Essex skipper James Foster hits 132 as they beat Leicestershire by an innings and 79 runs in two days at Grace Road.
Jesse Ryder takes 5-50 as Essex bowl out Leicestershire for 138 and then reply with 153-3 on day one at Grace Road.
Essex take only 17 balls and 11 minutes to complete a nine-wicket victory over Kent on day three at Chelmsford.
James Foster hits a century for Essex, who need 22 for victory, after bowling out Kent for 151 at Chelmsford.
Essex are hopeful big-hitting all-rounder Jesse Ryder will sign for a second season with the Chelmsford side.
Sam Northeast scores a century for Kent against Essex as 14 wickets fall on day one at Chelmsford.
Essex coach Paul Grayson says Alastair Cook should decide his future as England ODI captain after the World Cup.
Ryan ten Doeschate admits Essex fell below expectations after going out to Warwickshire in the One-Day Cup quarter-finals.
Warwickshire secure a 67-run win over Essex at Chelmsford to book a place in the One-Day Cup semi-finals.
Group B winners Nottinghamshire will host local rivals Derbyshire in the quarter-finals of the One-Day Cup.
Northants fail to qualify for the One-Day Cup quarter-finals after a four-wicket defeat by already-through Essex.
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.