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It’s a (Sussex) slog for young cricketers

Two ten-year-old boys combined their love for cricket with raising more than £2,000 for Sussex charity the Sussex Snowdrop Trust by playing the inaugural invitation Sussex Slog cricket match, at Watersfield CC. 

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Danny Briggs was Sussex's star bowler on the final day / Picture by Phil Westlake

Sussex finish in fitting style - with a draw

It seemed only right that Sussex’s county championship season ended with another draw.

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Tymal Mills. Sussex v Middlesex T20 Blast Hove. Picture by Phil Westlake SUS-160307-213800001

Video: Tymal Mills signs new contract with Sussex

Sussex Cricket are delighted to announce that left-arm paceman Tymal Mills has signed a new one-year deal at The 1st Central County Ground, Hove.

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Henfield and Southwater in action in the last game of the season. Both teams have been relagted to the West Sussex Invitation League.

How will the Sussex Cricket League look in 2017?

The Sussex Premier Cricket League will have 80 teams split into eight divisions for the 2017 season.

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Chris Nash / Picture by Phil Westlake

Nash and Wells put Sussex in command in Bristol

Chris Nash and Luke Wells batted Sussex into a position of strength on the second day of their Specsavers’ County Championship game against Gloucestershire at the Brightside Ground.

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Zac Toumazi

Sussex cricket supremo Zac to step down

Sussex Cricket chief executive, Zac Toumazi, will step down from his role at the end of 2016 after four years at the club.

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Fernhurst Falcons with their league trophy

Cricket round-up: Falcons find fame at Fernhurst... Priory on right side of law

Fernhurst CC are celebrating a famous victory by their youngest team.

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County Championship: Barbadian Cummins leads Worcestershire to thrilling victory at Hove

Miguel Cummins bowled Worcestershire to a thrilling victory by 11 runs over Sussex at Hove after claiming 12 wickets in the match.

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David Wiese

County Championship: Magoffin celebrates fourth 10-wicket haul for Sussex

Steve Magoffin celebrated a ten-wicket match haul for the fourth time in his Sussex career but Worcestershire are favourites to beat them and improve their chances of claiming runners-up spot in Division Two of the Specsavers County Championship.

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Steve Magoffin took five for 38

Proud Magoffin’s milestone lifts Sussex at Hove

Sussex seamer Steve Magoffin reached 50 wickets for the fifth successive season before Worcestershire fought back on an entertaining first day at Hove.

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Brown believes Sussex can end season on a high as they target runners-up spot

Ben Brown believes Sussex can end a season of fluctuating fortunes on a high as they target runners-up spot in Division Two of the Specsavers County Championship.

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Chichester Priory Park under-11s

Priory youngsters have cricket week to savour

Chichester Priory Park under-11s had an enjoyable cricket week despite not being as successful as they’d have liked.

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West Wittering's players enjoyed their brush with glory

Aldwick and West Wittering enjoy cricket season’s final hurrah

Two of our local Invitation League teams ended the season with apperarances at their T20 finals days. Neither Aldwick twos nor West Wittering could land the silverware, but both can be proud of their efforts.

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Stirlands players celebrate a Hellingly wicket earlier in the season / Picture by Chris Hatton

Cricket: Stirlands are up - but Chichester miss out

The final day of the Sussex Cricket League season began with Stirlands and Chichester Priory Park both still having hopes of promotion.

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Chichester City's manager Miles Rutherford had a mixed week / Picture by Chris Hatton

City bounce back from first loss

It’s been a mixed week for Chichester City - with their first defeat followed by a come-from-behind victory that left them third in the SCFL premier table.

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Ollie Robinson

Sussex polish off Leics inside two days

Leicestershire were bowled out for less than 150 for the second time in the match as they subsided to an embarrassing innings defeat at the hands of Sussex.

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Middleton celebrate the title

Middleton’s marvels are back in the premier league

Middleton are champions of division two - and are back in the premier division for 2017.

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County Championship: Seventeen wickets fall on day one of Leicestershire v Sussex

A green pitch and humid conditions saw wickets tumble on the first day of the Specsavers County Championship Division Two match between Leicestershire and Sussex at the Fischer County Ground.

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Chi Priory Park under-13s

Junior cricket: Chichester and Middleton enjoy festival fun

Chichester Priory Park under-13s struggled in their first game against eventual table-toppers Pagham, who scored 257 off 33 overs.

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West Wittering's promotion-winning second XI

Invitation League teams have reasons for pride

Eastergate finished third in their first season in the top division of the West Sussex Invitation League - while West Wittering are celebrating the club’s second promotion and a league title.

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