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County championship: Weather is best hope for Sussex in Kent

Sussex will be hoping the weather rescues them from defeat as they go into the final day of their championship division-two clash at Tunbridge Wells facing defeat

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Michael Burgess. Pictures by PW Sporting Photography

County Championship - day 1: Denly toils to hit century against Sussex

On a sublime day when batting often appeared a surprisingly tricky pastime, Kent’s Joe Denly toiled for almost five hours to post his first hundred of the championship summer and lead his side’s gritty performance against Sussex.

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Stirlands line-up ahead of Saturday's game with rivals Slinfold. Picture by Kate Shemilt KS170919

Defeat for Stirlands just days after disappointing news

Stirlands welcomed 2016 rivals Slinfold to Birdham, only a couple of days after the news that Indian seamer Ajinkya Deshpande would not be joining the club, after his visa application was rejected.

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Mark Davis

Sussex head to Kent looking to make amends

Sussex go to Tunbridge Wells on Friday nursing painful memories of the previous meeting with Kent at Hove last month.

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Vernon Philander

County Championship - day 4: Sussex win first Specsavers County Championship match of the season in style

Sussex won their first Specsavers County Championship match of the season in some style, defeating Durham by an innings and 177 runs at Hove on Wednesday afternoon to take a maximum 24 points.

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Ed Joyce in action at Arundel last year. Picture by PW Sporting Photography

Ed Joyce announces retirement from county cricket

Ed Joyce has decided to retire from county cricket with immediate effect, in order to concentrate on playing for his country, Ireland.

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Joffra Archer made 70 from 68 balls, with six fours and five sixes,

County Championship - day 3: Resolute batting takes Durham into fourth day at Hove

Some resolute defensive batting from Durham’s captain Paul Collingwood and Ryan Pringle has carried their championship match against Sussex into the fourth day.

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Luke Wells. Picture by PW Sporting Photography

County Championship - day 2: Wells hits career-best 258 as Sussex dominate

Luke Wells hit a career best 258 for Sussex at Hove on Monday as he and Stiaan van Zyl put on 376 for the third wicket against Durham.

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David Wiese

County Championship - day 1: Controversy injects life into proceedings at Hove

The opening day of the Specsavers County Championship match between Sussex and Durham at Hove was falling asleep in the warm spring sunshine when controversy injected some life into proceedings.

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Matthew Hoggard with Aldwick first XI skipper Alex Cooper

Ashes hero helps Aldwick rise... from the ashes

Ashes hero Matthew Hoggard engaged everybody with his insightful and entertaining account of his cricketing life when he was a guest of Aldwick CC for a fundraiser.

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Sussex v South Africa: Picture gallery

Sussex suffered a 66 run defeat to South Africa at Hove as the tourists warmed up for the ICC Champions Trophy.

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Quinton de Kock during his century. Picture by PW Sporting Photography

South Africa warm up for ICC Champions Trophy with win over Sussex

South Africa produced a convincing victory by 66 runs against Sussex Sharks at Hove on Friday as they warmed up for their ODI series against England and the ICC Champions Trophy.

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Bob Hoare presents the trophy to Tig Hoare

Selsey and Thespians act out a cricketing thriller

A crowd of around 500 was treated to an exciting game of cricket with a nail-biting finish as Selsey hosted the Thespian Thunderers for the Sir Patrick Moore Cup.

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Stiaan van Zyl

AB de Villiers: 'It’s a very nice way for us to warm up and get ready for a big one-day tournament'

South African Stiaan van Zyl is line to play for Sussex against his compatriots at Hove on Friday as South Africa warm up for their ODI series with England, and the ICC Champions Trophy. Van Zyl played 12 Test matches for his country.

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AB De Villiers

Cricket: Sussex welcome South African tourists

Sussex Sharks welcome the touring South Africans to Hove on Friday as the tourists begin their preparations for the three-match ODI series with England and the ICC Champions Trophy.

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Ahbishek Patel bowls for Chi Priory Park / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Priory too strong for Burgess Hill... Stirlands fall at Findon

There was another win for Chichester Priory Park - but a defeat for Stirlands.

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Pagham CC's 2017 line-up / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Middleton suffer first defeat... day is perfect for Pagham

Middleton lost for the first time this season - but Pagham enjoyed a fine win over Bexhill.

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There was rain at the Ageas Bowl / Library picture by Dave Vokes

Rain dashes Sussex's One-Day Cup hopes

Sussex were frustrated by the rain as they were knocked out of the Royal London One-Day Cup.

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Tymal Mills. Picture by PW Sporting Photography

Tymal Mills signs two-year contract extension with Sussex

Sussex Cricket are delighted to announce that paceman Tymal Mills has signed a new two-year contract extension at The 1st Central County Ground.
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Jofra Archer / Picture by Phil Westlake

Sussex's cup hopes dented at Eastbourne

Jack Taylor’s fourth half-century in this season’s Royal London One-Day Cup steered Gloucestershire to a six-wicket win with eight balls to spare at Eastbourne and dented Sussex’s hopes of reaching the knockout stages.
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