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

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...