Rossington stars as Essex seconds thrash Sussex

Brian Jeeves

Essex 2nd v Sussex 2nd – Second XI T20 South Group – The Peter Butler Oval, Garon Park – Report

Essex 2nd 2345 for seven (20.0 overs)

Sussex 2nd 99 (16.0 overs)

Essex 2nd won the toss and elected to bat

Essex 2nd won by 135 runs

A strong Essex second-string team including Adam Rossington, Paul Walter and Daniel Sams took on their Sussex counterparts in the Second XI T20 South Group at The Peter Butler Oval, Garon Park.

Wicketkeeper/batter Rossington supplied the fireworks, scoring 106 off 53 balls. His innings included twelve 4s and five 6s, helping Essex to 234 for seven.

Ben Allison as Sams provided standout performances with the ball. Allison returned four for 19 from his three-over spell, while Sams had three for 13 off four as Sussex were dismissed for 99.

Essex 2nd: RJ Das, AM Rossington (Capt)(WK), PI Walter, DR Sams, CWJ Allison, LM Benkenstein, JA Richards, BMJ Allison, SML Fernandes, AS Patel, F Bahrami

Sussex 2nd: HP Rogers, UA Khan, DK Ibrahim (Capt), DA Driscoll, AM Foreman, TR Barton (WK), A Karvelas, AD Lenham, HT Crocombe, JOI Campbell, F Kenyon

Umpires: BJ Debenham and GW Marshall

Scorers: AJ Thurogood and CD Monk

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Brian Jeeves

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