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After wrapping up the LV= Insurance County Championship title last Thursday, Surrey will play their final game of the 2022 season away at Lancashire tomorrow.


The game is being broadcasted on Sky Sports.

You can keep up to date with proceedings through Surrey’s social media channels.

A report will be published on the Surrey website at the close of each day.


Dan Worrall misses out due a minor shoulder injury. Ben Foakes and Ollie Pope are rested following an intense international and domestic summer.

The Surrey squad is:


Surrey defeated Yorkshire inside three days to give them an unassailable lead at the top of Division One of the LV= Insurance County Championship.

Batting first, Surrey posted 333 thanks to a scintillating 136 from Ollie Pope. Pope was well supported by Ryan Patel (41) and Jordan Clark (55). At 136/5, Surrey were in a precarious position but partnership of 142 between Pope and Clark put Surrey into the driving seat.

In response, Yorkshire were 139/5 in the 46th over. However, the visitors lost five wickets with the addition of just 40 runs to leave them 179 all out. Every Surrey bowler took a wicket, with impressive youngster Tom Lawes taking 4/31 from his 12 overs.

With rain forecast for the fourth day, Rory Burns enforced the follow on. Yorkshire were 78/1 but the fall of Adam Lyth (46) opened the doors for the Surrey bowlers. Regular wickets were taken with Yorkshire bowled out for 208. Dan Worrall was the pick of the Surrey bowlers, finishing with 4/61 from 15.3 overs.

Surrey needed just 55 runs to be crowned County Championship winners and they got there in emphatic style. Openers Rory Burns and Ryan Patel knocked the runs off inside six overs to give the three feathers their 21st County Championship title.


Lancashire sit in third place of Division One on 201 points. Fourth placed Essex are 20 points behind, with second place Hampshire 19 points ahead.

Lancashire have won six, drawn six and lost one of their games this season. Keaton Jennings has been in imperious form with the bat, scoring 1034 runs at an average of 64.62. Luke Wells also has an impressive tally of 955 runs at an average of 53.05.

With the ball, Tom Bailey has taken an impressive 49 wickets at an average of 23.04.