Cricket – Alastair Cook will make his return for Essex in their final County Championship mach of the season which is due to get underway today.
Essex have named a 14-man squad, which includes the England Captain, for the clash with the Red Rose County. Lancashire are guaranteed to be playing Division One cricket next year having been promoted, alongside Surrey.
Essex start the match in third place but 55 points adrift of Lancashire, who still have prospects of clinching the Division Two title as they trail Surrey by 8 points.
Chris Silverwood, acting Head Coach, has seen Essex win two and draw one of the three games under his charge.
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