Tag Archives: Mike Yardy

Brown strengthens place in Sussex squad with new deal

Sussex’s emerging wicketkeeper-batsman Ben Brown has received a belated birthday present after agreeing a new contract. After turning 23 on November 23, Brown’s new one-year extension ties him to the county to the end of 2013 and comes at the end … 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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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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Joyce elevated to lead Sussex in Yardy absence

Ed Joyce is hoping his stint as Sussex captain proves short-lived. The 32-year-old Irishman became the county’s third skipper of the season when he took over for the current County Championship match against Warwickshire at Arundel. While Mike Yardy continues … 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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Richard Gibson: Broad’s disappointment, Maynard’s hope

Lord’s was not on the list of grounds booked in for renovation under NatWest’s Cricket Force banner this past weekend but needed to undergo a couple of thousand pounds of work to the pavilion nevertheless. The unscheduled reconstruction was necessary … Continue reading

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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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‘Job share’ overseas slot on Sussex agenda

Sussex coach Mark Robinson admits he is considering a “job share” for the role of overseas player in the coming season. Like most counties hunting for overseas replacements, Sussex are waiting until after the Indian Premier League auction on January … Continue reading

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Sussex trio aim to sharpen T20 teeth in NZ

Sussex coach Mark Robinson hopes the experience gained by three of his players in New Zealand’s domestic Twenty20 competition can have a knock-on effect for the Sharks in 2011. Skipper Mike Yardy, Luke Wright – both members of England’s World … Continue reading

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