Surrey 156 for 7 (Finch 40, Pope 31) beat Middlesex 141 for 7 (Franklin 38, Morgan 32, S Curran 3-28) by 15 runs
Pietersen walked out in the London derby after seven overs, Surrey having lost their first wicket, Jason Roy, with 68 already on the board. He was touch and go for this match, tweeting earlier in the day that he was hopeful that a dicky calf would not hold him back. He was certainly not in the mood to be restrained.
He had even told Andrew Flintoff in an interview on Sky that he was still good enough to make it into England’s Test top order batting left-handed with no pads.
The match before, against…