Cricket: Morgan and de Villiers lead praise after Crane’s debut

Eoin Morgan and AB de Villiers led the praise for Worthing’s favourite cricketing son Mason Crane after the young spinner made a fine England debut.

Ben Bambridge tries to get an Aldwick breakthrough

Wittering win well - Aldwick nearly end leaders’ run

There’s action involving West Wittering and Aldwick in our latest round-up of local Invitation League action.

Ben Brown / Picture by Phil Westlake

Brown is honoured to take Sussex CCC reins

Sixteen years after he first played for Sussex, Ben Brown says it is a “massive honour” to be named as their new captain.

Ben Brown. Picture by PW Sporting Photography

Sussex name new captains

Ben Brown has been appointed Sussex captain for the remainder of this season’s Specsavers County Championship campaign.

Matt O'Keeffe bowls to Chi Priory Park's Sean Dobbs. Pic Steve Robards

Cricket: Priory defy Heath ... Stirlands win well

Chichester held out for a draw when defeat had looked inevitable - while Stirlands won again and landed maximum points.

Tommy Davies bowling for Middleton / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Nomads have the moves to defeat Middleton and Pagham

There were defeats for Middleton and Pagham, although Bognor seconds had a much-needed win.

Mason Crane on his England debut / Picture by Dave Vokes -

Crane is a hit on England cricket debut against South Africa

Sussex-born and raised Mason Crane made a fine England debut as their t20 series with South Africa got under way with the most emphatic of victories at the Ageas Bowl.
Sussex batting at Horsham CC on Tuesday. Pic Steve Robards SR1517447 SUS-150721-160059001

‘Amazing’ feeling for Nash with Sussex returning to Horsham for T20s

Chris Nash says it will be ‘amazing’ to play at Horsham again with crowds set for an action-packed day of T20 action as part of his testimonial next week.

All-Stars action hosted by Chichester Priory Park

Priory bring on next generation of cricketers

Nearly 50 children are getting to grips with cricket thanks to Chichester Priory Park CC.

Nick Horner makes runs for Selsey at home to Broadbridge Heath / Picture by Derek Martin

Stannard stands firm... Witterings wizards... Aldwick on the up

There were victories for Eastergate, Aldwick and West Wittering in the latest round of West Sussex Invitation League gamees.

Danny Briggs. Picture by PW Sporting Photography

Briggs: All-round strength helps Sussex promotion push

For the historians at Sussex, Danny Briggs’ maiden first-class hundred this week was something of a head-scratcher.

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South Africa 'A' celebrate a wicket on the opening day. Picture by Derek Martin

Spinners put Sussex in control

Sussex spinners Will Beer and Danny Briggs took four wickets between them as South Africa 'A' were restricted to 151-6 at the close on day two of their tourist match at Arundel Castle.

Middleton in recent fielding action against Cuckfield / Picture by Derek Martin

Middleton hassle Hastings... Pagham in a hurry for home

Middleton won well and Pagham chased down a target in just 4.1 overs - but it was not such a good day for Bognor.

Action from the opening day at Arundel Castle. Picture by Derek Martin

Briggs reaches maiden first-class century as Sussex pile on the runs

Danny Briggs smashed a maiden first-class century as Sussex Cricket piled on the runs on the second morning of their four-day clash with South Africa 'A' at Arundel Castle.

Jay Hartard has been batting well for Chi Priory park / Picture by Malcolm Lamb

Chichester keep up the pace ... Stirlands deny the leaders

There was a fine win for Chichester as they kept pace with the division-three leaders - but Stirlands had to settle for a draw with the division-four leaders.

Sussex's Luke Wells hit 90 not out.
Picture by PW Sporting Photography

Wells hits unbeaten 90 to clinch Sussex five-wicket victory against Leicestershire

Luke Wells, with 90 not out, guided Sussex to a five-wicket victory on the final afternoon of the Specsavers Division Two county championship match against Leicestershire at the Fischer County Ground.
Mason Crane in action for New South Wales earlier this year.

Crane receives England call-up

Mason Crane received his first-ever call-up into an England Cricket senior squad today.

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Sporting action in Petworth Park

Petworth Park hosts sporting extravaganza

Petworth Park Joint Sports Association will run a Petworth Sports Fun Day at the pavilion in the park this Saturday (June 10) from 3pm into the evening.

Eastergate were beaten / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Tough week for Invitation League sides

It was a tough week for our local West Sussex Invitation League teams.

Adam Downing in Stirlands action / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Chichester happy to be back at Goodwood ... Stirlands boosted by trio

Chichester and Stirlands both did the business in the latest round of sussex League games.

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