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Worcestershire win by 91 runs

Sussex vs Worcs

Yorkshire Bank 40: Daryl Mitchell leads from front in Worcestershire win

Daryl Mitchell: Worcestershire captain celebrates his hundred

Sussex collapsed to 154 all out in pursuit of 246 target

Skipper Daryl Mitchell's century laid the foundations for Worcestershire's 91-run win against Sussex in their opening match of the Yorkshire Bank 40.

The Pears skipper hit 107 in his side's 245-9 after they had opted to bat first at Hove.

Mitchell, who was eventually run out to bring an end his 106-ball stay, was well supported by Thilan Samaraweera (41) in a third-wicket stand of 111 and Gareth Andrew added a quick 19 later on to ensure a formidable total.

Seamer Chris Liddle was Sussex's most effective bowler with 3-37 from his eight overs.

Sussex were dismissed for 154 in reply, Worcestershire seamer Jack Shantry finishing with figures of 3-29.

Michael Yardy's 45 was the top score of an innings lasting 31.5 overs and featuring two run outs.

Match Details

Date
5th May 2013
Toss
Worcestershire won the toss and elected to bat.
Venue
The PROBIZ County Ground
Umpires
G George, N A Neil

sussex BATTING CARD

Batsman R
C.D. Nash c Shantry b Lucas 8
L.W.P. Wells c Andrew b Shantry 5
M.J. Prior s Johnson b Ali 17
R.J. Hamilton-Brown run out (Pinner) 12
E.C. Joyce lbw D'Oliveira 27
M.H. Yardy run out (Mitchell) 45
B.C. Brown c Kervezee b D'Oliveira 7
C.J. Jordan s Johnson b Mitchell 12
M.J. Rippon Not out 10
J.E. Anyon c Ali b Shantry 1
Extras 2nb, 3w, 5lb 10
Total All Out, 31.5 Overs 154
Full Batting Card

worcs BOWLING CARD

Bowler O M R W
J.D. Shantry 4.5 0 29 3
D.S. Lucas 3 0 13 1
G.M. Andrew 6 0 21 0
M.M. Ali 7 0 33 1
B.L. D'Oliveira 8 0 37 2
D.K.H. Mitchell 3 0 16 1
Full Bowling Card