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Suffolk turn their attention to longer format as they prepare to face Buckinghamshire in opening Unicorns Championship fixture

Coach Andy Northcote says his Suffolk side are a long way from where they ought to be — but are moving in the right direction.

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Billingshurst chairman Jim Burroughs receives his award from Mark Davis and Donna Fraser. Picture by Sussex Cricket SUS-170902-144133002

Billingshurst’s Burroughs to enjoy retirement as club hero

Billingshurst Cricket Club’s long-standing chairman Jim Burroughs is enjoying his retirement as a true unsung hero of the club.

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Luke Wright restored some pride for Sussex / Picture by Phil Westlake

County championship: Weather is best hope for Sussex in Kent

Sussex will be hoping the weather rescues them from defeat as they go into the final day of their championship division-two clash at Tunbridge Wells facing defeat

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Michael Burgess. Pictures by PW Sporting Photography

County Championship - day 1: Denly toils to hit century against Sussex

On a sublime day when batting often appeared a surprisingly tricky pastime, Kent’s Joe Denly toiled for almost five hours to post his first hundred of the championship summer and lead his side’s gritty performance against Sussex.

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Invitation League round-up: Battle of the Greens goes Wisborough’s way

Wisborough Green took the bragging rights in Division 2 as they overcame Barns Green by seven wickets.

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Another ‘match-winning’ Shah show for super Slinfold

Joint-leaders Slinfold took maximum points for the third consecutive week as Imran Shah put in another ‘match-winning’ performance against Stirlands.

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Mark Davis

Sussex head to Kent looking to make amends

Sussex go to Tunbridge Wells on Friday nursing painful memories of the previous meeting with Kent at Hove last month.

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Vernon Philander

County Championship - day 4: Sussex win first Specsavers County Championship match of the season in style

Sussex won their first Specsavers County Championship match of the season in some style, defeating Durham by an innings and 177 runs at Hove on Wednesday afternoon to take a maximum 24 points.

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Sussex League Premier Division: Roffey v Horsham (batting).  Ben Manenti (bowling) is congratulated. Pic Steve Robards SR1520397 SUS-150824-114936001

Australian Ben’s back - but Roffey’s top-of-the-table clash hit by rain

Australian all-rounder Ben Manenti is back at Roffey to bolster their attempts for a fourth consecutive Premier Division title.

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Ed Joyce in action at Arundel last year. Picture by PW Sporting Photography

Ed Joyce announces retirement from county cricket

Ed Joyce has decided to retire from county cricket with immediate effect, in order to concentrate on playing for his country, Ireland.

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West Chiltington keep up perfect start by thrashing Worthing 2nd

West Chiltington & Thakeham made it three wins from three in Division 5 West as they thrashed Worthing 2nd by 161 runs at home on Saturday.

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Joffra Archer made 70 from 68 balls, with six fours and five sixes,

County Championship - day 3: Resolute batting takes Durham into fourth day at Hove

Some resolute defensive batting from Durham’s captain Paul Collingwood and Ryan Pringle has carried their championship match against Sussex into the fourth day.

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Billingshurst overseas Ed Verrall takes to the bowling attack against Eastbourne. Picture by Mark Dimmock

Haynes says Hurst did not click in first defeat at Eastbourne

Billingshurst failed to click with the bat as they were on the end of a five-wicket defeat away to Eastbourne at The Saffrons.

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Luke Wells. Picture by PW Sporting Photography

County Championship - day 2: Wells hits career-best 258 as Sussex dominate

Luke Wells hit a career best 258 for Sussex at Hove on Monday as he and Stiaan van Zyl put on 376 for the third wicket against Durham.

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David Wiese

County Championship - day 1: Controversy injects life into proceedings at Hove

The opening day of the Specsavers County Championship match between Sussex and Durham at Hove was falling asleep in the warm spring sunshine when controversy injected some life into proceedings.

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Sussex v South Africa: Picture gallery

Sussex suffered a 66 run defeat to South Africa at Hove as the tourists warmed up for the ICC Champions Trophy.

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Quinton de Kock during his century. Picture by PW Sporting Photography

South Africa warm up for ICC Champions Trophy with win over Sussex

South Africa produced a convincing victory by 66 runs against Sussex Sharks at Hove on Friday as they warmed up for their ODI series against England and the ICC Champions Trophy.

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Reigning champions Roffey expect six sides to contest Premier Division title

Roffey captain Matt Davies thinks up to six sides could be in contention for the Sussex Cricket League Premier Division crown this season.

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Stiaan van Zyl

AB de Villiers: 'It’s a very nice way for us to warm up and get ready for a big one-day tournament'

South African Stiaan van Zyl is line to play for Sussex against his compatriots at Hove on Friday as South Africa warm up for their ODI series with England, and the ICC Champions Trophy. Van Zyl played 12 Test matches for his country.

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AB De Villiers

Cricket: Sussex welcome South African tourists

Sussex Sharks welcome the touring South Africans to Hove on Friday as the tourists begin their preparations for the three-match ODI series with England and the ICC Champions Trophy.

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