It was yesterday evening when Sussex academy graduate Tom Haines received the unexpected call to play against Durham in the Specsavers County Championship Division Two match.
Tom Haines and Phil Salt each scored maiden Championship centuries in a record second-wicket partnership for Sussex against Durham at Arundel Castle Cricket Ground.
The four-day fixture is part of the annual Rathbones Arundel Festival of Cricket that this year concludes with a T20 fixture between Sussex Sharks and Ireland as part of the Ed Joyce Testimonial Year on Sunday.
Delray Rawlins put another feather in his cap after he and his Sussex team-mates were crowned the Second XI Twenty20 champions. Sussex beat Hampshire by 24 runs at Arundel, West Sussex, with Rawlins playing an integral role in his teams triumph. T