All-rounder Graham Napier has signed a new two-year contract with Essex which keeps him at the club until 2015.
Essex turned the screw on Gloucestershire as they made 400 before leaving the hosts struggling to avoid the follow-on.
In-form Essex all-rounder Graham Napier has told Sky Sports he's not given up on his dream of playing for England.
Eight Essex players have signed new contracts including Ravi Bopara, Graham Napier and Mark Pettini.
Essex held on for a draw against Middlesex in their County Championship match.
Holland came up one run short of causing a major upset in their Clydesdale Bank 40 match against Essex on Friday.
Graham Napier has expressed his disappointment at being left out of England's squad for the World Twenty20.
Nottinghamshire wicketkeeper Chris Read will captain the England side at the Hong Kong Sixes.
All-rounder Graham Napier has put pen-to-paper on a new three-year deal with Essex.
Graham Napier admits he is disappointed not to be playing in India for the Mumbai Indians in the IPL.
Graham Napier believes that England Lions bowlers would help the senior side form a more potent attack.
England Lions lost a high-scoring first match of their one-day series against New Zealand A by 35 runs.
Essex's Graham Napier is to link up with the England Lions for the one-day part of their New Zealand tour.
Middlesex captain Shaun Udal has withdrawn from the forthcoming IPL auction.
England were crowned 2008 Hong Kong Cricket Sixes winners after edging a thrilling final against Australia.
Essex can upset an excellent Kent team in the final of the Friends Provident Trophy, according to wicketkeeper James Foster.
Essex were bowled out for 78 to crash to a 202-run defeat against Glamorgan at Southend.
Essex look set to hand big-hitting all-rounder Graham Napier a chance in the four-day format.
Big-hitting Graham Napier is hoping that his high-scoring exploits for Essex will see him play in the Indian Premier League.
Darren Gough felt Yorkshire didn't do themselves justice in their FP Trophy semi-final defeat to Essex.
England must pick Alex Hales as an opening batsman at the 2015 World Cup, says Sir Ian Botham.
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Eoin Morgan's first act as England captain should be to push himself back up the order, says Bob Willis.
Australia and New Zealand will co-host the 2015 Cricket World Cup from February - here's a taster of what's in store.
Steven Smith proved his captaincy skills by guiding Australia to victory over India, says Mark Butcher.
Watch this video to whet your appetite for the IPL, which will be shown on Sky Sports in 2015.
South Africa's Dale Steyn should be lauded as the finest seam bowler in the world, says Bob Willis.