Essex County Cricket Club have paid tribute to their former layer and ex- England Captain Mike Denness.
Derek Bowden Chief Executive said:
Mike Denness was clearly a cricket legend at Essex, our thoughts will be with his family and friends at this sad time.
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After what's been the hottest day in the region for almost 10 years there are warnings tonight about the dangers of swimming in open water.
Today was the hottest day of the year so far but temperatures will be down a little tomorrow with the risk of thunder.
A sizzling day for the Anglia region with temperatures rocketing into the mid 30's.