Glamorgan v Surrey, Sophia Gardens, 2nd day April 21, 2011

Maynard's homecoming makes Glamorgan pay

Stumps Surrey 575 for 7 (de Bruyn 172, Maynard 123) v Glamorgan 95 for 4
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Tom Maynard's maiden first-class century against former club Glamorgan and a burst of 3 for 34 from Stuart Meaker strengthened put Surrey in a strong position on day two of their County Championship Division Two clash in Cardiff.

As well as Maynard scoring 123, Zander de Bruyn moved from 109 not out overnight to make 172 and Chris Schofield fell just one short of a century.

Those contributions, and an unbeaten half-century by Gareth Batty, allowed Surrey to declare at tea on 575 for 7. Needing 426 to avoid the follow-on Glamorgan slumped to 95 for 4 by the close.

Resuming on 286 for 4 overnight, Maynard and de Bruyn went on to beat the record fifth-wicket stand for Surrey against Glamorgan. That was 183, held by Andrew Sandham and Robert Gregory - at the old Cardiff Arms Park ground in 1928.

De Bruyn was the dominant partner as a watchful Maynard only added six runs in the opening hour. Maynard, who had been caught off a no-ball on 36 on the first evening, was given another life on 73 when wicketkeeper Mark Wallace missed a stumping chance.

But De Bruyn was in fine form as he brought up his 150 in 272 balls in just over six hours with 21 fours and two sixes.

The South African also surpassed his previous highest county score of 161 for Worcestershire in 2005. He was eventually dismissed for 172 off 311 balls when he holed out to Graham Wagg at long-on off Robert Croft. It ended a partnership of 216 in 61 overs.

Maynard brought up his 100 four minutes before lunch with a cover drive for four off Dean Cosker and celebrated by punching the air and acknowledging his father Matthew, who was another part of the Glamorgan exodus this winter.

The hundred was achieved in 190 balls with 10 fours and a six. After lunch Maynard was stumped by Wallace off Cosker. Schofield, who brought up his 50 in 69 balls, and Batty, who was dropped on nine at slip by skipper Alviro Petersen, added 133 in just 24 overs.

Glamorgan had not been very efficient in the field and Will Bragg just failed to cling on to a difficult chance running from long leg when Schofield was on 83.

Schofield was eventually dismissed for 99 when he was run out in bizarre circumstances in the final over before tea by Wallace. It ended a seventh-wicket stand of 133 runs in 24 overs.

Glamorgan lost both openers, Petersen and Gareth Rees, as they were reduced to 80 for two and more poor batting saw Bragg and Michael Powell also perish leg before.

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