Tuesday 22 May 2007 

Sussex News Ahead Of Day-Night Match With Surrey

Sussex Sharks host Surrey Brown Caps in the Friends Provident Trophy at Hove. The match starts at 2.40pm and is televised live on Sky Sports.

Sussex will name their team from the following squad:

Adams CJ*, Ahmed Mushtaq, Goodwin MW, Hodd AJ+, Hopkinson CD, Kirtley RJ, Lewry J, Liddle CJ, Martin-Jenkins RSC, Montgomerie RR, Nash CD, Rana Naved-ul-Hasan, Rayner OP, Wright L.

Injuries

Michael Yardy is healing well after breaking his finger and has begun hitting tennis balls.

Sussex vs Surrey at Hove

Sussex vs Surrey in One-Day Cricket


· Overall, Sussex leads the series 32-23, with three No Results (1969, 1984, 1986).
· In matches in Sussex, the home side again lead by 19-12 with two No Results.
· This will be the 31st meeting of the teams at Hove; to date Sussex have 17 wins to Surrey's 11, with two No Results (1969, 1986)

Interesting Facts about this fixture:

Sussex will be attempting to beat Surrey for the fourth consecutive time in one-day cricket - the last time they achieved that feat was in 1998/9. They have registered five consecutive wins in the past - between 1981-5.
Surrey's best win-streak in this fixture is also just 3 games - that occurred in 2002, and was broken in 2005 by Sussex's win at Guildford - the start of their current sequence of victories.
11 of the last 15 matches between the sides have been won by the team batting second.

MISCELLANEOUS STATISTICS AND RECORDS

Vs Somerset at Taunton (30th April)

Richard Montgomerie, upon reaching a score of 61, achieved the milestone of 6000 Career One-Day Runs.
§ Sussex extended their winning streak against Somerset to six matches, dating back to September 2003.

Vs Gloucestershire at Bristol (7th May)

Carl Hopkinson, upon reaching a score of 6, achieved the milestone of 1000 Career One-Day Runs.

Forthcoming Landmarks.

Chris Adams - needs 1 more appearance for 350 Career One-Day matches.
Jason Lewry - needs 5 more wickets for 100 One-Day Wickets for Sussex.
Robin Martin-Jenkins - needs 2 more wickets for 200 Career One-Day Wickets.
Rana Naved-ul-Hasan - needs 3 more wickets for 200 Career One-Day Wickets.