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By Phil Shepka

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Well that's us for the day. Hope you enjoyed following this live text coverage and the huge numbers of wickets tumbling. We will be back with you tomorrow.

Hope you have a wonderful evening.

Close of play

Middlesex 342-3 v Hampshire

We're done in the final Championship game of the day, which definitely belongs to Dawid Malan and Adam Voges. The Middlesex pair both hit centuries, with the latter still at the crease on 128.

Dawid Malan and Adam Voges
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Close of play

Northants 444 v Essex 274-2

BBC Radio Northampton’s Alex Winter: “It’s been a great day for Essex. This morning they took 5 for 68 to bowl Northants out for 444 and a total that is probably only par.

“With the sun out, batting has been very straightforward this afternoon and Jaik Mickleburgh’s first ton of the season has led a strong reply.

“It took an old fashion squeeze to get a breakthrough - eight overs for just seven runs brought two wickets for Richard Gleeson. 

“From here, with two days to go, one would have to put Essex as the more likely winners."

Jaik Mickleburgh
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Worcestershire 341-8 v Gloucestershire

Worcestershire are getting themselves into a pretty decent position in this match against Gloucestershire, but in truth it's mostly down to Tom Kohler-Cadmore.

His career-best unbeaten 153 takes him into the second day alongside Jack Shantry at the crease.

Close of play

Derbyshire 150 v Sussex 342-4

Sussex are really turning the screw against a Derbyshire side whose 150 first-innings score is looking worse and worse as play goes on. 

Ed Joyce and Luke Wells have both hit centuries for Sussex, with the latter still at the crease going into day three.

Close of play

Leicestershire 340-8 v Kent

Marks Cosgrove and Pettini are the ones that will be taking all the plaudits in Canterbury tonight. The Leciestershire pair dragged their team back from 19-3 with a 216 run partnership that has given them a strong position against Kent.

Leics reach 340-8 at stumps on day one. McKay 16*, Sykes 11*. 3 wickets for Stevens, 2 for Coles, 1 each for Denly/Hunn and a run-out.

Close of play

Yorkshire 301-9 v Lancashire

Yorkshire may have suffered the late dismissal of Andy Hodd off the bowling of Neil Wagner, but they can take great pride in their fightback today.

Tim Bresnan and Adil Rashid's 136-run partnership brought them back from the brink of a monumental collapse and they go into the second day of the Roses clash in a much better position than what could have been.

Close of play

Surrey 264 & 94-6 v Somerset

And thus ends a dramatic day at Taunton where 18 wickets tumbled, mostly to spin.

After Somerset got the final two Surrey wickets early on, the hosts absolutely crumpled under the bowling of Gareth Batty, who finished with figures of 7-32.

Surrey's batting hasn't been much better and Jack Leach has followed his fellow spinner Batty in reaping the rewards with three wickets of his own.

Close of play

Notts 534 v Durham 193-4

It's over for the second day at Trent Bridge, a day that will be remembered for Riki Wessels' unbeaten 159 to give the hosts a great first-innings score.

But Scott Borthwick has been a central figure to this tie, and is currently at the crease on 59 alongside Paul Collingwood. Hard to say if that game will have a result or not.

Close: The day concludes with a stoic Durham partnership, taking the score to 193-4, but Notts still lead by 341. #NottsvDurham

Worcestershire 336-8 v Gloucestershire

Tom Kohler-Cadmore take a bow, son.

The Worcestershire batsman, making his 26th career first-class appearance, had already surpassed his previous best total, and has now reached his 150 alongside Jack Shantry.

Shantry seems to be leaving all the work for Kohler-Cadmore, but has managed a 34-ball 22 so far.

Notts 534 v Durham 186-4

Scott Borthwick's five-fer was the pick of the bowlers for Durham in the first innings, and he is adding some useful runs with the bat as he reaches a half century for the fourth time this summer. On two of the three previous occasions he has gone on to make a ton.

Leicestershire 320-8 v Kent

WICKET: Raine casually caught one-handed by Billings for 18. Coles with the wicket. @leicsccc 320-8 #bbccricket

Casual Billings. Sounds like a 70s detective show.

Yorkshire 279-8 v Lancashire

Things could have got a bit shaky for Yorkshire after the loss of Adil Rashid and Tim Bresnan, but Andy Hodd and Steven Patterson have kept their heads and have just brought up the 50 partnership.

Hodd is only playing in his second Championship match of the summer.

