Sky Sports to feature Surrey vs Middlesex in County Championship as crowds return to Kia Oval | Cricket News



Ollie Pope will be hoping to continue his good form for Surrey in his final game before joining England

This week’s LV = Insurance County Championship match between Surrey and Middlesex will be broadcast live on Sky Sports from Thursday as the crowds return to The Kia Oval!

Both teams need a win with Surrey currently fourth in Group 2 and looking for a late push to get into the top two and a place in Division 1 later this summer, while Middlesex is fifth, just four points above Leicestershire’s lower side, after five losses in their first six games.

The match will be the last chance for a number of England stars to hone their skills before joining the test squad for the two-game series against New Zealand in early June, with Rory Burns, Ollie Pope and Ben Foakes expected do it. be in Surrey XI.

They should be tested by an impressive Middlesex seam attack starring Tim Murtagh, Ethan Bamber and James Harris, who have done their best to keep the team competitive despite a faltering batting team.

Surrey v Middlesex

May 20, 2021 at 10:30 a.m.

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Sky Sports experts Mike Atherton, Nasser Hussain, Rob Key, Mark Butcher and Ebony Rainford-Brent as well as former England spinner Robert Croft will be in the comment box during the four days to provide expert analysis.

We will also hear from the drumming Pope of Surrey and England in preparation for the first day.

Watch the LV = County Championship Group 2 match between Glamorgan and Yorkshire live on Sky Sports Cricket; coverage begins at 10:30 am on Thursday.

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