Sussex at Vitality Blast Finals Day - RECAP: Sussex lose to Kent Spitfires in semi-final despite Garton effort - see Luke Wright reaction

Sussex Sharks lost in the semi-final to Kent Spitfires by 21 runs at Edgbaston today.

Saturday, 18th September 2021, 6:09 pm

Luke Wright's men were chasing 169 to win against Kent Spitfires and despte a superb display from George Garton with the bat and ball, they lost and Kent progressed to the final here they will face Somerset.

You can see how the day unfolded in our blog below. The page refreshes automatically.

George Garton was Sussex's star man in the defeat to Kent Spitfires

Vitality Blast T20 Finals Day: Sussex lose to Kent in semi-final

Last updated: Saturday, 18 September, 2021, 18:07

  • Sussex lose by 21 runs as Spitfires progress to final
  • Kent will face Somerset, who beat Hampshire in a thrilling semi-final
  • Final starts at 6.45pm
  • Sussex last won the competition in 2009 and were runners-up in 2018

Sussex 62-5 from 10 overs

Susex 57-5 from 9 overs. 112 needed from 11

Bopara gone - edged one behind off Ahmad. 57-5. Long way back - but we saw what Somerset did!

Big six from Bopara - Sussex 52-4 from 8 overs

He is something else. 45-year-old Darren Stevens strikes with his first ball. Wiese gone, Sussex 43-4

Sussex 42-3 from 7 overs

End of the powerplay. Sussex 40-3

Rawlins out. Great catch in the deep by Jack Leaning. Sussex 39-3 from 5.5 overs

Sussex 37-2 from 5 overs

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