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Sussex delighted with capture of ex-England star Ravi Bopara

Posted On: 16 Oct 2019   |   Posted By: Cricket365

Sussex delighted with capture of ex-England star Ravi Bopara

Sussex have announced the signing of ex-England all-rounder Ravi Bopara from Essex, bringing to a close his 17 year stint with the county.
The 34-year-old is a veteran of some of the biggest competitions around the globe having competed in the Indian Premier League, Big Bash and for England in the 50-over and T20 World Cups.
Bopara is expected to play across all three formats of the game for Jason Gillespie's team, with the all-rounder boasting a formidable record in each classification.
In first-class cricket Bopara has amassed 12,821 runs and taken 257 scalps from his 221 matches, while he averages over 40 in List A cricket having compiled 9,845 runs including a famous unbeaten double century.
More recently, Bopara shone in the 2019 Vitality Blast, boasting a lofty 48.5 average with an incredible strike rate of over 162.
Upon completion of his Sussex move, Bopara said via Sussex CCC's official website : “I want to thank Sussex for this opportunity.
“It is a great chance to play under a respected and...

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