Pre-Match Pack: Sussex

Sunday 15th September 2019
Written by Stephen Martin

Derbyshire name a 12-man squad for their final Specsavers County Championship home match of the season against Sussex, starting tomorrow at 10.30 am. 

Billy Godleman scored a century against Lancashire last week, and he continues in the top-order with Luis Reece, Wayne Madsen and Leus du Plooy.

Having claimed his first three County Championship wickets against Lancashire, Anuj Dal continues in the side, with Matt Critchley, Fynn Hudson-Prentice and Mattie McKiernan all named in the squad.

Bowlers Tony Palladino, Sam Conners and Dustin Melton complete the squad.

Derbyshire Squad

1. Billy Godleman
10. Luis Reece
77. Wayne Madsen
76. Leus du Plooy
20. Matt Critchley
16. Harvey Hosein
65. Anuj Dal
33. Fynn Hudson-Prentice
21. Mattie McKiernan
28. Tony Palladino
59. Sam Conners
Dustin Melton


Sussex come to The Pattonair County Ground in fifth place, having picked up four wins so far this season. 

Ben Brown has passed 50 six times in the Specsavers County Championship, reaching a century on three of those occasions. His 750 runs have come at an average of 44.12.

With the ball, Ollie Robinson’s 57 wickets at an average of are the most for Sussex this season 16.19. He has claimed at least 31 County Championship wickets more than any of his teammates.

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