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Surrey and England wicket keeper Ben Foakes was delighted with his show of form in his side’s Bob Willis Trophy match with Kent.

Foakes is playing his first match of the season having deputised for Jos Buttler during England’s Test series’ with West Indies & Pakistan.

Click on the below video to hear what Foakes had to say to Mark Church after play.

Foakes said: “After being in the England Test bubble for ten or eleven weeks it’s lovely to be out there playing again and just to be outside with the rest of the Surrey guys.

“Being in the bubble was tricky once the matches had started, because it’s difficult to see the other lads out there when you are not involved. In the second Test bubble I did struggle a bit because I knew I wasn’t likely to play, but the first bubble was a good experience.

“It was also good to have time to work on my game over the last few months, and there were a few little technical things batting-wise that I did work on. In this match, I must say I have felt good out there.

“It’s been a very good match so far and, hopefully, the weather tomorrow will allow a finish. There’s been a real ebb and flow and we definitely now have a chance to win after a brilliant bowling performance, led by Rikki. He was remarkable, especially as he is carrying a bit of an injury, but he just tried to mirror the way Darren Stevens bowled – putting it in the right place and getting the ball to move around – and it was an incredible spell.”

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