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

Sussex Sharks left high and dry by Surrey

Aaron Finch made a brilliant 131 not out, the highest T20 score by a Surrey batsman, as his side ended Sussex Sharks’ unbeaten start to the Vitality Blast with a thumping 52-run win at Hove. Badly dropped by Jofra Archer with a single to his name, the 31-year-old Australian made...
Posted On 13 Jul 2018 at 11:57 pm

Sussex squad unchanged as Sharks look to build on another T20 triumph

The Sussex Sharks will choose from the same 13-man squad that travelled to Hampshire yesterday for tonight’s Vitality Blast match against Surrey at the 1st Central County Ground. The fixture is Sussex’s first home game in the tournament after three comprehensive wins...
Posted On 13 Jul 2018 at 9:14 pm