Northants 444 v Essex 237-2

Dropped catches into double figures this season from Northants. Ravi Bopara latest reprieve #bbccricket

BBC Radio Northampton's Alex Winter there bemoaning Nothants' inability to hold onto the ball against an Essex side cranking up the runs.

Derbyshire 150 v Sussex 332-2

Shortly after Taylor's half century, Luke Wells scores his second century against Derbyshire this month, coming off 180 balls.

He clips Taylor away through the legside for four to bring up an excellent century and a sun-baked Hove applauds @luke_wells07. 332 for 2

Taylor is then caught behind off his namesake Tom Taylor for 54, which brings Matt Machan to the crease.

Derbyshire 150 v Sussex 326-2

New Zealand's Ross Taylor has his second half century of the season for Sussex as they continue to compound Derbyshire's misery at Hove, after he cuts down to third man for a single.

A lead of 176 with eight wickets remaining, surely there's only one result if the weather holds out?

Surrey 264 & 74-6 v Somerset 102

As bizarre as it sounds, we haven't had a wicket from Taunton for a little while!

A 23-run partnership, the second highest of any in the last two innings, between Zafar Ansari and Ben Foakes has taken Surrey into a lead of 236 runs.

How long before the 19th wicket of the day, eh?

Leicestershire 295-7 v Kent

After losing Mark Cosgrove and Mark Pettini, another two Leicestershire batsmen have fallen in relatively quick succession as Kent are on the fightback in Canterbury.

Niall O'Brien (31) and Ned Eckersley (11) are the Foxes pair to have fallen, with Darren Stevens currently boasting figures of 3-57.

WICKET Malan 147 (c Ervine b Dawson)

Middlesex 293-3 v Hampshire

Dawid Malan
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Dawid Malan's superb 279-run partnership with Adam Voges is over after he is caught in the slips off Liam Dawson.

Still, his 147 and second Championship ton of the summer has given Middlesex quite some platform to build upon in this match.

Northants 444 v Essex 200-1

Commentator's curse strikes again, Nick!

WICKET Nick Browne having scored 88, drives to mid-wicket where Stone takes the catch off the bowling of Gleeson. 200 for 2. #NorvEss

Northants 444 v Essex 200-1

BBC Essex's Nick Gledhill: "Jaik Mickleburgh has just gone for 103 after registering his first Championship century of the season. 

"This was an important innings for the opener who got a hundred against Sri Lanka but could have been left out of this side to accommodate a specialist spinner. 

"Northants will regret dropping Browne on five as he approaches his own century in easy batting conditions. Browne has now been joined by Tom Westley, another contender for England. A draw is the most likely result given Tuesday's forecast."

Middlesex 270-2 v Hampshire

After seeing the man at the other end get his century, Adam Voges follows Dawid Malan in getting a ton for Middlesex today.

Their 256-run partnership is proving impenetrable to the toiling Hampshire bowlers.

Elsewhere, Northants take their first wicket of the innings, getting out centurion Jaik Mickleburgh to leave Essex 249 with nine wickets remaining.

WICKET Bresnan 69 (c Croft b Wagner)

Yorkshire 226-8 v Lancashire

Tim Bresnan
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Tim Bresnan has proved pivotal in Yorkshire's innings, alongside Adil Rashid. 

But, after losing his partner, Bresnan has now lost his wicket too, as he inside edges Neil Wagner into the hands of wicketkeeper Steven Croft.

Have the wheels finally come off for Yorkshire?

Worcestershire 279-7 v Gloucestershire

Tom Kohler-Cadmore has held together Worcestershire's innings and is now on a first-class career best score of 132.

I have no doubt whatsoever Worcestershire would have bitten your hand off to be in this position now when they were at 34-5 this morning.

WICKET Richardson 17 (b Bird)

Notts 534 v Durham 121-4

Paceman Jackson Bird has his fourth Durham victim of the day as he absolutely leathers Michael Richardson's off-stump.

That's Bird's 15th wicket in the Championship this summer.

Northants 444 v Essex 192-0

Meanwhile elsewhere.....

100 for Jaik Mickleburgh, his 1st of the season in the Championship but 4th in f-c cricket this year. Nick Browne 83*. 192-0. #NorvEss

WICKET Curran (c C Overton b Leach)

Surrey 264 & 51-6 v Somerset 102

There are only so many times you can say that a match is bonkers, but this one at Taunton has certainly provided those lucky enough to be there with enough entertainment for their buck.

Somerset's Jack Leach is getting some real good turn out there, much the same as Surrey's Gareth Batty did.

