Essex in First-Class Matches in 1953

See Also Second XI Matches and Other Matches

Captain: DJ Insole

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

Away Grounds visited:
County Ground, Southampton; The Circle, Hull; County Ground, New Road, Worcester; Stradey Park, Llanelli; Kennington Oval, Kennington; Town Ground, Kettering; Lord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood; The Rectory Field, Blackheath; Old Trafford, Manchester; Ashley Down Ground, Bristol; Edgbaston, Birmingham; Clarence Park, Weston-super-Mare; Grace Road, Leicester

Championship playing record:
P 27     W 6     D 14     L 7

First-Class playing record:
P 29     W 7     D 14     L 8

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

23 players appeared in First-Class matches for Essex in 1953:
AV Avery; JA Bailey; TE Bailey; P Cousens; TC Dodds; RE Evans; PA Gibb; WT Greensmith; C Griffiths; R Horsfall; DJ Insole; CJM Kenny; AB Lavers; KC Preston; LHR Ralph; KR Rickards; FH Rist; LA Savill; R Smith; B Taylor; FH Vigar; D Watkins; GHS West.

4 players made their debut for Essex in these matches in 1953:
JA Bailey; LHR Ralph; KR Rickards; LA Savill.

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