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Match Preview: Sussex vs Surrey

24 Mar 2024

Sussex vs Surrey | Match Preview

Sussex Head Coach Paul Farbrace has named a 12-player squad for the first pre-season friendly against Surrey at The 1st Central County Ground, starting tomorrow.

The two day fixture will get underway at 1130am, with gates opening to spectators from 10am. Play will resume on the second and final day at 11am, with gates opening again at 10am.

Squad

Alsop, Carson, Carter, Clark, Coles, Crocombe, Haines, Hudson-Prentice, Hunt, Karvelas, Lamb, Simpson (c)

Format

The team batting first will bat for a maximum of 60 overs when the teams will switch disciplines. After another 60 overs the team batting second will finish its innings and the roles reversed once again. 

The toss was uncontested and an agreement between the two clubs will see Surrey batting first.

Free entry

Entry is free for all spectators, for all pre-season friendlies. If you have your Membership card, please bring it along. 

Food and drink

Spectators are permitted to bring their own food & drink into the venue. Teas, coffees and other refreshments, along with snacks will be available to purchase in the main pavilion.

Cashless venue

Spectators are reminded that The 1st Central County Ground is a cashless venue, so please plan accordingly.

Livestream 

The game will be available to watch on the livestream via our Facebook page, from 1130am. Live commentary will not be available. 

Sussex Cricket is delighted to announce that entry to day one of Sussex vs Northamptonshire on Friday 5th April is completely free of charge!

To kick the season off, Sussex is opening the doors of The 1st Central County Ground to anyone who would like to come down and support the team. All you have to do is claim your free ticket, in advance. 

CLICK HERE TO CLAIM YOUR FREE TICKET TODAY. 

Still time to secure your 2024 Membership!

Sussex are set to push for promotion once again this season, with Paul Farbrace recruiting a host of experienced cricketers alongside his group of talented, homegrown squad and the only way to secure your seat at EVERY home game this year is with a 2024 Membership.

As well as tickets to every home County Championship game, you'll also get your seat at every home Metro One Day Cup fixture.

Get yours today. 

Purchase your Membership here

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