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

Coronavirus travel restrictions prompt Sussex cricketers to return to Hove early from pre-season tour

The spread of coronavirus travel restrictions has prompted Sussex County Cricket Club to plan to return to Hove early from a pre-season tour of South Africa. The club said: “Players and staff currently in Cape Town for Sussex Cricket’s men’s pre-season tour will return to the UK...
Posted On 16 Mar 2020 at 8:52 am

Gillespie extends contract as Sussex cricket coach

Sussex County Cricket Club has agreed to extend the contract of head coach Jason Gillespie, keeping the Australian at Hove until the end of the 2022 season. Gillespie said: “I’m absolutely delighted to extend my time at Sussex. I absolutely love the place and everyone at the club...
Posted On 09 Oct 2019 at 10:15 am

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