Fri. Oct 7th, 2022

Surrey demolished Yorkshire by 10 wickets inside three days on the Oval on Thursday to win their second County Championship title in 5 years.

Yorkshire, following on inside the 4-day match, have been dismissed for 208 — after making 179 in reply to Surrey’s first-innings 333 — with Australian paceman Daniel Worrall taking 4-sixty one.

That left Surrey needing simply fifty five runs for victory, figuring out second-positioned Hampshire had already misplaced to Kent at Southampton.

Surrey captain Rory Burns, discarded by England as a spot batsman, hit the worthwhile boundary to current Surrey a 22-level win that left them an unassailable 27 factors forward of neighbours Hampshire with simply one spherical left to play.

Surrey’s eighth win from thirteen video games this season meant they remained the one county inside the Championship’s two divisions but to lose this season.

Their twenty first title bought here as their south London headquarters was renamed the Micky Stewart Oval in honour of their ninety-yr-outdated former captain and supervisor, the skipper of their 1971 Championship-worthwhile side.

For Hampshire, defeat at residence to Kent prolonged the south coast membership’s forty nine-yr look forward to a third Championship title and denied them a double after their Twenty20 Blast triumph in July.

Hampshire have obtained 9 Championship video games to Surrey’s eight however a third defeat was all however sealed as quickly as they have been dismissed for simply fifty seven by Kent to concede a primary-innings deficit of 108 runs.

Fifties from Joe Weatherley, captain James Vince and James Fuller saved Hampshire inside the hunt to chase down a goal of 378.

however hopes of including to their 1961 and 1973 titles have been dashed as quickly as they have been dismissed for 300, with towering seamer Nathan Gilchrist taking 4-60.


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