Campaign: It’s official! Hunt is on for more umpires and refs

With the Sussex Premier Cricket League restructuring next year, there is a need for more umpires. With four panel umpires having left at the end of the 2016 season, the Sussex Association of Cricket Officials (SACO) are looking to recruit at least 15 more.

Sussex's Luke Wright

Sussex begin promotion bid with Kent clash

Sussex will begin their bid for promotion to the top tier of the county championship at home to Kent - and will play a day-night championship match in June.

Sussex back in Eastbourne: County cricket returns to Saffrons after 17 years

Sussex back in Eastbourne: County cricket returns to Saffrons after 17 years

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New Sussex chief executive Rob Andrew and chairman Jim May

Former England fly-half Rob Andrew announced as new chief executive of Sussex

Sussex Cricket has today announced the appointment of Rob Andrew, former RFU Professional Rugby Director, as their new Chief Executive.
The Sussex Academy intake

Sussex announce Academy intake for 2017

Sussex Cricket has announced their Academy intake for the 2017 season.

Stiaan van Zyl has signed a three-year contract with Sussex 
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Sussex announce signing of South African Stiaan van Zyl

Sussex Cricket have announced that South African all-rounder Stiaan van Zyl has put pen to paper on a three-year deal at The 1st Central County Ground.
Chance to Shine coaches with children from City Academy Whitehawk in Brighton celebrating the news of further investment in primary schools

Participation numbers soar as Chance to Shine investment rises

Sussex Cricket Foundation participation numbers have soared from 12,000 children and young people receiving coaching in 2014/15 to a dramatic increase of over 16,000 in the 2015/16 academic year.

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Rawlins signs professional contract but Hudson-Prentice is released by Sussex

Sussex Cricket have announced as part of a squad update that young all-rounder Delray Rawlins has signed a first professional contract at The 1st Central County Ground.

Sussex League Division 4: Slinfold (batting) v Hellingly. Pic Steve Robards.  Batting Guy Thorne SUS-160725-140812001

Steyning, Slinfold and West Chilt back move to restructure cricket league

Local sides most effected by the Sussex Cricket League restructuring - Slinfold, Steyning and West Chiltington - have backed the move as a positive one.

Phil Salt. Sussex v Middlesex T20 Blast Hove. Picture by Phil Westlake SUS-160307-210711001

Batsman Phil Salt agrees new one-year contract with Sussex

Sussex’s Phil Salt has put pen to paper on a new one-year contract at The 1st Central County Ground, Hove.

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Video: Abidine Sakande signs two-year professional deal with Sussex

Fast bowler Abidine Sakande has signed a two-year professional contract at The 1st Central County Ground.

Luke Wells in action at Arundel. Picture by Phil Westlake SUS-160629-094230001

Luke Wells signs new two-year contract with Sussex

Sussex batsman Luke Wells has put pen to paper on a new two-year contract at The 1st Central County Ground.

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David Bowden (left) receives his lifetime achiever award from former England captain Mike Gatting

Bowden bags lifetime achiever award

Sussex President David Bowden collected the prestigious lifetime achiever award at the recent ECB Natwest OSCA ceremony.

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Tymal Mills. Sussex v Middlesex T20 Blast Hove. Picture by Phil Westlake SUS-160923-125228001

Paceman Mills joins Gayle at Chittagong Vikings for BPL

Sussex speedster Tymal Mills has been snapped up by the Chittagong Vikings for the Bangaldesh Premier League.

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Chris Nash. Sussex v Glamorgan at Hove. Picture by Phil Westlake SUS-160307-213212001

Chris Nash granted Testimonial Year by Sussex Cricket

Chris Nash has been granted a Testimonial Year in 2017 by Sussex.

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Sussex Premier Cricket League division make up revealed

The division make up of the Sussex Premier Cricket League has been revealed.

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Craig Cachopa. Sussex v Hampshire, NatWest T20. Picture by Phil Westlake SUS-160717-105950001

Craig Cachopa agrees early release from Sussex contract due to personal reasons

Sussex Cricket has announced that batsman Craig Cachopa has come to an agreement with the club for the early release from his contract, due to personal reasons.

Hatchett made his debut for Sussex in 2010 and has now penned a new two-year contract at The County Ground SUS-141127-114548001

Hatchett retires from professional cricket

Sussex Cricket is saddened to learn that Lewis Hatchett has announced his retirement from professional cricket.

Billingshurst chairman Jim Burroughs receives his award from Mark Davis and Donna Fraser. Picture by Sussex Cricket

Burroughs’ Heartbeat of the Club award fitting title for Billingshurst legend

Billingshurst chairman Jim Burroughs’ role in the dramatic rise of the club has been hailed after he won the prestigious Heartbeat of the Club gong at the NatWest OSCARs.

Danny Briggs was Sussex's star bowler on the final day / Picture by Phil Westlake

Sussex finish in fitting style - with a draw

It seemed only right that Sussex’s county championship season ended with another draw.

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