Day 2 Close: Middlesex lead by 13 runs – Surrey 250-9d, Middlesex 263-3
Bad light stopped play shortly after the tea interval and no further play was possible as Middlesex closed on 263-3 with Stirling 61* and Simpson 43*.
Day 2 Tea:
Another good session for the Middlesex batsmen with just three wickets to fall in the afternoon session. Gubbins was the first to go for 68 (ct Batty b Dunn) with the score on 147. Compton was out an over later for 65 (ct Burke b Footitt) and Eskinazi was out early for 8, bowled by Dunn.
Middlesex 258-3 (Simpson 43*, Stirling 56*)
Day 2 Lunch:
It's been a fine morning for our openers down at the Kia Oval as we go into lunch on day two on 125 without loss, with both Nick Compton (56*) and Nick Gubbins (55*) both reaching their 50s before the break.
Surrey - 250-9d (Fuller 3-37, Patel 2-12, Finn 2-35, Higgins 1-9, Podmore 1-49)
Middlesex - 125-0 (Compton 56*, Gubbins 55*)