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What a sickener for Sussex as they crash out of T20 by finest margin

Sussex Sharks won their final group game in the NatWest T20  blast when they beat Essex Eagles by 55 runs at Hove on Friday - but their convincing victory was still not enough to see them through to the quarter-finals of the competition as they were edged out of the tournament on net run rate.

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West Wittering have earned another season in division two / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Wittering going in right direction... mixed fortunes for Aldwick... big win for Bognor

West Wittering travelled to Broadbridge Heath looking for a much-needed win after a frustrating period of losses and matches lost to the weather in division two of the West sussex Invitation League.

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Hove is ready for an exciting night

Jordan: Home crowd can help Sharks get over the line

Chris Jordan is hoping home advantage in their last game this evening (Friday) can make the difference to Sussex Sharks’ bid to reach the knockout stages of the NatWest T20 Blast.

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Tom Davies was in form for Middleton again / Picture by Derek Martin

Middleton safe - Bognor have work to do

Middleton have made sure of their place in next season’s Sussex Premier Cricket League with three games to go.

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David Wiese could be crucial to Sussex's hopes against Essex / Picture by Phil Westlake

It's win or bust in the T20 for Sussex

Sussex are 'buzzing' as they bid for T20 quarter-final qualification with a final group game againat Essex at Hove on Friday night.

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Mike Clowes batting for Stirlands against Mayfield / Picture by Derek Martin

Chichester and Stirlands keep their eyes on the prize

Chichester Priory Park and Stirlands remain on course to reach their season’s targets - with Priory eyeing the Sussex League division-three final and Stirlands hopeful of the second promotion spot in division four.

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Sid the Shark and Charlie

Special appeal from Sussex CCC mascot to help young Charlie

Sussex County Cricket Club’s loyal mascot, Sid the Shark, is looking for support for a very important cause.

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Ross Taylor / Picture by Phil Westlake

Sussex T20 skipper heads back to New Zealand

Sussex’s NatWest T20 Blast overseas player and captain Ross Taylor has returned home to New Zealand today for family reasons.

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Sussex's second XI, winners of their T20 trophy

Sussex take T20 2nd XI trophy

Sussex are the 2017 2nd XI T20 champions after beating Hampshire by 24 runs in the final at Arundel.

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Chris Nash struck another 50 / Picture by Phil Westlake

Fab Finch hits Sussex's hope of T20 last-eight spot

Australian Aaron Finch revived Surrey’s hopes of reaching the knockout stages of the NatWest T20 Blast - and dented Sussex's bid - with a brutal hundred at the Kia Oval.

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Kirdford in action at Walberton

Duke of Richmond’s team win on ‘home’ turf

On a bright sunny Sunday, Goodwood entertained the Duke of Richmond’s XI ,organised and captained by his grandsons Charlie Settrington and Will Gordon Lennox.

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Laurie Evans / Picture by Phil Westlake

Sussex in the T20 frame after seeing off Gloucs

Sussex boosted their hopes of qualifying for the T20 Blast quarter-finals after overcoming a mini batting collapse to beat Gloucestershire at Hove.
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Ed White puts Clymping to the sword for Aldwick / Picture by Derek Martin

Cricket: Aldwick on the up - and off to finals day

A valuable victory for Aldwick over Clymping in Invitation League division three was mainly down to great individual performances by Ed White (98) with the bat and John Young with the bat (35) and the ball (4-32).

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The Lord's scoreboard tells a sorry Sussex story / Picture by Colin Bowman

Bowman on the Road: Downbeat end to action-packed day

Thursday was a cracking day out for yours truly, combining the splendour of Brighton Racecourse and the spectacular home of cricket, Lord's. However the trip home from London proved to be a sombre one.

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Mark Davis / Picture by Phil Westlake

Sussex need to bounce back fast in T20

Head coach Mark Davis is expecting the right response from his Sussex team as they prepare for a weekend double-header that will decide if they progress in the NatWest T20 Blast.

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Middleton are not having much luck with the weather of late / Picture by Derek Martin

Weather gets better of Middleton ... opponents get better of Bognor and Pagham

For the third week in a row, the weather intervened and saw Middleton’s Sussex Premier Cricket League game abandoned before the conclusion of an innings.

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Stiaan van Zyl / Picture by Phil Westlake

Sussex lose at Lord's and are left thinking: How?

Tom Helm produced a brilliant final over as Middlesex beat Sussex Sharks by two runs to keep alive their hopes of reaching the knockout stages of the NatWest T20 Blast for the second successive year.

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Mason Crane in action for Hampshire earlier in the summer. Picture by Neil Marshall

Crane called into England Test squad

Worthing cricketer Mason Crane has been called into England's 13-man squad for the first Test against the West Indies.
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Chichester skipper Matt Geffen was in wicket-taking mood again / Picture by Malcolm Lamb

Priory win but are knocked off top spot

After two successive washouts, Chichester made the long journey to face Bexhill seconds in division three of the Sussex League – and joy at a victory was tempered by the fact it secured only 22 points and saw them knocked off top spot.

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Ollie Robinson is added to the Sussex CCC squad for Lord's / Picture by Phil Westlake

T20 Blast: Sussex take 15 to Lord's

Sussex Sharks have announced a 15-man squad for Thursday evening’s NatWest T20 Blast fixture against Middlesex at Lord’s (6.15pm start).

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