Bexhill warn Eastbourne with 20-over victory

Eastbourne’s Sussex Premier League opponents tomorrow Bexhill, warmed-up with victory at Brighton last week.

Due to the weather, play was not possible at Brighton until 3.30pm so the teams battled out a 20/20 clash for points.

Brighton won the toss and reached 131 for 5 from their 20 overs, Tim Jarvis hit 49 and Sussex triallist Michael Rippon from South Africa made 39 not out.

Bexhill skipper Malcolm Johnson led his side to victory with 58 not out as they reached 132 for 4 with an over to spare. Chris Atherton was the pick of the bowlers, he took 3 for 20.