Photo set: Cricket at Lord’s: Middlesex vs. Surrey, 14.04.2012

Jacques Rudolph faces Tim Murtagh at Lord’s

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At the close of the third day of the LV County Championship match between Middlesex and Surrey at Lord’s, Surrey were just 46 runs from a victory target of 141, with six wickets remaining.  During a chilly and attritional morning session, Middlesex’s seamers took Surrey’s last five first innings wickets  to bowl them out for 222, fast bowler Toby Roland-Jones taking two wickets. Middlesex claimed a lead of 34 but could muster just 106 more in their second innings, which lasted just over a session. Jon Lewis produced two spells of virtuoso seam bowling to take  five for 41, while Jade Dernbach chipped in with the wickets of first innings top-scorer Dawid Malan and opener Sam Robson, whose aggressive 43 averted a disaster for the hosts. Surrey were 95-4 at close of play, captain Rory Hamilton-Brown unbeaten on an adventurous 51. 

Read the day’s report here and see the scorecard here.

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About Jonathan Campion
JONATHAN CAMPION is a British travel writer, copy editor and Russian-language translator. He now lives in London, after spending four years working and travelling in the Former Soviet Union. Jonathan writes for Ukraine International Airlines' "Panorama" magazine, Mailer Report, and Russia Beyond The Headlines. His writing has also been published in the book 'The Expeditioner's Guide to the World', on the Guardian newspaper's travel pages, and in print and online travel magazines. Twitter: @jonathancampion. Email:

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