31 May
Newman and Benning hand Surrey decent start (Oval World) 
Century pair put Somerset on top (BBC)
When the Master felt the pressure (CricInfo) 
Benning steals limelight from star Surrey attraction (Guardian) 
County cricket's Kolpak era nears the end as Brussels... (Guardian) 
Ramprakash foiled again in centurion bid (Independent) 
Surrey v Somerset Day 2 (Sporting Life) 
Somerset on top through Langer and Blackwell (Surrey CCC Official) 
Mark Ramprakash waits to join hundred club (Telegraph) 
Charl Willoughby frustrates Mark Ramprakash (Times) 
Somerset drops let Surrey recover (Western Daily Press) 

30 May
Pair rescue Surrey after collapse (BBC) 
Youth gets its chance at Warwickshire (Birmingham Post) 
Kolpak review on the cards (CricInfo) 
Counties' anger grows over Clarke's secret negotiations (Guardian) 
Loughborough's Spriegal gets senior Surrey... (Loughborough News) 
Surrey v Somerset Day 1 (Sporting Life) 
ECB seek Twenty20 vision (Sporting Life) 
Newman and Benning show quality on day one (Surrey CCC Official) 
County Championship preview (Telegraph) 
England Cricket Board ideas alarm counties (Telegraph) 
Sky deal foils Oval hopes of hosting Rajasthan Royals match (Times) 

29 May
Preview: Surrey v Somerset (Oval World) 
Afzaal makes up for fans' frustration (Oval World) 
Surrey v Somerset (BBC) 
County structure set for revamp (BBC) 
ECB closing in on key Kolpak move (BBC) 
Whitgift off to a damp start (Croydon Advertiser) 
Gambling on the game's future (Express) 
Counties at odds as they look to Clarke for strong leadership (Guardian) 
All change on the county scene (Independent) 
As Twenty20 interest grows, Lord's latest changes may end... (Mail) 
Middlesex face a fight to keep Shah, Joyce and Morgan (Mail) 
Spriegel called up (Sporting Life) 
Somerset unchanged (Sporting Life) 
ECB ponder Twenty20 options (Sporting Life) 
Spriegel to make Surrey debut (Surrey CCC Official) 
Butcher's heroics can't stop his team being held yet... (Surrey Mirror) 
Walters looking to make a big impact (Surrey Mirror) 
Ramps backs Shah for England spot (Surrey Mirror) 
Usman Afzaal enjoys grand slam for Surrey (Telegraph) 
Future of county cricket should be four-day and Twenty20... (Telegraph) 
Usman Afzaal lifts the gloom with bright cameo (Times) 

28 May
Sussex chief backs current championship format (Argus) 
Rain ends Surrey and Sussex tie (BBC) 
Oval held hostage by Health and Safety (CricInfo) 
The pressure on Ramps is so 'last century' (Mail) 
Surrey v Sussex (Sporting Life) 
Rain spoils day at Whitgift but Afzaal provides... (Surrey CCC Official) 

27 May
Preview: Surrey Brown Caps v Sussex Sharks (Oval World) 
Road to redemption and Pigeon Street (Guardian) 
Turk sets sights on county contract (South London Press) 
Trio disciplined (Sporting Life) 
Whitgift Festival gets underway with the Friends... (Surrey CCC Official) 
New lease of life for Butcher (Wimbledon Guardian) 

26 May
Surrey not written-off just yet (Oval World) 
Surrey gain some sweet revenge (Gazette) 
Counties face shake-up amid ECB revolution (Guardian) 
Oxon washed out again (Oxford Mail) 
Mark Butcher keeps Surrey's Friends Provident hopes alive
Somerset's Steffan Jones may not play Surrey (Telegraph) 
Chris Martin set for Warwickshire move (Telegraph) 
Aggressive batting eases Surrey past Essex (Times) 

25 May
Afzaal and Murtaza point the way to safety (Oval World) 
Butcher eases Surrey past Essex (BBC) 
Surrey hopes still alive (ECB) 
Essex v Surrey (Sporting Life) 
Brown Caps beat the Eagles to keep quater final... (Surrey CCC Official) 
Udal’s rescue mission (Times) 
Match ends in draw (Yorkshire Post) 

24 May
Preview: Essex Eagles v Surrey Brown Caps (Oval World) 
Yorkshire scent victory (Oval World) 
Afzaal century thwarts Yorkshire (BBC) 
Warwickshire target new recruits (CricInfo) 
Rana joins Yorkshire's walking wounded but Gale makes... (Guardian) 
Naved injury takes gloss off Gale's efforts (Independent) 
Surrey v Yorkshire LV Championship (Northern Echo) 
Surrey v Yorkshire Day 4 (Sporting Life) 
Usman hundred drives Surrey to a draw (Surrey CCC Official) 
Youngsters step in for Chelmsford Clash (Surrey CCC Official) 
Surrey feel full force of Andrew Gale (Telegraph) 
Mark Butcher and Mark Ramprakash leave Surrey in trouble (Times) 

