Sussex v Worcestershire: Monty Panesar helps earn innings victory

County Championship Division One, Hove

Sussex 420-8 dec beat Worcestershire 162 & 141 by an innings and 117 runs

Sussex 23pts, Worcestershire 2pts

Match scorecard

England spinner Monty Panesar took 4-23 at Hove to bowl Sussex to a three-day innings victory over Worcestershire.

Resuming on 325-7, Sussex lost just one more wicket before declaring on 420-8.

Steve Magoffin weighed in with 40 before an unbroken 60-run ninth wicket stand between Jimmy Anyon (56no) and Amjad Khan (27no).

But, with a daunting target of 258 to make Sussex bat again, Worcestershire withered, bowled out for 141, Magoffin and Khan each taking two wickets.

Visiting skipper Daryl Mitchell top scored with 78, sixth out, while Moeen Ali and Matt Pardoe were the only other two to make double figures.