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Summary

  1. Yorkshire out for 282 against Notts
  2. Rob Keogh hits 154 for Northants
  3. Your cricket Olympics XI via #bbccricket
  4. Cook out for 4 for Essex

Live Reporting

By Josh Hunt

All times stated are UK

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That's all for today

Thanks for joining me for today's County Championship coverage - we'll be back tomorrow at just before 11:00 to bring you all the action from the second day's play.

A reminder that you can read reports of all of today's action on the counties section of the BBC Sport website.

But from me, thanks once again and goodbye for now.

Your Olympics XI

So here we have it, our Olympics-themed cricket XI. Apologies to anyone whose suggestions I've missed off.

Some may question my decision to put showjumper Nick Skelton in at number seven, but if you can win your first Olympic gold medal at the age of 58, then what can't you do? 

1. Geoffrey Moscow Olympics Boycott

2. Quinton de Shuttle-Kock

3. BMX Laxman 

4. Mo Farokh Engineer

5. Aravinda de Silver

6. Ali Brown(lee)

7. Nick (through to the 'keeper) Skelton

8. Mitchell Johnson-Thompson

9. Andrew Tye-kwando

10. Trent Bolt

11. Steven Finn-class

12th man: Morne MorKelly Holmes

Umpire: Nigel Llong Jump

Scoring system in case of rain: Duckworth Carl Lewis method. 

Thanks for all your contributions today, a cracking effort all round.  

Close of play scores

Close at the Oval

Lancashire 287 v Surrey 50-0

Rory Burns
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And the last of our eight games reaches its conclusion for the day, as Surrey reach 50-0 in response to Lancashire's 287.

Rory Burns is leading the reply on 33, with Dom Sibley set to restart tomorrow on 10.

Division Two round-up

Leicestershire 238 v Essex 13-2

Essex lose nightwatchman Jamie Porter for a duck after seeing Alastair Cook bowled for four, closing 226 runs behind promotion rivals Leicestershire.

Northants dominated the first day against Worcestershire, thanks mostly to Rob Keogh's brilliant 154, reaching stumps at 345-6.

Sussex resume tomorrow on 111-1 in reply to Glamorgan's 252, while Hardus Viljoen takes his fifth wicket on his Kent debut to bowl Gloucestershire out for 221 at close of play.

Stumps at Durham

Durham 207 v Warwickshire 25-1

Warwickshire will be happy with their efforts on day one against Durham, having made the hosts bat first at Chester-le-Street.

Jeetan Patel, the County Championship's leading wicket taker, did the damage once again with a five-wicket haul.

Durham will need to replicate the visitors' performance with the ball tomorrow to stay in contention, and they'll take confidence from Varun Chopra's late dismissal as the Bears started their reply.

WICKET Cook (b Klein 4)

Leicestershire 238 v Essex 10-1

Alastair Cook is out!

Dieter Klein, making his first appearance for Leicestershire in first-class cricket, clean bowls the England captain with an inswinging yorker.

Jamie Porter takes to the crease as nightwatchman.

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Your cricket Olympics XI via #bbccricket

There have been some excellent suggestions for our Olympics-themed XI today, but this one takes the gold for me. 

Bradley Pitts: Ryan tenDoesStarters Orders

I'll have the full teamsheet for you after all today's games have finished.

Close of play at Scarborough

Yorkshire 282 v Nottinghamshire 38-2

It's finely-poised at close of play between Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire at Scarborough, where the visitors really ought to have been well on top.

Notts had Yorkshire in dire straits at 51-6, before letting them off the hook with tail-enders Azeem Rafiq and Jack Brooks making half-centuries and Andy Hodd scoring an unbeaten 96.

To make matters worse, Jake Libby and Tom Moores have both lost their wicket late in the day, leaving them 250 runs behind with eight wickets in hand.

Stumps at Hampshire

Hampshire 281-6 v Somerset

Hampshire looked in trouble at 92-4 after choosing to bat first against Somerset at Taunton, but Sean Ervine's 103 helps them recover to 281-6 at close.

Lewis McManus will resume tomorrow unbeaten on 41, alongside Gareth Berg who has 12 runs to his name. 

Division Two round-up

Leicestershire 238 v Essex

Jamie Porter has his fourth wicket, and Leicestershire are all out for 238 in their promotion battle with leaders Essex. England captain Alastair Cook is set to open the batting for Essex in a few minutes' time.

Sussex opener Chris Nash has just reached 50 as his side progress to 90-0 in reply to Glamorgan's 252, while Northants are three overs away from stumps on 337-6 against Worcestershire.

Hardus Viljoen's terrific debut performance for Kent has just got even better - the South African paceman has taken a fourth wicket to leave Gloucestershire 208-8.

WICKET Keogh (run out 154)

Northamptonshire 331-6 v Worcestershire

Worcestershire's bowlers had no answers to Rob Keogh today, but a sharp bit of fielding from Ed Barnard sees him run out for a magnificent 154 at New Road.

The pears' next priority will be to remove Steven Crook, who is going along very nicely with 77 from 113 deliveries.

