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Summary

  1. Five County Championship matches in play
  2. Use 'Live Coverage' tab for radio commentary
  3. Durham beat Lancashire by two wickets
  4. Somerset's Trescothick out for 218
  5. Tweet #bbccricket with your Summer XI

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By Josh Hunt

All times stated are UK

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Thanks for joining me

Thanks for reading today's coverage of the County Championship, and enjoy the rest of this wonderful weather wherever you may be tonight.

I'll be back with the final day's action from all four games still left to finish tomorrow, plus the first day's play between Gloucestershire and Leicestershire at Cheltenham.

See you at around 10:50 tomorrow. Goodbye for now.

Close of play scores

Division One:

Durham 291 & 247-8 beat Lancashire 204 & 333

Nottinghamshire 401 & 58-2 v Somerset 437 - stumps, day three

Surrey 637-7d v Hampshire 398-9 - stumps, day three

Division Two:

Glamorgan 518 v Derbyshire 177 & 413-6 f/o - stumps, day three

Kent 575 v Sussex 333 - stumps, day three

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Sussex all out for 333 at close

Kent 575 v Sussex 333

Ross Taylor is left stranded on 142 not out at close, Stu Whittingham the last man to go when he is given out lbw to James Tredwell.

Sussex still trail Kent by 242 runs, so you'd expect the follow-on to be enforced to give the hosts any chance of winning on Wednesday.

Stumps at Colwyn Bay

Glamorgan 518 v Derbyshire 177 & 413-6

Derbyshire have put in a performance to be proud of today after two disappointing days had put them firmly on the back foot.

Billy Godleman finishes unbeaten on 66 to help his side to 413-6 at stumps, a lead of 72 runs.

On a good batting track, Glamorgan should be able to chase down any reasonable target, but they'll need to take the last four Derbyshire wickets quickly tomorrow if they're going to have time to do so.

Your summer-themed XI

The Ageas Bowl
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While we wait for the last two games to finish, here's the grand reveal of the results of today's challenge to create a summer-themed XI.

I'll be the first to admit, you'd fancy your chances against this lot as a bowler, despite the number of all-rounders. Still, taking 20 wickets in the game shouldn't be a problem.

1. Rory sunBurns

2. Suncream Gavaskar

3. Michael DiFanuto

4. Alan Knott-ed handkerchief

5. Heat Streak

6. Vic bikini Marks

7. Richard Paddlee

8. Lolly Rayner

9. Will Beer garden

10. Craig (or Jamie, if you prefer) all-Overtan

11. James Sand'n'sun 

Close of play at Southampton

Surrey 637-7d v Hampshire 398-9

An unbelievable last-wicket Hampshire stand of 71 runs remains unbroken as the umpires call an end to proceedings at Southampton.

Lewis McManus has 117 from 232 balls and will take strike for the first delivery on Wednesday.

Last man Brad Wheal has made nine runs from 67 balls to help the bottom-placed Division One side to within 240 runs of Surrey's 637-7d.

Stumps at Trent Bridge

Nottinghamshire 401 & 58-2 v Somerset 437

Nottinghamshire recover from the loss of Michael Lumb and Steven Mullaney to get themselves back in the lead at the end of day three.

The game looks like it's going to end in a draw tomorrow, despite Marcus Trescothick's simply brilliant 218 for Somerset.

50 for Godleman

Glamorgan 518 v Kent 177 & 382-5 f/o

Derbyshire have done mightily well just to make Glamorgan bat again, but if Billy Godleman can turn this 50 into a century on the final day, they'll have a genuine shot at avoiding defeat. The lead is 41 runs with 9 overs left on the third day.

James Tredwell has his first wicket for Kent against Sussex, finding the edge of fellow spin-bowler Danny Briggs, who has to depart when wicketkeeper Callum Jackson snares the catch.

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Alan Knotted handkerchief #bbccricket

For younger readers unfamiliar with wearing the knotted handkerchief, type it in to your favourite search engine. It's quite the style statement.

100 for Ross Taylor

Kent 575 v Sussex 291-7

Ross Taylor
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Ross Taylor is the latest player to reach three figures as Sussex slowly erode Kent's first-innings lead.

The New Zealand international's innings hasn't stopped Radio Kent's team from enjoying the weather at Tunbridge Wells...

CRICKET Our view of the Nevill Ground, Tunbridge Wells. Had to be done. #bbccricket

CRICKET Our view of the Nevill Ground, Tunbridge Wells. Had to be done. #bbccricket

Derbyshire take lead at Colwyn Bay

Glamorgan 518 v Derbyshire 177 & 361-5

Derbyshire have moved into the lead against Glamorgan, overturning a 341-run shortfall from the first innings.

Billy Godleman, demoted from opening the batting yesterday due to illness, is leading the charge for Derbyshire with 44 from 74 balls.

100 for McManus

Surrey 637-7d v Hampshire 375-9

Lewis McManus
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Lewis McManus has his first career century, and what an important innings it could prove to be.

