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  • Sussex, one-day pioneers

    Throwback Thursday

    30-May-2013

    2013 marks the 50th anniversary of one-day cricket in England and Sussex made an impression right at the outset of this new version of the game. In a move to improve county cricket attendances, which had declined steadily from their post-War boom, the authorities had inaugurated the One-Day Knockout after a limited overs competition among E..

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  • The Sussex revolution!

    Throwback Thursday

    23-May-2013

    This week’s Throwback Thursday blog is all about the Sussex CCC revolution of 1998! In the previous winter of 1996-97, Sussex lost six, senior capped players to other counties. A member’s revolt in March had seen the old committee overthrown and a new one, including current chairman, Jim May, elected after a stormy AGM at The Gr..

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  • Horsham Memories - Old George rolls back the years

    21-May-2013

    This week marks our annual Festival of cricket in Horsham where Sussex CCC will be playing Somerset in a 4 day LV=CC County Championship encounter from May 22nd and Kent in a YB40 game on Sunday 26th . To celebrate, we’ve written a blog which remembers one of the most memorable moments from Horsham’s cricket history! The Festiva..

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  • The 2013 Sussex County Cricket Club Beer Festival

    Vlog

    17-May-2013

    The 2013 Sussex County Cricket Club Beer Festival was an enormous success. The sun shone, the BrightonandHoveJobs.com County Ground was packed to the rafters and, despite a loss for the Sharks, the game, promoted by LED Sport Europe, was deemed to be a big success. We took a video of the occasion too, so take a look and we can't wait until ..

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  • Tony Greig

    Throwback Thursday

    16-May-2013

    Sussex cricket supporters first caught sight of Tony Greig in May 1967 when they hosted Lancashire at The County Ground, Hove in their first Championship game of the season – and he was quick to make an impression. At 6ft 7in and with a mop of fair hair, the South African-born all-rounder wasn’t hard to spot! Soon he was laying ..

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  • The County Ground

    Throwback Thursday

    09-May-2013

    Sussex County Cricket Club has played first class cricket at The BrightonandHoveJobs County Ground since 1872 [although it was always known more simply as The County Ground]. Prior to this, Sussex cricket matches were played across three venues in Brighton & Hove – The Prince Of Wales Ground (where Park Crescent now lies), Temple Fiel..

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  • Kumar Shri Ranjitsinsji

    Throwback Thursday

    02-May-2013

    Welcome to our new weekly Sussex County Cricket Club blog! Every week we’ll be taking you back to memorable moments and unearthed gems in Sussex cricket history. We’ll be introducing you to key players that have been part of Sussex’s memorable past, showing you how The BrightonandHoveJobs.com County Ground used to look an..

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