Now is the time to say goodbye, now is the time yield a sigh...
At the half-way point, positive results are a possibility in all six games - with defending champions Yorkshire looking in ominous form at Headingley.
Jonny Bairstow and Liam Plunkett hammered the Hampshire attack to all corners, while Derbyshire's Wayne Madsen compiled a century of a very different character at Bristol.
Not such a good day for England captain Alastair Cook, who changed helmets to comply with new safety regulations and lasted only five balls. C'est la vie.
We'll be back on Tuesday from 10:45 BST. Have a good evening.