Tuesday 15 July 2008 

Sussex Name Squad Ahead Of Hampshire Match

SCCC today announce the following squad as they take on Hampshire at Arundel tomorrow in the LV County Championship: CJ Adams*, RG Aga, WAT Beer, CD Collymore, MW Goodwin, CD Hopkinson, RJ Kirtley, JD Lewry, RSC Martin-Jenkins, CD Nash, MJ Prior+, OP Rayner, and MH Yardy.

Mark Robinson, Professional Cricket Manager, will choose between Aga and Beer tomorrow morning following an inspection of the wicket.

Injuries

Mushtaq Ahmed continues to recover after a second knee operation, while Luke Wright suffered a fracture to the small finger of his left hand during fielding practice with the England squad at Lord's on Friday and continues to recover from this.

Sussex vs Hampshire

Since Hampshire joined the County Championship in 1895

· Overall, Sussex leads 62-51, with 78 draws
· In matches in Sussex, the home side lead by 38-20, with 37 matches drawn.
· This will be the fifth meeting of the teams at Arundel Castle – in the previous four meetings, both sides have won once, with two matches drawn.

Forthcoming statistical landmarks

James Kirtley needs 5 runs for 2,000 Career First-Class Runs.

Matt Prior needs 64 runs for 6,000 First-Class runs for Sussex, and 3 catches for 300 Career First-Class Catches.

Carl Hopkinson needs 84 runs for 2,000 Career & Sussex First-Class Runs.

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