Recent Match Report – Sussex vs Lancashire Group 3 2021


Visitors begin reply brightly at Hove but lose six wickets and still trail by 135 as spinner snares four

Lancashire 193 for 6 (Jennings 60, Carson 4-50) trail Sussex 328 (van Zyl 79, Haines 58) by 135 runs

Young off-spinner Jack Carson continued his impressive start to the season with four wickets as Sussex fought back strongly against Lancashire in the LV=Insurance County Championship Group 3 match at Hove.

The 20-year-old from Northern Ireland finished the second day with 4 for 50 from 28 overs as Lancashire reached 193 for 6 in reply to Sussex’s 328, having been 137 for 1.

Carson now has 15 wickets this season while 18-year-old debutant Jamie Atkins also had cause for celebration after removing Lancashire skipper Dane Vilas for a duck to claim his maiden first-class scalp.

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