Bruce on the Boundary – Evans relishes full house at the Oval

Laurie Evans can’t wait to face his former club Surrey in the Vitality Blast on Thursday (9 August). And the Sussex Sharks batsman believes that plenty of his team-mates will relish the raucous Kia Oval atmosphere too. A crowd of 24,000 is expected as the Sharks bid to maintain...
Posted On 07 Aug 2018 at 9:34 pm

Sussex cricket star welcomes fellow Afghans to County Ground in Hove

Sussex cricket star Rashid Khan welcomed more than 80 fellow Afghans to the 1st Central County Ground in Hove this week. The group, predominantly based in Brighton and Hove, were enthusiastic in support of Khan and the Sussex Sharks in their T20 match against Gloucestershire....
Posted On 04 Aug 2018 at 8:24 pm

Bruce on the Boundary – Sussex need to pick up the pace at Hove

Jason Gillespie believes his Sussex Sharks need to be more adaptable if they are to replicate their outstanding away form in the Vitality Blast in front of their own supporters. Sussex are second in the South Group after Thursday’s 12-run win over Middlesex at Lord’s which was...
Posted On 03 Aug 2018 at 9:19 am

Archer hits target with T20 hat-trick as Sussex sink Middlesex at Lord’s

Sussex 168 all out. Middlesex 156-7. Sussex won by 12 runs. Jofra Archer’s hat-trick in a dramatic last over saw Sussex to a 12-run win over hosts Middlesex at Lord’s in the Vitality T20 Blast clash. Archer claimed the vital wicket of Eoin Morgan just as England’s white-ball...
Posted On 03 Aug 2018 at 9:04 am

Thunderstorm brings Sussex T20 fixture to an early end

Kent’s Vitality Blast T20 clash with Sussex was abandoned 11.2 overs into the Spitfires’ innings as the hottest day of the year ended in a crescendo lightning, thunderstorms and a sudden deluge of rain over Canterbury. For the second time in a week, the early South Group leaders...
Posted On 27 Jul 2018 at 9:09 pm

Sussex cruise to innings victory over Glamorgan

Sussex (327) beat Glamorgan (85 and 88) by an innings and 154 runs Sussex stepped up their promotion campaign with a comprehensive defeat of Glamorgan by an innings and 154 runs inside two days to move to second in the Specsavers County Championship second division table. Their...

Sussex skipper promises more to come after championship win over Gloucestershire

Skipper Ben Brown hopes that Sussex are building momentum at just the right time as they chase promotion in the Specsavers County Championship. Sussex held their nerve at Cheltenham yesterday (Thursday 19 July) to claim their second successive Division Two win by 28 runs and...
Posted On 20 Jul 2018 at 10:27 am

Bruce on the Boundary – A new England star

Here’s a heart-warming story which has nothing to do with Sussex Sharks’ strong start to the Vitality T20 Blast campaign. Step forward Liam O’Brien, a 19-year-old who has been the big find by England’s physical disability team during the recent series against Pakistan and...
Posted On 17 Jul 2018 at 8:50 pm

Bruce on the Boundary – Blast reality check

A full house. Three away wins out of three to start the tournament. What could possibly go wrong? If Sussex supporters arriving at Hove last Friday for the Vitality Blast T20 against Surrey had such notions, they were soon disabused of them. When Jofra Archer dropped the simplest...
Posted On 17 Jul 2018 at 12:12 am

Sussex return to County Championship action at Gloucestershire tomorrow

Sussex return to Specsavers County Championship action at Gloucestershire tomorrow (Monday 16 July) at Cheltenham. Head coach Jason Gillespie has named a 13-man squad for the trip, with Chris Jordan in line for his first Championship appearance of the season. Tom Haines – who...
Posted On 15 Jul 2018 at 9:27 pm