The Indian Summer is Set to Continue This Week


The fine weather is set to continue and so is the great cricket at The Cloudfm County with the visit of India over three days this week. This year’s Tourist match sees Essex take on the World’s No. 1 Test side.

This match is India’s only warm-up game before the five match Test series against England which starts on August 1 at Edgbaston. Virat Kohli has named his star-studded squad for the series, which includes the likes of Ravindra Jadeja, Shikhar Dhawan and Ishant Sharma.

The game begins on Wednesday 25, through to Friday 27 July with play starting at 11am on each day. Tickets are on sale now priced from just £15 Adults, £10 Students & Young Adults (18-25) and £5 Juniors (U18s).



India Test squad to face Essex:

Virat Kohli (Captain)
Shikhar Dhawan
Kannaur Rahul
Murali Vijay
Cheteshwar Pujara
Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain)
Karun Nair
Dinesh Karthik (wicket-keeper)
Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper)
Ravi Ashwin
Ravindra Jadeja
Kuldeep Yadav
Hardik Pandya
Ishant Sharma
Mohammed Shami
Umesh Yadav
Jasprit Bumrah
Shardul Thakur