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  1. Alviro Petersen makes 105* for Lancashire
  2. Somerset's Jamie Overton takes 5-42
  3. Kent's Sam Northeast hits unbeaten 173
  4. T20 wins for Northants & Gloucestershire

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By Paul Grunill

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Signing off

So, that's the end of our coverage for today.

It's been a good one for Sam Northeast, Alviro Petersen and Jamie Overton in particular, the first two hitting unbeaten centuries, and pace bowler Overton claiming the second five-for of his Somerset career.

On Monday, it's day two of our four Championship games, while Leicestershire and Gloucestershire start a new one at Grace Road.

We'll be here as usual from about 10:45 BST. Until then, have a good evening.

Day One scores round-up

County Championship

Division One

Hampshire 219 v Somerset 66-1

Hampshire 1 pt, Somerset 3 pts

Lancashire 298-3 v Middlesex

Middlesex 1 pt, Lancashire 2 pts

Nottinghamshire 125-6 v Warwickshire

Warwickshire 2 pts, Nottinghamshire 0 pts

Division Two

Kent 354-7 v Derbyshire

Kent 4 pts, Derbyshire 2 pts

Close of play

Kent 354-7 v Derbyshire

Kent skipper Sam Northeast ends the opening day at Canterbury with an unbeaten 173, having faced 238 balls and hit 20 fours. Northeast's innings, in tandem with Adam Ball (66), has turned the match around for his side, who were struggling on 90-4 at one stage during the afternoon. 

Tony Palladino (3-69) and Will Davis (3-81) plugged away for the visitors, but Kent have four batting points and the fifth is in their sights for Monday morning.

Close of play

Lancashire 298-3 v Middlesex

Alviro Petersen
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It's been fairly slow going - a run rate of just 3.10 - but Lancashire will be happy with their day's work at Lord's, with Alviro Petersen 105 not out after an unbroken fourth-wicket stand of exactly 100 with Steven Croft (34*). Teenage opener Haseeb Hameed made 89 earlier in the day, while Middlesex's bowlers tried in vain to extract any life from the pitch. 

Maximum batting points look out of reach for the leaders, but they have the foundations for a big first-innings score if they can capitalise on Petersen's good work so far. 


Lancashire 292-3 v Middlesex

The day's second century arrives very late as Alviro Petersen reaches three figures for the 41st time in a first-class match with a single off James Fuller. He hasn't been in any hurry - it's taken him 159 balls - but it's an invaluable knock for the Division One leaders.

Close of play

Hampshire 219 v Somerset 66-1

And that's it at the Ageas Bowl where bad light halted play with 13 overs remaining. Somerset are very much in charge after the Overton twins - Jamie (5-42 and Craig (3-52) - shared eight wickets as bottom-of-the-table Hampshire were bowled out in 66.4 overs.

Marcus Trescothick was 33 not out at stumps, with Johann Myburgh on 29, having added 62 so far, and Somerset will hoping to establish a sizeable first-innings lead on day two. 

Northeast marches on

Kent 321-7 v Derbyshire

Sam Northeast progresses to 150 with a boundary off paceman Will Davis. It's the 16th of his innings and it has taken him 216 balls.

Silva stars for Sri Lanka A

Just a quick update on the two tour matches that have also been taking place. Yorkshire reached 243-8 at the close against Pakistan A, with opener Elliot Callis making 84, while Roshen Silva scored an unbeaten 103, containing only six fours, in Sri Lanka A's 273-6 against Durham. Both games resume on Monday.

WICKET Ball (lbw Palladino 66)

Kent 316-7 v Derbyshire

Adam Ball falls just three runs short of his career-best score as his 150-run partnership with skipper Sam Northeast comes to an end - but it's a seventh-wicket record stand for Kent against Derbyshire. Northeast is still going strong on 146 not out as James Tredwell comes out to join him. 

