Maynard sets up thrilling Surrey-Middlesex finale

LV= County Championship Division Two, Guildford
Close, day three: Surrey 117 & 306-6, Middlesex 308
Middlesex 6pts, Surrey 3pts
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Tom Maynard scored a rapid century for Surrey to set up a thrilling final day against Middlesex at Guildford.

The hosts had crumbled to 117 all out in their first inings in reply to the visitors' 308, Tim Murtagh taking 5-30 and Corey Collymore 4-28.

Following on, Surrey were in trouble on 114-4 but Maynard smashed an unbeaten 105 in 76 balls, including two sixes.

Zander de Bruyn made 82 as Surrey closed on 306-6 with a lead of 115, Murtagh taking 2-56.

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