Mark Ramprakash hit a century and Chris Schofield took five wickets as Surrey beat Sussex by 79 runs at the Oval.
Bob Willis says it will be hard for Matthew Hoggard to fight his way back into England's Test team.
Hopes are high that Surrey can recapture the county championship for the first time since 2002.
England's preparations for the World Twenty20 have been dealt another blow, with news of an injury to Chris Schofield.
Mark Butcher says Chris Schofield has been the model professional since his return to cricket.
Surrey boosted their hopes of avoiding the drop with an innings victory over Hampshire.
David Lloyd raises a glass to the 'Tubby' Taylor wine tour, the BBL and England's showdown with India.
Tri-Series in Australia 2015
Australia and New Zealand will co-host the 2015 Cricket World Cup from February - here's a taster of what's in store.
England's World Cup opponents will not relish the return of fit-again James Anderson, says Nick Knight.
Bob Willis says AB de Villiers could well be the best batsman of all time after blasting a record ODI ton off 31 balls.
As England fly off to Australia, Nasser Hussain explains why 2015 is a year to savour...
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