Somerset pair up the tempo

Hampshire 219 v Somerset 66-1

Marcus Trescothick and Johann Myburgh were batting positively for Somerset at the Ageas Bowl following the second-over dismissal of Chris Rogers for nought. Trescothick hit two successive fours off Ryan McLaren and Myburgh went one better with three in the next, bowled by Gareth Berg, but the umpires have now taken the teams off because of the light. 

There are 13 overs remaining if they get back on. 

Lancashire pair frustrate Middlesex

Lancashire 266-3 v Middlesex

Alviro Petersen
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Despite getting rid of Haseeb Hameed for 89 following the tea interval, the final session is proving a hard slog for Middlesex with Alviro Petersen and Steven Croft adding 68 in 14 overs. Petersen has moved on to 87 not out, while Lancashire skipper Croft has 21.

Century stand boosts Kent

Kent 285-6 v Derbyshire

So that's today's T20 done and dusted - now back to the Championship, and Kent have well and truly wrested the initiative from Derbyshire at Canterbury. Sam Northeast now has 131 and his seventh-wicket partnership with Adam Ball (51) is worth 119.


T20 Blast: Leicestershire 149-5 v Northants 152-4

Former Leicestershire all-rounder Josh Cobb made his third half-century in four innings in the T20 Blast to put Northants on top of North Group with a comfortable win over Leicestershire.

Mark Pettini made 56 for the visitors, but their score looked well below-par as Cobb shared a second-wicket partnership of 89 in 10 overs with Adam Rossington (50).

Cobb hit 57 off 46 balls, including a six and five fours, and although he fell to Cameron Delport (2-27), the Steelbacks got home with 13 balls to spare.

It was their fifth win in seven games, and they moved above Warwickshire because their overall run rate is 0.028 better.


T20 Blast: Gloucestershire 184-4 v Sussex 173-9

Gloucestershire moved up to second place in South Group after Hamish Marshall's 90 off 55 balls paved the way to victory over Sussex at Arundel.

Ajmal Shahzad bowled well for the home side to take 3-26, but they were always struggling to reach the required run-rate despite skipper Luke Wright hitting two sixes and eight fours in his 71 off 47 balls.

He departed in the 15th over with the score on 122-4 and although Matt Machan made a rapid 31, the task was beyond the lower order as Matt Taylor took 3-29 for the visitors.

Close of play

Nottinghamshire 125-6 v Warwickshire

That's it for the day between Warwickshire and Notts, with only 61 overs have been possible because of the rain that arrived to force an early tea. The Bears will certainly be the happier side, with paceman Boyd Rankin taking 3-28 as Notts lost four wickets for 34 runs after reaching 76-2. Jake Libby top-scored with 59, and much will depend on Dan Christian - who is 16 not out - on day two.

Wright exit dents Sussex hopes

T20 Blast: Gloucestershire 184-4 v Sussex 133-4 (16 overs)

This could still be an exciting finish at Arundel despite Sussex needing 52 off the final 24 balls. Luke Wright has gone, caught off Benny Howell after making 71 off 47 balls, but Ben Brown and Matt Machan are both capable batsmen. They need some fours and sixes, though.

Northants on course for victory

T20 Blast: Leicestershire 149-5 v Northants 103-2 (11 overs)

Adam Rossington is bowled by Mark Cosgrove at the start of the 12th over after hitting nine fours in his 50 off 30 balls, but this still looks plain sailing for Northants, with Josh Cobb still there on 41. 


Kent 229-6 v Derbyshire

Sam Northeast
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That's an excellent knock by Kent's captain, who raises his bat after a single off Ben Slater takes him to a 159-ball century. it's his 13th in first-class cricket and has rescued his side after they were 90-4 earlier in the day.

Petersen reaches half-century

Lancashire 206-3 v Middlesex

Cool as a cucumber, South African Alviro Petersen takes three runs off Toby Roland-Jones at the end the 72nd over to reach his half-century off 97 balls. It's his fourth of a productive season, to go with one hundred.

