Dom Sibley Leads Surrey In Historic 501-run Chase vs Kent


Ben Foakes made 124, whereas Dom Sibley completed on 140 from 415 balls.© Twitter

Surrey recorded the English County Championship’s highest run chase in 98 years as they scored 501 to beat Kent by 5 wickets at Canterbury on Wednesday. Former England batter Dom Sibley scored the competitors’s slowest-ever century as he steered the guests to the eighth-highest first-class chase on document and the second highest in Championship historical past. They missed matching the Championship document by one run, with Middlesex chasing 502 to beat Nottinghamshire by 4 wickets at Trent Bridge in 1925.

What threatened to be a pulsating closing day as an alternative become a one-sided procession as Sibley and England’s Ben Foakes batted mercilessly.

Foakes made 124, whereas Sibley completed on 140 from 415 balls.

Sibley noticed the job by way of as he eased Surrey house with Jordan Clark after an impressive feat of focus and endurance.

Jamie Smith additionally scored a century (114) in Surrey’s second innings.

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