scoring 96 for the loss of just one wicket and then dismissed Rayleigh for 72. Openers Sarah Fergey and Catherine Hodge led from the front, Fergey struck two sixes
  • Pupils flock to the County Ground for annual Schools Day event

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    YOUNGSTERS got the chance to sample the special atmosphere of the County Ground at Essex’s annual Schools Day. About 150 primary school pupils packed into the VIP marquee at the ground in Chelmsford on Tuesday (March 24) to take in the start of Essex’s pre-season game with Middlesex. They got the chance to record their own match commentary, see how
  • Last Man Stands coming to Chelmsford and Wivenhoe

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    THE exciting Last Man Stands competition is running two new leagues in Chelmsford and Colchester this year. The format, which features eight-a-side midweek evening T20 matches, will now be held at Chelmsford Cricket Club at Chelmer Park and at the University of Essex’s Wivenhoe Park campus. That means that along with existing competitors in Redbridge, Harold Wood, Colchester and Basildon,
  • Volunteers available to help out at local cricket clubs

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    LOCAL cricket clubs are being urged to make the most of Essex Cricket’s wide network of volunteers. Your club may need help with a range of duties including website maintenance, ground work, scoring matches or social events organising. Through its links with organisations like the ECB and Active Essex, and with its own large database, Essex can help. Cricket development
  • Clubs urged to have a welfare officer in place

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    ESSEX cricket is urging all clubs to make sure they have a designated welfare officer in place. All clubs should have a trusted representative who will listen to confidential reports on areas such as inappropriate behaviour and misuse of social media. Essex runs a ‘Safe Hands’ training course which gives people the skills needed and certification to be a welfare
  • Find a Fixture, Player, Game or Ground

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    Welcome to The Essex County Cricket Board find a fixture, find a player, find a game, find a ground facility. Here, Clubs will be able to post available fixtures and appeal for players if they are short. Likewise, individuals looking to get back into cricket or looking to play a match will be able to list their availability in order