Ben Foakes: A journey from Frinton-on-Sea to Galle

Siblings. They drive you to succeed and tease you when you fail. They can encourage you to try new things that you probably wouldn’t think of doing without their intuition. England’s new wicketkeeper Ben Foakes was one of many to follow their sibling’s footsteps. A six-year old Ben made the short

How an emphasis on local talent brought the glory days back to Chelmsford

After a remarkable unbeaten season brought Essex an unlikely first County Championship title since a dominant spell in the 1980s and early '90s, Nick Friend spoke to former Essex wicketkeeper Neil Burns about the similarities between this year's success and that of the previous great Essex sides. Without County Championship silverware