Cricket World – Middlesex make their first four-day visit to The 1st Central County Ground since 2015 to play Sussex in the Specsavers County Championship.


  • Overseas player, Ishant Sharma is unavailable after suffering an acute shoulder injury while fielding the ball during the match against Gloucestershire.
  • Leg-spinner, Will Beer continues his rehabilitation from a side injury sustained during the match against Leicestershire at Grace Road and is expected to slowly return to bowling over the coming weeks.
  • Sussex have begun their season with three draws against Warwickshire, Leicestershire and Gloucestershire, with the amount of cricket played limited by the weather.
  • David Wiese’s five-wicket haul during Gloucestershire’s first innings has propelled him to the top of the list of Sussex’s Championship wicket takers.
  • In fifth and sixth place in the division two table respectively, both Sussex and Middlesex have 29 points from their three games.

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