Sussex v Nottinghamshire: Hosts fight back against promotion hopefuls
|Specsavers County Championship Division Two, 1st Central County Ground (day one):|
|Sussex: 230-5: Burgess 67*, Rawlins 55*; Mullaney 3-37|
|Notts: Yet to bat|
|Sussex lead Notts by 230 runs|
|Sussex 1 pt, Notts 1 pt|
Half-centuries from Delray Rawlins and Michael Burgess rescued Sussex on day one against Nottinghamshire.
Notts, who needed a maximum of 12 points going into this game to secure promotion to Division One, reduced the hosts to 52-3 after opting to bowl.
Luke Wells (46) and Chris Nash (19) put on 48, but Steven Mullaney (3-37) helped restrict Sussex to 107-5 at tea.
Rawlins (55 not out) and Burgess (67 not out) saw Sussex through to close on 230-5 with an unbroken stand of 123.