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Marsh and Lees bring relief to vast acres


If they lose Yorkshire after surrey they will slide into the countdown Second place, but Shaun Marsh with hundreds and Alex Lees for disaster preparedness

ECB Network of Correspondents

September 15, 2017

Alex Lees pulled into the leg side, Middlesex v Yorkshire, County Championship, Division One, Lord's, September 23, 2016

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Alex Lees pulled into the leg side, Middlesex v Yorkshire, County Championship, Division One, Lord's, September 23, 2016

Yorkshire 394 (Marsh 78, Kohler-Cadmore 78, Hodd 57, Batty 3-77, van den Bergh 3-84) and 281 for 2 (Marsh 125*, Lees 102) and Surrey 592 (Sangakkara 164, Stoneman 131, Foakes 110, Burns 75)

From Sean Marsh and Alex Leith to determine that hundreds of people ensured Yorkshire’s hard-earned draw with Surrey at the Kia Oval secured Yorkshire’s escape despite being forced to follow – Continue the race in their Specsavers County Championship.

Marsh is unbeaten in 125 games on 263 balls in five-and-a-half hours Nene exclusively showed crease occupancy, and he led Yorkshire safety 281-2 in the second innings – 83 overall – when poor lighting prevented the game’s final 31 pitches. There was only one end, never back, before referees Michael Burns and Neil Mallend took the player away.

It was an excellent effort by Marsh and Lees, five draw points for Yorkshire Very valuable, they face a fight to avoid relegation from the First Division in the final two weeks of the upcoming season. Their 10 points from this game put them one point ahead of Somerset and Middlesex on 124, and one of those three counties seems destined to join already-relegated Warwick next season county.

Marsh and Southpaw Lees put on 215 in 67 games, Yorkshire’s second wicket record against Surrey. The 196 record between Herbert Sutcliffe and Edgar Oldroyd dates back to 1922, also on the oval.

24-year-old Lee Si completed his first century with a tough, low score In 2019, he went from 201 to 102 before attempting to cut off slow left-arm spinner Freddie Vandenberg. It was Lees’ 12th career first-class 100.

Yorkshire is one for 59, still 139 adrift, Marsh from his overnight The 27-year-old started to move on, and he was largely untroubled. However, Lees, who started the day on the 19th, was on the 24th and, after being beaten by the same bowler on the 32nd, survived a confident call to catch the ball behind Curran on the 33rd.

It was his 22nd first-class 100, four of which came in his 23 Tests to date. His spot as Yorkshire’s overseas batsman will pass to Kraigg Brathwaite next week, with the West Indies opener signed for the final two games of the championship season with a view to extending his tenure into next summer. Gary Ballance kept Marsh out with the 28s before poor lighting caused the game to end prematurely.

Sarri took 12 points from the game and now has a total of 136, they themselves have not Completely out of the relegation picture – even third-placed Hampshire could be sucked in. Surrey host Somerset at the Kia Oval next week, before playing Lancashire at Old Trafford in the final week of the season.



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