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By Phil Shepka

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That's it from me for day one of the County Championship action. You can read all reports on how your side got on on this very website shortly.

Until tomorrow, goodbye.

Glamorgan 118-5 v Worcestershire 163

And as I say that, it is now over at Worcester. Where, as I said earlier, it's been a day for lots and lots of wickets. 

More tomorrow? We shall see.

Surrey 252 all out v Warwickshire

The light isn't good enough for Warwickshire to get out and start their innings, so they've called it a day at Edgbaston.

Only Worcestershire v Glamorgan still going.

Middlesex 100-1 v Durham 204

It's over at Lord's as Middlesex are clearly in control against Durham. But they had to survive a late lbw appeal against Nick Compton, who not for the first time in this innings was living dangerously.

Gloucestershire 332-7 v Sussex

Stumps at Hove and Michael Klinger's unbeaten century is the highlight of the day. But Steve Magoffin has done his best to steal the limelight, taking four wickets for Sussex.

Surrey 252 all out v Warwickshire

The light is not good so the Warwickshire innings hasn't started and the umpires are in the middle waiting...

WICKET Meschede 0 (c Shantry b Barnard)

Glamorgan 105-5 v Worcestershire 163

It looks like a very bowler friendly wicket at Worcester, as we have the 15th dismissal of the day. Craig Meschede is the man to go for a 13-ball duck. 

Glamorgan still trail by 58 runs, but Will Bragg is currently out there on 72.

WICKET Peterson 32 (b Brooks)

Lancashire 299-7 v Yorkshire

We've got a wicket to close the day at Old Trafford, as Alviro Peterson is bowled by Jack Brooks. Brooks has certainly done some damage in the closing stages of day one with three wickets.

The game had looked to be getting away from the Tykes after Haseeb Hameed's century, but they have pulled it back now.

Leicestershire 330-5 v Northants

It's over too at Wantage Road where Leicestershire are looking fairly well placed going into day two against Northants. Centuries from Mark Cosgrove and Mark Pettini have given them the edge.

Nottinghamshire 39-1 v Hampshire

It's over at Trent Bridge too, with Nottinghamshire very happy with their afternoon and evening's work. At 280-5, Hampshire looked like they could crank up the runs, but now the game is looking much more balanced.

Splendid night watchman's effort from Ball. Survived, farmed the strike and added 14 runs off 29 balls. Notts close on 39-1. #NottsvHants

WICKET Batty 27 (lbw Barker)

Surrey 252 all out v Warwickshire

Surrey can't see out those final overs of the day as Gareth Batty is the last man out, trapped leg before by Keith Barker. Barker's first wicket of the day as well as all Bears' bowlers today now have at least one dismissal, although the greedy Jeetan Patel has four of them.

Essex 291-4 v Derbyshire

It's all over for day one between Essex and Derbyshire, and it is a day that will be remembered for a fine batting display by Essex opener Nick Browne.

He is currently unbeaten on 116, his second Championship century of the season. The Division Two leaders are looking in fine knick at the moment.

WICKET Meaker 7 (c Chopra b Wright)

Surrey 249-9 v Warwickshire

Six overs left in the day. Six overs to see out with one wicket left if you're of a Surrey persuasion. Stuart Meaker is the latest tail-ender to fall as Chris Wright gets his first wicket of the day.

WICKET Kerrigan 2 (c Hodd b Brooks)

Lancashire 286-6 v Yorkshire

The nightwatchman Simon Kerrigan is dismissed and this game is right in the balance once more. He edges behind to Andrew Hodd off the bowling of Jack Brooks and in the process becomes Hodd's third catch of the day.

The hosts did not want that to happen.

Surrey 232-8 v Warwickshire

After a morning session where they were rarely troubled, as the day has progressed, the more uncomfortable life has been for Surrey. Tom Curran shortly followed his brother Sam off the pitch, also being dismissed by Rikki Clarke.

They have another eight overs to see out today.