23 May
Gale century gives Yorkshire hope (BBC) 
Warwickshire target new signings (Birmingham Post) 
Surrey so close but yet so far (Croydon Advertiser) 
Rudolph sees red after Afzaal dissent provokes wrath of... (Guardian) 
Rudolph builds on captain's foundations to rein in Surrey (Independent) 
Rudolph leads the Yorkshire fightback (Northern Echo) 
Surrey a tale of two contests (Southwark News) 
Surrey v Yorkshire Day 3 (Sporting Life) 
Advantage Yorkshire going into day four (Surrey CCC Official) 
Frustrated Usman Afzaal faces punishment (Telegraph) 
Jacques Rudolph roused to steer Yorkshire to safety (Times) 
Rudolph and Gale behind Yorkshire fightback (Yorkshire Post) 

22 May
Master Butcher finds useful ally in Nicholson (Oval World) 
Rudolph leads Yorkshire fightback (BBC) 
Caddick set to make return (Chard & Ilminster News) 
Rudolph responds to Butcher double (CricInfo) 
Oval day of hundreds but only frustration for Ramprakash (Guardian) 
Ramprakash misses out again (Independent) 
The colour of money (Mail) 
Carnage as Butcher cuts Tykes to pieces (Northern Echo) 
On Cricket AM (Sky Sports) 
Surrey v Yorkshire Day 2 (Sporting Life) 
Akram's timely boost to Sunderland (Sunderland Echo) 
Kent punish Brown Caps (Surrey Mirror) 
Rudolph spoils party for Surrey (Surrey CCC Official) 
Mark Butcher steals the limelight (Telegraph) 
Old Trafford in a spin over Test snub (Telegraph) 
Mark Butcher proves cut above after Mark Ramprakash has... (Times) 
Teenager has prize wicket to remember on debut (Yorkshire Post) 

21 May
Butcher ton helps Surrey dominate (BBC) 
Butcher hundred hurts Yorkshire (CricInfo) 
Life behind the scenes with Sky TV (Mail) 
Surrey v Yorkshire Day 1 (Sporting Life) 
Ramprakash made to wait for 100th ton (Surrey Advertiser) 
Yorkshire’s bowling Butchered (Surrey CCC Official) 
Butcher leads late Surrey assault (Telegraph & Argus) 
The County Set (Times) 
Five of the best: the pick of Mark Ramprakash's hundreds (Times) 
Crunch time for Surrey's Saker (Wimbledon Guardian) 

20 May
Preview: Surrey v Yorkshire (Oval World) 
Surrey v Yorkshire (BBC) 
Surrey v Yorkshire: Local talent Oliver set for Tykes... (Halifax Courier) 
McGrath to skipper Yorkshire as injured Gough sits out Brit... (Mail) 
Gough missing for Yorkshire (Sporting Life) 
Ramprakash targeting Yorkshire for 100th ton (Surrey Advertiser) 
Surrey seek opening Championship win (Surrey CCC Official) 
Brit Oval to hosts West Indian greats (Surrey CCC Official) 
LV County Championship: Notts the surprise (Telegraph) 

19 May
Butcher best still not enough for Surrey (Oval World) 
Oval redevelopment plans hit stumbling block (CricInfo) 
Butcher's best not enough to carve out victory for Surrey (Guardian) 
Spitfires edge 17-run win (Kent Messenger) 
Stevens praises Kent's 'death' (Kent Messenger) 
Jim Laker: cricket’s master of spin (Scottish Herald) 
Butcher's block (Southwark News) 
Walters back with century for seconds (Surrey CCC Official) 
Darren Stevens edges Mark Butcher's ton (Telegraph) 
Surrey's Jimmy Ormond has all-round game (Telegraph) 
Bowling masterclass seals Kent victory (Times) 
Oval plans stalled by gas safety (Times) 

18 May
Honours even at the Rose Bowl (Oval World) 
Butcher blast in vain for Surrey (BBC) 
Draw pulls Mascarenhas homeward in tug-of-war (Independent) 
Deadly Mahmooud sees off Surrey as Kent edge thriller (Mail) 
Brown praises Butcher's bold declaration (Southern Daily Echo) 
Kent v Surrey (Sporting Life) 
Butcher's best not enough for the Brown Caps (Surrey CCC Official) 
Surrey dangle rich offer before McGrath (Sydney Morning Herald) 
Hampshire defy Surrey's Saqlain Mushtaq (Telegraph) 
Michael Brown repels Surrey (Times) 
Mark Ramprakash: talking with a straight bat (Times) 

