Lancashire v Surrey: Kumar Sangakkara makes 14 in first innings of final game




Kumar Sangakkara hit one four and one six before he was removed by Saqib MahmoodSpecsavers County Championship Division One, Emirates Old Trafford (day one):Surrey 201-8 dec: Curran 56*; Mahmood 4-50Lancashire 17-0Lancashire trail Surrey by 184 runsLancashire 2 pt, Surrey 1 ptScorecard

Kumar Sangakkara made 14 in the first innings of his final first-class game as Surrey declared on 201-8 on day one against Lancashire at Old Trafford.

The Sri Lankan, 39, who will retire at the end of the season and has hit nine centuries in 14 innings this term, was removed by Saqib Mahmood (4-50).

Sam Curran hit an unbeaten 56 before Surrey declared having just claimed their first batting point.

The hosts closed on 17-0 after seeing out the final nine overs of the day.

Second-placed Surrey began the day three points ahead of Lancashire in third place and the winners of the match will finish as runners-up to champions Essex.

Rory Burns, Scott Borthwick and Rikki Clarke also fell to 20-year-old Lancashire seamer Mahmood, who was playing just the fourth first-class game of his career.

Gareth Batty was caught for a duck by Matt Parkinson off the bowling of Stephen Parry, before Curran guided Surrey to a batting point with a 106-ball half-century.

Rob Jones and Alex Davies saw the day out for Lancashire as they both hit a boundary on their way to finishing on 17-0, trailing by 184 runs.



Source : http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/41385497

Website by DEDALUSWEB