29th June 2014
Reece Topley provided further proof of his blossoming talent with an impressive five-wicket haul before Essex let opponents Gloucestershire off the hook on the opening day of their LV= County Championship match.
17th June 2014
Hampshire completed a crushing, 470-run win over Essex with a day to spare at the Ageas Bowl, where the visitors - set an unlikely 605 for victory - were dismissed for 135 in their second innings.
15th June 2014
Hampshire finished the first day at the Ageas Bowl in the ascendancy after recovering from 208 for six to make 286 all out and then reducing Essex to 55 for two at stumps.
10th June 2014
Part-time seamer Jesse Ryder claimed his second five-wicket haul of the match but the Essex attack could not break Kent down as their LV= County Championship Division Two clash at Canterbury ended in a draw.
9th June 2014
Ravi Bopara's 162 helped edge Essex into a slender first-innings lead on a rain-hit third day of the LV= County Championship Division Two match with Kent, where Mitchell Claydon fought back with five wickets.
7th June 2014
Jesse Ryder returned 5-50 as Essex hung in the game despite Darren Stevens' rapid century for Kent in the LV= County Championship Division Two clash at the Spitfire Ground.
4th June 2014
Essex and Glamorgan had to be content with a draw as the final day of their LV= County Championship clash at the Essex County Ground was hit badly by rain.