McManus brings up three figures from 171 balls by pushing Stuart Meaker for a single.

Hampshire are 260 runs behind Surrey after a disappointing showing with the ball, but McManus' knock will give them real help of holding out for a draw.

Wickets at Trent Bridge

Nottinghamshire 401 & 26-2 v Somerset 437

An inauspicious start to their second innings by Nottinghamshire, who have lost Steven Mullaney and Michael Lumb cheaply.

Mullaney is out lbw to Craig Overton for 11, while Lumb has his middle stump sent spiraling by Jim Allenby without getting off the mark.

Division Two update

Glamorgan 518 v Derbyshire 177 & 322-5 f/o

Derbyshire have lost Wayne Madsen for 90, caught behind after Andrew Salter found the edge, and Neil Broom has just been given out lbw to Michael Hogan. Glamorgan still lead by 15 runs after enforcing the follow-on yesterday.

Sussex are frustrating Kent's efforts to force a positive result on the final day - Ross Taylor and Will Beer's seventh-wicket partnership has lasted 43 minutes at the last count. Kent's first-innings lead is 305 as it stands.

BreakingDURHAM BEAT LANCASHIRE BY TWO WICKETS

Lancashire 204 & 333 v Durham 291 & 247-8

Chris Rushworth
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Ben Stokes is run out for 36, four runs short of the target, so it's left to Chris Rushworth to find the cover boundary to wrap up a hard-fought win at Southport.

Lancashire looked like stealing victory from the jaws of defeat when they took five wickets for 35 runs to leave Durham 197-7 at tea, but Stokes and Adam Hickey's 48-run eighth-wicket partnership made the difference.

Hampshire facing the follow-on?

Surrey 637-7d v Hampshire 328-9

Lewis McManus
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Lewis McManus has done his part with the bat for Hampshire, with 66 runs from 138 balls.

Unfortunately for him, he's running out of team-mates, and his side are still 306 runs short of Surrey's mighty first-innings total.

Victory in sight for Durham

Lancashire 204 & 333 v Durham 291 & 237-7

Durham are motoring towards a win now, as Adam Hickey and Ben Stokes hit sixes in successive overs to get their side within ten runs of their target.

Lancashire bowler Tom Smith's five-wicket haul appears to have been all in vain.

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Your summer XI via #bbccricket

Looking at the suggestions for our summer-themed XI today, our team could use a few more batsmen.

If you've got any ideas for the middle order, or a full-time wicketkeeper in particular, tweet them over to us using #bbccricket.

Durham need 31 to win

Lancashire 204 & 333 v Durham 291 & 216-7

Little by little, Durham are creeping towards their victory target against Lancashire.

Ben Stokes has 20 and Adam Hickey is on 11. If Stokes is there at the end, Durham will surely win this.

WICKET Trescothick (c Taylor b Tahir 218)

Nottinghamshire 401 v Somerset 437

Marcus Trescothick can't carry his bat through Somerset's innings, caught at cover off Imran Tahir, who finishes with seven wickets to his name.

It's still a magnificent effort from Trescothick, the seventh time he's reached 200 in his career.

Derbyshire battle towards a lead

Glamorgan 518, Derbyshire 177 and 297-3

BBC Wales' Nick Webb reports:

"Derbyshire continued to make good progress towards saving the game as the third wicket stand between Chesney Hughes and Wayne Madsen reached 181 in the blazing sunshine.

"Hughes notched his third century of the season and eventually fell for 122, caught behind off Graham Wagg with the new ball, while Madsen was dropped at slip on 76 in the same over.

"Glamorgan juggled their six regular bowlers on a flat pitch but the visitors, just 44 behind, should move into the lead in the evening session."   

WICKET Davies (c Mullaney b Tahir 2)

Nottinghamshire 401 v Somerset 436-9

Somerset's resistance is coming to an end.

Ryan Davies is Imran Tahir's sixth wicket of the innings, caught at slip by Steven Mullaney.

Let's just hope for some last-minute fireworks from Marcus Trescothick, who remains out there on 217.

Trescothick dominates at Notts

Nottinghamshire 401 v Somerset 436-8

BBC Radio Nottingham's Dave Bracegirdle reports:

"Marcus Trescothick reached two more significant milestones on the third afternoon of Somerset’s Specsavers County Championship match against Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge.

"The 40-year old left-hander advanced to the seventh double hundred of his career, before passing 1,000 first-class runs for the season shortly afterwards.

Trescothick’s 200 came up from 323 deliveries and contained 31 fours and a six, and five runs later he became the third batsman in the country to reach the thousand mark this year.

"Imran Tahir became the first Notts overseas bowler to take five wickets in an innings since Stuart MacGill against Essex in 2004, when Craig Overton chipped the spinner to short extra cover."

Tea break

Lancashire 204 & 333 v Durham 291 & 197-7

Durham will need to make 50 runs after tea to win against Lancashire at Southport, but Tom Smith's 5-17 means the hosts will fancy their chances of protecting their lead.

