Jason Roy has proven himself worthy of winning Surrey

Jason Roy has proven himself worthy of winning Surrey

Jason Roy has proven himself worthy of winning Surrey

Jason Roy plays drives through the covers.

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  • Jason Roy and Chris Jordan dominated the London Derby at Lord’s.
  • On 81, Roy under-edged a hard back-foot slash into his own stumps.

Jason Roy and Chris Jordan dominated the London Derby at Lord’s, imposing their influence with bat and ball. They surged to a 20-run victory after overcoming a spirited powerplay challenge from Middlesex.  captain Stephen Eskinazi, extending their unbeaten run at the top of the South Group and reaffirming the strong sense that this could. yet,  be their year, 20 years after their first such title in the Twenty20 Cup’s inaugural season.

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Surrey’s Galacticos rarely trip over themselves in this most imposing of campaigns. But, that was arguably the case in a strangely incomplete display that could have been a 230-plus total. Maybe should have been closer to 180 had it not been for a controversial reprieve for Jamie Overton, and instead finished on a merely imposing 208 for 7.

Only five runs had been contributed in 14 deliveries either side of those wickets. until, Roy regained control of the strike, rushing to his 25-ball fifty with a four and six off spinner Chris Green in consecutive balls.

 

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On 81, Roy under-edged a hard back-foot slash into his own stumps, tossed his bat in frustration at letting a clear-cut century chance slip.  Andersson’s outstanding reactions, as he flung himself full-length in his followthrough with his outstretched left hand.

Jordan popped up with two more in two, Joe Cracknell to a brilliant stooping catch from Curran at long-on. Andersson bowled through his legs for a first-baller, to end a promising effort on a sour note.

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