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Wright appointed as Sussex captain

Oct 6, 2015: Luke Wright has been named as Sussex's captain across all three formats for the 2016 season, following Ed Joyce's decision to stand down

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County news

Joyce resigns Sussex captaincy

Oct 2, 2015: Ed Joyce has stepped down from the Sussex captaincy a week after the club suffered relegation to Division Two of the Championship

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Worcestershire v Sussex, LV= Championship, New Road, 3rd day

Wright double leaves Worcs in trouble

Sep 3, 2015: Worcestershire lost three wickets in their second innings and were staring at defeat after Luke Wright's unbeaten 226 led Sussex to an impregnable position

David Hopps at New Road

Worcestershire v Sussex, LV= Championship, New Road, 2nd day

Wright's adventure puts Sussex on top

Sep 2, 2015: Luke Wright completed 1,000 LV= County Championship runs in a season for the first time as Sussex took control of their Division One relegation tussle against Worcestershire at New Road

David Hopps at New Road

NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals

Wright's know-how is key to Sussex success

Aug 11, 2015: Luke Wright is that rarity in England: a T20 cricketer with experience in the best leagues in the world. Sussex have had the sense to let him run the show - and he is a game away from guiding them to Finals Day

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Sussex v Middlesex, Royal London Cup, Group B, Hove

Gubbins and Malan hit tons in high-scoring thriller

Aug 3, 2015: Dawid Malan and Nick Gubbins both made excellent hundreds as Middlesex squeezed past Sussex by three runs in a thriller at Hove to maintain their hopes of reaching the knockout stages of the Royal London Cup.


Sussex v Glamorgan, NatWest T20 Blast, South Group, Hove

Prolific Wright keeps Sussex on course

Jul 10, 2015: Luke Wright took his run-total in this season's NatWest T20 Blast to 522 with an unbeaten 92 as Sussex Sharks strengthened their bid for a quarter-final place with an eight-wicket win over Glamorgan at Hove


Somerset v Sussex, LV= County Championship Div One, Taunton, 2nd day

Trego retort fires up Somerset

Jul 6, 2015: Peter Trego decided attack was the best form of defence as he rode his luck to forge an enterprising partnership of 140 with James Hildreth to put Somerset just 32 behind Sussex with six wickets intact

Jeremy Blackmore at Taunton

Warwickshire v Sussex, LV= Championship, Division One, Edgbaston, 1st day

Nash ton lifts injury-hit Sussex on pitch expected to spin

Jun 28, 2015: Sussex finished third last season and began this year as title contenders in the judgment of some, yet now find in the group of four likely to yield the two sides who will ultimately be relegated

Jon Culley at Edgbaston

Gloucestershire v Sussex, NatWest T20 Blast, South Group, Bristol

Wright pulls off amazing century heist

Jun 26, 2015: Luke Wright smashed an amazing century to guide Sussex to an astonishing three-wicket NatWest T20 Blast win over Gloucestershire at Bristol as 34 came off the penultimate over begun - but not finished - by James Fuller


Sussex v Hampshire, LV= Championship, Division One, Hove, 1st day

Hove serves up another challenge for batsmen

Jun 7, 2015: Last year the pitches were too dull at Hove. Now they're too fruity. The last two four-day games here have only needed three for a result. With 14 wickets falling on the first day this time, be prepared to add this one to the list

Vithushan Ehantharajah at Hove

Sussex v Middlesex, NatWest T20 Blast, South Group, Hove

Malan clobbers a Ferrari in 58-ball ton

May 29, 2015: Opener Dawid Malan smashed an unbeaten 115 off 64 balls as Middlesex cruised to their second convincing NatWest T20 Blast victory in 24 hours after beating Sussex by 42 runs at Hove


Hampshire v Sussex, Ageas Bowl, 3rd day

Carberry counter gives Hampshire a glimmer

Apr 14, 2015: Hampshire batsman Michael Carberry scored 79 to set up a tight finish against Sussex on an exciting third day at the Ageas Bowl after Sussex chose not to enforce the follow-on

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Hampshire v Sussex, Ageas Bowl, 1st day

Wright, Brown stage Sussex recovery

Apr 12, 2015: Sussex batsman Luke Wright fell four runs short of three figures on an even first day of the season against Hampshire at the Ageas Bowl.

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Renegades v Stars, BBL 2014-15, Melbourne

Stars skittle Renegades for 57 to win derby

Jan 3, 2015: The Melbourne Stars registered their first win of the Big Bash League 2014-15 in style, routing the Melbourne Renegades for 57 to win by 112 runs

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England news

Wright stops worrying about England

Aug 21, 2014: On Wednesday, Luke Wright hammered 127 against Glamorgan in the Royal London Cup - albeit in a losing cause - which made it four centuries in a month

Andrew McGlashan

Sussex v Glamorgan, Royal London Cup, Hove

Rudolph's record eclipses Wright

Aug 20, 2014: Jacques Rudolph eclipsed a superb hundred by Sussex's Luke Wright with an even better one of his own to ease Glamorgan to victory in their final Royal London game at Hove

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Yorkshire v Sussex, North Marine Road, 4th day

Wright defiance cannot deny Yorkshire

Aug 18, 2014: Despite a superb 113 from Luke Wright, Yorkshire eventually completed a comfortable victory that keeps them ahead of Nottinghamshire in the race for the County Championship

Jon Culley at North Marine Road

NatWest T20 Blast countdown

Wright's record needed no knock-up

Jul 28, 2014: The story behind Luke Wright's record T20 score is just one highlight in the countdown of the things that mattered in the NatWest T20 Blast

Tim Wigmore

Essex v Sussex, NatWest T20, Chelmsford

Wright makes record 153 in huge chase

Jul 25, 2014: Luke Wright produced an incredible innings as he smashed an unbeaten 153 from 66 balls to lead Sussex to a seven-wicket triumph over a shell-shocked Essex side at Chelmsford.

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