Essex v Derbyshire – LV Insurance County Championship – Cloudfm County Ground, Chelmsford – Day One – Summary
Derbyshire have won toss and elected to bowl
No play possible due to rain
Persistent rain ensured that no play was possible on day one of Essex’s LV Insurance County Championship encounter with Derbyshire at Chelmsford.
The wet weather took hold shortly before the scheduled start and showed no signs of letting up, much to the frustrations of the two sides.
Play will resume on Friday at 11am.
Essex: Nick Browne, Alastair Cook, Tom Westley (Capt), Dan Lawrence, Paul Walter, Ryan ten Doeschate, Adam Wheater (WK), Simon Harmer, Shane Snater, Sam Cook, Jamie Porter
Derbyshire: Billy Godleman (Capt), Luis Reece, Brooke Guest, Leus du Plooy, Wayne Madsen, Matthew Critchley, Harvey Hosein (WK), Fynn Hudson-Prentice, Alex Hughes, Billy Stanlake, Dustin Melton
Officials: Ian Blackwell, Muhammad Syed and James Whitaker