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Wright demands attention with record Big Bash hundred

Luke Wright admitted he was more pleased for his Melbourne Stars’ team-mates than any personal achievement after smashing a new record score in Australia’s t20 Big Bash tournament. The Sussex all-rounder, who is fully fit again after knee trouble wrecked … Continue reading

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Sussex announce restructuring of coaching hierarchy

Sussex are restructuring their coaching set-up for 2012 which will see Mark Davis and Carl Hopkinson effectively swap roles. Hopkinson, who retired from playing in 2009 to join the coaching staff at Hove, will take over from Davis in terms … Continue reading

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Youngsters to the fore on Sussex’s Caribbean trip

  The absence of several players because of international commitments has opened the way for Sussex’s Twenty20 greenhorns to get a chance to impress in the Caribbean next month. The Sharks have named a 14-man squad for the Caribbean Twenty20 … Continue reading

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Prior looks forward to “landmark” Sussex benefit

Eleven years after making his Sussex debut, Matt Prior has been awarded a benefit by the county for 2012. The 29-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman’s appearances for his county are limited these days by England commitments. A fixture in the Test side for … Continue reading

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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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Nash deal underlines his value to Sussex

Sussex are looking to build future teams around opener Chris Nash after confirming that the 28-year-old batsman has signed a new contract. A one-year extension to his current terms means Nash, who first represented the county at the age of … Continue reading

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Caribbean trip to aid domestic ambition: Robinson

Sussex coach Mark Robinson is convinced a fortnight playing Twenty20 in the West Indies in January can improve the Sharks’ chances of landing the domestic title again. The county will follow in the footsteps of Hampshire and Somerset, who competed … Continue reading

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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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Rayner confirms move to Middlesex on three-year deal

Off-spinner Ollie Rayner is joining Middlesex on a three-year contract after two loan spells at Lord’s last season. The 25-year-old is leaving Sussex, for whom he played youth and Academy cricket before joining the professional staff in 2006. Rayner became … Continue reading

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