Essex

  • Banned Danish Kaneria to know his fate next week 11-04-2014 08:40 PM

    Karachi: Banned Pakistan legspinner Danish Kaneria will have to wait for a week to know whether he can revive his cricketing career again or will have to serve out the life ban imposed on him for his involvement in spot-fixing. Kaneria's appeal against the life ban imposed on him by...
  • UK: Aircraft crashes into a field, 2 persons dead 30-03-2014 07:12 AM

    London: Two persons, including the pilot, have been killed when a light aircraft crashed into a field in a rural area in the UK, officials said. Emergency services were alerted to a major incident that a plane had gone down in Essex, a home county north-east of London, last evening....
  • Monty Panesar signs two-year contract with Essex 31-10-2013 07:25 PM

    London: England spinner Monty Panesar has signed a two-year contract with Essex, the county said on Thursday. Panesar, who is in Australia ahead of next month's Ashes series, joined Essex on loan earlier this year after being released by Sussex. "I loved playing for Essex last season," he told the...
  • Panesar handed suspended ban for intimidating behaviour 27-09-2013 09:06 PM

    London: England's troubled spinner Monty Panesar has been given a suspended one-match ban for threatening and intimidating behaviour towards an opponent, the England and Wales Cricket Board said on Friday. The sanction, which follows two incidents in the County Championship match between Essex and Worcestershire in early September, applies only...
  • Gautam Gambhir dismissed for 3 against Hampshire in County game 25-09-2013 07:16 PM

    Southampton: Discarded India opener Gautam Gambhir's rough ride in county cricket continued as he was dismissed cheaply for only 3 runs playing for Essex against Hampshire in a Division Two County Championship match here Wednesday. The left-hander was dismissed edging a swinging delivery from right-arm pacer Matt Coles to wicketkeeper...
  • Gautam Gambhir rejoins Essex, scores patient 32 11-09-2013 07:49 PM

    Canterbury: Rejoining his county duty after a brief hiatus, out-of-favour India opener Gautam Gambhir on Wednesday made a patient 36 during his side Essex's County Championship Division Two four-day match against Kent. Opening the batting, Gambhir played cautiously and faced 132 deliveries, hitting two boundaries at the St Lawrence Ground....
  • Gautam Gambhir set to rejoin Essex 09-09-2013 07:52 PM

    New Delhi: India opener Gautam Gambhir is set to return to England to rejoin county side Essex after he was forced leave for home due to a family bereavement, Sky Sports said on its website on Monday. "Gautam returned home to India on 1 September but will now rejoin the...
  • Gautam Gambhir leaves Essex 'for family reasons' 02-09-2013 12:25 PM

    New Delhi: English county club Essex have announced that batsman Gautam Gambhir has returned home to India. A statement issued on the Essex website on Monday said: "Gautam Gambhir returned to his native India on Sunday for family reasons. At this stage Essex Cricket and Gautam are unable to make...
  • Gambhir scores century in second innings against Gloucestershire 30-08-2013 09:04 PM

    Bristol: Out-of-favour opener Gautam Gambhir roared back to form with a fine century for Essex against Gloucestershire in a Division II County Championship match here on Friday. After four successive failures at the start including a duck in the first innings of this match, the Delhi left-hander showed glimpses of...
  • Gambhir's Essex woes and Indians in county cricket 29-08-2013 08:36 AM

    Gautam Gambhir's attempt to impress the national selectors with runs scored in county cricket has so far not gone as planned, with scores of 31, 21, 2 and 0...
  • Gambhir fails again, falls for duck against Gloucestershire 28-08-2013 08:50 PM

    Bristol: India discard Gautam Gambhir's woeful county stint continued after he failed for the fourth time while turning up for Essex, this time in a first-class match against Gloucestershire here Wednesday. Gambhir's sequence of scores in the four matches for Essex (two first-class and two List A) read a horrible...
  • Hat-trick of failures as Gambhir's lean patch continues 26-08-2013 07:57 PM

    Manchester: India discard Gautam Gambhir's woeful form in the county circuit continued as he failed to make a significant contribution for the third time in a row during a one day game for the Yorkshire Bank Pro 40 Championship. Gambhir made only 2 after Essex captain James Foster elected to...
  • Pakistan should not force Danish Kaneria to confess: Rashid Latif 25-08-2013 10:38 AM

    Karachi: Former captain Rashid Latif on Saturday said Pakistan cricket authorities should not force leg-spinner Danish Kaneria to plead guilty to spot-fixing until he has exhausted all legal options available to him. A disciplinary panel of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) banned Kaneria for life last year after...
  • Gambhir wants to make most of county stint 22-08-2013 04:45 PM

    Gautam Gambhir is looking to make the most of playing in county cricket and says his stint with Essex has given him the opportunity to fulfil his long time dream. "Back home at the moment there's not a lot of cricket and you always want to challenge yourself in different...
  • Gautam Gambhir scores 31 on county debut for Essex 21-08-2013 09:49 PM

