Kumar Sangakkara believes Jason Roy has more "ability" than him and can thrive in the longest form of the game.
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Kumar Sangakkara added a second-innings half-century to his 171 in the first as Surrey and Somerset drew at The Oval.
Varun Chopra and Ian Bell shared a stand of 132 as Warwickshire closed on 205-2 on day three of their clash with Yorkshire.
Ben Stokes took 4-80 and Mark Stoneman hit a ton as Durham bossed day two of their County Championship match with Middlesex.
Kumar Sangakkara hit a brilliant century for Surrey on day one of their County Championship match against Somerset.
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Nottinghamshire survived a late scare to beat Surrey in their County Championship opener, chasing 169 on the final day.
Ian Bell finished day three unbeaten on 130 as Warwickshire closed on 283-6, a lead of 81 over Hampshire.
Keaton Jennings cracked a second hundred in two days as Durham dominated Somerset on day two of their County Championship clash.
Keith Barker took five wickets before lunch as Warwickshire bossed day one of their County Championship opener against Hampshire.
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Zafar Ansari expects to be back in action with Surrey in time for their second County Championship game of the season.
News, views and video from around the grounds as clubs prepare for the start of the County Championship this weekend.
Michael di Venuto hopes Surrey will prove successful on their return to Division One of the County Championship.
A number of England squad members will be in action in the opening round of County Championship matches on Sunday.
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Surrey have strengthened their bowling attack ahead of the new season by signing West Indies international Ravi Rampaul.