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  1. Essex beat Hampshire by an innings and 97 runs at Chelmsford
  2. Kumar Sangakkara hits second century against Middlesex at Lord's
  3. Shiv Chanderpaul makes hundred for Lancashire in the Roses match
  4. Jonathan Trott scores 175 for Warwickshire against Somerset
  5. Glamorgan survive to final day against Notts in Cardiff

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By Paul Grunill and Ged Scott

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Essex paceman Jamie Porter
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No doubt about the star performers on the latest day of County Championship action.

Essex take the collective excellence award after wrapping up an innings victory over Hampshire at Chelmsford, with Jamie Porter taking seven wickets in the game to help put them top of Division One.

Individual honours, though go to Kumar Sangakkara, whose second century at Lord's has kept Surrey in the contest against Middlesex, and to Jack Brooks and Shivnarine Chanderpaul in the Roses game at Old Trafford.

Brooks' maiden first-class century was one for the cricket romantics, those who like to see bowlers shine with the bat and vice versa, while 42-year-old Chanderpaul's was one for the pragmatists.

Jonathan Trott's 175 for Warwickshire wasn't half bad either, while in Division Two, Glamorgan are doing their darnedest to deny Notts a fourth successive Championship win.

For the next instalment in these and other stories, please join us tomorrow from 10:30 BST.

Close of play scores

Division One

Essex 360 v Hampshire 115 & 148 (following on)

Essex won by an innings and 97 runs

Yorkshire 448-8 dec v Lancashire 264-6

Yorkshire lead by 184 runs

Surrey 313 & 194-4 v Middlesex 411

Surrey lead by 96 runs

Warwickshire 413 v Somerset 94-4

Warwickshire lead by 319 runs

Division Two

Derbyshire 275 v Worcestershire 323-3

Worcestershire lead by 48 runs

Nottinghamshire 448 v Glamorgan 187 & 212-5 (following on)

Glamorgan need another 49 to avoid an innings defeat

Leicestershire 420 v Kent 193-5

Leicestershire lead by 227 runs

Durham 287 v Sussex 43-1 - day one

Stevens holds up Leicestershire

Leicestershire 420 v Kent 193-5 (39 overs)

Back to the County Championship and all-rounder Darren Stevens hit an unbeaten 54 for Kent, including a six and nine fours, in the final session of an elongated day at Grace Road following rain earlier in the match.

Dieter Klein bowled superbly for Leicestershire, taking 4-48, after they earned a full haul of batting points earlier in the day, thanks mainly to Clint McKay's 66 off 58 balls.

Kent trail by 227 and will need to bat with care on the final morning to snuff out any possibility of them being asked to follow-on.

Mumbai win IPL thriller

Mumbai Indians are IPL champions again after beating Rising Pune Supergiant by one run in a nerve-jangling finish in Hyderabad. Set a target of 130, Pune needed 11 off the final over of the game, bowled by Australia's Mitchell Johnson.

Three wickets fell, including the run out of Dan Christian off the final delivery attempting a third run that would have tied the scores.

Tourists win at Northampton

Morne Morkel and JP Duminy
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South Africa have beaten Northants by 13 runs at Wantage Road in their latest 50-over tour game ahead of the series against England and Champions Trophy.

Hashim Amla top-scored with 59 as they made 275-7, and the highlight of the county side's reply was an innings of 54 off 43 balls by debutant Tom Sole, batting at number nine. He was the last to go, at the start of the 48th over, as Morne Morkel wrapped up South Africa's win.

Sangakkara shines for Surrey

Surrey 313 & 194-4 (72 overs) v Middlesex 411

Another day, another peerless batting display by Surrey's Kumar Sangakkara, who passes 20,000 first-class runs shortly before stumps at Lord's.

His unbeaten 116 gives his side a 96-run lead to take into the final day's play, but it is hard to see how they might pull off a victory against a team as strong as the reigning champions, without a rapid acceleration on the final morning.

