Gable Hall School history makers win Essex Plate


4:10pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

YOUNG cricketers from Gable Hall School made history when they won the Essex Plate for the first time.

Westcliff High School claim cricket crown


1:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A WESTCLIFF High School for Boys cricket team has celebrated its first season by winning a trophy.

Alastair Cook remains as captain for third test against India


5:09pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Alastair Cook will remain as England captain with Jos Buttler in line for his Test debut after being picked in a 13-man squad for the third match of the Investec series against India in Southampton.

Division Three: Promotion hopefuls Old Southendian and Stanford stay on course


1:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

OLD Southendian and Stanford-le-Hope kept their promotion ambitions firmly on track with victories at the weekend.

Division Two: Leigh lose again and Horndon secure back-to-back wins


12:30pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

LEIGH-ON-SEA suffered back-to-back losses after they fell to a 97-run defeat to Orsett.

Division One: Southend beat Wickford in derby contest


12:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

SOUTHEND & EMT saw off Wickford by 102 runs in an important Division One clash at Southchurch Park on Saturday.

Alastair Cook will not quit as England captain after India test defeat


3:52pm Monday 21st July 2014

Alastair Cook has vowed to carry on as England captain despite presiding over a 95-run defeat to India in the second Investec Test at Lord's.

Top dogs Colchester edge out rivals Hadleigh


3:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

HADLEIGH & Thundersley suffered a narrow 27- run defeat against promotion rivals Colchester & East Essex at their John Burrows Park base on Saturday.

Horndon on the Hill claim first triumph in style against Leigh on Sea

Echo: HAILED: Max Waller finished on an unbeaten 91 at Dean Park

3:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

HORNDON-ON-THE-HILL won their first game of the season in resounding fashion, beating on-a-roll Leigh-on-Sea by 132 runs.

Old Boys keep up the pressure with win over Benfleet

Echo: Aaron Lucas - bowling let Old Southendian down

3:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

OLD Southendian & Southchurch kept their promotion push on track with a 117-run win over Benfleet.

SHEPHED NEAME DIVISION ONE: Hadleigh & Thundersley smash bottom side Ardleigh


8:00pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

HADLEIGH & Thundersley’s fine form continued with a comprehensive nine-wicket win at bottom-of-the-table Ardleigh Green.

SHEPHERD NEAME LEAGUE DIVISION THREE: Benfleet clamber off the foot of the table


7:00pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

BENFLEET climbed off the foot of the table as they recorded back to back wins by defeating Oakfield Parkonians by five wickets.

Dean Waller's ton keeps Leigh on the march in Shepherd Neame Division Two


5:48pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

LEIGH-on-Sea marched on in the league after another century from Dean Waller guided them to victory over high-flying Belhus.

Rayleigh and Great Wakering win in Southend Evening Cricket League

Echo: INSIDE THE PAVILION: Tea with the Queen not such a pipedream

1:00pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Both Rayleigh and Great Wakering warmed up for the Knock Out Cup Final with wins this week in the Southend Evening Cricket League.

Dean Waller smashes century as Leigh win three in a row


1:00pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

A CAPTAIN’S innings from Leigh’s Dean Waller ensured his side made it three wins in a row and carried them over 100 points.

Benfleet secure overdue win of new cricket season

Echo: James WIlkins in action

1:00pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

BENFLEET have a spring in their step after securing their first league win of the season at the seventh attempt.

Kellon Carmichael all-round star in Hadleigh & Thundersley win


1:00pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

A FINE all round performance from Kellon Carmichael helped Hadleigh & Thundersley beat Woodford Wells by six wickets at their John Burrows base on Saturday.

International cricket comes to south Essex with Norway, Germany, Gibraltar and co in action

Echo: In action against Gibraltar

4:00pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

WICKFORD rediscovered their best form to beat the Gilbraltar national side in a fine Twenty20 clash at their Patmore Memorial Sports Ground on Sunday.

Benfleet crash to heavy defeat by Stanford-le-Hope

Echo: James WIlkins in action

3:00pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

JAMES Wilkins blamed poor shot selection as his Benfleet team crashed to a seven-wicket defeat at Stanford le Hope.

Leigh-on-Sea win again against in-form Billericay

Echo: Billericay captain Stewart Rutland - powerless to stop his side losing

3:00pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

LEIGH made it back to back wins after recording a thrilling victory over rivals Billericay on Saturday.

