Squad named for Middlesex clash

Cricket - LV= County Championship - Division One - Day One - Surrey v Somerset - Kia Oval

Published: 1st May, 2013

Team Director Chris Adams has named a thirteen man squad for the LV=County Championship match against Middlesex at Lord’s which starts on Thursday.

Arun Harinath has recovered from his hand injury that kept him out of the game against Sussex last week. Jon Lewis comes into the squad to replace Stuart Meaker who has still not recovered from the thigh injury he sustained in the opening game of the season against Somerset.

Surrey head to Lord’s having drawn their game against Sussex last week. Middlesex have won their opening two matches of the season against Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.

Chris Adams commented, “ The London derby is always a special game and I have no doubt that this will be a tough and hard fought match against Middlesex. “

“Our recent record in the Championship at Lord’s is not good and that is something we will be aiming to change over the next four days”.

“Middlesex are the form side in the division and we are looking forward to testing ourselves against them after our solid performances against Somerset and Sussex”.

The Surrey squad to play Middlesex in the LV=County Championship  at Lord’s on Thursday 2nd May, Friday 3rd May, Saturday 4th May and Sunday 5th May :

Graeme Smith (capt)
Rory Burns
Arun Harinath
Vikram Solanki
Zander de Bruyn
Steven Davies
Gary Wilson
Gareth Batty
Gary Keedy
Jon Lewis
Chris Tremlett
Tim Linley
Jade Dernbach

A match report of each day’s play will be available on kiaoval.com. Highlights of each day will be available the following morning on Surrey TV, the Surrey Cricket Vimeo page and the Surrey Cricket YouTube page.

There will be regular updates throughout the game on the Surrey Cricket Twitter feed.

Full ball by ball commentary on the whole of Middlesex v Surrey at Lord’s is available HERE courtesy of BBC London. The whole game will also be available on BBC 5 Live Sports Extra.

To hear the thoughts of Tim Linley ahead of the game against Middlesex watch the video below

Tim Linley looking forward to Middlesex challenge from Surrey Cricket on Vimeo.






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