Essex in First-Class Matches in 1959

See Also Second XI Matches and Other Matches

Captain: DJ Insole

Home Grounds used:
Old County Ground, Brentwood; Valentine's Park, Ilford; Gidea Park Sports Ground, Romford; Castle Park Cricket Ground, Colchester; Chalkwell Park, Westcliff-on-Sea; County Ground, Leyton; Vista Road Recreation Ground, Clacton-on-Sea; Hoffman's Sports and Social Club Ground, Chelmsford

Away Grounds visited:
FP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge; County Ground, New Road, Worcester; Lord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood; Dean Park, Bournemouth; The University Parks, Oxford; The Rectory Field, Blackheath; Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff; County Ground, Northampton; Kennington Oval, Kennington; North Marine Road, Scarborough; Grace Road, Leicester; Courtaulds Ground, Coventry; County Ground, Hove; Clarence Park, Weston-super-Mare; Queen's Park, Chesterfield; Trent Bridge, Nottingham

Championship playing record:
P 28     W 11     T 1     D 9     L 7

First-Class playing record:
P 31     W 13     T 1     D 10     L 7

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 1959:
TE Bailey; G Barker; MJ Bear; CB Clarke; TC Dodds; WDF Dow; WT Greensmith; A Hurd; DJ Insole; BR Knight; J Milner; PJ Phelan; KC Preston; LHR Ralph; LA Savill; GJ Smith; B Taylor; CCP Williams.

1 player made a debut for Essex in these matches in 1959:
CB Clarke.

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