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The Club established its current home ground at Chelmsford in 1925.
Over the years the County has had 6 Championship wins, 5 Pro40 wins and 3 FP Trophy wins. Using high tech equipment we will be measuring the speed and accuracy of your bowling and more !
Essex County Cricket Club played their cricket during the 2005 season in Division Two of the County Championship and Division One of the Sunday League.
They started the season 8-1 to win the Second Division Title, and were second in the Championship table at 9 May, but five matches without a win following that sent them down to fifth place at the Twenty20 break in June.
They only intermittently broke into the top three after the Twenty20 break, and when they did their opponents behind them usually had a game in hand.
They finished fifth, 15.5 points behind the promotion spot, and with 36 bowling points they picked up the fewest in the entire Division Two.
In the National League, however, they only lost once in sixteen games - against Gloucestershire Gladiators in August - and won the League on 28 August with three games to play.
In the C G Trophy, they went out to Lancashire at the second round stage, while they finished fifth in the group...
Its limited overs team is called the Essex Eagles and the current (2008) shirt sponsor is Shepherd Neame. The club plays most of its home games at the County Cricket Ground, finals day.
Honours* County Championship (6) - 1979, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1991, 1992:"Division Two" (1) - 2002* Gillette/Nat West/C&G/Friends Provident Trophy (3) - 1985, 1997, 2008* Sunday/Pro 40 League (5) - 1981, 1984, 1985, 2005, 2006:"Division Two" (1) - 2008* Twenty20 Cup (0) - * Benson & Hedges Cup (2) - 1979, 1998econd XI honours* Second XI Championship (1) - 1973; shared (0) - * Second XI Trophy (0) - * Minor Counties Championship (0) - ; shared (0) -Records Most first-class runs for Essex Qualification - 20000 runs ['s 343 is the only triple century for Essex but broke a less welcome record too.
It is the highest score made by a man on the losing side in first class cricket.