Weather delays Edgbaston re-start

Nottinghamshire 125-6 v Warwickshire

Just to keep you posted with what's happening at Edgbaston, the answer is nothing. The rain which forced the teams to take an early tea is still around, so no resumption yet.

WICKET Rogers (c McManus b McLaren 0)

Hampshire 219 v Somerset 5-1

Having been bowled out relatively cheaply, Hampshire need wickets and there's the first as Chris Rogers edges Ryan McLaren to the keeper in the second over and departs for a golden duck.

WICKET Hameed (c Robson b Roland-Jones 89)

Lancashire 198-3 v Middlesex

Toby Roland-Jones
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Haseeb Hameed's hopes of a second successive Championship hundred are foiled at Lord's as he edges Toby Roland-Jones to first slip soon after tea. The 19-year-old batted for 277 minutes, faced 217 balls, and hit a six and 10 fours - his partnership with Alviro Petersen added 97.

Northants make positive start

T20 Blast: Leicestershire 149-5 v Northants 42-1 (5 overs)

Northants have made a good start in their bid to score 150 to beat their East Midlands rivals at Wantage Road. The visitors got rid of the dangerous Richard Levi, who was caught at third man for 12, but Adam Rossington and Josh Cobb have already struck three boundaries each.

Overton twins shine for Somerset

Hampshire 219 v Somerset - tea

BBC Somerset's Stephen Lamb:

"Jamie Overton took 5-42 and his twin brother Craig 3-52 as Hampshire were bowled out for 219 at the Ageas Bowl by Somerset.

"After being 89 without loss and then 166-2, Hampshire collapsed to 195 for nine, with Jamie Overton taking five for 20 in an eight-over spell, and it took a partnership of 24 between the last-wicket pair of Ryan McLaren and Tino Best to secure a solitary batting point for the hosts.

"Jimmy Adams top scored with 61 for Hampshire, but their top five were all dismissed when apparently well set." 

Wright leads Sussex run-chase

T20 Blast: Gloucestershire 184-4 v Sussex (54.1 (6 overs)

Luke Wright
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Luke Wright looks in the mood at Arundel as he races to 30 not out off 22 balls, with the help of six fours. It's a tough ask for Sussex, who have already lost Chris Nash, caught for 13 off Graeme van Buuren's left-arm spin.

Championship tea scores round-up

Division One

Hampshire 219 v Somerset

Lancashire 176-2 v Middlesex

Nottinghamshire 125-6 v Warwickshire

Division Two

Kent 202-6 v Derbyshire

Best dismissal ends Hants innings

Hampshire 219 v Somerset

Hampshire's first innings comes to an end as Craig Overton removes Tino Best, caught by Chris Rogers at mid-on, for figures of 3-52 - but it's brother Jamie who takes the bowling plaudits for his 5-42, which ripped the heart out of the home side's batting line-up. Ryan McLaren remains unbeaten on 24 not out as Hampshire have to settle for a single batting point, while Somerset claim all three with the ball.

Weather delay at Edgbaston

Nottinghamshire 124-6 v Warwickshire

An early tea was taken at Edgbaston after rain arrived at the ground. It has far failed to relent, so the re-start has been put on hold by the umpires.

Hameed targets second ton

Lancashire 176-2 v Middlesex - tea

Haseeb Hameed and Alviro Petersen shared an unbroken partnership of 75 to put Division One leaders Lancashire in a good position at tea on day one at Lord's. Teenager Hameed, who has so far faced 208 deliveries, is 80 not out, with Petersen on 30. Middlesex have tried six bowlers so far and need two or three wickets in the final session to check Lancashire's progress.

