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

131-7. 38 from 18 balls

Sussex 121-7 from 16 overs

Six and out. Garton goes to another good catch. 119-6 from 15.4

112-6 from 15. Big over from Garton with two fours and a six

Sussex 96-6 - 73 needed from 36 balls

Ward is out after a good knock of 21. 89-6

Six from Garton - 89-5 from 13 overs

Sussex 81-5. 88 needed from 8 overs

Good over for Sussex - Harrison Ward hitting a couple of boundaries. 75-5 from 11 overs

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