View Latest Scores

Latest News

SCCC News Banner image



Sussex Cricket is saddened to hear the news that former player Ted James passed away last week.

Ted played as a seam bowler for Sussex during the 1950's. Originally from Buckinghamshire, he began to play for Sussex in 1948 and was awarded his County Cap in 1950.

He made 299 first-class appearances for the County, taking 843 wickets with a best of 9 for 60 in a victory over Yorkshire at Hove. He was also useful with the bat and scored 3,411 first-class runs often helping Sussex out of a precarious position.

After leaving Sussex Ted was a popular coach at Eastbourne College for many years.

Ted passed away peacefully on Tuesday 2nd April aged 88.

Chairman Jim May said, "On behalf of Sussex County Cricket Club I would like to offer our condolences to Ted's widow Kitty and his family. Having made nearly 300 appearances for the Club he made a significant contribution to the Club".

His funeral takes place at Eastbourne Crematorium on Tuesday 16th April at 1.45pm and the family will be pleased for others to attend.

Filter News

Main Sponsors

Official corporate sponsors