Watch | The skipper applauds his team after Gloucestershire win


Ryan ten Doeschate was delighted to see his side record a third successive victory in the Royal London One-Day Cup as the unbeaten run this season continues.

The skipper praiseed his batsmen, with a century from Alastair Cook along with contributions from Varun Chopra and Ravi Bopara. It was an all-round performance with the bowlers showing once again that they can restrict the opposition’s run rate at home when defending a first innings total.

Essex Eagles’ next match at The Cloudfm County Ground takes place on Wednesay (10 May) with Sussex Sharks visiting in the Royal London One-Day Cup. Discounted tickets are available for this match in advance and this will be the first Day/Night games, starting at 2pm. Purchase in person, by phone – 01245 254010 or online now.