Sussex men’s second eleven fixtures for 2019 have now been confirmed.
The season commences at Blackstone Academy Ground sponsored by Hurstpierpoint College when a Sussex and Kent composite team take on Middlesex in a three-day friendly from Monday 8th April and then a one-day friendly on Thursday 11th April.
The competitive season starts the following Wednesday 17th April with a trip to the Ageas Bowl for a Second Eleven Trophy encounter with Hampshire. The two sides will warm up for that fixture with a 50-over friendly the day before.
Four more Second Eleven Trophy matches follow, before Sussex’s Second Eleven Championship campaign gets underway against Somerset on Tuesday 7th May at Blackstone.
Sussex’s final group game of the one-day Trophy is away against MCC Young Cricketers on Monday 13th May at Shenley CC. The semi-finals and finals of that competition take place on Friday 21st June and Thursday 27th June respectively at venues to be confirmed.
Sussex’s start the Second Eleven T20 competition with back-to-back matches against Essex at Billericay CC on Thursday 27th June, although if either side make it to the Trophy final, these matches will be rescheduled.
The T20 Finals Day takes place on Thursday 15th August, with Arundel Castle the host venue once again.
The Second Eleven Championship final will take place between Tuesday 3rd September and Thursday 5th September at a venue to be confirmed.
Sussex’s final match of the 2019 season is a three-day friendly against Yorkshire at The 1st Central County Ground starting on Tuesday 10th September.
Sussex 2019 2nd XI Fixtures
Kent/Sussex Xl v Middlesex Monday 8th-Wednesday 10th April 11am 3 day SEF (second eleven friendly) (H) Blackstone
Kent/Sussex Xl v Middlesex Thursday 11th April 11am 1 day SEF, 50 over (H) Blackstone
Hants v Sussex Tuesday 16th April 11am 1 day SEF, 50 over (A) Ageas Bowl
Hants v Sussex Wednesday 17th April 11am 1 day SET (second eleven trophy) (A) Ageas Bowl
Sussex v Kent Monday 22nd April 11am 1 day SET (H) Preston Nomads
Sussex v Gloucs Tuesday 23rd April 11am 1 day SET (H) Preston Nomads
Surrey v Sussex Friday 3rd May 11am 1 day SET (A) LSE New Malden
Sussex v Somerset Monday 6th May 11am 1 day SET (H) Blackstone
Sussex v Somerset Tuesday 7th – Thursday 9th May 11am 3 day SEC (second eleven champ.) (H) Blackstone
MCC YC v Sussex Monday 13th May 11am 1 day SET (A) Shenley CC
MCC YC v Sussex Tuesday 14th – Thursday 9th May 11am 3 day SEC (A) High Wycombe CC
Middlesex v Sussex Tuesday 28th – Thursday 30th May 11am 3 day SEC (A) Uxbridge CC
Sussex v Surrey Tuesday 4th – Thursday 6th 11am 3 day SEC (H) Preston Nomads
Sussex v Lancashire Tuesday 11th – Thursday 13th June 11am 3 day SEF (H) Horsham
Tbc Friday 21st June 11am SET Semi Finals TBC
Essex v Sussex Monday 24th – Wednesday 26th June 11am 3 day SEC (A) Billericay CC
Essex v Sussex Thursday 27th June 11.30am & 3pm 2 x SET20 (A) Billericay CC
Tbc Thursday 27th June 11am SET Final TBC (if either Essex or Sussex are involved in the final, the 2 x T20’s above will be re-scheduled)
Sussex v Glamorgan Monday 1st July 11.30am & 3pm 2 x SET20 (H) Horsham
Sussex v Glamorgan Tuesday 2nd – Thursday 4th July 11am 3 day SEC (H) Horsham
Kent v Sussex Monday 15th – Wednesday 17th July 11am 3 day SEC (A) Beckenham CC
Kent v Sussex Thursday 18th July 11.30am & 3pm 2 x SET20 (A) Beckenham CC
Sussex v Hants Monday 22nd July 11.30am & 3pm 2 x SET20 (H) The 1st Central County Ground
Middlesex v Sussex Tuesday 30th July 11,30am & 3pm 2 x SET20 (A) Radlett CC
Sussex v Surrey Monday 5th August 11.30am & 3pm 2 x SET20 (H) Blackstone
Sussex v Gloucs Tuesday 6th – Thursday 8th August 11am 3 day SEC (H) Blackstone
Hants v Sussex Monday 12th – Wednesday 14th Aug 11am 3 day SEC (A) Ageas Bowl
Tbc Thursday 15th 11.30am & 3pm T20 finals day Arundel Castle
Sussex v Lancashire Tuesday 27th August 11.30am & 3pm 2 x SEFT20 (friendly) (H) East Grinstead
Leics v Sussex Monday 2nd – Wednesday 4th Sept 10.30am 3 day SEF (A) Kibworth CC
Tbc Tuesday 3rd – Thursday 5th Sept 10.30am SEC Final TBC (if either Leics or Sussex are involved in the final this SEF above will be re-scheduled)
Sussex v Yorkshire Tuesday 10th – Thursday 12th Sept 10.30am 3 day SEF (H) The 1st Central County Ground