The new ball is only eight overs away, which offers a ray of hope for Middlesex. If they can remove Sangakkara early, as they did on the second day of the match, they would be hopeful of cleaning up the rest and then chasing down a target.

Trott and Tres in good touch at Taunton

Izzy Westbury

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Somerset captain Tom Abell’s poor start to the season continued at Taunton. He could only manage 8 with the bat as Somerset struggled to 94-4 in reply to Warwickshire’s total of 413.

Jonathan Trott made the bulk of the Warwickshire runs, amassing 175 in a knock which included three sixes.

In reply, only veteran Marcus Trescothick offered much resistance from the home side, surpassing 25,000 first class runs in his unbeaten knock of 41.

A tense day awaits Somerset tomorrow if they are to avoid making it three defeats from three.

Close of play

Lancashire 264-6 (94.0 overs) v Yorkshire

Lancashire still need a further 35 to make sure they avoid being asked to follow on in the Roses match against Yorkshire.

It was a day dominated by Jack Brooks and Shivnarine Chanderpaul, who both scored centuries.

Brooks, on his first start of the summer, added the six singles he needed to reach his maiden first-class hundred, finishing unbeaten on 109 when Yorkshire declared on 448-8.

Chanderpaul's century, by contrast, was his 75th in first-class cricket - a key knock after Brooks had followed up his ton by then uprooting England Test opener Haseeb Hameed’s off stump for a third duck in four Championship innings.

WICKET D'OLIVEIRA (c and b Mendis) 150

Derbyshire 275 v Worcestershire 323-3

Brett D'Oliveira gives a return catch to Jeevan Mendis as he attempts a slog sweep and that's the final act of the third day's play at Derby.

The opener faced 232 balls and hit 15 fours and his innings, coupled with Daryl Mitchell's 120, has given them every chance of maximum batting points in what was a rain-hit match on the first two days.

For Worcestershire to win, however, they will need to get a move on and extend their 48-run lead in the hope that a declaration will enable their bowlers to put some pressure on Derbyshire in the final stages of the game tomorrow.

Brett D'Oliveira

Sussex enjoy good day against Durham

Durham 287 v Sussex 43-1 (11 overs)

Durham are unable to achieve a second breakthrough after Graham Onions had Harry Finch caught at third slip for a duck with his first delivery.

Chris Nash reaches stumps 22 not out, with partner Luke Wells unbeaten on 16, and Sussex will be satisfied with their work on the opening day after Jofra Archer took 5-76 as Durham's first innings only lasted to the 83rd over.

They are 244 ahead, though, and Onions and Chris Rushworth will be fresh for a second burst with the new ball in the morning.

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Close of play

Somerset 94-4 (27 overs) v Warwickshire

Somerset closed on 94-4 at Taunton, still trailing fellow Division One strugglers Warwickshire by 319 runs.

The Bears would have to take 16 wickets on the final day to win - and that does seem quite so likely given that they still might have to get Marcus Trescothick out twice.

The former England opener was unbeaten at the close on 41, having gone past 25,000 first class runs as Somerset replied to Warwickshire’s 413 all out.

Glamorgan survive third day

Nottinghamshire 448 v Glamorgan 187 & 212-5 (96 overs)

If Glamorgan lose this game, there will still be positives for the Welsh county after succeeding in taking it into a final day at the Swalec, having been forced to follow on.

In-form Colin Ingram batted for over five hours to reach 72 not out at stumps, with his side still needing another 49 to avoid an innings defeat.

Luke Fletcher (2-52) has the best figures for Notts, but England's Stuart Broad is still waiting for his first wicket of the Glamorgan second innings, ending the day with 0-37 from 23 accurate overs.


Surrey 313 & 171-4 (62.3 overs) v Middlesex 411

Kumar Sangakkara

Two days ago a portrait of Kumar Sangakkara was unveiled in the Pavilion at Lord's. In it, the Sri Lankan has a serious expression on his face - but perhaps it ought to be smiling as, with an appropriate sense of occasion, he completes his second hundred of the match for Surrey with three runs off Ollie Rayner.

