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HIGHLIGHTS & STUMPS: Sussex's title hopes hit by defeat to Derbyshire

04-Aug-2013

Sussex’s title hopes took a massive blow as they suffered defeat against struggling Derbyshire at The BrightonandHoveJobs.com County Ground, Hove, in their latest LV=County Championship Division One encounter.

Sussex began the day looking to push for the win which would have sent them back to the top of Division One but collapsed in dramatic fashion.

Resuming on 11 for 1, they slipped to 133 all out to set Derbyshire a target of 174 to win which they achieved for the loss of just one wicket.

The result leaves Sussex behind Yorkshire in second place in the table while Derbyshire remain bottom despite picking up their first win of the season – and their first at Hove since 1996.

To read the report in full click HERE, courtesy of The Argus

Image: Luke Wright's 49 was not enough to help Sussex set a stiff target at Hove

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