Sussex clash with Gloucestershire goes down to final ball

Graeme van Buuren hit the final ball of the match for six as Gloucestershire squeezed past Sussex by three wickets to secure a home tie in the quarter-finals of the Vitality Blast. His side needed six off the final over but were restricted to four runs off the first five balls by...

Bruce on the Boundary – Slam can bring people back to cricket

Luke Wright has praised Sussex’s initiative in setting up as new midweek T20 tournament which aims to get more people playing cricket. The Sussex Slam will start next summer and is designed for players who struggle to commit to longer games at the weekend but still wants to play...
Posted On 29 Aug 2019 at 7:32 pm

Sussex defeat Durham by six wickets

Stiaan van Zyl scored an unbeaten century to guide Sussex to their first Specsavers County Championship Division Two victory of the season, defeating Durham by six wickets at Emirates Riverside. Beginning the final day on 144-3, the visitors still had a challenge to score the 68...

Sussex lose opener to Leicestershire by seven wickets

Leicestershire won by 7 wickets Leicestershire made a winning start to their Specsavers County Championship campaign with a seven-wicket victory over Sussex at Hove. Half-centuries from captain Paul Horton and Championship debutant Hasan Azad set things up before Australian Mark...

Bruce on the Boundary – The chase for places is on

Ben Brown admits some good players are going to be disappointed when he names the Sussex side to face Leicestershire in their Specsavers County Championship opener at Hove tomorrow (Friday 5 April). Apart from Jofra Archer, who is playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL),...

Bruce on the Boundary – Pre-season preparations prompt feel-good factor at Hove

Sussex captain Ben Brown is experienced enough to know that pre-season performances will mean little when the action starts for real. But if their preparations for the new season are any sort of guide, Brown’s men could be in for a good summer. Unbeaten in four games in South...

Bruce on the Boundary – Sussex can channel their disappointment to come back stronger

Sussex captain Ben Brown believes that his side can channel the disappointment of missing out on honours and come back stronger in 2019. It was a “nearly” campaign for the county, with defeat in the final of the Vitality Blast and a third-place finish in Division Two of the...
Posted On 02 Oct 2018 at 10:10 am

Bruce on the Boundary – Evans joins County Championship squad as Sussex aim for final flourish

Laurie Evans could get the opportunity to see if he can produce his outstanding limited overs form in the longer format of the game this week. The Sussex batsman has been included in a 13-man squad for the final game of the Specsavers County Championship campaign against...
Posted On 23 Sep 2018 at 2:57 pm

Bruce on the Boundary – Final fixture at Hove will show extent of progress at Sussex

Sussex captain Ben Brown insists their season will be judged a success, even if it ends in disappointment. Brown watched from the dugout on Saturday as Sussex lost in the final of the Vitality Blast to Worcestershire. There wasn’t much he could do to affect events at Edgbaston...
Posted On 17 Sep 2018 at 2:52 pm

Sussex edge closer to promotion in County Championship with big win over Leicestershire

Sussex moved into second place in Division Two after a ruthless 274-run win over Leicestershire at Hove. Fast bowler Ollie Robinson took the first five wickets to fall as Leicestershire, chasing 451 to win, were bowled out for 176. Sussex have now won five of their last six games...
Posted On 06 Sep 2018 at 7:01 pm