As It Happened - How Yorkshire beat champions Essex at Chelmsford

Yorkshire's Harry Brook. Picture by Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com
Yorkshire's Harry Brook. Picture by Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com
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YORKSHIRE overcame a horrendous start to their County Championship game against Essex to record a remarkable victory over the defending champions by 91 runs.

Chris Waters was on hand to bring you the latest updates throughout the day. Feel free to add your own thoughts on the game in the comments section at the bottom of the page.

Yorkshire's Steve Patterson took a career-best 6-40 to help Yorkshire beat Essex at Chelmsford.  Picture by Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

Comeback complete for Yorkshire after Patterson blasts out champions Essex

Jonny Bairstow was elevated to help open Yorkshire's second innings and responded with a momentum-changing 50 as the visitors battled back against Essex at Chelmsford on an amazing day (Picture: Mark Baker/AP).

Essex v Yorkshire: Jonny Bairstow leads the White Rose fightback in Chelmsford