County comes out on top at Hove

The two left-handers shared a second-wicket stand of 175 and although opener Joyce was out shortly after reaching his 11th one-day hundred 21-year-old Machan, who was playing only his third List A game for Sussex, pushed on to score an undefeated 126.

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Duo lead Sussex to victory

Ed Joyce and Matt Machan both made hundreds as Sussex got their Clydesdale Bank 40 campaign off to a winning start with a crushing 144-run victory over the Unicorns in Group C at Hove.