Slow, slow pitch again at Lord's. Patience required for batsmen & bowlers - hope the weather isn't ultimately the winner again. #bbccricket

Foxes post moderate total

T20 Blast: Leicestershire 149-5 (20 overs) v Northants Steelbacks

Leicestershire failed to fully capitalise on skipper Mark Pettini's 56 off 39 balls at Wantage Road, as they only managed to add 40 from 32 balls following his dismissal in the 15th over. Paul Horton retired hurt on 29 after being hit by the first ball of the final over bowled by Richard Gleeson, whose figures of 3-20 were his best in a T20 game.

Marshall misses out on ton

T20 Blast: Gloucestershire 180-4 v Sussex

Hamish Marshall
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Hamish Marshall scored 90 off 55 balls to lead Gloucestershire to a big total against Sussex at Arundel. Marshall hit two sixes and eight fours but was denied a third T20 hundred when he was caught at point off Ajmal Shahzad, who took 3-22 and was easily the pick of the home attack. 

Overton runs through Hants

Hampshire 195-9 v Somerset

Jamie Overton
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Jamie Overton takes five wickets in an innings for the second time in a Championship match as Mason Crane is leg-before. Last man Tino Best comes out to join Ryan McLaren with Division One's bottom team needing five runs to claim a batting point.

You wait ages for one to come along......

Helmets at Lord's
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WICKET Billings (b Palladino 4)

Kent 166-6 v Derbyshire

It's a double blow for Kent at Canterbury as Darren Stevens becomes Will Davis' third victim, having made 30, and Sam Billings is bowled by Tony Palladino in the next over. Sam Northeast is still there on 66, but needs someone to stay with him if they are going to pick up any batting points.

WICKET Berg (lbw J Overton 0)

Hampshire 191-8 v Somerset

Having been 118-1, Hampshire have had a desperate afternoon session with seven wickets going down. Jamie Overton bowls Lewis McManus for a second-ball duck and after having Gareth Berg lbw in his next over, the 55th of the innings, currently has figures of 4-32. 

Lively Rankin puts Warwickshire on top

Nottinghamshire 120-6 v Warwickshire

Clive Eakin

BBC Coventry & Warwickshire Sport

"Boyd Rankin has produced an outstanding spell of bowling from the Birmingham end to put Warwickshire on top at Edgbaston.

"The tall Northern Irishman has got life out of a slow pitch to cause discomfort to a succession of Notts batsman.

"Rankin has been backed up by some fine wicketkeeping from Tim Ambrose, who's held on to sharp chances to dismiss Riki Wessels, Samit Patel and Jake Libby." 

O'Brien setback for Foxes

T20 Blast: Leicestershire 99-3 (13 overs) v Northants Steelbacks

Mark Pettini is going well on 54 not out from 35 balls, but Leicestershire's momentum has been interrupted by the loss of Kevin O'Brien, who was caught  in the deep off Josh Cobb for 29.

Marshall punishes Sussex

T20 Blast: Gloucestershire 124-2 (13.5 overs) v Sussex

Hamish Marshall is enjoying himself at Arundel, hitting two sixes and seven fours to reach 77 not out off 46 balls. His stand of 120 with Ian Cockbain (37) has come to an end after the latter was caught off spinner Danny Briggs.

Hants slump against Somerset

Hampshire 189-6 v Somerset

The match tilts in Somerset's favour at the Ageas Bowl as three Hampshire wickets go down in the space of four overs. First, Liam Dawson plays on to Jim Allenby for 15 and Michael Carberry goes for 29 in the next over, caught by Chris Rogers off Jamie Overton. Sean Ervine is the latest to go, edging to the keeper after failing, as they say, to trouble the scorers. 

WICKET Libby (c Ambrose b Rankin 59)

Nottinghamshire 112-6 v Warwickshire

This is some spell by Boyd Rankin and Notts are now well and truly in the mire as Jake Libby, who had been holding their innings together, goes the same way as Riki Wessels and Samit Patel. Dan Christian has raced to 15 off 12 balls for the visitors but he only has the tail for company now.