Essex in First-Class Matches in 1951

See Also Second XI Matches and Other Matches

Captain: DJ Insole

Home Grounds used:
County Ground, Chelmsford; Valentine's Park, Ilford; Old County Ground, Brentwood; Gidea Park Sports Ground, Romford; Castle Park Cricket Ground, Colchester; Southchurch Park, Southend-on-Sea; Vista Road Recreation Ground, Clacton-on-Sea

Away Grounds visited:
FP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge; Lord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood; County Ground, New Road, Worcester; Trent Bridge, Nottingham; Kennington Oval, Kennington; Edgbaston, Birmingham; Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff; Recreation Ground, Bath; County Ground, Hove; County Ground, Northampton; Ashley Down Ground, Bristol; The Rectory Field, Blackheath; Park Avenue Cricket Ground, Bradford; Bath Grounds, Ashby-de-la-Zouch; Ind Coope Ground, Burton-on-Trent; Dean Park, Bournemouth

Championship playing record:
P 28     W 6     D 20     L 2

First-Class playing record:
P 31     W 6     D 23     L 2

Click on these links for the season's First-Class scorecards and results
or First-Class batting averages or First-Class bowling averages or Championship batting averages or Championship bowling averages

18 players appeared in First-Class matches for Essex in 1951:
AV Avery; TE Bailey; TC Dodds; SC Eve; PA Gibb; WT Greensmith; C Griffiths; R Horsfall; DJ Insole; LCS Jerman; DC Levick; KC Preston; FH Rist; R Smith; TPB Smith; EAW Stanley; B Taylor; FH Vigar.

2 players made their debut for Essex in these matches in 1951:
PA Gibb; C Griffiths.

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