Sussex v Essex – The Bob Willis Trophy – Day One – 1st Central County Ground, Hove – Team News

Damp conditions on the south coast ensured no play was possible before lunch. However, further inspections thought plausible 55 overs, following a break in the weather coupled with sterling efforts performed by the Sussex ground staff.

Essex won the toss and elected to bowl

Sussex: Phil Salt, Tom Haines, Harry Finch, Tom Clark, Ben Brown (WK Capt), Aaron Thomason, Delray Rawlins, George Garton, Henry Crocombe, Stuart Meaker, Mitch Claydon, 

Essex: Sir Alastair Cook, Nick Browne, Tom Westley (Capt), Dan Lawrence, Ryan ten Doeschate, Paul Walter, Adam Wheater (WK), Simon Harmer, Aaron Beard, Jamie Porter, Matt Quinn

Umpires: IJ Gould and M Newell

Scorers: GJ Irwin and P Elford

Match Referee: SJ Davis

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Brian Jeeves

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