    London: Out of favour opener Gautam Gambhir scored 31 for Essex against Northamptionshire on his county debut on Wednesday. The left-hander faced 67 balls and hit five boundaries before being being beaten for pace by right-arm pacer Steven Crook after sharing a 44-run second wicket stand with Greg Smith at...
  • Monty Panesar has let England down, says Alastair Cook 21-08-2013 09:03 AM

    London: Troubled spinner Monty Panesar "let the England shirt down" with the unsavoury incident that sparked his exit from Sussex, captain Alistair Cook said, but insisted he could revive his Test career. Panesar, 31, was fined by police for urinating in public after he was ejected from a Brighton nightclub...
  • Monty Panesar hopes Essex move will help Ashes chances 20-08-2013 08:59 PM

    Monty Panesar is hoping a change of county will help his chances of gaining selection for England's Ashes tour to Australia later in the year. The 31-year-old left-arm spinner made his debut for Essex against his old club Northamptonshire on Tuesday, a day after being released by Sussex following his...
  • Gautam Gambhir looking forward to county stint 16-08-2013 06:05 PM

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, the 31-year-old batsman says he wants to gain maximum experience by playing for Essex. ...
  • Gambhir joins Essex for rest of the season 15-08-2013 04:47 PM

    Indian batsman Gautam Gambhir has signed for English country side Essex for remainder of the season. Gambhir, 31, will replace overseas batsman Hamish Rutherford, who will go back to New Zealand after Saturday's FLT20 finals. "I am delighted to have this chance to make my county cricket debut with Essex,"...
  • Tait hat-trick guides Essex home 09-08-2013 09:36 AM

    London: Australian pace bowler Shaun Tait took a hat-trick to help Essex defeat Nottinghamshire by 47 runs in the Twenty20 quarter-finals on Thursday. After Ryan ten Doeschate smashed 82 off 44 balls to give Essex an intimidating total of 187-6 from their 20 overs, it was Tait's turn to take...
  • ECB allows Westfield to play club cricket from April 04-07-2013 07:26 PM

    London: Mervyn Westfield, former Essex seamer, who was banned for five years by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), has been allowed to play club cricket from next April but will remain suspended from the professional game until 2017. ECB took the decision while turning down Westfield's former Essex...
  • Graeme Swann spins England to victory against Essex 03-07-2013 11:59 PM

    London: Graeme Swann gave Australia a timely reminder of his ability by taking five wickets as England warmed-up for next week's first Ashes Test with a 228-run win over Essex on Wednesday. Essex, set a second innings target of 415 to win at their Chelmsford headquarters east of London, collapsed...
  • Graeme Swann shows no lasting effects of arm injury 03-07-2013 10:45 PM

    Chelmsford: Graeme Swann showed there were no lasting effects from his arm injury sustained on the second day of England's match against Essex by bowling his team to victory in the Ashes warm-up on Wednesday. England's frontline offspinner took 5 for 68 in 20.3 overs as England bowled the county...
  • Jonathan Trott sees England gain from 'lose-lose' situation 03-07-2013 01:40 PM

    London: England batsman Jonathan Trott insisted the side had made the best out of a "lose-lose" situation after their Ashes warm-up match against Essex was stripped of its first-class status on the third day of four. Essex saw seamers David Masters and Tymal Mills leave the field Tuesday with Achilles...
  • Life-ban stays as Danish Kaneria spot-fix appeal dismissed 03-07-2013 09:02 AM

    London: Former Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria's appeal against a life ban from cricket for spot-fixing was dismissed by an England and Wales cricket board disciplinary panel on Tuesday. Kaneria, who has repeatedly denied any involvement in trying to engineer particular situations in a game, was banned in June last year...
  • Graham Gooch urges England top order to cash in 01-07-2013 12:28 PM

    London: Batting coach Graham Gooch urged England's top order to make the most of sound starts after all the side's specialist batsmen failed to do just that on the first day of their Ashes warm-up against Essex. England finished the opening day of four at Chelmsford on Sunday well-placed at...
  • Essex 20 all out in worst total since 1901 14-06-2013 10:34 PM

    London: English county side Essex on Friday posted their lowest total since 1901 after Lancashire bowled them out for just 20. Essex were already behind by 125 runs after the Red Rose made 398 in their first innings in a second division county championship match at Chelmsford. But Lancashire ripped...
  • Essex grateful for England captain Alastair Cook 30-04-2013 10:00 AM

    London: Essex were glad to have England captain Alastair Cook on board for a rare County Championship appearance as 15 wickets fell on a dramatic first day against Hampshire at Chelmsford on Monday. The opening batsman finished the opening day of this four-day Second Division clash unbeaten on 25 in...
  • Banned Kaneria to seek ECB compensation 07-03-2013 06:57 PM

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