A record opening stand between Chris Rogers and Sam Robson saw Middlesex fight back on day three of their LV = County Championship match with Surrey as the home side finished on 283/2 and a lead of 111 after being made to follow-on.
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.
Team news and preview as LV= County Championship high-flyers Middlesex face Surrey in the biggest fixture at Lord's so far in 2013.
England wicket-keeper Craig Kieswetter helped launch the 2013 Chance to Shine campaign by attending an MCC Spirit of Cricket assembly at a school in Somerset.
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 openers Sam Robson and Chris Rogers guided their side to a convincing 10-win over Nottinghamshire on the final morning at Trent Bridge.
Two-thirds (64%) of Britain’s schoolchildren are cheating during school sport due to the pressure they feel under to win, according to research published by MCC and 'Chance to Shine’ cricket charity.
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