Sussex

Anyon And Liddle Sign New Sussex Contracts

Sussex fast bowlers James Anyon and Chris Liddle have put pen to paper on a new contract that keep them at Hove until the end of the 2013 season. Anyon joined Sussex from Warwickshire in 2009 while Liddle moved from Leicestershire in 2006 and both played key roles in last season's LV= County Championship Division Two success.
6 July 2011

Yardy To Take Short Break From Cricket

Sussex all-rounder Michael Yardy will play no part in the Friends Life t20 match against Somerset this evening (14th June) as he takes a short break from the game, the club have confirmed. Yardy withdrew from England's World Cup squad in March due to depression, returning home but has made a comeback, playing first-team cricket from May
14 June 2011

Sussex Announce Tie-In With Herbalife

Sussex County Cricket Club is delighted to announce Herbalife as its Official Nutrition Partner for the 2011 season. The partnership began in early April and involves the entire squad using Herbalife Formula 1 shakes, meal replacement bars, protein bars and H30 Proâ„¢ for the coming season. As part of the relationship, Herbalife has also now become official nutrition product supplier to the team.
26 May 2011

Sussex Link Up With Down's Syndrome Association

Sussex County Cricket Club are delighted to announce a tie-up with the Down’s Syndrome Association as one of their charity partners. The DSA, founded in 1970, are committed to helping people with Down's Syndrome live full and rewarding lives, and are the only organisation in the United Kingdom focusing solely on all aspects of living successfully with Down's Syndrome.
25 May 2011

Sussex's Refurbished Pavilion Is Formally Opened

Sussex County Cricket Club today officially opened their new refurbished Pavilion with the help of the new Mayor of Brighton & Hove on one of her first engagements.
23 May 2011

Santander Corporate Banking Become Community Partner Of Sussex Cricket

Sussex County Cricket Club are delighted to announce a brand new community partnership with Santander Corporate Banking.
11 May 2011

Sussex Extend Partnership With Southern Rail

Sussex CCC are delighted to announce the renewal of their community partnership with Southern Rail. The partnership allows Sussex Cricket to further widen its community offering, providing meaningful quality cricket provision for those without it.
5 May 2011

Sussex Cricket Goes Green With Ford

The stars of Sussex County Cricket Club have made a declaration - that they very much like the new green way they have of getting to the green, green grass of Hove and it’s all thanks to Ford and to Apex Car Rental. Apex, Sussex CCC's new official vehicle partner, has provided the newly promoted LV= County Championship Division One side with a fleet of new Ford models for use by the players - including England star Monty Panesar, vice-captain Murray Goodwin and overseas star Rana Naved-ul-Hasan, as well as the County's backroom staff.
5 May 2011

Umar Gul Signs For Sussex To Play Twenty20

Sussex have signed Pakistan fast bowler Umar Gul to boost their Twenty20 campaign, where he will join forces with compatriot Rana Naved-ul-Hasan. Gul, 27, has played 34 Tests, 88 One-Day Internationals and 34 Twenty20 Internationals, playing a leading role in Pakistan's success in the 2009 ICC World Twenty20.
5 May 2011

Sussex Name Squad to Face Hampshire

Sussex have included leg-spinner Will Beer in their 14-man squad to take on Hampshire in their LV= County Championship clash that gets underway at The Rose Bowl from 4th May. Luke Wright, who missed the CB40 win over the Netherlands, is included as the newly-promoted side aim to build on a start to the season that has seen them take a win, a draw and a loss from their opening fixtures.
3 May 2011

Major Facility Boost To Women's Cricket In Sussex

Further to them receiving ECB grants, two Sussex cricket clubs have been able to make much needed improvements to their practice facilities. Both Findon Cricket Club and Horsham Cricket Club have redeveloped their net facilities, and received their grants partly on the basis that they are both progressive clubs in terms of developing cricket for women and girls.
20 April 2011

Hodd Recalled As Sussex Prepare To Take On Durham

Sussex have named a 12-man squad for the LV= County Championship clash with Durham, recalling Andrew Hodd after he made two centuries in a second XI game. Naveed Arif, who also scored a century and took five wickets in the match against Hampshire, is also in the squad as the team look to bounce back from a heavy defeat at the hands of Lancashire in their opening game of the series.
19 April 2011

Wernars Looking To Make Big Impression At Sussex

South African Kirk Wernars, a relatively unheralded all-rounder from Western Province, is heading into his first season of county cricket with Sussex in high spirits. He impressed the 2009 Twenty20 Cup winners when he played against them for a Cape Cobras Emerging Players side in 2010 in Dubai and subsequently signed for them along with Lou Vincent and Naved Arif.
12 April 2011

Trio Poised To Debut For Sussex

All-rounder Kirk Wernars as well as fast bowlers Amjad Khan and Naveed Arif could all make their Sussex debuts during the season-opening LV= County Championship game against Lancashire at Liverpool. All three signed in the close season, with England-capped international Khan joining from Kent to boost the county's chances as they bid to build on their 2010 season, which saw them promoted from Division Two.
7 April 2011

Sussex CCC Hail Successful Scheme With NatWest CricketForce

Sussex County Cricket Club’s playing squad, coaching staff and office staff all recently took part in NatWest CricketForce, the largest volunteering event in sport. Sussex focussed on six clubs across the County, with the dual aim of rejuvenating playing facilities and putting local clubs at the heart of communities, as well as the recruitment of much-needed volunteers.
30 March 2011

Sussex Announce Academy Partnership

Sussex County Cricket Club is pleased to announce a new chapter in the history of their Academy Ground at Blackstone with Sutton Winson, one of the largest insurance brokers in the South-East, becoming the new sponsor. From the 2011 season, for a minimum term of two years, the ground will be known as "The Sutton Winson Academy Ground".
1 March 2011

Sussex Announce Triple Signing

Sussex have announced the signing of Naved Arif, Lou Vincent and Kirk Wernars ahead of the 2011 county season. Subject to ECB clearance, all three are set to join up with the Hove-based squad. Left-arm seamer Arif, 29, has previously represented Pakistan A and brings a wealth of first-class experience and has also played Lancashire League cricket for Rawtenstall. He intends to qualify as a non-overseas player through his Danish wife.
24 February 2011

Atkins Replaces Walker As Sussex Captain

Experienced batter Caroline Atkins has been named as the new Sussex Women's captain ahead of the 2011 season, replacing Alexia Walker, who has announced her retirement. She has been promoted from vice-captain, a role which will now be filled by left-arm spinner and fellow England international Holly Colvin.
22 February 2011

Sussex Reveal Wayne Parnell Signing

Sussex have announced the signing of South Africa left-arm fast bowler Wayne Parnell as their overseas player for the second half of the 2011 season. Parnell, who has played three Tests, 18 One-Day Internationals and 11 Twenty20 Internationals for the Proteas, will replace Pakistan international Rana Naved-ul-Hasan who is set to play for the first half of the season.
1 February 2011

Rana Naved-Ul-Hasan To Return To Sussex

Sussex CCC have signed Pakistani quick bowler Rana Naved-ul-Hasan as their overseas player for the first half of the 2011 season, welcoming him back to Hove for a third spell at the club. 32-year-old Rana played for Sussex between 2005 and 2007 before returning in the early part of 2010, scoring a century against Leicestershire in the LV= County Championship.
26 January 2011