Somerset leave the field on 436-8 thanks to Marcus Trescothick's unbeaten 217. Their lead at Trent Bridge is only 35, so it appears to be heading for a draw at Trent Bridge tomorrow.

Durham collapse against Lancs

Lancashire 204 & 333 v Durham 291 & 195-7

Tom Smith
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Durham were sailing to their target of 247 when they were 160-2, but they've since lost five wickets for 35 runs.

Tom Smith is the bowling tormentor-in-chief, accounting for Paul Collingwood and Paul Coughlin to give him figures of 5-16.

Ben Stokes remains out there for Durham, however. Can the England all-rounder drag his side over the line?

Division Two update

Kent 575 v Sussex 230-5

Kent and South Africa bowler Kagiso Rabada trebles his wicket tally for the day by getting Luke Wright to edge behind for 60 and then removing Ben Brown lbw.

Derbyshire batsman Chesney Hughes has gone for 122 after a 181-run partnership with Wayne Madsen. Graham Wagg was the man to take the wicket for Glamorgan, but their opponents are now only 59 runs away from making Glamorgan bat again.

200 for Trescothick

Nottinghamshire 401 v Somerset 417-7

Marcus Trescothick
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Marcus Trescothick drives and sends the ball running down through extra cover and to the fence to bring up a double century.

The former England batsman had never previously scored a century at Trent Bridge in the County Championship, but he's more than made up for that today.

He then adds five more to his total in quick order to surpass 1,000 first-class runs for the season.

WICKET Richardson (c Moores b Smith 3)

Lancashire 204 & 333 v Durham 291 & 175-5

Michael Richardson nicks Tom Smith down the leg-side and is caught by wicketkeeper Tom Moores.

Can Lancashire really pull this off? Durham still need 72 to win.

Two wickets at Southport

Lancashire 204 & 333 v Durham 291 & 170-4

Simon Kerrigan
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Durham were cruising towards victory at Southport against Lancashire, but the wheels might be coming off as they approach the target.

First, Jack Burnham is out lbw to Simon Kerrigan, before Keaton Jennings is caught behind off Tom Smith's bowling in the next over.

The visitors need only 77 more to win.

100 for Hughes

Glamorgan 518 v Derbyshire 177 & 251-2

Chesney Hughes celebrates making his third century of the County Championship season, bringing the milestone up from 188 balls.

Derbyshire are now less than 100 behind Glamorgan, with Wayne Madsen also progressing nicely on 65.

WICKET Trego (c Taylor b Tahir 5)

Nottinghamshire 401 v Somerset 402-6

Somerset lose Peter Trego to an excellent diving catch by Brendan Taylor at short leg off the bowling of Imran Tahir, though I doubt they'll be too concerned.

The visitors have picked up maximum batting points at Trent Bridge, while Marcus Trescothick is within ten runs of a double century.

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WICKET Berg (b Batty 40)

Surrey 637-7d v Hampshire 247-7

Gareth Berg clearly decided that attack was the best form of defence at the Ageas Bowl.

To be fair to him, he did quite a good job of it up until a moment ago, hitting 40 from 47 balls before getting bowled by veteran Surrey spinner Gareth Batty.

Desperate measures at Southport

Lancashire 204 & 333 v Durham 291 & 158-2

Durham may not be having too many difficulties at Southport, but BBC Radio Newcastle commentator Martin Emmerson has had to get inventive to keep all his technology in working order.

An empty scorecard box makes a handy sun screen for an iPad in Southport #bbccricket

An empty scorecard box makes a handy sun screen for an iPad in Southport #bbccricket

WICKET Allenby (b Patel 63)

Nottinghamshire 401 v Somerset 390-5

Jim Allenby
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A wicket at long last for Nottinghamshire, which comes courtesy of Samit Patel.

Jim Allenby plays across the line, misses the ball and sees his stumps skittled.

Marcus Trescothick is still at the crease on 181.

Division Two update

Bowling can be a thankless task when it's not going your way, and it must be so much worse for Kent and Glamorgan in weather like this.

Sussex batsmen Luke Wright and Ross Taylor have scored 88 runs in 94 minutes together to take their side to 195-3 at Tunbridge Wells.

Glamorgan have gone over two hours without a wicket at Colwyn Bay, where Chesney Hughes and Wayne Madsen have scored 121 for the third wicket.

Halfway there

Lancashire 204 & 333 v Durham 291 & 128-2

Durham have passed the halfway point in their run chase at Southport.

Keaton Jennings is unbeaten on 59, while Jack Burnham has 35 runs to his name after being dropped on 23.

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#bbccricket Summer cricket names? How about Jack Beach from Somerset or young Tom Barber-que from Hampshire.

Somerset close on 400

Nottinghamshire 401 v Somerset 365-4

Jim Allenby passes 50 and Marcus Trescothick's seemingly unstoppable march to a double-century continues at Trent Bridge, where Somerset are 365-4.

The visitors have a little bit more than 11 overs to reach 400 and pick up all five batting bonus points.