Durham all out for 207

Durham 207 v Warwickshire

Graham Onions is the last man out for Durham against Warwickshire, caught behind off Jeetan Patel, who finishes with figures of 5-32.

Warwickshire will have 12 overs to see out before close of play tonight.

WICKET Libby (lbw b Brooks 0)

Yorkshire 282 v Nottinghamshire 1-1

This isn't what Nottinghamshire would have planned for their response at Scarborough.

Jake Libby is given out leg-before to Jack Brooks for a golden duck, after Ryan Sidebottom had bowled a maiden first over.

Debutant Tom Moores, son of former England head coach Peter Moores, comes in at number three.

WICKET Ervine (lbw b Leach 103)

Hampshire 244-6 v Somerset

Sean Ervine celebrates his second century of the County Championship season, but he's removed lbw by Somerset spinner Jack Leach soon after to leave Hampshire six down for 244 runs.

Yorkshire all out for 282

Yorkshire 282 v Nottinghamshire

Andy Hodd takes a single off the first ball of Brett Hutton's 15th over to move on to 96, but two balls later Ryan Sidebottom is bowled to end the Yorkshire innings.

Hodd's score is his best since joining Yorkshire in 2012, but he'll be disappointed not have reached three figures.

Nottinghamshire might have taken this total at the start of the day after putting Yorkshire in to bat, though they ought to have bowled them out sooner after reducing the hosts to 51-6 earlier.

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A last call for you to send in your Olympics XI cricketers using #bbccricket.

It's quite a team already, though one or two more batsmen wouldn't hurt.

WICKET Brooks (b Hutton 48)

Yorkshire 281-9 v Nottinghamshire

No half-century for Jack Brooks, but still an excellent effort with the bat from the Yorkshire seamer before he plays on to his stumps off Brett Hutton.

Andy Hodd is unbeaten on 95 - will he run out of partners before he can complete his century?

WICKET Lilley (c Foakes b Meaker 38)

Lancashire 239-9 v Surrey

Stuart Meaker
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Lancashire's innings is drawing to a close at the Oval, where Stuart Meaker gets his third wicket of the day when he draws Aaron Lilley into edging through to the wicketkeeper.

Durham are now eight down at home to Warwickshire, with Jeetan Patel and Keith Barker picking up three wickets apiece for the Bears. The score is 190-8 at Chester-le-Street. 

Division Two round-up

Leicestershire 204-7 v Essex

Leicestershire have lost Ben Raine for 17 since tea, but they've also picked up their first bonus point as they push beyond 200.

Sussex have made a positive start in their reply to Glamorgan's 252 at Cardiff, scoring 42 from their first 11 overs.

Recently-crowned T20 Blast champions Northants are well top of Worcestershire on 283-5, while Gloucestershire are 170-5 at Bristol with 22 overs left in the day against Kent.

WICKET McLaren (c Abell b Leach 61)

Hampshire 210-5 v Somerset

They had to wait more than 45 overs, but Somerset have Hampshire's fifth wicket at long last.

There's a slight touch of luck to it, as Ryan McLaren's shot hits Tom Abell, who then recovers to make the catch off a Jack Leach delivery.

A wicket to tell you about at the Oval as well, where Kyle Jarvis has been caught off Tom Curran to leave Lancashire 231-8 against Surrey.

50 partnership for Yorkshire

Yorkshire 250-8 v Nottinghamshire

Jack Brooks and Andy Hodd are frustrating Nottinghamshire's bowling attack at Scarborough, their 58-run stand earning the hosts a second bonus point.

Hodd has 78, almost double his previous season-best first-class score of 43.

WICKET Collingwood (c Chopra b Patel 23)

Durham 173-6 v Warwickshire

Warwickshire's decision to put Durham in to bat earlier seems to be paying off.

Paul Collingwood is the sixth batsman to go, caught by Varun Chopra at silly point off the bowling of Jeetan Patel.

50 for Ryan McLaren

Hampshire 198-4 v Somerset

Ryan McLaren has his sixth half-century of the County Championship season - can he convert it into a ton?

His partnership with Sean Ervine is now worth 106 runs, with Ervine unbeaten on 84 runs.

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Ben Southworth: Simone Bails and Nigel Long jump

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Northants on top at Worcs

Northamptonshire 256-5 v Worcestershire

Alex Winter

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"Northamptonshire lost two early wickets in the afternoon but they weren't perturbed and put their foot down in the second hour to tea, adding over 150 runs in the 30 overs bowled. 

"A fine first Championship century of the summer for Rob Keogh - who's been in good nick in the past six weeks, having contributed strongly to Northants' run to the One-Day Cup quarter-finals.

"Now they will look to take control of the day and ensure Worcestershire are made to regret the decision to bowl first - a decision one or two home supporters were questioning at tea time."

Jones goes

Lancashire 200-7 v Surrey

An old saying in cricket is that one wicket often brings two, and that's the case at The Oval.

Lancashire debutant Rob Jones has fallen for 25, bowled by 18-year-old Sam Curran, who now has four wickets for the innings.

The visitors have just got to 200, meaning they've picked up their first bonus point.

