County - Jordan makes Sussex switch

Sussex have signed Surrey bowler Chris Jordan on a two-year contract.

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Chris Jordan Surrey

The 24-year-old has taken 112 wickets in 40 first-class games, while his useful lower-order batting has brought him four half-centuries, but he was released at the end of this summer.

Sussex's professional cricket manager Mark Robinson said: "Chris has got enormous potential. He can bowl genuinely quick and has the ability to be able to bat at six or seven, and is a natural athlete in the field."

Robinson added: "As yet, he hasn't been able to find the consistency needed to fulfil his potential. He is still young and we hope we can help Chris fulfil this rich promise and become not only a matchwinner at Sussex but also for England."

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