County Championship: Hughes unbeaten 85 rescues Derbyshire
|LV= County Championship Division Two, Kia Oval (close, day one)|
|Derbyshire 209-5: Hughes 85 not out; Ansari 4-44|
|Surrey: Yet to bat|
|Derbyshire 1 pt, Surrey 1pt|
Chesney Hughes hit an unbeaten 85 as Derbyshire shared an even day with Surrey on day one at The Oval.
A 79-run first-wicket partnership between Ben Slater and Billy Godleman gave Derbyshire a good start before the latter was bowled by Zafar Ansari.
The Surrey all-rounder also trapped Slater and Wes Durston lbw and taking a return catch from Wayne Madsen.
Despite wickets falling around him, Hughes hit eight fours in his innings as Derbyshire closed on 209-5.
Surrey need to win if they are going to promoted from Division Two this week - they require 15 points to make certain of a top-two finish.