16th April 2014
Graham Napier led the attack as Essex claimed a 53-run victory over Derbyshire on the final day of the LV= County Championship Division Two match at Chelmsford.
15th April 2014
England Test captain Alastair Cook came within 19 runs of a double-century to put Essex on the front foot in their LV= County Championship Division Two match against Derbyshire.
14th April 2014
England Test captain Alastair Cook celebrated his new arrival with an unbeaten 139 as Essex took control of their LV= County Championship Division Two match against Derbyshire at a sun-baked Chelmsford.
13th April 2014
Derbyshire paceman Tim Groenewald took a hat-trick and the prized wicket of England captain Alastair Cook as Essex were bowled out for 94 on day one at Chelmsford.
9th April 2014
Essex wrapped up a commanding 335-run win over Cambridge MCCU at Fenner's to conclude their LV= County Championship preparations.