Sussex and Hampshire labour for runs at Hove

LV= County Championship - Division One, Hove
Close of play, day one: Hampshire 206, Sussex 27-2
Sussex 3pts, Hampshire 1pt
Match scorecard
Monty Panesar
Panesar bowled 12 maidens in his 33-over spell

England spinner Monty Panesar starred with the ball as batsmen from both sides struggled on day one of the game between Sussex and Hampshire at Hove.

Panesar took 4-71 from 33 overs as Hampshire could only manage a decidedly modest 206 all out.

Several of their top and middle order played themselves in but no-one could make it out of the 30s - Liam Dawson top-scoring with 38.

But Sussex fared little better, closing the day on 27-2.

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