Sussex's opening friendly of the new season has been cancelled.

Next week's two-day pre-season friendly against Hampshire scheduled to take place at The 1st Central County Ground, Hove, has been shelved after discussions between both counties.

The match was due to be played on Thursday and Friday (March 26-27).

It is currently the only match affected but the counties and the ECB remain in regular discussion regarding other fixtures.

Sussex have posted an update on their website regarding all activities.

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The England and Wales Cricket Board recommended all forms of recreational cricket be suspended earlier this afternoon.