New role at Sussex for Jason Gillespie

Jason Gillespie is the new Head Coach Credit: Sussex Cricket

Sussex Cricket have announced the appointment of Jason Gillespie as Head Coach.

Gillespie has agreed an initial three-year contract. He will take up his post in the New Year, in time for the pre-season preparations and tour.

Speaking after accepting his new role, he said: “I am thrilled to be given the opportunity of taking the reins at such a proud and traditional club like Sussex.I know that there is some excitement around the capabilities of the current playing group.

"I look forward to getting over there and playing my role in helping Sussex achieve its on and off-field goals for 2018 and beyond.”