Summary of the season:
- Essex finished third in Division one of the County Championship
- Seventh in the south group of the Vitality Blast
- Got to the quarter finals of the Royal London One day cup
Essex county cricket club started their season off in the winter of this year at The Hertfordshire and Essex Cricket Centre working on their skills twice a week up until they went off Barbados for the warm weather training, to get game practice before the start of the season.
Essex had a good start the season getting a win and draw in their first three county championship campaign. They contented their good form in the royal London One day cup getting the quarter finals but were defeated by Yorkshire on their quest to play in the final at lords.
This then lead to them struggling throughout the middle stage of the season in the vitality blast finishing third bottom in the sound group only winning two games in their fourteen games.
Now Essex have finished heir season on a high winning their last three county championship matches including new county champions Surrey in their last game of the season.
Ravi Borpara endured a good season with the bat in all competitions scoring 1,392 runs. He was at The HECC last winter both with the team and by himself when he wasn’t flying of all around the world playing in T20 competitions.