Published: 13th March, 2019
Surrey will play two 50-over matches, two T20s and a red-ball game during their upcoming two week pre-season tour of Dubai.
After flying out to the ICC Academy in the United Arab Emirates on Thursday 14th March, they will have three days of training before coming up against Lancashire in a 50-over meeting on Monday 18th March.
Following that, they will face a UAE XI in their second and final 50-over match on Wednesday 20th March before a T20 double-header, including Lancashire, UAE & another side, on the following day.
Completing Surrey’s match programme in Dubai will be the Champion County match against an MCC XI led by England bowler Stuart Broad. The traditional curtain raiser to the season will take the place between Sunday 24th and Wednesday 27th.
The squad will then return back to London, with one three-day match against Durham MCCU to play before beginning the Specsavers County Championship season against Essex at the Kia Oval.
MATCH SCHEDULE IN FULL (All at the ICC Academy)
Monday 18th March: Lancashire (50 over, 10am start)
Wednesday 20th March: United Arab Emirates (50 over, 10am start)
Thursday 21st March: T20 day including Lancashire, UAE & fourth team to be confirmed
Sunday 24th – Wednesday 27th: Champion County match v MCC (10am start)