England opener Stoneman hits century for Surrey

Mark Stoneman
Specsavers County Championship Division One, The Kia Oval (day one):
Surrey 398-3: Stoneman 131, Sangakkara 85*, Burns 75
Yorkshire: Yet to bat
Surrey 4 pts, Yorkshire 1 pt

England opener Mark Stoneman’s fine century put Surrey in charge on the opening day of their County Championship match against Yorkshire.

The 30-year-old, who made his debut in the Test series win over West Indies this summer, hit a chanceless 131 as the hosts piled up 398-3 at The Oval.

Rory Burns also struck 75 in a first-wicket stand of 178 with Stoneman.

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