Burns eyeing threepeat in gaffer Stewie’s swansong season

By Tawhid Qureshi

Sitting on the balcony of a plush new stand at the Kia Oval, Rory Burns is a picture of relaxation, sipping his coffee while casting an eye on a net session taking place on the outfield.
Surrey’s 33-year old captain might have won the County Championship with the Brown Caps three times already, and twice in the past two seasons, but there’s no chance of Burns coasting his way into the new season.
“Every year you go out there and try to win it, there’s seven games in eight weeks at the start of the year, it’s very much process-driven from that point. There is that carrot …

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