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Walker philosophical about Shah’s IPL reprieve

Essex hopes of having Owais Shah in their side for the entire domestic season have been dashed with the news that the former England and Middlesex batsman had received a belated offer to participate in the Indian Premier League. The … Continue reading

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Walker the coach now looking at bigger picture

Matt Walker already has no regrets about deciding to call time on a first-class playing career spanning two decades in favour of the role as batting coach at Essex where he has spent his last three years. Last November, Walker … Continue reading

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Walker honoured to be chosen to follow Gooch

When Graham Gooch decided that his role as England batting coach would occupy an increasing amount of his time and thus force him to give up a similar position with his beloved Essex, the county wasted little time in targeting … Continue reading

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Walker set to accept Essex player-coach role

Matt Walker is set to extend his career with Essex by moving into a coaching role with the county. With current batting coach Graham Gooch due to be offered a full-time role within the England set-up, Walker has been offered … Continue reading

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Walker hopes he has helped Essex turn corner

Essex batsman Matt Walker has spoken of his relief that his unbeaten 70 at Northampton last week helped his side to stave off a third defeat in as many LV County Championship second division matches. The former Kent left-hander is … Continue reading

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Cook in form but Essex lose tour opener

  Alastair Cook hit a fine half-century but Essex did not enjoy the best of starts on their pre-season tour to Barbados, losing to Hampshire by four wickets in a 40-over match. Essex made 213 for 8 with England opening … Continue reading

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