Last weekend we had 4 matches
which resulted in 2 wins and 2 very close losses.
The girls played away to Kent and
after losing to them by 2 runs at home a few weeks ago they were looking
forward to another good game. Again it was a very close match and again it
went down to the last over and again Sussex lost by 2 runs. I do not have
the final scores etc. Even though they lost it is great to see the girls get
so close to the score again.
The 13s played at home to Surrey
and after their loss to them last month (which I am still blamed for as its
the only game I have been too!!) they were looking for a win this time.
Sussex batted first and scored 150 for 5 in their 30 overs with Tara Norris
top scoring with 49 and Ellen Burt 35 not out off 25 balls.
Sussex bowled well and kept
Surrey down to 102 for 8 off their 30 overs. The pick of the bowler was
Eleanor Monk who took 4 for 8 off 3 overs.
Sussex are currently top of the
table after losing only 1 of their county championship matches; they have 1
match remaining and if they win they should reach the quarter finals of the
The 15s were also home to Surrey
at the weekend, and with a number of under 15 players away on holiday, 3
under 13 players were brought into the squad and did a fantastic job at this
The 15s batted first and Issy
Collis continued where she left off the week before, scoring 50 off 46
balls. She was helped by Paige Scholfield who scored 47 off 54 balls .
Sussex finished on 161 for 4 off 35 overs.
The 15s put in a brilliant
bowling performance as they bowled Surrey out for 32 off 16 overs! Megan
Janman took 2 for 4, Tanya Wake 2 for 2 and under 13 players Tara Norris
and Ellen Burt chipped in with a wicket each. There were also 3 run outs in
the match. A great performance all round from the 15s.
The 15s have one match remaining
and if they win it looks like they will reach the quarter finals of the
County Championship as well
The seniors played a friendly
against touring side Trinidad & Tabago at Brighton College. With the England
players still away with England and the 15s having an important match, it
gave us the opportunity to use everyone in the senior squad along with Sam
Wright from the 17s and special guest player, Beth Morgan.
Sussex batted first and scored
221 for 7 (I do not have the full score card so going on memory here!)
Caroline Atkins scored 61 while Beth scored 68. Everyone chipped in with
runs and it was one of the best batting performances this season for Sussex
Sussex kept the runs down with
the ball, with the pick of the bowlers being Alexia Walker, Rebecca Silk and
Sam Wright, but again everyone played an important part with the ball. Carla
Rudd also kept very well on Saturday.
Aguilleira, captain of Trinidad & Tobago and the West Indies,
plays a sweep. Later she hit a six over the Sports Hall at the College
Trinidad & Tabago reached the
score with 7 wickets down but with only 3 overs left, we did have a lost
ball at one stage when one of their players hit a massive six over the
Even though the seniors lost it
was a really good match and all the players played well and all did
There are 3 matches this
weekend (weather permitting)
Under 11s Saturday 16th
July v Surrey @ Lancing College 2pm start
Under 13s Saturday 16th
July v Kent away 2pm start (Sussex u13s final and most crucial game)
Under 17s Saturday 16th
July v Devon @ Lancing College 12.30pm start