News: Sussex Lose T20 Final

Posted on 19th September 2018

Sussex met Worcestershire in the Vitality Blast Final after comfortably beating Somerset in the semi-final. Sussex set Somerset 203 to win but Luke Wright’s men bowled well to restrict them to 168. During his innings Luke Wright and David Wiese set up a daunting target for Somerset to chase in what was a brutal assault at times.

Click HERE to read the Semi-Final match report.

It wasn’t to be for the Sussex Sharks in the Vitality Blast Final as they were defeated by Worcestershire, by 5 wickets. It was all set up for a tight finish but with 17 needed from the final two overs, the Rapids picked up a single off the first ball, before Jofra Archer bowled an over-waist-high no ball, which went for four byes. The free hit was then dispatched for six. That left four to win and it was Ben Cox who smashed the winning runs off the next ball. It was a such a shame as the game was all set up for a thrilling finish with the game ebbing and flowing throughout.

Click HERE to read the Final match report.

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