Sussex

  • Jonathan Trott hits first century since illness break July 23, 2014

    London: England batsman Jonathan Trott scored his first century since returning to toplevel cricket after a stressrelated illness during Warwickshire's County Championship game against Sussex on Wednesday. The 33yearold righthander, who scored 138 in a reserve game last month, reached 106 in the Division One match at Horsham before being caught...
  • Pakistan cricketer gets life ban for matchfixing June 18, 2014

    Former Sussex and Pakistan A bowler Naveed Arif has been banned from cricket for life after being found guilty of matchfixing. The decision was announced on Wednesday by the England Cricket Board disciplinary commission. The ECB says Arif pleaded guilty to six breaches of the anticorruption code in connection with a 40over...
  • Somerset's Alfonso Thomas takes four wickets in four balls June 10, 2014

    South African seamer Alfonso Thomas became the first player in 14 years to take four wickets in four balls in the County Championship on Tuesday. Thomas, playing for Somerset on the third day of their match against Sussex at Taunton, bowled James Anyon, trapped Rory HamiltonBrown leg before and had Ed...
  • Matchfixing scandal sickens Sussex, says manager Mark Robinson May 27, 2014

    Sussex are sickened at being tainted by the matchfixing scandal involving former players Lou Vincent and Naveed Arif, manager Mark Robinson admitted on Tuesday. The England and Wales Cricket Board last Thursday charged Vincent and his former Sussex teammate Arif of Pakistan with fixing the outcome of a 40over county match...
  • Ready to be held accountable: Lou Vincent May 23, 2014

    Wellington: Disgraced New Zealand cricketer Lou Vincent, who stands accused of fixing two county matches in England, said he is ready to be held accountable for his actions and has not made a plea bargain to escape tough punishment. In a statement issued through his lawyer Chris Morris, Vincent said he...
  • ECB charges Lou Vincent and Naved Arif for matchfixing in county cricket May 22, 2014

    London: The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has charged former Sussex players Lou Vincent and Naveed Arif under its AntiCorruption code, the ruling body said on Thursday. Former New Zealand batsman Vincent has been charged with 14 offences relating to two Sussex matches in August 2011 a Twenty20 game...
  • ECB to charge Lou Vincent for alleged matchfixing May 22, 2014

    London: In a first of its kind, former New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent and his Sussex county teammate Naved Arif are set to be charged by the England and Wales Cricket Board for fixing the outcome of a county match in 2011. Vincent, who has already confessed to fixing and has...
  • Monty Panesar fined for urinating on bouncers August 7, 2013

    London: England spin bowler Monty Panesar has been fined for drunkenly urinating in public after being asked to leave a nightclub, police revealed on Wednesday. The 31yearold was ejected from a club in Brighton on the English south coast in the early hours of Monday morning. After he was seen urinating...
  • England hope Taylor measures up against Australia July 27, 2013

    London: England's selectors were paying particular interest to Australia's tour match against Sussex ahead of naming their squad on Sunday for next week's third Test at Old Trafford. Holders England may be on the brink of retaining the Ashes after a crushing 347run win in the second Test at Lord's left...
  • James Taylor to face Aussies in warmup July 24, 2013

    London: Nottinghamshire batsman James Taylor has emerged as the leading candidate to replace Kevin Pietersen in the third Test against Australia if the England star fails to recover from injury. Pietersen suffered a calf strain during the second Test at Lord's and was unable to take the field for Australia's second...
  • Watson allowed to skip tour match, stays on in London July 24, 2013

    Staring at another Ashes defeat, Australia have decided that the best way to bring Shane Watson back into gamechanging mode is to keep him away from the game for a while to get his thought process back in order. Watson, along with opening batsman Chris Rogers and fast bowler Peter Siddle,...
  • Chanderpaul completes 300 first-class appearances May 17, 2013

    Derbyshire: West Indies middle order batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has taken his place among batting greats by playing his 300th first-class match. The 38-year-old Guyanese batsman achieved the feat while playing in an English County game for Derbyshire against Sussex on Thursday. Only six men in the history of the game have...
  • Panesar cleared to take part in IPL auction January 19, 2013

    London: England left-arm spinner Monty Panesar, who had impressed in the recent Test series in India, has been cleared by his county side Sussex to take part in next month's auction of the cash-rich IPL. Panesar is among three England players to have been given permission to appear in this year's...
  • Sussex confirm players approached to fix match November 17, 2012

    London: English county team Sussex confirmed on Saturday that some of their players were approached about fixing a match against Kent last year, but said an investigation had yielded no evidence of wrongdoing. A recent book, Bookie Gambler Fixer Spy: A Journey to the Corrupt Heart of Cricket's Underworld, by Ed...
  • Styris does an Afridi: century in 37 balls July 25, 2012

    New Zealander Scott Styris matched Shahid Afridi's record of fastest century on Tuesday, with the only difference being that Afridi did it in one-day international cricket while Styris' 37-ball ton came for Sussex. Styris smashed a century from 37 balls in the Friends Life T20 quarter-final against Gloucestershire, taking Sussex through...
  • WI tour-opener in Eng ends in a damp draw May 8, 2012

    Hove: Rain allowed only 16 overs on the third and final day of West Indies' three-day tour-opener in England against Sussex that ended in a damp draw. Only a total of 34 overs were bowled in the rain-affected game, with the first two days witnessing just 18 overs of play....