REPORT: Sharks keep biting in t2029-Jun-2012
South Group leaders Sussex maintained their unbeaten record in this season’s Friends Life t20 with a dramatic four-wicket victory over nearest rivals Essex.
Faced with a daunting run-chase after James Foster’s 65 not out led the Eagles to 177 for four, Sussex got home in a thrilling finish with just one delivery to spare.
When Ryan ten Doeschate began the final over, they still required 10 for victory, but Will Beer rose to the occasion by scoring nine from the first four balls, after which Ben Brown found a boundary to seal the win.
The foundations for their success had been laid by openers Chris Nash and Luke Wright, who raised the 50 in the sixth over and took the total to 77 before the former, on 31, hit Reece Topley to James Franklin at long-on.
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