Worcestershire chase at Surrey halted by rain

County Championship Division One, The Kia Oval

Surrey 140 & 131-6 drew with Worcestershire 119

Surrey 6pts, Worcestershire 6pts

Match scorecard

Rain on the final day of their Division One contest prevented Worcestershire from having the chance of securing victory over Surrey at The Oval.

Resuming on 131-6, the hosts were bowled out for 224 just before lunch with Rory Hamilton-Brown (76) adding 21 to his overnight total.

Worcestershire had reached 94-1 chasing 246 to win before play was disrupted by the wet weather at 1530 BST.

The match was called off 90 minutes later with the rain continuing.

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Worcestershire director of cricket Steve Rhodes told BBC Hereford and Worcester:

"To be perfectly honest that was one of our best displays of solid batting, and I thought Daryl Mitchell and Michael Klinger had set us up with a real chance of victory.

"We highlighted two partnerships, we had a good chat with the batting group as after our first innings we had to address some issues.

"We were looking for some sort of response and I do believe we would have run them very close, if not got the victory."