MCC Champion County Game, ICC Global Cricket Academy, Dubai (day one)
MCC 265: Lawrence 58; McKerr 3-40, Van den Bergh 3-54
Surrey 20-0
Score Card
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Surrey dismissed MCC for 265 on the very first day in their four-day Champion County match in Dubai.

MCC were making steady progress on 193-3 during the afternoon session, together with Dan Lawrence of Essex manufacturing 58.

However, spinners Scott Borthwick (2-55) along with Freddie van den Bergh (3-54) dragged Surrey back in contention.

Surrey’s England openers Mark Stoneman along with Rory burns off directed the reigning county champions to 20-0 in the end, which makes them 245 conducts behind.

Paceman Conor McKerr (3-40) had took the first two MCC wickets to fall, for example Tom Westley, who was bowled without scoring.

Essex batsman Westley is one of 3 players surrounded by England in Test level in the MCC side, the others being Somerset allrounder Dom Bess along with Nottinghamshire seamer Stuart Broad, who’s captaining the team in the standard curtain-raiser for the English domestic first-class season.

Surrey won their first County Championship title for 16 years in 2018 and start the defence of their crown against Essex on 11 April.

The summer season gets under way six days earlier in the day, with three matches apiece in One and Two.


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