England international players Rory Burns and Ollie Pope have signed new contracts with Surrey. Both players are products of Surrey’s academy and pathway programmes with club captain Burns having been part of the first team since his debut for the club in April 2012.
Rory Burns and Ollie Pope fly out to South Africa for a four-match Test series. They are joined on the plane by a third member of the Surrey squad, Sam Curran.
Roy Burns has managed a County Championship title in 2018 while scoring a larger number of runs than any other person in Division One and played 14 Test matches in November 2018.
Pope’s form for Surrey was so impressive that he received his first England call-up after just 15 first-class appearances. Pope played two Tests against India in August 2018 and earning a recall for the recent New Zealand tour. He now has 3124 Surrey runs with a first-class average of 71.31.