County Championship: Surrey and Hampshire tie after undefeated Ollie Pope 221


Ollie Pope's 221 undefeated got here from 337 balls as he hit 22 4
Specsavers County Championship Division One, Kia Oval (day 4):
Hampshire 367 and 253-5: Organ 77, Dawson 65 *; Virdi Three-54
Surrey 579-7d: Pope 221, Borthwick 100, Finch 90; Edwards 5-125
Match tied: Surrey (12 pts) v Hampshire (10 pts)

Surrey and Hampshire lastly settled for a draw after the imperious coup by Ollie Pope of 221 that didn’t come out in The Oval.

The Pope of Surrey, who’s ready for England for the third Ash Take a look at, hit 22 4 in his 337-ball hit.

Resuming his first innings in 290-5 with Pope in 176, the 21-year-old helped Surrey add 89 extra runs earlier than declaring a 212-run lead.

Starter Felix Organ (77) then obtained the best rating for Hampshire, as they managed 253-5 to comfortably keep away from dropping.

The draw was the fifth of the Championship season for either side, after 11 rounds of video games in Division One.

Surrey's hopes for a victory have been excessive after the morning session and have been extra optimistic when Hampshire rapidly fell to 39-2, however the guests dug and the Brown Caps couldn't acquire momentum.

Earlier on Wednesday, Fidel Edwards accomplished a five-wicket course, catching Rikki Clarke lbw on the 28th when he completed with 5-125 figures of 22 overs.


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