Hadleigh & Thundersley climb to second after win over Southend & EMT

Echo: Adam Dobson picks up runs for Hadleigh

3:00pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

HADLEIGH & Thundersley saw off Southend & EMT by three wickets in an entertaining clash at Burrows Park on Saturday.

International cricket comes to Essex

Echo: Boost - Basildon skipper Michael Greay says confidence has returned to the team

3:00pm Thursday 19th June 2014

LOCAL cricket clubs are preparing for a unique test against some of the world’s upcoming cricketing nations.

Hadleigh & Thundersley clip the wings of high-flying Hutton

Echo: Superb knock – from Hadleigh & Thundersley’s Adam Soilleux

3:00pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

HADLEIGH & Thundersley secured a three wicket win against high-flying Hutton.

Basildon & Pitsea make it two wins on the spin

Echo: Boost - Basildon skipper Michael Greay says confidence has returned to the team

2:00pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

BASILDON & PITSEA made it two wins on the spin as they defeated Stanford le Hope by eight runs in a thrilling derby match.

Bowlers give Billericay Cricket Club the edge

Echo: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

1:00pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

BILLERICAY claimed another unlikely win thanks to a fantastic bowling display after their batting order collapsed for a measly 104.

Basildon & Pitsea boosted by brace of wins

Echo: Boost - Basildon skipper Michael Greay says confidence has returned to the team

2:17pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

BASILDON & Pitsea are hoping two wins over the weekend will herald an upturn in fortunes this season.

Southend & EMT skipper Joe Robbins salutes Gade Hanuma Vihari’s fine 177 knock for Hutton

Echo: Phil Gray - hit 74 not out for Southend & EMT

1:56pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

SOUTHEND & EMT skipper Joe Robbins felt Hutton’s star batsman Gade Hanuma Vihari produced the best innings he had ever seen in club cricket in Saturday’s draw at Southchurch Park.

Billericay scrape home in low-scoring match

Echo: Owzat - Westcliff wicket-keeper Gareth Bull and bowler Adam Pickering appeal to the umpire during their match against Old Southendian

1:47pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

BILLERICAY and Westcliff-on-Sea played out a thrilling low-scoring match at the Toby Howe Cricket Ground, with the home side scraping the win.

Shepherd Neame Division Three: Re-energised Old Boys back on track with comfy victory

Echo: Old Southendian & Southchurch skipper Aaron Lucas in action last season

2:00pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

OLD Southendian & Southchurch captain Aaron Lucas said his team’s energy was back as they defeated visitors Woodford Green by seven wickets.

Shepherd Neame Division Two: Tough day at the office as south Essex quartet get beaten

Echo: Leigh-on-Sea lost their encounter at Orsett

1:30pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

IT was a bad day all around for south Essex sides as Westcliff, Leigh, Billericay and Horndon-on-the-Hill all lost.

Shepherd Neame Division One: Williams shines in Hadleigh win

Echo: Numan Khan was in fine form - hitting 60 for Southend & EMT

12:43pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

DAVID Williams took five wickets for just 23 runs as Hadleigh & Thundersley saw off Harlow by five wickets at John Burrows Park.

Leigh suffer first defeat of the season

Echo: Al Lawrence batting for Leigh

6:00pm Tuesday 27th May 2014

LEIGH fell to their first defeat of the season despite setting Fives & Heronians a target of 213 to win in poor conditions.

Stanford le Hope go top as pre-season aim goes to plan

Echo: Cricket Match

5:56pm Tuesday 27th May 2014

STANFORD-LE-HOPE had targeted a winning start to the season and so far it has been going exactly to plan.

Hadleigh & Thundersley secure first victory of the season

Echo: Adam Soilleux - taking over as Hadleigh & Thundersley captain for the 2013 season

5:53pm Tuesday 27th May 2014

HADLEIGH & Thundersley secured their first Division One victory of the season, beating local rivals Wickford by five wickets at John Burrows Park.

Lee Knight's relieved to get first victory under Stanford's belt

Echo: Aaron Lucas - bowling let Old Southendian down

1:24pm Tuesday 20th May 2014

STANFORD le Hope claimed their first win of the season by beating early season leaders Old Southendian & Southchurch by seven wickets.

