Sussex manager says media has `hunted Prior mercilessly`

English county club Sussex manager Mark Robinson has said that media `mercilessly hunted` England wicketkeeper Matt prior, which prompted him to take the decision to stand down from national duty for the rest of the summer.

Jonathan Trott slams first century since illness break

England batsman Jonathan Trott scored his first century since returning to top-level cricket after a stress-related illness during Warwickshire`s County Championship game against Sussex on Wednesday.

Matt Prior steps down from England duty for rest of summer due to fitness problems

Matt Prior has stepped down voluntarily from Test cricket for the rest of the summer due to fitness problems.

Former team mate says `aloof` Vincent easy target for match fixers

Former team-mate Iain O`Brien has said banned former New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent was an easy target for match fixers because of his aloof behaviour and feeling of self-doubt.

Former Kiwi batsman Lou Vincent receives life ban for match-fixing

Former New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent has received a life ban from cricket by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).

Ponting calls for swift action on corruption

Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has called for swift action on cricket`s corruption crisis, saying there is nothing worse for the game than the shadow hanging over it.

Match-fixing scandal `sickens` Sussex: Robinson

Sussex are sickened at being tainted by the match-fixing scandal involving former players Lou Vincent and Naveed Arif, manager Mark Robinson admitted on Tuesday.

ECB to probe 5 county matches over match-fixing suspicions

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) disclosed that five county matches played since last six years would be probed upon over charges of corruption.

Ready to be held accountable: Vincent

Disgraced New Zealand cricketer Lou Vincent, who stands accused of fixing two county matches in England, on Friday said he is ready to be held accountable for his actions and has not made a plea bargain to escape tough punishment.

Vincent, Arif charged by ECB for match-fixing

In a first of its kind, ex-New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent and his former Sussex county team-mate Naved were today charged by the England and Wales Cricket Board for fixing the outcome of a county match in 2011.

Sangakkara signs for Durham

Kumar Sangakkara will warm-up for Sri Lanka`s forthcoming tour of England by appearing in the next two rounds of County Championship matches for title-holders Durham.

Trott to take `immediate break` from cricket: ECB

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Friday confirmed that batsman Jonathan Trott is to take another break from all cricket with immediate effect.

Trott to make cricket comeback for Warwickshire in two-day friendly

England batsman Jonathan Trott is reportedly set to make his cricket comeback with county side Warwickshire in a two-day friendly against Gloucestershire at Edgbaston.

Panesar quits Sussex, aims for England recall

Troubled England spinner Monty Panesar apologised for letting Sussex down and said he was aiming to regain his Test place as he announced Monday he was quitting the south-coast county.

Double blow for Monty Panesar; has to leave Sussex now

Monty Panesar is to leave county side Sussex after the club launched an investigation into the troubled England spinner being fined by police for urinating in public.

It`s raining Ashton`s for Oz ahead of Old Trafford Test!

Another Australian youngster and a namesake of Ashes star Ashton Agar has reportedly been named in the Australian squad for their tour match against Sussex at Hove starting on Friday.

Clarke to miss Sussex clash, Turner called up

Australia captain Michael Clarke will miss his side`s tour match against Sussex this week, while rookie off-spinner Ashton Turner is set to make his first-class debut for the struggling tourists at Hove.

Shane Watson rested for Sussex tie

Out-of-form Australian opener Shane Watson has been rested for the tour game against Sussex beginning in Brighton on Friday.

Sarah Taylor could play for English men`s cricket team

23-year-old Sarah Taylor could become the first woman to play for a men`s English county side after holding talks with Sussex about being the backup wicketkeeper for its second team.

Little play for Windies as rain dents preparation

Rain wrecked the final day of West Indies` three-day match against Sussex here Monday, allowing just 16 more overs before washing out play at the Probiz County Ground.