Essex coach Paul Grayson says Monty Panesar's match-winning showing against Glamorgan was a mark of the spinner's quality.
Monty Panesar takes 6-118, for match figures of 11-168, as Essex beat Glamorgan by 63 runs in the County Championship.
Monty Panesar's fine bowling helps Essex close in on victory at stumps on day three against struggling hosts Glamorgan.
Essex seize the initiative against Glamorgan as they bowl the Welsh side out for 161 in their first innings at Swansea.
Glamorgan pace bowler Jim Allenby records his best bowling figures of the season to give his side the advantage over Essex on day one in Swansea.
Batsman Tom Westley signs a two-year contract extension with Division Two side Essex until the end of 2016.
Wicketkeeper-batsman Ben Foakes is to join Surrey from Essex at the end of the County Championship season.
Hampshire collapse to a five-run defeat as Essex book their place in the quarter-finals of the One-Day Cup.
Ryan ten Doeschate and Tom Westley hit centuries as Essex beat Yorkshire in a One-Day Cup match featuring 581 runs.
Rain ruins Sunday's One-Day Cup programme with four of the six games abandoned without a ball being bowled.
Derbyshire and Essex collect a point each as their One-Day Cup game is washed out without a single ball being bowled.
Persistent rain ends any hope of a result in the One-Day Cup tie between Essex and Gloucestershire at Chelmsford.
Tom Westley and Jesse Ryder see Essex to comfortable six-wicket win over Lancashire in the One-Day Cup.
Essex must cope without star batsman Ravi Bopara as they look to rediscover their one-day form against Lancashire.
Birmingham Bears qualify for the T20 Blast finals day at their Edgbaston home with a 19-run win over Essex.
Anthony Ireland takes 4-31 as Leicestershire beat Essex by 34 runs in a low-scoring One-Day Cup match at Chelmsford.
Mark Pettini hits an unbeaten century as Essex cruise to an eight-wicket win over Worcestershire in their opening One-Day Cup game.
Sussex pull off a world-record run chase with nine balls to spare against T20 Blast South Group winners Essex.
Lancashire take on Glamorgan at Old Trafford in the opening match of the T20 Blast quarter-finals on Friday, 1 August.
The One-Day Cup begins on Saturday, marking the return of the 50-over format to county cricket after a four-year gap.