County Championship: Surrey in control against Nottinghamshire through Morkel and Burns
|Specsavers County Championship Division One, Trent Bridge (day one):|
|Nottinghamshire 210: Gurney 29; Morkel 4-60|
|Surrey 223-1: Burns 97* Stoneman 86; Ball 1-55|
|Surrey (4 pts) lead Nottinghamshire (1 pt) by 13 runs|
Division One leaders Surrey finished day one of their match against title rivals Nottinghamshire firmly on top.
After electing to field at Trent Bridge, Morne Morkel took 4-60 as Notts were bowled out for 210 - with last man Harry Gurney top-scoring with 29.
Mark Stoneman hit a season-high score of 86 in Surrey's reply, with Rory Burns getting to stumps unbeaten on 97.
The visitors closed on 223-1, giving them a lead of 13 runs and a chance to pile on more pressure with the bat.
Jade Dernbach struck with the second ball of the day to remove Notts captain Steven Mullaney for a duck as he, Sam Curran and Rikki Clarke all ended with two wickets each.
Stoneman hit 17 fours in his knock but missed out on a first County Championship century of the season, while Burns will be aiming to convert his score into a third Division One ton of the campaign when he resumes in the morning.