Surrey

  • Graeme Smith calls time on Surrey stint July 21, 2014

    London: South Africa great Graeme Smith will not be returning to Surrey next season, the English county announced on Sunday. The former Proteas captain, who was the London club's skipper, played just three matches for Surrey last season because of an ankle injury and was ruled out for the rest of...
  • Kevin Pietersen flops on return to English cricket June 7, 2014

    London: Kevin Pietersen disappointed on his return to action in English cricket as he scored just five runs for Surrey in their five-wicket defeat against Essex. Pietersen's flop came on Friday in a domestic Twenty20 clash at the Oval, where the controversial batsman was playing for the first time on home...
  • Canada's Surrey plans South Asian cultural hub June 5, 2014

    Toronto: Canadian city Surrey is set to boast of a "South Asian cultural shopping district" with the authorities seeking to legalise and re-zone the present commercial encroachment of the Newton industrial land into a new commercial zone, a report said. The request for re-designating the site will be considered by Metro...
  • Kevin Pietersen set for Surrey T20 bow June 5, 2014

    London: Former England star Kevin Pietersen will make his domestic Twenty20 Blast debut for Surrey at home to Essex on Friday, tournament organisers announced on Wednesday. A message published on the competition's Twitter feed said: "NEWS: Kevin Pietersen named in @surreycricket squad, set for #T20Blast action at the Oval on Friday." Pietersen...
  • Graeme Smith has no plans to retire from cricket May 31, 2014

    Cape Town: Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith has no immediate plans to retire despite suffering another serious injury and sending what seemed a farewell message earlier this week. Smith, who is set for surgery in Cape Town after fracturing his knee playing for English county side Surrey, told South Africa's...
  • Pietersen's Surrey return delayed by finger injury May 30, 2014

    London: Kevin Pietersen's return to action for Surrey following his controversial England exit has been delayed due to a finger injury. Pietersen had hoped to play for Surrey in their Twenty20 fixture against Middlesex on Friday, but a statement on the English county's website said Pietersen would not be risked due...
  • Hashim Amla to replace injured Graeme Smith at Surrey May 22, 2014

    London: South Africa batsman Hashim Amla is to replace Graeme Smith at Surrey after the former Proteas captain was ruled out for the rest of the English season with a fractured right knee. Smith is now set to return to his native South Africa, with Gary Wilson taking over the...
  • England outcast Pietersen agrees Surrey deal February 11, 2014

    London: Axed England batsman Kevin Pietersen has agreed a deal to play for Surrey in this year's English county season having been jettisoned from the national team set-up for good. The 33-year-old has negotiated the end of his central England contract with the England and Wales Cricket Board and will now...
  • Surrey keen to seal Kevin Pietersen deal February 8, 2014

    London: Surrey chief executive Richard Gould has revealed his English county are trying to ensure controversial batsman Kevin Pietersen will be able to continue playing for them during the coming season. Pietersen's existing agreement with Surrey was linked to his central contract with the England and Wales Cricket Board and...
  • Graham Ford to leave Sri Lanka in January and lead Surrey October 14, 2013

    London: Graham Ford will leave his position as Sri Lanka coach in January to take charge of English county side Surrey. The 52-year-old Englishman informed Sri Lanka Cricket last month that he would be rejecting a new deal to stay with the national team for family reasons, having taken over...
  • Teenage Surrey batsman bowled out for 242 September 27, 2013

    London: Eighteen-year-old Surrey batsman Dominic Sibley was bowled out for 242 against Yorkshire on Friday after entering the record books as the youngest double centurion in English county cricket. Aged 18 years and 21 days, the schoolboy batted for 599 minutes and faced 536 balls in an innings that included two...
  • Surrey relegated after loss to Warwickshire September 20, 2013

    London: Surrey were relegated to the second tier of the English county championship on Friday after losing a bold gamble to forfeit their second innings against Warwickshire at Edgbaston. Playing at Edgbaston, Surrey had needed to win to have a hope of staying in Division One but lost out when Warwickshire...
  • Chawla takes four, scores 32 for Somerset September 14, 2013

    Taunton: Uttar Pradesh allrounder Piyush Chawla continued his decent showing in the upper division of English County Championship as his side Somerset beat Surrey by seven wickets to log home five points. Chawla's performance in the match is four wickets (two in each innings) and a useful knock of 32 coming...
  • Willey stars as Northamptonshire win Twenty20 final August 18, 2013

    Birmingham: David Willey starred with both bat and ball as Northamptonshire thrashed Surrey by 102 runs to win English county cricket's Twenty20 final at Edgbaston on Saturday. Willey, the son of former England batsman turned umpire Peter Willey, smashed 60 off just 27 balls with six fours and four sixes as...
  • Shikhar Dhawan's blitz in South Africa invites Surrey attention August 15, 2013

