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Silverwood: progress of Mills and Topley will inspire others

The rapid advance of fast bowling talents Reece Topley and Tymal Mills in the past 12 months has naturally delighted all the coaching staff at Essex but, rather than rest on their laurels, they are currently working intensively in their … Continue reading

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Essex pace tyro Mills enjoying his meteoric rise

Despite a disappointing season in all three domestic county competitions, Essex believe there are reasons to be positive. Their bullish mood is largely based on┬áthe advance of a number of younger players and particularly a couple of fast bowling prospects, … Continue reading

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Masters’ 93 wickets “phenomenal”, says Silverwood

While promotion, relegation and the County Championship title itself were being determined this week, one player was deservedly putting his feet up after enjoying a remarkable 2011 season. Although Essex, who completed their 2011 schedule last week, had a season … Continue reading

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Silverwood full of praise for young Topley

Reece Topley marked his County Championship debut with match figures of 29.4-5-114-7 yet ended on the losing side after Essex were beaten by old adversaries Kent by 57 runs. The 17-year-old schoolboy, who stands 6ft 7in tall, bagged 5 for … Continue reading

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