WICKET Libby 11 (lbw McLaren)

Nottinghamshire 20-1 v Hampshire 319

He may have been out for a disappointing 16 runs, but Ryan McLaren has the first breakthrough for Hampshire as he traps Nottinghamshire's Jake Libby for 11 in the fifth over.

Essex 273-4 v Derbyshire

Essex opener Nick Browne may be losing partners, but he's holding the visitors' innings together.

100! Nick Browne completes his century off 266 balls, which includes 6 fours and 1 six! #DERvESS

100! Nick Browne completes his century off 266 balls, which includes 6 fours and 1 six! #DERvESS

WICKET Livingstone 0 (c Hodd b Sidebottom)

Lancashire 279-5 v Yorkshire

Lancashire's innings is just becoming a little unstuck at the moment. Liam Livingstone is the next man to go for a 10-ball duck, getting himself out in a bid to get on the scoreboard. No real need to play at that one from Ryan Sidebottom but he edges it behind.

Nightwatchman Simon Kerrigan comes in.

Leicestershire 309-5 v Northants

Mark Pettini becomes the second Mark to reach a century for Leicestershire today, after Mark Cosgrove's earlier ton. Mark my words.

I can't say anything positive about Pettini, or else he'll be out any second. But maybe Northants fans want me to say he's playing phenomenally...

WICKET Eskinazi 42 (b Onions)

Middlesex 77-1 v Durham

I should never praise anyone again. The moment I do, something bad happens to them.

Middlesex opener Stevie Eskinazi is trapped lbw by Graham Onions.

Middlesex 77-0 v Durham 204

Looking back very briefly, there have been a lot of wickets over the last hour or so.

Not for Middlesex though, as they continue plodding along on 77 without loss, with Stevie Eskinazi on 42.

WICKET Velani 19 (lbw Milnes)

Essex 254-4 v Derbyshire

Essex opener Nick Browne, currently on 96 not out, loses another partner...

89.1: WICKET! Milnes traps Velani in front of all three and he has his second wicket today! 252-4 #DERvESS #P2bD

89.1: WICKET! Milnes traps Velani in front of all three and he has his second wicket today! 252-4 #DERvESS #P2bD

That follows Glamorgan's David Lloyd, no not that David Lloyd, being caught for eight. His side are 75-3 against Worcestershire, 88 behind.

WICKET S Curran 8 (c Ambrose b Clarke)

Surrey 214-7 v Warwickshire

Surrey were looking relatively solid at 146-2 earlier today, but Jeetan Patel has reeled them in and Rikki Clarke gets in on the act. He breaks up the partnership of the Curran brothers, Sam the one to be trudging back to get himself a drink.

WICKET Croft 13 (c Bresnan b Brooks)

Lancashire 268-4 v Yorkshire

Yorkshire are fighting back towards the end of this day and Lancashire captain Steven Croft is the next man to fall, wonderfully caught in the slips by Tim Bresnan of the bowling of the headband warrior Jack Brooks.

WICKET Carter 4 (b Ball)

Hampshire 319 all out v Nottinghamshire

Losing their final four wickets for just 14 runs, I don't think Hampshire will be happy with how they finished their innings.

After the loss of centurion Adam Wheater, the visitors crumbled.


Division Two promotion hopefuls Leicestershire are putting on some decent runs at Wantage Road on the first day, but have lost Niall O'Brian cheaply.

WICKET | O'Brien is trapped in front by Gleeson, who is sharing the new ball with Azharullah, for 5. Leics 292-5

Middlesex 53-0 v Durham 204

Meanwhile, away from the wickets Middlesex are ticking along nicely, reaching 53 without loss and trailing Durham by 151 runs.

I hope I haven't put the mockers on that, like I have done a number of times today. I'll start thinking I'm some weird voodoo doll.

WICKET Wheal 0 (b Tahir)

Hamsphire 306-9 v Nottinghamshire

This innings could all be over soon.

Wicket! Tahir completely foxes Wheal with a googly & dismisses him lbw for 0. Hampshire 306-9. #NottsvHants

Wicket! Tahir completely foxes Wheal with a googly & dismisses him lbw for 0. Hampshire 306-9. #NottsvHants

WICKET Davies 38 (c Bell b Patel)

Surrey 202-6 v Warwickshire

Another one bites the dust. Steven Davies' dismissal brings the Curran brothers, Sam and Tom, to the crease together.

