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Revealed: Monty’s new cricketing ambition

Monty Panesar has agreed a new contract with Sussex which he also hopes will help him achieve an England Test recall. In the meantime, he has also revealed a new ambition. The 29-year-old left-arm spinner took 69 wickets in his … 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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Clarke rejects Sussex move to opt to stay at Warwickshire

Former England all-rounder Rikki Clarke has ended speculation about his future by signing a new two-year contract with Warwickshire. The 29-year-old was expected to join his fourth county, after previous stints with Surrey and Derbyshire, having received a formal approach … Continue reading

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Clarke lines up move from Warwickshire to Sussex

Warwickshire are resigned to losing former England all-rounder Rikki Clarke to County Championship first division rivals Sussex. The 29-year-old is out of contract at the end of the season and is expected to reject the offer of a new deal … Continue reading

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Festivals serve up feast of hitting: Andrew Hignell

August is the time of year when several counties stage festivals and cricket weeks at various out-grounds, with Scarborough, Blackpool, Colchester and Southend all featuring on the county calendar. This year, those spectators attending the one-day gamesĀ at the Horsham and … 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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Rayner’s return to Middlesex may become permanent

Ollie Rayner seems set for a permanent move from Sussex to Middlesex after agreeing to his second loan spell of the summer at Lord’s. Rayner, the 25-year-old off-spinning all-rounder, is to leave Sussex immediately for a month-loan long at Middlesex … Continue reading

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Pain no handicap for determined Goodwin

Murray Goodwin is happy to play through the pain barrier to make sure Sussex stay in the first division of the County Championship. The county were outside contenders for the title after winning four games before the Twenty20 Cup break … Continue reading

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Lions call-up is a pleasant shock for Nash

The latest Sussex player to join the ranks of England’s internationals admits his call-up took him completely by surprise. Chris Nash, opening batsman in four-day cricket and emerging all-rounder across shorter formats, was having an eve-of-match dinner with Ed Joyce … Continue reading

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