Afzaal fires Surrey to derby win

CRICKET: Usman Afzaal came within two runs of notching the first century of the Twenty20 Cup season as Surrey enjoyed a comfortable victory in their derby match with champions Middlesex.<br /><br />Afzaal smashed 98 off just 59 balls as the Lions posted 186-1 at Lord&rsquo;s. Chris Schofield then took 3-21 as the Crusaders slumped to 129-7 in reply.<br /><br />Elsewhere, Hampshire beat Sussex by nine wickets, while heavy rain put paid to Kent&rsquo;s clash with Essex at Canterbury.