17 May
Preview: Kent Spitfires v Surrey Brown Caps (Oval World) 
Surrey have their noses in front after an up and down day (Oval World) 
Hants & Surrey in thrilling draw (BBC) 
McGrath brushes off county talk (CricInfo) 
Hampshire feel Tremlett's pain (Guardian) 
Hampshire rally after Tremlett is laid low (Independent) 
Hampshire v Surrey Day 4 (Sporting Life) 
Brown praises Butcher foresight (Sporting Life) 
Saqlain's five not enough to force the win (Surrey CCC Official) 
Ormond and Nicholson give Surrey hope (Telegraph) 
Eighth-wicket pair keep Surrey in the hunt (Times) 

16 May
Surrey and Hants match in balance (BBC) 
Surrey hopes lie in tatters (Croydon Advertiser) 
Jordan halts Hampshire's march (Guardian) 
Surrey's attack adds to plight of Mascarenhas (Independent) 
Hants suffer mid-afternoon collapse (Southern Daily Echo) 
Hampshire v Surrey Day 3 (Sporting Life) 
Nicholson and Ormond rescue Surrey after day... (Surrey CCC Official) 
Slump hits Hampshire against Surrey (Telegraph) 
Dimitri Mascarenhas in danger of taking eye off day job (Times) 

15 May
Surrey take charge at Rose Bowl (BBC) 
Ramprakash tamed but Tremlett let down by Hampshire... (Guardian) 
Tentative Ramprakash fails (Independent) 
Hampshire v Surrey Day 2 (Sporting Life) 
Afzaal’s England aim (South London Press) 
Bowlers Battle at the Bowl (Surrey CCC Official) 
No fairytale for Ramprakash but Surrey work... (Surrey CCC Official) 
Chris Tremlett stars as Mark Ramprakash fails (Telegraph) 
Mark Ramprakash misses out in bid to join 100 Club (Times) 

14 May
Ramprakash made to wait for ton (BBC) 
Brooks in Surrey chance (Oxford Mail) 
Hampshire v Surrey Day 1 (Sporting Life) 
Bicknell makes surprise return (Surrey Advertiser) 

13 May
Preview: Hampshire v Surrey (Oval World) 
History beckons for Ramprakash (CricInfo) 
Toast champagne Ramps and centuries by the ton (Guardian) 
Burrows replaces Pothas for Hants (Southern Daily Echo) 
Schofield missing for Surrey (Sporting Life) 
Gloves fit for Burrows (Sporting Life) 
Ramps up with the best (Sporting Life) 
Ramprakash poised to make history (Surrey CCC Official) 

12 May
Pettini and Gallian power Essex to record total (Oval World) 
Schofield sidelined for six weeks (BBC) 
Pettini lauds 'special' victory (BBC) 
Should Mark Ramprakash’s age rule him out of a Test... (Guardian) 
Pemberton Greenish Surrey Academy players in... (Surrey CCC Official) 
Mark Pettini peerless for Essex history boys (Telegraph) 
Records tumble as Mark Pettini sets formidable target (Times) 

11 May
Essex record-breakers stun Surrey (BBC) 
Surrey v Essex (Sporting Life) 
Eagles fly high with easy 156 run win (Surrey CCC Official) 
Surrey seconds lose to Warwickshire (Surrey CCC Official) 
England won't make Mark Ramprakash happy (Telegraph) 

10 May
Preview: Surrey Brown Caps v Essex Eagles (Oval World) 
Mark Ramprakash waltzes towards batting record (Mirror) 
Mark Ramprakash nears historic milestone (Telegraph) 

9 May
Afzaal has a lovely day beside the sea (Oval World) 
Sussex suffer defeat after Surrey pile on the runs (Argus) 
Amrita Arora - Turning heads in Surrey (Bollyspice) 
Collins warming up nicely (Croydon Advertiser) 
Old Midwhitgiftians hoping to cap Centenary with... (Croydon Advertiser) 
Sutton rely on young talent (Richmond & Twickenham Times) 
Surrey Championship season begins (Surrey Advertiser) 
Jordan’s back for crucial clash with Eagles (Surrey CCC Official) 
Uzman Afzaal's show too much for Sussex (Telegraph) 
Century by Usman Afzaal puts Sussex to the sword (Times) 

8 May
Afzaal century overwhelms Sussex (BBC) 
Afzaal hundred sinks Sussex (CricInfo) 
Welcome back, we weren't expecting you (CricInfo) 
Afzaal propels Surrey (ECB) 
Competition hots up at Surrey (ECB) 
Usman Afzaal? (Guardian) 
Butcher's block (Southwark News) 
Surrey struggle to find feet (Southwark News) 
Sussex v Surrey (Sporting Life) 
Afzaal annihilates the Sharks (Surrey CCC Official) 
Gloveman Batty feels he is returning to top form (Surrey Mirror) 
New contract is just reward for Ormond's early form (Surrey Mirror) 
Ramprakash closes in on landmark in mixed week (Surrey Mirror) 
Priory target hat-trick of championship titles (Surrey Mirror) 

