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Dom Bess finished in numbers 6-53 as Yorkshire beat Sussex by 48 points in the County Championship

England spinner Dom Bess took the game-winning wicket as his 6-53 played in Yorkshire for a 48-point victory over Sussex in the LV = County Championship on the final morning in Hove.

The 23-year-old had taken five wickets on day three as Sussex slumped to 136-6 to chase 235 for the win and he returned on Sunday morning to sack Henry Crocombe as the hosts were sacked for 186 in 69.5 overs.

Steven Patterson (1-32), Jordan Thompson (2-31) and England Test captain Joe Root (1-26) also struck on Sunday as Yorkshire took two out of three wins in Group 3 and inflicted a first defeat of the campaign on Sussex.

Sussex had hopes at 180-7 with captain Ben Brown (46) having added 35 with Jack Carson (18), but when Carson was trapped by Root the home side lost their last three wickets for six points, with Brown. played by Thompson and Crocombe (4) caught at midwicket off Bess.

Bess says he 'really started to hate cricket' after grueling winter with England in the subcontinent

Bess says he ‘really started to hate cricket’ after grueling winter with England in the subcontinent

Bess: I started to hate cricket

Bess admitted after Matchday 3 that he ‘really started to hate cricket’ after a tough winter with England in which he struggled for consistency despite having passed 17 wickets out of four tests in Sri Lanka and India .

The spinner made a permanent stint from Somerset to Yorkshire over the winter after previously playing for Headingley club on loan and said domestic cricket was his focus at the moment.

Bess said: “After India I had a good break because I really started to hate cricket.

“There have been too many sometimes, certainly in this bubble in India, there is a lot of pressure and it was really important for me to come back and get away from it.

« I’m really happy with the way [I’m bowling for Yorkshire]. All of these experiences, which is why I moved to Yorkshire, to play first team cricket all year round. It will only help and challenge me.

« In all honesty, I don’t think of [England] at all. Of course, it is there, but I do not insist on it. It’s about banking what I’m doing, making sure it’s a long-term process.

“If the opportunity arose, I could go back on the international stage and find out more about my game. If it’s this summer, it’s this summer. « 



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