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Sussex “close to my heart” says Prior

Matt Prior said he had no hesitation in extending his Sussex contract for a further two years after the England wicketkeeper-batsman agreed a new deal which will keep him at Hove until the end of the 2013 season. Prior made his … Continue reading

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Yardy to lead Sussex in Caribbean T20 tournament

Sussex skipper Mike Yardy has confirmed his intention to lead the county in the next Caribbean Twenty20 in January. It will be his first overseas trip since Yardy returned home early from last year’s World Cup for treatment for depression. … Continue reading

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New two-year Sussex deal for promising Wernars

South African all-rounder Kirk Wernars is staying at Sussex. The 20-year-old has agreed a new two-year contract after a quietly impressive first season at Hove. English qualified because he holds a Dutch passport, Wernars played in three County Championship games … Continue reading

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Vincent fails to win another Sussex contract

Sussex have decided not to offer former New Zealand Test batsman Lou Vincent a new contract. The 32-year-old played in 30 one-day games for the Sharks this summer, averaging 35.33 in Sussex’s run to the semi-finals of the Clydesdale Bank … Continue reading

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In-form Yardy’s resilience is praised by Robinson

Coach Mark Robinson has praised the resilience of Mike Yardy after the Sussex skipper’s spectacular return to form. Yardy has been in and out of the side since being diagnosed with depression and returning home from England’s World Cup campaign … Continue reading

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Vincent hundred gets critics off his back

No century scored by a Sussex player will have been more welcome than Lou Vincent’s 102 in the Sharks’ demolition of The Netherlands in the Clydesdale Bank 40 on Saturday July 30. The 32-year-old New Zealander, who joined the county … Continue reading

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Praise for off-field team as Sussex continue T20 success

Coach Mark Robinson has praised the support he gets behind the scenes in helping Sussex reach their third successive Twenty20 Cup quarter-final appearance. It would have been easy for Robinson to heap praise on his players after their 11-run win … Continue reading

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Sussex in tug-of-war with England over Wright

Sussex are hoping common sense will prevail and they can play all-rounder Luke Wright in their floodlit Friends Life t20 game against Glamorgan Dragons in Cardiff on Thursday June 23. Wright is due to link up with the England squad … Continue reading

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Robinson hails Sussex’s new Pakistani hero

Sussex have warmly embraced a few Pakistan players over the years and Naveed Arif Gondal might just be the latest. The 29-year-old all-rounder still has some way to go to emulate the likes of Mushtaq Ahmed, Imran Khan and even … Continue reading

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Robinson rues absence of experience

Coach Mark Robinson has admitted that it could be a while before some of Sussex’s most experienced players are available for their County Championship campaign. Last season’s second division winners made a dismal start on their return to the top … Continue reading

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