Leicestershire 288-4 v Northants

BBC Radio Northampton's Alex Winter:

"Mark Cosgrove has notched up consecutive centuries at Wantage Road after his ton here last season and has put his side in an excellent position. 

"But a top-edged hook has opened up an end for Northamptonshire with the second new ball - the hosts will be pleased with their work since tea having toiled in the afternoon.

"Meanwhile, the beer 'festival' has a live band for company who were tuning up over the tea break. They've had a while to set up and sit around before their set begins at 6.30pm - can't beat a bit of post-cricket entertainment in the sun..."

BBC Sport

WICKET Roy 16 (c Ambrose b Clarke)

Surrey 202-5 v Warwickshire

Warwickshire were struggling for a breakthrough earlier today but have taken a big wicket in Jason Roy for 16.

He edges behind to the wicketkeeper just after helping them reach their first batting point.

Hampshire 305-8 v Nottinghamshire

Good decision, Jake Ball.

Wicket! Ball opts not to take the new ball & demolishes Crane's stumps with the old one, for 0. 305-8. #NottsvHants

Wicket! Ball opts not to take the new ball & demolishes Crane's stumps with the old one, for 0. 305-8. #NottsvHants

Ball was probably getting frustrated after a wicketless 16 overs and the momentum is swinging again in this match.

Glamorgan 54-2 v Worcestershire 163

Glamorgan only trail by 109 runs, but have just lost Jacques Ruldoph for 11. If they go all T20 on us they could probably reach through opponents' score by the close of play.

WICKET Wheater 102 (c Libby b Tahir)

Hampshire 304-7 v Nottinghamshire

Textbook commentator's curse right there. Sorry, Adam. I'll buy you a pint if our paths ever cross.

He plays to Jake Libby at extra cover and is out. Joy to despair in a few deliveries.

Hampshire 301-6 v Nottinghamshire

Adam Wheater has been so assured today and he reaches a 144-ball century against Nottinghamshire, one that even includes a six! That's his 10th first-class century and puts his side into a pretty decent position as things stand.

At Derby, Essex batsman Ravi Bopara edges behind and is out for 44. His side are 218-3.

WICKET Hameed 114 (c&b Bresnan)

Lancashire 247-3 v Yorkshire

Haseeb Hameed's superb innings comes to a fairly disastrous end as he balloons Tim Bresnan's delivery in the air and it's easy catch off his own bowling for the Yorkshire seamer.

Meanwhile at Wantage Road, Leicestershire batsman Mark Cosgrove has been dismissed for 111 as they are 279-4.

Gloucestershire 233-7

Why does this always happen? Wickets just seem to come in fours or fives...

WICKET... Benny Howell is caught behind by Ben Brown off the bowling of David Weise... Gloucs 233/7 #GOSBTS

WICKET Procter 79 (c Hodd b Bresnan)

Lancashire 238-2 v Yorkshire

 With the new ball coming shortly, Yorkshire will be very happy to finally have a wicket. However Luke Procter will be disappointed with himself, playing a loose shot and edging behind to the wicketkeeper.

WICKET McManus 56 (c Read b Mullaney)

Hampshire 280-6 v Nottinghamshire

The 123-run partnership between Lewis McManus and Adam Wheater is over as the former is caught behind off a bouncer from Steven Mullaney.

Wheater, meanwhile, is four off his century.

WICKET Taylor 29 (c Jordan b Magoffin)

Gloucestershire 230-6 v Sussex

Steve Magoffin has four wickets today and this time it's Jack Taylor is the man he is waving goodbye to. 

Meanwhile, there's some lads definitely out to have a good time in the crowd..

Tea at Hove chance for a stag party to show their fancy dress, could get messy later ! @BBCSussexSport #bbccricket

Tea at Hove chance for a stag party to show their fancy dress, could get messy later ! @BBCSussexSport #bbccricket