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Dan Lawrence acknowledges his century

Essex v Lancashire, Specsavers Championship Div One, Chelmsford, 4th day

Teenager Lawrence denies Lancashire with seven-hour stay

Sometimes a teenager just won't be budged. Lancashire went into the final day at Chelmsford needing eight wickets for victory but they foundered on the rock of Dan Lawrence

Cover of Wisden 2017

Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2017

A glocal celebration of the game

This year's Wisden Cricketer's Almanack casts its eye around England and the world, and acknowledges cricket's role in society at large

James Anderson took three wickets in an over

Essex v Lancashire, Specsavers Championship Div One, Chelmsford, 2nd day

Essex given a reality check of Division One life

Lancashire have not lost to Essex in the Championship since 1997 and that does not look like changing in this match

Neil Wagner will bolster Essex's pace attack

County news

Essex told to 'dream big' in bid to stay up

Essex have struggled to deal with Division One cricket in their recent attempts, but there is an air of confidence around Chelmsford