Surrey etched victory by 4 wickets in a high scoring match against Essex in the Vitality T20 Blast in Chelmsford. Riding on Delport and Wheater’s individual half-centuries, Essex put a score of 195/8 in 20 overs.
Delport scored 64 off 32 while Wheater notched up 63 off 40. Ryan ten Doeschate struck 27* off 20 balls.
For Surrey, Topley and Daniel Moriarty scalped a three-for each while captain Batty picked a couple of wickets.
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Surrey win off the final ball to chase Essex's total of 195. pic.twitter.com/U95hze7vRy
In reply, Hasim Amla was out for a first-ball duck but Laurie Evans’ 52-ball 88* and Jamie Overton’s 33 off 17 saw Surrey home by 4 wickets.
Aaron Beard scalped three-for.