County Championship

Sussex CCC players released from England duty

Matt Prior and Luke Wright look set for a return to domestic action with Sussex in the next few weeks after the ECB announced their availability to return to the county scene. Both Prior and Wright will be back in Sussex colours for much of May, with Prior in the running for crucial Division One [...]

Hove Festival of Cricket to make a return

Dates for this year’s Hove Festival of Cricket have been confirmed. The event will run from Saturday 8th May until Sunday 15th May, and will incorporate three Sussex CCC fixtures. iInsure365 will take up sponsorship duties. Sussex CCC Chief Executive Dave Brooks said, “We are delighted that iInsure365 have been confirmed as our official sponsors [...]

Sussex CCC complete triple swoop

Sussex CCC have completed the signing of three new players ahead of the start of the 2011 season. Naved Arif, Lou Vincent (pictured) and Kirk Wernar are all awaiting ECB clearance before they can start their new careers at the Probiz County Ground. Left arm seamer Arif and batsman Vincent both come with international pedigree, [...]

Sussex are Champions!

Sussex CCC

Sussex have clinched the Division Two title following Glamorgan’s failure to beat Surrey at Lord’s.

Sussex victory makes topping league likely

Yasir Arafat

Sussex CCC’s convincing victory over Northamptonshire has given them an extremely good chance of topping cricket’s Division Two: they can now only be overtaken by Glamorgan. If the Welsh side fail to win either of their upcoming games, or if Sussex can take three or more points from their final game, Sussex will finish the [...]

It’s now or never for Sussex, says Robinson

Mark Robinson

Sussex coach Mark Robinson believes Sussex need to seize the moment and seal a return to first division cricket at the first time of asking. The county play Glamorgan today safe in the knowledge they hold a 37 point lead over third placed Northamptonshire. However, Robinson believes Sussex cannot be complacent despite knowing victory in [...]

Sussex close in on Kent seamer

Amjad Khan

Sussex CCC are looking to bolster their ranks with the acquisition of Kent seamer Amjad Khan. The club have made an official approach to Kent to open talks with the 29-year old, although Somerset are also reportedly interested in the fast bowler. Although doubts remain about Khan’s fitness – he missed the whole of last [...]