Sussex succumb to Gubbins as Hampshire ease their way to one-day victory

Hampshire (328-7) beat Sussex (230 all out) by 98 runs A stirring all-round performance by Nick Gubbins guided Hampshire to victory over Sussex by 98 runs in their Royal London Cup Group A match at the Ageas Bowl. First, Gubbins scored a magnificent century, 131 from 119...

Umpires call off Sussex v Durham after washout at Hove

The Sussex Sharks and Durham had their Royal London Group A match called off without a ball being bowled today (Sunday 25 July). There was overnight rain at the 1st Central County Ground in Hove. And more rain in the late morning and early afternoon gave umpires Mark Newell and...

Birthday boy Lenham excels but Lancashire outshine Sussex

Danny Lamb’s stunning career best 86 not out from 69 balls helped Lancashire secure a thrilling win from behind in the Royal London Cup. They claimed victory by two wickets over an inexperienced Sussex side at picturesque Sedbergh School. Lancashire, fielding only two List A...

Sussex reach T20 quarter-finals with four-wicket win over Kent

Sussex Sharks are through to the Vitality Blast quarter finals after a four-wicket win over Kent Spitfires at Canterbury. The Sharks closed on 134 for six, Luke Wright’s 39 and Delray Rawlins’ 33 steering them into the last eight with 2.5 overs to spare. Earlier Ravi Bopara took...

Hampshire overcome the Sussex Sharks

A James Vince-inspired Hampshire chased down an imposing total of 184 to beat Sussex Sharks and seal a memorable Vitality Blast double at the Ageas Bowl. Vince, who hit a maiden ODI century for England last week against Pakistan, scored 102 from 59 balls, after earlier scoring 62...

Sussex unable to see off makeshift Kent XI

Kent clung on for a draw in their LV= Insurance County Championship match with Sussex, after an engrossing final day at Canterbury. Jack Carson took three for 87 and Sean Hunt two for 48 but, despite a cluster of wickets in the final hour, Sussex were unable to polish off Kent’s...

Hudson-Prentice prepares to return to Hove

Sussex Academy graduate Fynn Hudson-Prentice is to rejoin the county from Derbyshire at the end of this season. Sussex Cricket said that the all-rounder would rejoin the club “on a multi-year contract”. The club said: “A product of Sussex’s player pathway, Fynn was part of the...
Posted On 12 Jul 2021 at 10:21 am

Salt savours England opportunity

Phil Salt is hoping turn a one-off chance into a long-term England career after finally making his way to the national side via stopping points in Bodelwyddan, Barbados and Brighton. Salt was born in the Welsh town, moved with his family to the Caribbean island while still at...

Sussex face covid-weakened Kent side as 14 cricketers self-isolate

Preparations for Kent’s final LV= County Championship Group C game with Sussex were thrown into chaos this morning (Sunday 11 July). A positive covid-19 PCR test meant that 14 members of Kent’s first-team squad went into self-isolation. An unidentified member of the Kent...

Bopara blasts Sussex Sharks past Essex

An unbeaten 62 by Ravi Bopara guided Sussex Sharks to a crucial six-wicket win over his former club Essex Eagles in the Vitality Blast at Hove. The 36-year-old, who spent 17 years at Chelmsford before heading to Hove last year, came in after skipper Luke Wright departed for a...