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  • The Artist at the Wicket

    Throwback Thursday

    08-May-2014

    The Artist at the Wicket Most village cricketers fancy themselves as wicketkeeper. They might be the tallest, gangliest, most uncoordinated members of the team but to them it all looks so easy. You’ve got the gloves, you’ve got the pads and you can add further protection at your discretion. You can even wear a helmet just in cas..

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  • First Man Standing

    Throwback Thursday

    01-May-2014

    First Man Standing It is the hallmark of a top batsman – defying the opposition's attack while wickets are falling like nine pins at the other end. This week at Hove, left-hander Luke Wells did something that has only been achieved eight times by a Sussex opening batsman in the last 30 years - he carried his bat through an entire ..

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  • The Only Seven in Sussex History: John ‘E.B.’ Dwyer

    Throwback Thursday

    24-Apr-2014

    John ‘E.B.’ Dwyer has a couple of things that make him unique among the hundreds of cricketers who have represented Sussex over the last 175 years. Not only was he surely the only cricketer descended from an Irish chieftain to play for the county, but with seven initials, John Elicihs Benedict Bernard Placid Quirk Carrington Dwy..

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  • How Low Can You Go?

    Throwback Thursday

    17-Apr-2014

    News that their team had bowled out Warwickshire for 87 earlier this week would have pleased Sussex supporters, more so that it took place at Edgbaston where the county hadn’t won since 1982 when they dismissed the Bears for 43. The tables have sometimes been turned in games against Warwickshire and 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of ..

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  • The Communist Cricketer

    Throwback Thursday

    10-Apr-2014

    The Communist Cricketer It’s hard to imagine that Henry Hyndman, who played for Cambridge University and Sussex, was probably the most famous left-wing player in cricket history. Those cricketers who take an interest in politics tend to be conservative in their outlook, which is hardly surprising given that most learned the game at..

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  • Staff blog, Zac Toumazi, Chief Executive at Sussex CCC

    Sussex CCC staff blog

    08-Apr-2014

    Staff blog | Zac Toumazi | Cricket sponsorship What an opportune time to offer a few thoughts about the season ahead. In recent weeks I’ve been delighted to welcome Palmer & Harvey and Jointing Technologies into the Sussex family. Palmer & Harvey will sponsor our LV County Championship and Royal London County Cup shirts,..

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  • The Wisden Connection: A Cricketing Throwback

    Throwback Thursday

    03-Apr-2014

    The Wisden Connection: A Cricketing Throwback Sussex start their County Championship fixtures against Middlesex on Sunday, but for most cricket fans the event which really signals the start of another summer is the publication of the Wisden Almanack. Although this year’s edition is published on 10th April, February marked 151 year..

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  • Where Cricket Meets… St. David’s Day

    04-Mar-2014

    Last Friday Sussex welcomed a Welsh flavour to Hove for the ‘Where Cricket Meets….St David’s Day’ event, which took place at The BrightonandHoveJobs.com County Ground. Over 200 guests packed the Montefiore Hospital Boundary Rooms to welcome former Welsh Rugby International Scott Quinnell, and the Brighton Welsh Male..

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  • Premier Membership 2014 - Listen to Ed!

    03-Feb-2014

    Listen to Ed! Are you a first-class cricket fanatic looking to get as much cricket as you can? Then our Premier Membership (http://www.sussexcricket.co.uk/premier-membership) is definitely for you; it’s the best way to follow Sussex County Cricket Club. Premier Membership gives you access to a massive range of cricket..

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  • Staff blog, Steve Feazey, Cricket Development Manager, Sussex Cricket Board

    Sussex CCC staff blog

    31-Jan-2014

    Staff blog | Steve Feazey | Cricket Development I have been working for Sussex Cricket Board since March 2012 as Cricket Development Manager. Time certainly does fly when you’re having fun – I feel like I’ve been at the Club for several years! As I work for the development team, my working day can vary from a tradition..

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