Alistair Cook

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8 Sep

Alistair Cook joins Essex County Cricket Club


After retiring from International Test Cricket, Alistair Cook, the former England captain has decided to join Essex Country Cricket Club in Chelmsford. He has given a boost to the club by signing a long term contract. The contract will run for 3 years from 2019.

Essex Head Coach Anthony McGrath announced: “It’s great news that Cooky has committed his future to the Club.”

“He’s one of the best batsmen in the world and he’s so important for us both on and off the pitch. He’s a great person to have around the Club and is a great role model for the young players coming through. He also has the ability to change a game with his batting and that’s something everyone wants in their team.”

Alistair Cook played a prominent role in the Essex side which won the County Championship in 2017.

It’s a opportunity for his fans to come and watch him play, while he mentors the young talent.

Look out for the match schedules for next year on the Essex Club website. And while you are here, why not stay at one of our premium serviced accommodation that are within 10 minute walking distance of the stadium and the Chelmsford train station.

Our apartments are fully furnished, provide you all luxury of a hotel and the comfort of a home. Relax in the cosy bed, lounge in the living area, refresh in the washroom, and cook in the kitchen. For your convenience, towels, linens, cookware, and dishware are provided. If you prefer buying food rather than cooking, there are many eating joints nearly including Italian, Greek, Indian and Chinese.

The apartments are of varied configurations and they can host from 2 to 4 guests. Choose the one that suits your group at

Ruby Apartment, Sleeps 4

Chelmsford Serviced Apartment, Sleeps 4 guests

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Ground Floor Apartment, with 2 single beds and sofa bed


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