Glos pair safely through to tea

Gloucestershire 145-4 v Kent

BBC Radio Kent's Ben Watts at Bristol:

"A good session for the hosts as Phil Mustard and Hamish Marshall negotiated the session without the loss of a wicket.

"Having been 84-4 at lunch the pair added just a further 61 runs, but with the Bristol pitch often flattening out as the game progresses, keeping wickets in hand seems more important at this juncture than run rate.

"Kent captain Sam Northeast will look to keep rotating his bowlers, of which South African overseas signing Hardus Viljoen looks the sharpest, as they seek further inroads in the evening session."

WICKET Clark (c Sangakkara b Meaker 56)

Lancashire 188-6 v Surrey

Stuart Meaker
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Lancashire batsman Jordan Clark reaches his half-century, but is soon after sent back to the pavilion thanks a magnificent slip catch by Kumar Sangakkara.

The former Sri Lanka batsman dives low to his right and clings on to the ball after Stuart Meaker had found the edge.

Not bad for a man who turns 39 in a couple of months.

Wagg & Wallace limit Glam damage against Sussex

Glamorgan 252 all out v Sussex

BBC Wales' Nick Webb in Cardiff:

"Half-centuries from experienced duo Graham Wagg and Mark Wallace dragged Glamorgan to a position of some respectability after Sussex's seamers were rampant in the morning session.

"Wagg (57) and Wallace (61) counter-attacked in breezy fashion in the afternoon after Glamorgan slumped to 56-5 in the morning.

"But Sussex recent recruits David Wiese (3-52) and Jofra Archer (4-91) kept the visitors just in control of the game in a frantic session which yielded 165 runs and five wickets. 

"A brief volley of late boundaries from number 11 Michael Hogan took Glamorgan to a second batting point, while Owen Morgan was left not out 32." 

Division Two round-up

Leicestershire 172-6 v Essex

Division Two leaders Essex are in control against promotion rivals Leicestershire at New Road, Graham Westley bowling Ned Eckersley to leave the Foxes 172-6 just before tea.

Glamorgan have finally been bowled out by Sussex at Cradiff, but not before Owen Morgan and Michael Hogan's 33-run last-wicket stand dragged the hosts to 252 and a second batting bonus point.

Northants take tea at 246-5 against Worcestershire, while Gloucestershire are 145-4 at the end of the second session against Kent.

WICKET Richardson (c Chopra b Barker 55)

Durham 151-5 v Warwickshire

Durham lose a wicket just before tea, Michael Richardson edging Keith Barker to slip for 55 to leave the hosts on 151-5.

Hampshire and Somerset have already gone off for refreshments at Taunton, with the visitors 174-4 after a much-improved performance with the bat in the second session.

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John Derham: BMX Laxman

Julie Franks: Alistair Brown(lee)

100 for Rob Keogh

Northamptonshire 234-5 v Worcestershire

Rob Keogh is the first player of the day to reach three figures, bringing up his ton from 144 balls with a four off Jack Shantry.

Keogh took a stunning catch to remove Andre Russell in the T20 Blast semi-final win over Notts at the weekend as well, before the Steelbacks went on to beat Durham in the final. Quite a few days for the 24-year-old.

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Nick Hepworth: Bit of a "jump", not a player but might make for a controversial result in the Olympics XI - Duckworth-Carl Lewis Method.

WICKET Rafiq (lbw b Patel 74)

Yorkshire 184-7 v Nottinghamshire

Yorkshire's Azeem Rafiq misses out on his first century since hitting his maiden ton in 2009, given out lbw to Nottinghamshire spinner Samit Patel.

Moments later, Andy Hodd reaches his first half-century of the season with a single off leg-spinner Imran Tahir.

200 up for Glamorgan

Glamorgan 201-7 v Sussex

Mark Wallace follows Graham Wagg in reaching a half-century for Glamorgan, who have done well to fight back from 56-5 to pick up their first batting point for the loss of seven wickets.

Northants are also closing in on 200, with Rob Keogh's 83 leading the way in their 196-5.

Leicestershire have just lost Mark Cosgrove for 71 in their promotion battle with Essex - the Foxes are now 155-5 at New Road. 

Meanwhile Gloucetsershire are still yet to lose a wicket in the second session against Kent, moving slowly on to 134-5.

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Anthony Wilkins: Mo Farahokh Engineer.

Hants making steady progress

Hampshire 146-4 v Somerset

While Nottinghamshire struggle to break Rafiq and Hodd's stubborn resistance, fellow strugglers Hampshire have got their innings back on track against Somerset.

Sean Ervine has 62 runs and has just brought up a fifty partnership with Ryan McLaren.

50 for Azeem Rafiq

Yorkshire 149-6 v Nottinghamshire

Tremendous batting from Azeem Rafiq, who brings up his first 50 since re-signing for Yorkshire in June with successive fours off the bowling of Brett Hutton.

Wicketkeeper Andy Hodd remains alongside him at the crease on 37, needing to go far beyond his season-best 43 to put the hosts on top of struggling Nottinghamshire.