County News December 4, 2003

Sussex take a gamble on Voros

Wisden Cricinfo staff

Sussex have signed Jason Voros, a left-arm seamer from Australia, on a one-year contract for next season. Born in Canberra, Voros's parents are Hungarian, meaning he qualifies as a domestic player through the European Union regulations.

Voros, 26, played for Sussex's 2nd XI last season and impressed by taking 14 wickets in four games. He also played for Hull in the Yorkshire League, and captured 47 wickets and scored six half-centuries.

Peter Moores, Sussex's coach, said: "This is good news for Sussex as a strengthening of the bowling department was necessary after the departure of Paul Hutchison and Billy Taylor."

"It's a fantastic opportunity for me and the start of a new career," Voros said. "I'm grateful for this chance, and to be joining the county Champions is awesome. If you're going to play county cricket then you might as well join the best and I'm looking forward to the challenge. My signing with Sussex shows that all club cricketers can aim at the top."