Surrey

Matthew Dunn removed Alastair Cook with a short ball

County cricket

Want it quick or want it right?

After the mess that was the 2013 season, 2014 was always going to be as much about Surrey re-learning the way to win cricket matches as it was about pushing for promotion

Graeme Smith reached 43 not out, approaching his first Surrey fifty

County cricket

No surprise people are guffawing

The bigger they come the harder they fall. It has been a desperate Championship season for Surrey which leaves tough questions to answer

Glenn Maxwell was bowled after an attacking innings

Surrey somewhat undervalued

With a batting line-up that has misfired and overseas players who have failed to perform, Surrey are far from favourites for the Flt20 but are capable of springing a surprise

Green shoots for Surrey?

Qualification for FLt20 Finals Day is less important than avoiding Championship relegation - but hopefully one might inspire the other

County Championship, Division One

Early return for the prodigal son

Having left Surrey in difficult circumstances last season, Rory Hamilton-Brown hopes to start afresh at Sussex but his chance to leave his mark at The Oval has come quickly