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Surrey ended a rain affected Day One of their Second XI Championship fixture with Somerset on 229/7 at Guildford.

Play is due to get underway at 10:30 on all four days.

You can keep up to date a live scorecard on Day Two via the ECB’s NV Play Portal here.


Having won the toss and electing to bat first, captain Ben Geddes (33) and Ryan Patel (35) shared an opening stand of 68 from 21 overs before Ryan Patel was caught at cover.

Lunch was called with the score on 82/2 after Ben Geddes was bowled by Jack Harding.

The restart was delayed by rain and play eventually got back underway at 2:37pm. Surrey moved to 106/2 in the 32nd over when rain began to fall again. Tea was taken at 3:40pm

In the Evening Session, number three Cam Steel continued his form with a fine 70 from 115 balls and was well supported by the returning Jamie Smith (33 from 41 balls). Smith fell with the score on 143/3, and Josh Blake (7) departed soon after with the score 154/4. Nico Reifer (23) joined Steel and the pair took the score to 206 before Reifer was caught behind.

Cam Steel was caught at first slip for 70 with the score 219/6 before Nick Kimber was given out lbw for 5 with the Surrey total reaching 229/7. Gus Atkinson – on his return from a hand injury, ended the day 9 not out, with Conor McKerr 0 not out.

Surrey will start Day Two at Guildford with the score 229/7.

The Surrey XI for the fixture is: Ben Geddes (captain), Ryan Patel, Cam Steel, Jamie Smith, Josh Blake, Nico Reifer, Gus Atkinson, Nick Kimber, Conor McKerr, Dan Moriarty and Amar Virdi.

The Somerset XI is: Ben Green (captain), Andrew Umeed, Will Smeed, Alfie Ogborne, Xavi Clarke, Will Smale, Billy Mead, Sonny Baker, Jack Harding, Tommy Rex, Shoaib Bashir and JT Langridge.