Eastbourne Cricket Club release statement after tragic death of Matthew Hobden

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Eastbourne Cricket Club used their Facebook page to release a statement after the tragic death of 22-year-old Sussex Cricketer Matthew Hobden.

Sussex announced the death of Hobden today. The promising cricketer was born in Eastbourne and attended Eastbourne College.

Matthew Hobden

Matthew Hobden

Eastbourne’s statement said: “Eastbourne Cricket Club is deeply saddened to hear of the death of Matthew Hobden.

“Matthew was a special local talent educated at Eastbourne College and known to many club members.

“His recent success at Sussex CCC had been recognised by the Potential England Performance Plan (PEPP) and he had a bright future ahead of him.

“Eastbourne CC would like to offer their deepest sympathy and condolences to Matthews family, friends and colleagues at Sussex CCC.”

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