Sussex 127 for 4 (Brown 42, Nash 32) beat Hampshire 126 for 9 (Alsop 64, Archer 4-18) by six wickets
West Indian-born fast bowler Archer posted figures of 4 for 18 from his four overs to restrict Hampshire to a below par 126.
And Sussex eased to their first victory of the tournament as Chris Nash and Ben Brown crashed an 82-run stand before Chris Jordan hit the winning runs to complete the six-wicket thrashing with 16 balls to spare.
James Vince won the toss for Hampshire and decided to bat on a grubby looking track as they attempting to celebrate a fourth successive Blast win – but scoring never looked easy for the hosts.
David Wiese hinted at what was to come as he had Rilee Rossouw caught by…