Mark Ramprakash has challenged the Middlesex batting unit to step up and become the 'leader of the pack' when they lose Chris Rogers to Ashes duty with Australia later this summer.'
Surrey moved into a dominant position in the London derby at Lord’s after Middlesex collapsed to 161/9 to trail the Brown Caps by 177 runs on day two of their LV= County Championship clash.
Rory Burns outshone his opening partner Graeme Smith with a century as Surrey had the better of the first day against Middlesex at Lord's.
Mike Gatting, the former England and Middlesex captain, will serve as the next President of MCC, taking office on 1 October 2013.
Team news and preview as LV= County Championship high-flyers Middlesex face Surrey in the biggest fixture at Lord's so far in 2013.
Toby Roland-Jones took a hat-trick and Tim Murtagh five wickets as Middlesex dismissed Derbyshire for just 60 on their way to a crushing nine-wicket win at Lord's.
Steven Finn took 4/36 as Middlesex finished in a strong position with Derbyshire 205/9 at Lord’s after day one of their LV=County Championship match.
Middlesex host newly promoted Derbyshire in the first match at Lord's in 2013 with England fast bowler Steven Finn available for selection.
Middlesex openers Sam Robson and Chris Rogers guided their side to a convincing 10-win over Nottinghamshire on the final morning at Trent Bridge.
Neil Dexter's career-best figures of 5/27 put Middlesex in a dominant position at the close of day three at Trent Bridge, despite a stirring fightback from the Nottinghamshire tail.
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