Cricket

17 October 2005

Holly Colvin has been nominated as Sunday Times Young Sportswoman of the Year, and Clare Connor is in the final six for Sportswoman of the Year (up against phenomenal competitors like Paula Radcliffe and Ellen McArthur).

17 June 2007 Brighton College pupils Holly Colvin and Sarah Taylor have been named in the 14 player squad to tour India during February. England will compete in a World Series competition comprising the top 4 sides in the world: Australia, New Zealand, India and England. Both girls played for England during the 2006 summer and impressed the coach and selectors with notable performances.
17 June 2006

Sussex have promoted their Academy batsman Michael Thornely to the professional playing staff.

17 May 2007

At 11.00 on Thursday 17th May, Matt Prior (R. 1995-00) became ‘Matthew Prior, Brighton College, Sussex and England’ as he made his test debut at Lords.

21 June 2007

On 21st June 2007 some of the world's most prolific International cricket stars competed against the college 1st X1 in the 2nd annual Lashings match on the Home Ground on a sun-soaked afternoon. It’s hard to imagine an event that can appeal to, and draw together, the generations of Old Brightonians, College staff, and current pupils in quite the same way that Clare Connor’s (W. 1989-94) annual cricket-fest does so successfully.

17 June 2007

Matt took three catches (as well as receiving Monty Panesar's run-out throw) to help dismiss India for 184 as they chased England's total of 288/2 tonight at the Rose Bowl in the opening one-day international.

02 November 2008

Matt Prior (R. 1995-00) was part of the England team that missed out on cricket's biggest ever payday in Antigua at the weekend (01/11/08).

17 March 2009

The England Women's Cricket Team beat the West Indies last night and have qualified for the World Cup Final this Saturday. They have one more group game to play against Australia, the result of which has no effect on the final result. Holly Colvin (F. 2003-08), Sarah Taylor (W. 2002-07) and Laura Marsh (F. 2000-05) are all likely to play. The final is on Sky Sports this Saturday at 10.55 pm.

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