    In his blistering 248 off just 150 balls for India A in the tri-series match against the hosts South Africa A in Pretoria on Monday, Shikhar Dhawan fell 20 runs short of breaking England batsman Alistair Brown's List A record of 268 runs. After hearing about the Indian's exploits, the...
  • Hashim Amla signs for Surrey August 14, 2013

    London: South Africa's star batsman Hashim Amla has joined Surrey until the end of the season, the English county side announced on Wednesday. The 30-year-old will be available for the last six games of the County Championship and is expected to make his debut against Durham on August 22. Amla, who...
  • Ricky Ponting makes century in final first-class game July 11, 2013

    Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting made an unbeaten 169 in his final match for English county Surrey to ensure he ended his first-class career with a bang on Thursday. It was an 82nd first-class hundred for the 38-year-old who will retire from all forms of cricket after playing in the...
  • Kevin Pietersen scores ton on return from injury June 23, 2013

    Kevin Pietersen has boosted England's hopes ahead of the Ashes series against Australia with a century for Surrey in his first innings of the season on Sunday. The controversial batsman has been out of action since leaving England's tour of New Zealand with a knee injury in March, missing the return...
  • Fit-again Pietersen starts on path to Ashes series June 21, 2013

    London: After three months out with a knee injury, Kevin Pietersen is finally back on the cricket pitch as he looks to prove his fitness ahead of the Ashes series. The South African-born batsman was selected by Surrey for their four-day English County Championship match against Yorkshire at Headingley starting on...
  • Adams, Salisbury sacked; Stewart new man-in-charge at Surrey June 17, 2013

    London: After a disappointing start to their County Championship season, Surrey have sacked Team Director Chris Adams and first team coach Ian Salisbury and appointed former captain Alec Stewart as the new man-in-charge at the club. Surrey are currently third-bottom in the league table and still seeking their first win of...
  • South Africa's JP Duminy signs contract with Surrey June 11, 2013

    London: English county Surrey announced on Tuesday their third major overseas signing this year when the London-based club revealed that South Africa's JP Duminy would be joining them in August. Surrey, whose headquarters are at The Oval -- England's oldest Test ground -- started 2013 by announcing South Africa Test captain...
  • Australian allrounder Glenn Maxwell joins Surrey June 9, 2013

    London: English county side Surrey announced on Saturday that they have signed Australia allrounder Glenn Maxwell for this season's domestic Twenty20 championship. The 24-year-old has played nine Twenty20 internationals and was a member of the Hampshire squad that triumphed in last year's English Twenty20 competition. "Glenn is one of the most...
  • Ricky Ponting hits century on Surrey debut June 1, 2013

    London: Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting marked his first-class Surrey debut with a century against Derbyshire in the County Championship on Saturday. Ponting has retired from international cricket and has joined Surrey for a brief spell while captain Graeme Smith is away on international duty. The 38-year-old batsman showed there is...
  • Double-ton Chris Rogers gives Aussies Ashes boost May 7, 2013

    London: Chris Rogers gave Australia a timely Ashes boost with a fine double century in Middlesex's county championship draw against Surrey at Lord's on Sunday. Rogers hit 214 - his ninth first-class double century - to improve his chances of featuring against England after a five-year absence from the national team....
  • Debut woe continues for South Africa's Smith April 18, 2013

    London: Graeme Smith's first innings as Surrey captain ended in disappointment as the South Africa star was dismissed for just two against Somerset at the Oval on Thursday. Smith was forced to watch South African team-mate Alviro Petersen hit 167 after losing the toss on the opening day of the English...
  • Smith forced to toil in field on Surrey debut April 18, 2013

    London: South Africa star Graeme Smith suffered a frustrating debut as Surrey captain as his compatriot Alviro Petersen hit a superb 167 to put Somerset in a strong position in their County Championship match at the Oval on Wednesday. Smith knows all about Petersen's strengths and weaknesses after batting alongside him...
  • ECB vows crackdown on drugs after Tom Maynard's death February 27, 2013

    London: The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) pledged to take all "reasonable steps" to stop players using recreational drugs following an inquest into the death of one the game's rising stars, Tom Maynard, on Tuesday. Surrey batsman Maynard, tipped as a future England international, was electrocuted on a railway line...
  • Ricky Ponting signs for Surrey for two-month spell February 21, 2013

    London: Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has been signed by English county Surrey to play in the 2013-14 season. It will be Ponting's second stint playing domestic cricket in England following a brief time with Somerset in 2004. "I thought my days of playing in England might have been over...
  • Surrey name Graeme Smith as captain November 1, 2012

    London: South Africa cricket captain Graeme Smith has joined Surrey as their new skipper with "immediate effect", the English county announced on Thursday. Smith, currently leading the Proteas on their tour of Australia, will join Oval-based Surrey after the conclusion of South Africa's home series against Pakistan in March -...
  • Pietersen return good news for world cricket: Kartik October 19, 2012

    Kevin Pietersen's team-mate at Surrey, Murali Kartik says the England batsman's return to the national team is a big boost to world cricket. ...