Southend crash to strong Colchester

Echo: Leading the way — Dale Hackney top-scored for Southend & EMT with 33 runs

4:00pm Tuesday 13th May 2014

SOUTHEND & EMT started life in Division One with a five-wicket defeat against Colchester & East Essex on Saturday

Ravi Bopara and England suffer humiliating World Twenty20 defeat to the Netherlands

Echo: Ravi Bopara batting against the Netherlands

3:02pm Monday 31st March 2014

RAVI Bopara and his England team-mates suffered a humiliating defeat to Holland in their final World Twenty20 match yesterday.

Defeat leaves Bopara and England's World Twenty 20 campaign in tatters

Echo: SAME AGAIN: England fielder Ravi Bopara falls on the ground in an unsuccessful attempt to field the ball after a shot played by West Indies' batsman Chris Gayle, rear, during their ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Cup warm up match earlier this week

7:13pm Saturday 29th March 2014

ENGLAND'S hopes of making the World Twenty20 semi-finals were finally extinguished after they lost a do-or-die shootout with South Africa by three runs in Chittagong.

Mervyn Westfield in line for return to cricket

Echo: Mervyn Westfield

2:00pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

FORMER Essex cricketer Mervyn Westfield is poised to make a dramatic return to action with Frinton.

Pegasus & Corringham Cricket Club are forced to admit that it’s the end of the road

Echo: Peg v Old Park (file photo)

2:00pm Wednesday 19th February 2014

IT’S the end of the road for Pegasus & Corringham Cricket Club.

Former England bowler Alan Mullally: I always wanted to end my career here in Southend

Echo: Coaching them up – Alan Mullally gives his first coaching session since joining Southend & EMT to some of the club’s youngsters

12:34pm Monday 17th February 2014

ALAN Mullally has revealed how a sense of nostalgia led to him making a shock move to Southend & EMT Cricket Club.

Alan Mullally: It is a disgrace how my pal Kevin Pietersen has been treated

Echo: Kevin Pietersen

12:36pm Monday 17th February 2014

ALAN Mullally feels it is a disgrace that Kevin Pietersen’s England career has come to an end.

Joe Robbins chasing further success in New Zealand

Echo: Joe Robbins - New Zealand bound

4:00pm Wednesday 11th September 2013

FRESH from helping Southend & EMT win promotion this season, star all rounder Joe Robbins will be bidding for more success playing in New Zealand.

England beware - there's more where Ashton Agar came from

Echo: Safe hands - Wesley Agar takes a catch while playing for Hadleigh

4:00pm Wednesday 17th July 2013

ENGLAND beware — another two Agars could soon be out to get you!

John Agar turns back the clock with Hadleigh & Thundersley Cricket Club

Echo: Flying visit - (l-r) Wesley Agar, Keith Klein, John Agar and William Agar at Hadleigh & Thundersley Cricket Club yesterday and (inset) Ashton Agar

3:00pm Wednesday 17th July 2013

THE FATHER of Australian’s latest cricketing superstar Ashton Agar was once an impressive all rounder for Hadleigh & Thundersley Cricket Club.

Southend cricket club to play Essex in David Masters benefit year match

Echo: David Masters

5:40pm Thursday 14th March 2013

SOUTHEND cricketers will be taking on Essex County Cricket Club in a special match this summer.

New captain Adam Soilleux fired up for Hadleigh & Thundersley mission

Echo: Adam Soilleux - taking over as Hadleigh & Thundersley captain for the 2013 season

10:40am Thursday 8th November 2012

ADAM Soilleux is relishing the challenge of leading Hadleigh & Thundersley Cricket Club’s first team next season.

Hadleigh exit for Robbins after nine years at club

4:00pm Thursday 27th September 2012

ALL-ROUNDER Joe Robbins has left Hadleigh & Thundersley Cricket Club after nine successful years with the club.

Fleming wants a young gun to take over as Hadleigh skipper

Echo: Adam Fleming, who is standing down as captain of Hadleigh & Thundersley.

1:10pm Tuesday 11th September 2012

ADAM Fleming said he hopes that one of Hadleigh & Thundersley’s bright young stars can take the club onto the next level after he announced his decision to stand down as skipper.

Essex leave Hampshire with a mountain to climb

Echo: Owais Shah

7:00pm Thursday 6th September 2012

HAMPSHIRE, having been challenged to make the highest fourth-innings score in an County Championship match at the Ageas Bowl, face an uphill battle to stave off defeat against Essex on tomorrow's day.



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