Category Archives: Mike Yardy

Yardy to miss Sussex’s season opener

Sussex will give skipper Mike Yardy as much time as possible before he plays again as he battles depression. The 30-year-old county captain had his first practice with the squad earlier this week a fortnight after returning early from England’s … Continue reading

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Yardy’s “bravery” saluted by Adams

Former Sussex captain Chris Adams has praised Mike Yardy’s “bravery” after his successor flew home from the World Cup to battle depression. Adams led Sussex for ten years before handing over the captaincy to Yardy in 2009 and believes he will … Continue reading

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Depleted Sussex squad head for Dubai

No fewer than eight players will be missing when Sussex head to Dubai this week to step up their pre-season preparations in the Pro Arch tournament. As well as England’s World Cup trio Matt Prior, Luke Wright and skipper Mike … Continue reading

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Robinson defends signing of foreign trio

  Cricket manager Mark Robinson has defended Sussex’s decision to strengthen their squad with three players not qualified for England. New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent is applying for British citizenship after agreeing a one-day contract with the county while Pakistan … Continue reading

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Yardy still confident of World Cup success

Mike Yardy believes England are capable of repeating their success at last year’s Twenty20 World Cup when the 50-overs version starts later this week. The Sussex captain is in Fallujah preparing for the first of two warm-up games against Canada … Continue reading

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Yardy best T20 spinner in England, says Robinson

Sussex skipper Mike Yardy has admitted his recall to the England side after three years came as a surprise. The 28-year-old is in the squad for the ICC World Twenty20 in West Indies next month thanks to some impressive performances … Continue reading

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Yardy happy with Dubai work-out

Sussex skipper Mike Yardy has been pleased with his side’s performances in the pre-season Emirates Twenty20 tournament despite a shock defeat in the final in Dubai. After beating Surrey Lions, Cape Cobras and a Fly Emirates team, the Sharks were … Continue reading

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We believe in Monty, says Yardy

Sussex skipper Mike Yardy insists it would be unfair to put new signing Monty Panesar under too much pressure as they try to emulate their double-winning achievements of last season. Yardy will step up his preparations for his second season … Continue reading

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Exit a bitter pill, says Yardy

Skipper Mike Yardy believes his Sussex side will benefit from their Indian experience despite going out in the first round of the inaugural Champions League Twenty20. While Somerset, Trindad & Tobago and the club sides from South Africa, Australia and the … Continue reading

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Sussex need Yardy and Wright to return

Sussex should be able to include both skipper Mike Yardy and key all-rounder Luke Wright in Tuesday’s winner-takes-all Champions League showdown against South Africa’s Diamond Eagles. Both were missing, along with the rested Matt Prior and banned Murray Goodwin, when the … Continue reading

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