Close of Play

  • Sun, 1 Jun - day 1 - Worcestershire 1st innings 329/4 (MM Ali 138*, RA Whiteley 5*, 96 ov)
  • Mon, 2 Jun - day 2 - Surrey 1st innings 134/2 (ZS Ansari 39*, 52.5 ov)
  • Tue, 3 Jun - day 3 - Surrey 2nd innings 111/3 (ZS Ansari 50*, SM Davies 23*, 46 ov)
  • Wed, 4 Jun - day 4 - Surrey 2nd innings 240/5 (87 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Ajmal mysteriously kept at bay

    54 overs, 19 maidens, 128 runs and one solitary wicket; a bowler of Saeed Ajmal's mystique is not meant to record such figures in Division Two of the County Championship. But an Oval pitch designed to neuter him, ample help from the weather and two inning

  • Shantry finds another gear to dismantle Surrey

    England would love a left-arm quick like Mitchell Johnson. Jack Shantry is not one, but his own, rather unqiue, style of left-arm seam put Worcestershire into a position of overwhelming dominance at The Oval

  • Burns leads Ajmal resistance

    Moeen Ali claims not be overly stressed about a potential England Test debut, but he struck a century all the same to edge it a little bit closer

  • Moeen plays down Test chances after century

    Moeen Ali claims not be overly stressed about a potential England Test debut, but he struck a century all the same to edge it a little bit closer