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Watch out for that sand in the bowler’s run-up...

The Sussex Cricket Foundation linked up with West Wittering Estate and Chance to Shine to bring cricket to the beach over three sunny days.

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Salt hits out. He gives selectors a problem

Bowman on the Road: Taylor is looking the real deal

Whoever, at Sussex Cricket, was responsible for bringing Ross Taylor to this club will probably be feeling a warm glow at this time.

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Tig Hoare scores runs for Selsey against West Wittering / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Eastergate rediscover form ... Wittering can’t beat Selsey

Eastergate got back to winning ways, Aldwick continued their recent improvements and West Wittering’s Selsey hoodoo continued.

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Gareth Davies bats watchfully for Pagham against Brighton / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Middleton back on track.. Bognor and Pagham claim tight wins

Wins for Middleton, Bognor and Pagham made it a great week for local sides in the Sussex Cricket League.

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Jofra Archer / Picture by Phil Westlake

Archer stars - and Sussex's first win is Hants' opening loss

Jofra Archer recorded his career best Twenty20 figures to help Sussex end Hampshire’s unbeaten start to the Natwest T20 Blast.
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Abz Patel has been in top form for Chichester Priory Park / Picture by Derek Martin

Chichester and Stirlands boost their promotion chances

It was a fine week for Chichester Priory Park and Stirlands as their Sussex League division-three and four promotion bids took steps forward.

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Tymal Mills in T20 action / Picture by Phil Westlake

Mills aims to get Sharks biting in the T20

Tymal Mills is set to make his first appearance of the season for Sussex in tonight’s T20 Blast match against Hampshire at the Ageas Bowl.

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Tymal Mills in action last season. Picture by PW Sporting Photography

Tymal Mills back in Sussex squad for T20 Blast trip to Hampshire

Sussex return to action in the NatWest T20 Blast on Thursday when they take on Hampshire at the Ageas Bowl (7pm).

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Mark look skywards as covers are moved.

Bowman on the Road: Sussex grab a NatWest T20 Blast point out west

It might of been a disastrous final fling for Gloucestershire CCC and their fabulous Cheltenham Festival but I am sure for travelling Sharks fans it was a joyous celebration.

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Ross Taylor / Picture by Phil Westlake

Taylor fires but weather beats Sussex at Cheltenham

Ross Taylor's 47 not out was made in vain as Gloucestershire and Sussex were frustrated by the elements in the T20 Blast on the final day of the Cheltenham Cricket Festival.
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James Swaine fstrikes out or Emsworth against Ryde /  Picture by Kate Shemilt

Emsworth take pride against Ryde - and points

News of another win for Emsworth in the Hampshire League plus village games at Kirdford, Lavant and Bognor - and some youth games - feature in our latest local cricket round-up.

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Eastergate batting at Littlehampton / Picture by Derek Martin

Different story, same result... Nine-year-old’s Aldwick debut

There was no repeat of Eastergate’s 42 all out as they faced a quick rematch with Littlehampton - in fact this week’s game was a run feast.

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Recent Invitation League action between Littlehampton and Eastergate / Picture by Derek Martin

Sussex Cricket reviews recreational league structure

Sussex Cricket Ltd is conducting a full review of the current recreational league structure in the county through the Adult Leagues Group, a sub-group of its wholly-owned subsidiary, the Sussex Cricket Foundation.

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Luke Wright hits out against Hampshire at Hove / Picture by PW Sporting Photos/ Phil Westlake

Luke's getting in right, but other Sharks need to follow

Ross Taylor has praised the continued excellence of Luke Wright in T20 cricket - but the Sussex Sharks captain admits Wright’s team-mates at the top of their order need to give him better support to get this season’s campaign up and running.

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Stirlands action from earlier in the season / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Skipper leads Stirlands from front... Priory forced to hang on

Stirlands enjoyed another fine victory in division four of the Sussex League - but Chichester’s title bid in division three was held up at Priory Park.

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Covers are sponsoring Bognor CC

Leaders too strong for Middleton... Bognor bowl along... Pagham in hunt

There was another defeat for Middleton, but Bognor enjoyed a fine win and Pagham drew to stay in the promotion hunt.

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The SCF charity single was launched at the NatWest T20 Blast match against Hampshire on Wednesday. Picture by PW Sporting Photography

WATCH: Sussex cricketers sing on new charity single

Sussex cricketers have moved from the cricket pitch to the recording studio to release a charity single.

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Sharks ready to take to the field

Bowman on the Road: Sussex require white ball wake up

One could forgive a loss at stunning Arundel last Sunday afternoon.

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Chris Nash gives the Sussex innings a brisk start / Picture Phil Westlake - PW Sporting Photography

Hampshire's Sussex-born pair haunt Taylor's troops in T20

Two Sussex-born players returned to the county and played key roles as Hampshire made it two wins out of two in the NatWest T20 Blast at Hove.
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South African Stiaan van Zyl smashed 166 in the second innings of Sussex's four-day game at Arundel Castle. Picture by Steve Robards SR1716104

Sussex's annual visit to Arundel hailed a success

Sussex brought another successful annual festival week at Arundel Castle to a close on Sunday with a 18-run Natwest T20 Blast defeat to Glamorgan.

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