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23rd August 2018 Match Previews

Lewis names 13 for Sharks showdown

Durham Jets head coach Jon Lewis has named a 13-man squad to face Sussex Sharks in tomorrow night’s Vitality Blast quarter-final at Emirates Riverside (6:30pm start).

Tom Latham will again captain the side ahead of the first quarter-final to be staged in the North East since 2008, which ended in victory over Glamorgan.

The Jets are aiming for a second Finals Day appearance in three years, but first must overcome a Sussex side with three straight Vitality Blast wins.

Mark Wood, who played a huge part in the run to the final in 2016, is expected to play.

Ben Stokes was also added to the squad after a re-assessment over his left knee niggle & will play as a batsman-only.

James Weighell (broken hand) & Liam Trevaskis (glandular fever) miss out, while new signings Alex Lees & Axar Patel are not eligible to play in T20s. All-rounder Scott Steel is named in the 13.

Squad vs Sussex Sharks (24 August)

Tom Latham (c), Graham Clark, Paul Collingwood, Ben Stokes, Will Smith, Ryan Davies, Ryan Pringle, Scott Steel, Stuart Poynter (wk), Nathan Rimmington, Mark Wood, Barry McCarthy, Chris Rushworth, Ben Whitehead

Tickets

Tickets for tomorrow’s match are available at £15 online until midnight tonight.

Members, gold members & Vitality Blast season ticket holders can purchase tickets for £10 up until the Box Office closes today at 4pm. Members who renew their membership for 2019 before this time will receive a free ticket.

ALL adult tickets, including for members, will be priced at £20 on the gate tomorrow.

Juniors are admitted FREE for this fixture & advanced booking is not required. These can be claimed from stewards & volunteers before entry to the ground tomorrow.

All tickets are unreserved seating inside Emirates Riverside.

Last Time Out...

… There hasn’t been one!

This is the first time Durham & Sussex will play against each other in T20 cricket.

Match Coverage

Sky Sports Cricket will be televising the match, with coverage starting at 6pm for a 6:30pm start. Due to TV rights, the normal live streaming service via UK Cricket TV will be unavailable.

Live match highlights are available through the ‘Match Highlights’ section of the website, with live commentary also available via BBC Sport online with BBC Newcastle’s Martin Emmerson.

A live scorecard will be visible on the Club’s Match Centre & updates will also be available through the Club’s Twitter account.

Jets vs Sharks

24-08-2018 6:30pm | Emirates Riverside

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