4th July 2015
Australia wrapped up a 169-run victory over Essex in their final warm-up match ahead of the Investec Ashes at the Essex County Ground, where it had earlier been announced veteran paceman Ryan Harris was to retire through injury.
3rd July 2015
Australia were in position to claim back-to-back wins to complete their preparations for the first Investec Ashes Test in Cardiff, although Essex made sure they made heavy weather of their work.
1st July 2015
Australia all-rounder Mitchell Marsh staked his claim for an Ashes berth with an unbeaten 136 against Essex in their final warm-up match before the first Investec Test next week.
26th June 2014
England players involved in the recent Investec Test series against Sri Lanka will be rested from all cricket ahead of the India series other than Moeen Ali and Chris Woakes.