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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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All-Stars Cricket is set to take off across the area

Win off last bit is a perfect Fitt

Our round-up from around the local cricket pitches this week takes us to Fittleworth, Lodsworth and beyond - and includes news of All-Stars Cricket for kids taking off locally.

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Kevin Allsobrook in action for West Wittering

Eastergate are feeling Down at Crawley

Eastergate and West Wittering slipped to defeats but Aldwick’s first team enjoyed a win.

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Ben Brown batting for Sussex last season. Picture by PW Sporting Photography

Injured Brown still looking forward to long-awaited return to Eastbourne

No one is looking forward to Sussex’s long-awaited return to Eastbourne this Sunday than Ben Brown, even though he won’t be able to play.
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Chichester Priory Park's 2017 line-up, with Goodwood House in the background

Goodwood already feels like home to Chichester cricketers

After much anticipation, Chichester Priory Park’s season started under bright and sunny skies at Goodwood.

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The KSL is launched at Hove

Cricket's Kia Super League is coming to Sussex

Danni Wyatt admits it feels strange to be talking about the start of the second edition of the Kia Super League when it is still three months away.

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Middleton's class of 2017 / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Middleton enjoy perfect premier start

Middleton and Pagham enjoyed wins as the Sussex Cricket League got into full swing - but Bognor lost a close game.

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