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Chance of Lord’s final is over for Sussex

Hampshire’s bowlers held their nerve to complete a nine runs win over Sussex Sharks at Hove and keep alive their hopes of reaching the knockout stages of the Royal London One-Day Cup - while ending Sussex’s dream.

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Injury rules Mustafizur Rahman out of upcoming Sussex CCC matches

Sussex have announced that Bangladeshi left-armer Mustafizur Rahman will play no part in the Sharks’ upcoming NatWest T20 Blast and Royal London One-Day Cup group matches.

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One Day Cup: Sussex disappointed to lose to holders Gloucs

Tom Smith played a key role with bat and ball as Gloucestershire kept their hopes of defending the Royal London One-Day Cup alive with a 51-run South Group win over Sussex at Cheltenham.

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Luke Wright says it was not easy getting Mustafizur Rahman to Hove / Picture by Phil Westlake

Cricket: Sussex are so glad they waited for The Fizz

Captain Luke Wright believes Sussex’s decision to wait for Mustafizur Rahman will pay off after one of the rising stars of world cricket made a spectacular, if belated, debut for the county.

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T20 Blast: Wright on Mustafizur Rahman - ‘He is a very special bowler’

Sussex skipper Luke Wright praised bowling superstar Mustafizur Rahman after he helped Sussex beat Essex at Chelmsford.

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T20 Blast: Mustafizur makes immediate impact and Jordan shines for the Sharks

Chris Jordan made amends for running out in-form New Zealander Ross Taylor with a match-winning 45 off 21 balls that contained five mighty sixes to give Sussex only their second NatWest T20 Blast win in eight games.

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The umpiring journey: Impressed with the standard of 2nd XI cricket in Sussex

Sussex Sports editor Mark Dunford is in his first year as a qualified umpire, after passing his ECBACO Level 1 course over the winter. He is recording his umpiring journey with a series of columns about his experiences.

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Finch leads resistance as Sussex hold on in Kent

Brave Sussex batted for their lives while Kent’s bowlers toiled fruitlessly under the sun as the two neighbouring counties fought out a high-scoring Specsavers Championship draw in Tunbridge Wells.

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County Championship: Taylor shines for Sussex in the sun

New Zealand Test batsman Ross Taylor proved an immovable rock at the Nevill Ground hitting an unbeaten 142 as Sussex were dismissed for 333 on a day of cut and thrust under the sun.

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Danny Briggs took five wickets for Sussex as Kent piled on the runs at Tunbridge Wells

Briggs takes five but Sussex face uphill task

Kent skipper Sam Northeast became the first player to reach 1,000 first-class runs for the summer as his team continued to dominate neighbours Sussex in Tunbridge Wells today (Monday).

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County Championship: Sussex made to toil as Kent finish on 310-3

It was a day for the purists in Royal Tunbridge Wells where bowlers toiled in the heat and dirt while Kent’s batsmen played the ball on its merits to reach 310 for three on the opening day of their Specsavers County Championship clash with neighbours Sussex.

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Matt Prior: ‘I would love to help and have offered my services’

Matt Prior has revealed on twitter that he has offered his services to make a come back for Sussex.

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T20 Blast: Sharks’ hopes dealt huge blow after thrilling last ball defeat

Sussex’s hopes of qualifying for the knockout stages of the NatWest t20 Blast were dealt a massive blow after they lost by one run to Hampshire at Hove.

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Sussex skipper Luke Wright. Picture: Phil Westlake

Sussex still without Rahman

Sussex have been frustrated again in their attempts to get Bangladesh fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman into their T20 team.

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Broadwater are all smiles after taking a wicket in their five-wicket win at home to Arundel on Saturday

Broadwater still lead the way ahead of crunch clash

Broadwater Cricket Club captain Nigel Waller says his side do not view themselves as favourites for the West Sussex Invitation League title, despite a sixth win from nine matches on Saturday.

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Mark Solway struck an unbeaten 74 for Findon on Saturday

Howell stars as Findon ease past Steyning

Findon Cricket Club’s Curtis Howell took seven wickets on Saturday to inflict a heavy eight-wicket defeat on Steyning.

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Andrew Mamoany produced a fine spell taking six wickets for Portslade on Saturday

Mamoany’s spell puts Crawley to the sword

Portslade Cricket Club skipper Paul Glover described seamer Andrew Mamoany’s spell as the ‘best he’d ever seen from him’ as they romped to a 119-run win against basement boys Crawley on Saturday.

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Village’s part in the rise and rise of a new Sussex cricketer

Friday was a special day for Lindfield Cricket Club when Abidine Sakande took to the field at Hove to make his debut for Sussex against the touring Pakistanis, writes Gareth Cater.

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Nuwan Kulasekara took four wickets for Sussex in Cardiff / Picture by Phil Westlake

Sussex’s T20 struggles continue at Cardiff

Glamorgan continued their remarkable form in the NatWest T20 Blast at the SSE SWALEC against Sussex with a win that extended their undefeated run in the competition to seven matches.

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Sussex Premier Cricket League restructure gets negative reaction from players

The latest update to the Sussex Premier Cricket League restructure has caused a negative reaction from players around the county.

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