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Sussex on top - just - but fortunes fluctuate against Glamorgan

Sussex, attempting to boost their promotion ambitions with a third straight win against bottom side Glamorgan, needed a spirited last-wicket partnership between Jofra Archer and Danny Briggs to gain the upper hand on the opening day of their day-night Specsavers County Championship Division Two fixture at Hove.

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Ben Brown at the crease during the championship win over Durham at Arundel / Picture by Neil Marshall

Sussex prepare for pink as promotion bid hots up

Skipper Ben Brown hopes Sussex are building momentum at just the right time as they chase promotion in the Specsavers County Championship.

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Ben Brown / Picture by PW Sporting Photography

Brown keeps claiming victims as Sussex beat Gloucs - report and reaction

Skipper Ben Brown equalled a Sussex wicketkeeping record with six second innings catches as his side claimed a thrilling 28-run Specsavers County Championship win over Gloucestershire at Cheltenham.
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Harry Finch led the Sussex second-innings charge

Fabulous Finch helps Sussex set Gloucs big target

Harry Finch fell two short of a century as Sussex set Gloucestershire 276 to win on the third day of the Specsavers County Championship match at Cheltenham.

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Bruce Grobbelaar

Liverpool football legend is heading to Sussex cricket HQ

Legendary Liverpool goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar is coming to the 1st Central County Ground, Hove, next Wednesday (July 25).

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Jofra Archer brought Sussex back into it at the end of day two / Picture by Neil Marshall

Hammond puts Gloucs in control - but Archer gets Sussex back in it

Miles Hammond produced a maiden first-class century packed with courage, patience and skill to put Gloucestershire in a decent position on the second day of the Specsavers County Championship match against Sussex at Cheltenham.

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Heavy Brighton defeat adds to Ifield's woes at the bottom of the table

Ifield were comprehensively beaten by nine wickets in a one-sided game that added to their woes at the foot of the premier league table.

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Jason Gillespie / Picture by PW Sporting Photography

Gloucs make Sussex toil at Cheltenham - Gillespie says 'We're better than that'

Craig Miles claimed four wickets as Gloucestershire bowled out Sussex for 286 on the opening day of the Specsavers County Championship match at Cheltenham.

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Crawley Eagles celebrate a wicket

Crawley Eagles beat leaders in tense clash

A closely fought and tense two-wicket victory by Crawley Eagles over a strong Burgess Hill 1st XI helped keep the pressure on the top teams in Division 3 East.

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Portslade's Daniel Morley.

Junior star, 13, smashes unbeaten century in Sussex Cricket League match

Rising talent Daniel Morley crashed an unbeaten century to become one of the youngest players ever to do so in the Sussex Cricket League yesterday.
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Sussex Cricket League: Manenti stars as Premier leaders are held to a draw

East Grinstead (203-5) batted out for a draw against league leaders Roffey (299-4).

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Sussex Sharks v Surrey picture gallery

A huge crowd of more than 6000 at Hove saw Sussex Sharks lose their first game of this season's T20 campaign.

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Sussex celebrate a wicket. Picture by PW Sporting Photography

Missed opportunities in the field cost Sussex says head coach Gillespie

Sussex head coach was left disappointed after missed opportunities in the field cost his side dear in the 52-run defeat to Surrey at Hove.

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Aaron Finch during his brilliant 131 not out. Picture by PW Sporting Photography

Finch century condemns Sussex to first T20 defeat

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.

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Jofra Archer took 3-26

Sharks continue their 100 per cent start to Blast campaign

Luke Wright scored his second fifty in a week to keep up Sussex’s 100 per cent win record in the Vitality Blast as they thrashed Hampshire by eight wickets.

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Liam O'Brien

Sussex teen O'Brien shines in England's defeat to Pakistan

England may have lost out to Pakistan in the final of the Vitality IT20 Tri-Series – but they have the considerable consolation of having gained a new star.

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Chris Jordan is back with Sussex after his IPL stint / Picture by PW Sporting Photography

Chris Jordan returns to squad as Sharks look to make it three in a row

Sussex Sharks are back in Vitality Blast action on Thursday night for the first of two back-to-back fixtures.

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cricket. Ifield v Eastbourne. Jack Groves. Pic Steve Robards SR1814524 SUS-180521-155051001

Ifield skipper Groves believes they still have time to put their campaign back on track

Ifield now have eight games to try and save their season starting this Saturday with Brighton at home.

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Rashid Khan

Sussex star Rashid happy to pass on his experience

Rashid Khan has praised the performance of team-mate Michael Burgess as the Sussex wicketkeeper settles into one of the toughest challenges facing any player during this season’s Vitality Blast.

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Littlehampton skipper James Askew. Picture by Derek Martin

Skipper Askew 'feared for player safety' on 'dangerous' Crawley pitch

James Askew criticised the ‘dangerous’ pitch Littlehampton Cricket Club encountered at Crawley on Saturday.

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