Tuesday 1 June 2010 

CW® County Player Of The Week - Mark Ramprakash

CW® County Player Of The Week - Mark Ramprakash
CW® County Player Of The Week - Mark Ramprakash
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Surrey batsman Mark Ramprakash has been named as the Cricket World® County Player Of The Week after scoring three half-centuries in seven days and helping his side to a rare Championship win over Northamptonshire.

Ramprakash, the most recent player to achieve 100 first-class centuries, scored 70 in Surrey's first innings against Northamptonshire and then an unbeaten 79 to guide them to a seven-wicket victory - their first of the season as they closed on 241 for three in their second innings.

He followed that up with 73 in 130 balls as Surrey made a decent reply to Glamorgan in their ongoing Championship match at the SWALEC Stadium in Cardiff.

There were a number of other contenders for the award in a week that saw Ramprakash's team-mate Andre Nel hit 96, Adam Lyth continue his run-scoring with 133 and 98, James Taylor score a double-century for Leicestershire and Warwickshire leg-spinner Imran Tahir take eight wickets in an innings.

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