County Championship - day 1: Denly toils to hit century against Sussex
On a sublime day when batting often appeared a surprisingly tricky pastime, Kent’s Joe Denly toiled for almost five hours to post his first hundred of the championship summer and lead his side’s gritty performance against Sussex.
AB de Villiers: 'It’s a very nice way for us to warm up and get ready for a big one-day tournament'
South African Stiaan van Zyl is line to play for Sussex against his compatriots at Hove on Friday as South Africa warm up for their ODI series with England, and the ICC Champions Trophy. Van Zyl played 12 Test matches for his country.
Jack Taylor’s fourth half-century in this season’s Royal London One-Day Cup steered Gloucestershire to a six-wicket win with eight balls to spare at Eastbourne and dented Sussex’s hopes of reaching the knockout stages.