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Surrey win County Championship for the twenty first time | Cricket Information


LONDON: Surrey gained the County Championship for the twenty first time and with a recreation to spare after beating Yorkshire by 10 wickets at The Oval on Thursday.
The title was Surrey’s first since 2018 and likewise the county’s first below head coach Gareth Batty.
England batsman Ollie Pope scored 136 off 131 deliveries on the opening day with Surrey setting a primary innings complete of 333.

Yorkshire have been then all out for 179, and 208 after the follow-on, earlier than captain Rory Burns hit 30 from 16 balls as Surrey took simply six overs to safe the 55 runs wanted for victory.
The title was assured when rivals Hampshire misplaced by 77 runs at dwelling to Kent, with Gloucestershire condemned to relegation.
Surrey are unbeaten in 13 County matches, successful eight.
They’ve gained 20 championships outright, sharing the title with Lancashire in 1950.



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