Simon Harmer put in an all-round performance to ensure an unbeaten title-winning campaign for Essex in Division One of the County Championship.
Rory Kleinveldt hit new heights when he took nine Nottinghamshire first-innings wickets in his closing County Championship match.
Simon Harmer has signed a two-year contract extension with Essex, which will keep him there until the end of 2019.
Warriors spinner Simon Harmer has landed a one-year contract with English county Essex next season.
Kagiso Rabada moved seamlessly from T20 mode to first-class, taking two wickets as Essex tried to impose themselves on Kent in the County Championship.
Dale Steyn had a rough welcome to the NatWest T20 Blast as Glamorgan were beaten by seven wickets by Essex.