With video – Work to start on new Hove pub and nine-storey block of flats

Building work is ready to start on a new pub and nine-storey block of flats at the county cricket ground in Eaton Road, Hove. The Sussex Cricketer pub has now been demolished along with a neighbouring chalet and groundsman’s house in readiness for the new Sussex Cricketer, 37...
Posted On 24 Feb 2021 at 1:29 pm

Sussex cricket captains to champion charity foundation

Three Sussex Cricket captains have become the first Sussex Cricket Foundation “champions”. The three are women’s captain Georgia Adams, men’s captain Ben Brown and visually impaired captain Dan Field. They will act as official representatives of the county’s elite squads in...
Posted On 17 Feb 2021 at 9:00 am

Brighton cricket club plans to modernise Victorian pavilion

A Brighton cricket club wants to add a balcony to its pavilion, modernise its changing rooms and make its clubhouse accessible for people with disabilities. St Peter’s Cricket Club, which is based by the Preston Park velodrome, has leased the Victorian pavilion for just over 130...

Brighton state school ranked among cricket elite for second year running

A Brighton state school has been ranked among the cricketing elite for the second year in a row. The Brighton Aldridge Community Academy (BACA) is one of the top 100 senior schools for cricket alongside the likes of Eton, Harrow and Winchester, three of Britain’s leading public...
Posted On 27 Nov 2020 at 12:06 am

Sussex Sharks thwarted by Kent in thriller at Hove

Hove: Kent Spitfires (195 for 5) beat Sussex Sharks (194 for 7) by 1 run. England’s Zak Crawley made an impressive 67 as Kent Spitfires held their nerve to beat Sussex Sharks by one run in a Vitality Blast thriller at Hove. The Sharks, who were chasing 196, seemed to be on course...

Wiese blasts Sussex Sharks to victory over Middlesex at Lord’s

Middlesex 165-5 Sussex 168-7 Sussex won by 3 wickets David Wiese’s magnificent unbeaten 79 saw Sussex beat hosts Middlesex by three wickets in a thrilling Vitality Blast clash at Lord’s. The Sharks’ all-rounder hit three sixes and eight fours, surviving a catch from a James...

Sussex slide to defeat on third day at Middlesex

Sussex 293 & 102 Middlesex 203 & 193-5 Middlesex 20pts beat Sussex 5pts by 5 wickets John Simpson and Martin Andersson emerged the heroes for Middlesex as they won a thrilling Bob Willis Trophy encounter against visitors Sussex by five wickets at Radlett. The redoubtable...

Gillespie to leave Sussex at the end of the season

Jason Gillespie is to leave Sussex County Cricket Club at the end of the season after three years at Hove. The club said this evening (Tuesday 18 August): “Sussex Cricket have announced that Jason Gillespie will leave the club at the conclusion of the 2020 cricket seaso...
Posted On 18 Aug 2020 at 8:54 pm

England cricketer fined for trip home to Hove

England cricketer Jofra Archer has been fined and given a written warning for returning home to Hove between test matches. The 25-year-old fast bowler made the stop in breach of the sport’s coronavirus “bio-secure protocols”. He was reported to have said that he came back to...
Posted On 18 Jul 2020 at 11:05 pm

Sussex Cricket goes on the front foot over refunds

Sussex Cricket has spelt out its position on refunds today (Wednesday 27 May) on the eve of what should have been the club’s opening match of the Twenty20 Vitality Blast. Any individual tickets purchased for Sussex matches in this year’s Blast, County Championship and One-Day Cup...
Posted On 27 May 2020 at 3:04 pm