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Yorkshire convincingly won the Champion County game inside three days, beating Marylebone Cricket Club by nine wickets at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
Former England spinner Gareth Batty, aged 37, has been charged with the task of captaining an exciting Surrey squad this season as they look to build on a promising 2014.
Adam Lyth issued a timely reminder of his England credentials with an assured innings of 113 in front of Alastair Cook as Yorkshire moved into a first-innings lead against Marylebone Cricket Club in Abu Dhabi.
Joe Denly has no regrets at securing his release from the last year of his contract at Middlesex to return to Kent although the batsman knows he cannot walk into the line-up on reputation alone with the county boasting several promising talents.