Sussex Name Squad To Take On Essex Eagles

Sussex Sharks will take on Essex Eagles in the Twenty20 Cup at the County Ground in Hove tonight. The large anticipated crowd will also be entertained by RAF bands, the Queens Colour Squadron will be marching on the outfield and RAF Falcon parachutists will even be landing on the pitch before play. The game begins at 7.10pm and will be broadcast live on Sky Sports. Tickets are still available and can be purchased on the gate from 5pm. Sussex will name their team from the following squad: Adams CJ*, Ahmed Mushtaq, Goodwin MW, Hopkinson CD, Hodd AJ+, Kirtley RJ, Liddle C, Martin-Jenkins RSC, Nash CD, Rana Naved ul Hasan, Rayner OP, Smith TJ, Wright LJ. Sussex vs Essex in Twenty20 Cricket: Last Meeting Between the Sides: Chelmsford – 22nd June 2006 (Floodlit) – Essex won by 4 Wickets Sussex 165/5 (20 Overs; Goodwin 102*, Adams 26, Bichel 2/37) Essex 171/4 (17.1 Overs; Flower 37, Bichel 33, Phillips 31, Pettini 22, Mushtaq 2/27, Wright 2/35) History of the Fixture: 2003 21st June at Hove Sussex 180/6 beat Essex 173/4 by 7 Runs 2004 15th July at Chelmsford (Fl) Essex 134/8 lost to Sussex 136/1 by 9 Wickets 2005 22nd June at Hove (Fl) Essex 109 lost to Sussex 110/1 by 9 Wickets 26th June at Chelmsford Essex 151/5 beat Sussex 108 by 43 Runs 2006 28th June at Chelmsford (Fl) Essex 196/6 beat Sussex 109 by 87 Runs 11th July at Hove Sussex 173/5 lost to Essex 177/6 by 4 Wickets 2007 22ND June at Chelmsford (Fl) Sussex 165/5 lost to Essex 171/4 by 6 Wickets Overall Record – Sussex 3, Essex 4 © Sussex CCC