So all four Division One games in the County Championship will go into a final day, with reigning champions Middlesex hoping to bowl out Essex at Lord's and earn their first victory of the summer.
Yorkshire, title winners in the previous two seasons, are struggling against Hampshire for the second time this season, and will look to in-form captain Gary Ballance to steer them out of trouble.
Ian Bell made an unbeaten 68 for Warwickshire against Surrey, but surely the most heartening performances of day three came from Lancashire's Alex Davies and Liam Livingstone, aged 22 and 23 respectively, as they hit centuries to help their side to a 252-run lead against Somerset.
Kent defeated Derbyshire in Division Two, their third successive victory, leaving us six games for tomorrow. To follow the denouement, please join us again at 10:30 BST - or thereabouts.