7 May
Preview: Sussex Sharks v Surrey Brown Caps (Oval World) 
The overseas invasion (CricInfo) 
Beware the IPL star snatchers as Wright is next youngster... (Mail) 
Surrey return to Shark infested waters (Surrey CCC Official) 

6 May
Jones shows Kent the way (Oval World) 
Warks call on England stars (ECB) 
Middlesex sunk by Benning century (Enfield Independent) 
Jones and McLaren inspire Spitfires' win (Kent Messenger) 
Geraint Jones fires a reminder to England (Telegraph) 
Geraint Jones completes happy holiday weekend for Kent (Times) 
Jordan chilled out over future (Wimbledon Guardian) 

5 May
Benning celebrates in style (Oval World) 
Sussex sign West Indian pace ace (Argus) 
Adams pleased with timely arrival (Argus) 
McLaren and Arafat destroy Surrey (BBC) 
Kent's late flurry buries Surrey (CricInfo) 
Benning spurs Surrey (Guardian) 
Surrey v Kent (Sporting Life) 
Arafat destroys Surrey top order setting up easy... (Surrey CCC Official) 
Surrey's James Benning enjoys birthday bash (Telegraph) 
Mark Ramprakash is relaxed about England (Telegraph) 
County Championship: Winners and losers (Telegraph) 
Middlesex’s hopes of a "derby double" dashed (Times) 

4 May
Preview: Surrey Brown Caps v Kent Spitfires (Oval World) 
Ramprakash's century leaves him on the brink of making... (Oval World) 
Benning blast outguns Middlesex (BBC) 
Benning blasts Surrey to victory (CricInfo) 
Ramprakash on 99 and going strong (Independent) 
ECB going to India for £1m Champions' League in... (Independent) 
Ramprakash moves to 99 not out (Observer) 
Middlesex v Surrey (Sporting Life) 
Mark Ramprakash's ton to forge England spot? (Telegraph) 
Mark Ramprakash hits ton No 99 (Times) 
Chris Jordan sets sights high (Times) 

3 May
Preview: Middlesex Crusaders v Surrey Brown Caps (Oval World) 
Ramprakash whets the optimists' appetites (Oval World) 
Ramprakash seals ton in stalemate (BBC) 
Peeved Prior blows big chance as Ramprakash steals... (Guardian) 
Relentless Ramprakash nears another landmark (Independent) 
Sussex v Surrey Day 4 (Sporting Life) 
Another ton for Ramprakash as Surrey ease to... (Surrey CCC Official) 
Mark Ramprakash closing in on 99th century (Telegraph) 
Mark Ramprakash closing in on 99th hundred (Times) 

2 May
Hopkinson and Goodwin fall just short (Oval World) 
Ramprakash set for 99th century (BBC) 
Prior shines but not bright enough (CricInfo) 
Rain saves draw for Surrey (Croydon Advertiser) 
Hopkinson falls shy of landmark as Sussex build platform (Guardian) 
Hopkinson misery at missing maiden ton (Independent) 
Only victory will do for Spitfires (Kent Messenger) 
Now I'm dancing to a different tune, says Ramprakash (Mail) 
Surrey all washed out (Southwark News) 
Sussex v Surrey Day 3 (Sporting Life) 
Ramprakash on course for 99th (Surrey CCC Official) 
Surrey seek revenge in London derby part two (Surrey CCC Official) 
Carl Hopkinson falls short (Telegraph) 
Carl Hopkinson misses out narrowly on maiden century (Times) 

1 May
Adams: Make Friday a T20 night (Argus) 
Sussex pair miss out on centuries (BBC) 
Ormond earns new Surrey contract (BBC) 
Mushtaq faces three-week lay-off (BBC) 
Brit signs on to Sky cricket coverage (Brand Republic) 
Hopkinson and Goodwin fall short (CricInfo) 
Jordan bides his time (Cricnfo) 
Surrey hand fit-again Ormond one-year deal (CricInfo) 
Mushtaq out for three weeks after knee surgery (CricInfo) 
Ormond wins Surrey deal (ECB) 
Butcher's block (Southwark News) 
Sussex v Surrey Day 2 (Sporting Life) 
New deal for Ormond (Sporting Life) 
Mushtaq sidelined by knee op (Sporting Life) 
Points split after Onions makes Brown Caps cry (Surrey Mirror) 
Hopkinson and Goodwin hold off Surrey at Hove (Surrey CCC Official) 
Ormond rewarded with one year deal (Surrey CCC Official) 
IPL revolution offers golden opportunity (Times) 

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