Sussex Sharks

Sussex Sharks

Sussex Sharks Cricket BettingFrom top to bottom a very strong team who are the reigning 2009 Twenty20 Cup champions. They boast a strong squad containing great experience and quality up and coming youth. Amongst their ranks are England wicket Test Match, wicket keeper, Matt Prior and England T20 opener, Luke Wright. The team are captained by former England ODI player, Michael Yardy. Despite winning the 2009 T20 Cup they are still down at number 17 in the Twenty20 Cup Rankings

Twenty20 Cup Performances

As stated above, the Sharks are the reigning Twenty20 Cup Champions, having beaten Somerset in the final played at Edgbaston. Earlier on Finals day that had knocked out Northants in the semi final.

2009 in fac was only the second time the Sharks had quailified for Finals Day, having been semi finalists in 2007. They played in the Southern Group of the Cup and qualified for the quarter finals after finishing second to Kent. They won seven from their ten games played.

2009/10 Squad

The squad is made up from approximately 24 players.



The leading bowlers for the Panthers are:

All Rounders

Wicket keepers

Top Batsmen - 2009

The batting stats for the top Sussex batsmen are below.

Player Innings Runs Balls Average HS  S/R 6's
Dwayne Smith   13 338 267   33.82    69*  126.59 12
Murray Goodwin   10 273 253   34.12    80*  107.90   2
R Hamilton-Brown   13 227 191   20.63    69*  118.84   3
Chris Nash   10 216 143   43.20    56*   151.04   7
Luke Wright     9 199 172   22.11    58   115.69   3

Top Bowlers - 2009

Below are the statistics on the Sharks top bowlers in the 2009 Twenty20 Cup. Those who will be making T20 Free Bets will find this information helpful as and when they place a bet in the Twenty20 Top Wicket taker Odds.

In 2009 the lead wicket taker was quickie James Kirtley who took  a very impressive 18 wickets  See Twenty20 Top Bowler betting. His stats along with other leading wicket takers are listed below and they include best bowling performance, economy rates and averages.

Player Matches Innings Runs Wickets Best Average  Economy Mdns
James Kirtley   12   11 185      18 3-9   10.88    6.85   2
Yasir Arafat   10   10  210      15 2-13   14.00    6.08   3
Michael Yardy   13   13  254      13 3-21   19.53    5.38   0