Totesport League Division Two, Derby: Derbyshire 232-3 (45 overs) beat Sussex 229 by 3 runs (45 overs)
Struggling Derbyshire edged to a narrow three-run victory over league leaders Sussex in Derby on Sunday.
Derbyshire's innings was anchored by Michael di Venuto's brilliant 129 not out, with Steve Stubbings (40) and Jon Moss (30) making useful contributions.
Sussex's reply got off to a decent start as they put on 54 for the first wicket before Matt Prior went for 21.
Richard Montgomerie top-scored with 59, but the final-ball wicket of James Kirtley ended the close contest.