Leach takes his third wicket of the innings - his seventh of the match - when Tom Curran is caught in the slips by Craig Overton.

Will we see Somerset come out to bat again this evening? That would be something.

Middlesex 223-2 v Hampshire

Dawid Malan
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Dawid Malan has reached his second Championship century of the summer for Middlesex.

He has been well partnered by Australia's Adam Voges, who could well reach the ever-desired ton himself shortly, needing only 14 more runs.

Derbyshire 150 v Sussex 248-2

Soon after getting his century, Ed Joyce gets himself a well-earned rest, not that he'd have wanted it.

He's caught in the slips for 106 off Wayne Madsen after putting the hosts into the driving seat at Hove against Derbyshire.

WICKET Plunkett 3 (c Procter b Jarvis)

Yorkshire 215-7 v Lancashire

He has struggled since his superb morning session but Lancashire's Kyle Jarvis has his fourth wicket of the match.

Liam Plunkett was only facing his eighth ball but chipped Jarvis' delivery to Luke Proctor at mid-on.

Yorkshire look like they are struggling yet again against the league leaders.

WICKET Cosgrove 119 (run out Billings)

Leicestershire 267-5 v Kent

Extraordinary run out to remove Mark Cosgrove for 119! Dickson's throw from backward point flicked onto stumps by Sam Billings. Leics 266-5.

Leicestershire have lost Cosgrove and Pettini (97) in quick succession. How will they recover?

Derbyshire 150 v Sussex 240-1

Sussex's Ed Joyce has just brought up his second Championship century of 2016 against Derbyshire.

He has had none of the problems Derbyshire seemed to have at Hove on the first day as their lead stretches to 90 runs.

WICKET Rashid 88 (c Procter b Kerrigan)

Yorkshire 210-6 v Lancashire

We haven't had a wicket in the Roses match at Headingley since the morning session, but Adil Rashid falls just 12 runs short of his century after being caught at cover off Simon Kerrigan's spinner.

Rashid's partnership with Tim Bresnan added 136 to keep their innings intact after a disastrous morning.

WICKET Wilson 11 (b J Overton)

Surrey 264 & 44-5 v Somerset 102

I may as well have my 'wicket' update ready every time a new batsman comes to the crease at Taunton.

The 17th dismissal of the day comes thanks to Jamie Overton's first of the entire match. I think he was feeling left out.

He bowls Gary Wilson for a 41-ball 11 and Surrey's second innings is now looking as poor as Somerset's first was...

Leicestershire 260-4 v Kent

BBC Radio Leicester's Richard Rae: "138-1 in the afternoon session meant it very much belonged to the visitors.

"Mark Cosgrove's century, his second of the season, oozed assurance and authority, but Mark Pettini could hardly believed what he'd done when he edged Joe Denly's second delivery to the wicketkeeper on 97  - Denly's leg-spin being very much of the occasional variety. 

"The pair had added 218 for the fourth wicket - a record for Leicestershire against Kent, beating the 162 added by Albert Lord and Jonathan King in 1923."

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Final session of day two from Wantage Road. Live commentary with @_alexwinter #bbccricket

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WICKET Burnham (lbw Bird)

Notts 534 v Durham 75-3

Jackson Bird is on a hat-trick!

Jack Burnham falls to the Australian paceman lbw and Michael Richardson has a hat-trick ball to face.

Bird bowls, Richardson survives. It's all happening in the Championship today.

WICKET Stoneman 39 (c Patel b Bird)

Notts 534 v Durham 75-2

Go out, go right back in again.

First ball of the evening session and Durham opener Mark Stoneman is sent back to the dressing room by another superb catch by Samit Patel off the bowling of Jackson Bird. That combination has stuck twice now.

Derbyshire 150 v Sussex 216-1

BBC Sussex's Adrian Harms: "Sussex continue to dominate at Hove reaching tea with a lead of 66 with nine wickets in hand.

"The run machine that is Ed Joyce is within 10 runs of the 44th first-class century of his career and together with Luke Wells has added 113 for the second wicket.

"The only wicket to fall was that of Chris Nash, bowled by a full toss from Wayne Madsen for 65, as the Derbyshire total of 150 looks increasingly well under par."

WICKET Davies 7 (c Hildreth b Leach)

Surrey 264 & 38-4 v Somerset 102

One place they have yet to go for tea is Taunton, and Somerset spinner Jack Leach gets his sixth wicket of the match when Steven Davies plays into the hands of James Hildreth.

Sixteen wickets have fallen so far today. At this rate, we'll be lucky to make it to tomorrow afternoon!