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Essex County Cricket Club

Essex County Cricket Club
CountyEssex County Cricket Club
OnedayEssex Eagles
CoachEngland Paul Grayson
CaptainEngland James Foster
Founded1876
GroundCounty Cricket Ground, Chelmsford
FcdebutvsLeicestershire
Fcdebutyr1895
FcdebutvenueLeyton
Title1Championship
Title1wins6
Title2Pro40
Title2wins5
Title3FP Trophy
Title3wins3
Title4Twenty20 Cup
Title4wins0

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Essex County Cricket Club is one of the 18 major county clubs which make up the English and Welsh national cricket structure, representing the historic county of Essex. Its limited overs team is called the Essex Eagles, their team colours this season are blue.

The club plays most of its home games at the County Cricket Ground, Chelmsford. It also plays some games at Lower Castle Park in Colchester, and at Garons Park in Southend. The club has formerly used other venues throughout the county including Ilford, Leyton Cricket Ground, Romford, and Billericay.Essex C.C.C. is presently captained by James Foster, and has a very strong limited-overs team, which has won the National League in both 2005 and 2006, won the Friends Provident Trophy final in 2008, and reached the current Twenty20 Cup finals day.


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