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“Beaten by Durham University?”

published 19/10/2009

ProBest ground in the country

ContraWorst team in the country

Location -Kennington, London Established in 1845 Seating capacity-23,500 One-day Name: Surrey Brown Caps Captain: Stewart Walters Overseas Player (s): Grant Elliott Founded: 1845 Home Ground: The Oval Cricket Manager: Chris Adams Championship wins: 19 (including 1 shared) Pro40 wins: 2 FP Trophy...

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“The Oval All-Stars”

published 02/07/2001

ProGood strength in depth, excellent bowler in Saqlai...

ContraEngland call-ups can weaken the team on paper

Having been deserved county champions for the last 2 years it looks like Surrey will be close again this year. Although they are not top (yet) and certainly not running away with it the return of Saqlain Mushtaq now the Pakistan tour has finished will give a timely boost to the side. Surrey are...

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“Surrey with a fringe on top”

published 23/08/2001

ProPlenty of internationals in current squad

ContraCounty form disrupted by test calls

The Surrey side of the 1950s was perhaps one of the finest county sides ever. The team won seven consecutive county championships. The team consisted of great players such as Ken Barrington, Peter May, Alec + Eric Bedser, Jim Laker, Tony Lock, Peter Loader etc. Ken Barrington - was a hard-hitting...

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“Surrey Super Surrey”

published 11/07/2000

ProGood main squad of 16 players

ContraMight be stuck without a spinner soon, still playi...

Current county champions Surrey, who would bet against them winning it again. They have a team that excites with Ali Brown and Ian Ward providing the fireworks then batsmen like Alec Stewart, Graham Thorpe, Mark Butcher and the Hollioake brothers behind them. Martin Bicknell (how has he only...

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Excellent

ProA team full of internationals and entertainers

ContraCan very occasionally lose as spectacularly as the...

If you are, then I wholeheartedly recommend that you go NOW - this current squad is arguably the most talented ever seen in English domestic cricket and you are almost guaranteed to see a good day's entertainment. In years to come virtually EVERY member of the current team will be remembered as...

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“Four timer for Butcher”

published 17/08/2000

Progreat feat, well done

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Well done to bowler Gary Butcher for his magnificent four timer for Surrey against Derbyshire today. It's brought cricket back into the forefront of the media, just before the Test Match starts. It was very interesting listening to Radio 5 live this afternoon when they ran the story of his four...

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“Ramps”

published 05/03/2001

Protenacity

Contraloss of form

The news of the arrival of mark ramprakash came as a surprise to me, as I have alwyas been a follower of his career. Having assumed a position of authority following the retirement of Mike Gatting at Middlesex, one could have safely presumed that this was going to be another one-county man...

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