Former Sussex and England cricket international returns to Hove to run academy

The former Sussex captain and England cricket international Michael Yardy is to return to Hove to run the academy. Sussex Cricket said today (Thursday 11 November): “Michael Yardy has been appointed Sussex Cricket’s new academy director and will take up the role next month. “The...
Posted On 11 Nov 2021 at 2:00 pm

Head to captain Sussex in county championship

Australia international Travis Head will captain Sussex in the county championship next season, the club said today (Thursday 4 November). Head, 27, has signed as an overseas player in all formats for the 2022 season and is due to return to Hove in time for the opening match. He...
Posted On 04 Nov 2021 at 4:51 pm

Bruce on the Boundary – despite disappointments, members are grasping the green shoots

You have to go back 21 years for the last time Sussex finished bottom of the pile in the County Championship. On that occasion they lost their final game in two days to Gloucestershire at Hove, captain Chris Adams and coach Peter Moores were booed by members when they emerged for...
Posted On 24 Sep 2021 at 5:55 am

Derbyshire win leaves Sussex with wooden spoon

Derbyshire condemned Sussex to the wooden spoon in the LV= Insurance County Championship by claiming their first win of the season at Hove. After enforcing the follow-on with a lead of 165, Derbyshire bowled Sussex out for 187 to win by nine wickets with more than a day to spare....

Sussex crumble to innings defeat against Leicestershire

Leicestershire 492-4 dec v Sussex 359-9 and 128-9 Leicestershire win by an innings and 5 runs Leicestershire pulled off an extraordinary victory over Sussex in an LV=Insurance County Championship match that looked likely to bring the curtain down on the season at Grace Road with...

Bruce on the Boundary – Sussex management in the spotlight

Chief executive Rob Andrew and performance director Keith Greenfield will be in the spotlight next week when they answer Sussex members’ questions at an online forum. The mood of the meeting may well depend on the outcome of events 48 hours earlier when Sussex make their fifth...
Posted On 11 Sep 2021 at 12:54 am

Sussex slip to innings defeat against Middlesex at Hove

Tom Haines became the first batsmen to score 1,000 LV= Insurance County Championship runs this season but the Sussex captain could not prevent his side from suffering an innings defeat to Middlesex at Hove. The 22-year-old opener reached the milestone on 57 and he went on to make...

Worcestershire romp home against Sussex with six wickets to spare

Worcestershire (213 and 315-4) beat Sussex (264 and 263) by 6 wickets Jake Libby overtook David Bedingham to become the leading run-scorer in the LV=Insurance County Championship this summer as Worcestershire chased down a target of 315 against Sussex at New Road. Libby scored...

Sussex sign former England bowler

Sussex have signed experienced former England bowler Steven Finn who will join from Middlesex at the end of the season. The club said: “Sussex Cricket is thrilled to announce the signing of Steven Finn on a multi-year, all-format deal. “The 32-year-old right-arm seamer will join...
Posted On 28 Aug 2021 at 10:24 pm

Jordan and Salt to leave Sussex at the end of the season

England internationals Chris Jordan and Phil Salt are leaving Sussex and heading to Surrey and Lancashire respectively. The pair have both decided not to take up new contract offers when their current deals expire and, shortly after the announcement, Jordan was confirmed as a...
Posted On 28 Aug 2021 at 12:18 am