Essex in First-Class Matches in 1979

See Also One-Day Matches and Second XI Matches and Other Matches

Captain: KWR Fletcher

Home Grounds used:
County Ground, Chelmsford; Valentine's Park, Ilford; Southchurch Park, Southend-on-Sea; Castle Park Cricket Ground, Colchester

Away Grounds visited:
FP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge; Lord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood; Queen's Park, Chesterfield; Edgbaston, Birmingham; Recreation Ground, Bath; The Nevill Ground, Tunbridge Wells; Dean Park, Bournemouth; County Ground, New Road, Worcester; County Ground, Northampton; Grace Road, Leicester; North Marine Road, Scarborough

Championship playing record:
P 21     W 13     D 4     L 4

First-Class playing record:
P 23     W 13     D 6     L 4

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

15 players appeared in First-Class matches for Essex in 1979:
DL Acfield; MH Denness; RE East; KWR Fletcher; GA Gooch; BR Hardie; JK Lever; AW Lilley; MSA McEvoy; KS McEwan; N Phillip; KR Pont; GE Sainsbury; N Smith; S Turner.

1 player made a debut for Essex in these matches in 1979:
GE Sainsbury.

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