Following his 114 in the first innings, this one has taken him 174 balls and has featured 12 fours. Superb batting by the left-hander - and isn't it surprising that only one of his 38 Test centuries was made at the home of cricket, 147 against England in 2014.

Six more runs will take him to 20,000 in first-class cricket. Legend.

WICKET Davies (c Hain b Thornton 7)

Somerset 86-4 (24.5 overs) v Warwickshire

Grant Thornton adds a second scalp on his County Championship debut as he removes Somerset keeper Steven Davies. Two wickets in 16 balls for the young Coventry-born pace bowler, in his first game for the Bears since being plucked from the Birmingham League earlier this season.

WICKET Chanderpaul (b Coad) 106

Lancashire 247-6 (89.3 overs) v Yorkshire

Ben Coad proves a twist late in the day at Old Trafford as he bowls Shiv Chanderpaul, just after the West Indian had reached his ton. Did it perhaps keep a little low?

Ryan McLaren, with whom he shared a 112-run stand, is still there but Lancashire supporters are slightly more concerned now as they chase the follow-on avoidance figure of 299.

WICKET Sibley (b Roland-Jones) 9

Surrey 313 & 171-4 (61.5 overs) v Middlesex 411

In the context of the match, that may be an important wicket for Middlesex. But Kumar Sangakkara is the main focus of attention at Lord,s with just one more run needed for his second century of the game. Surrey's lead is 73.

WICKET Fell (b Mendis) 13

Worcestershire 282-2 (67 overs) v Derbyshire

Tom Fell gone, bowled by Jeevan Mendis.

His innings took almost an hour, just when Worcestershire needed to press on a bit.

Captain Joe Leach is next to the wicket, as the visitors, looking for a big first-innings lead, home in on a third batting point.

WICKET Hildreth (lbw Thornton) 14

Somerset 78-3 (20.2 overs) v Warwickshire

Grant Thornton's maiden first-class wicket - and not a bad one too, trapping Jimmy Hildreth leg before wicket.

Somerset have not made the best start, in response to Warwickshire's 413. But Marcus Trescothick is still there on 40, having gone past 25,000 first-class runs in the process.

A prodigious effort from the 41-year-old former England opener.

100 Shivnarine Chanderpaul

Lancashire 237-5 (85 overs) v Yorkshire

Shiv Chanderpaul completes the 75th first-class century of his career - a second Roses Match ton of the day, following Jack Brooks' earlier 109 not out for Yorkshire.

This one has taken four and a half hours. It is the 42-year-old West Indian's fourth for Lancashire - and also his fourth against Yorkshire.

Very well received by an Old Trafford crowd now visibly bolstered by the football having finished just up the road, following Manchester United's final home league game of the season.

The partnership for the sixth wicket with Ryan McLaren (50) has reached 102.

Nine overs left after this one.

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WICKET Lloyd (c Mullaney b Fletcher) 37

Nottinghamshire 448 v Glamorgan 187 & 194-5 (88 overs)

Colin Ingram and David Lloyd survive seven overs against the new ball, but Luke Fletcher ends their partnership in the eight as the latter edges a ball which appears to lift more than he expected to second slip.

Glamorgan need another 67 to bring the scores level as Chris Cooke joins Colin Ingram, who is 62 not out, at the crease with eight overs left in the day.

WICKET Abell (b Patel) 8

Somerset 46-2 (13.5 overs) v Warwickshire

An early wobble for Somerset as a second wicket goes down at Taunton, home skipper Tom Abell, bowled by Jeetan Patel.

Somerset still trail Warwickshire by 367 runs. More importantly, another 218 to avoid the follow-on.

Durham all out at Hove

Durham 287 (82.4 overs) v Sussex

Pace prospect Jofra Archer takes three wickets in the space of two overs at Hove to bring Durham's first innings to an end and return figures of 5-76.

Paul Coughlin (73) and Ryan Pringle (60) produced the one substantial partnership of the innings, adding 110 for the sixth wicket, although it was marked by a controversial incident.

BBC Newcastle's Martin Emmerson describes it thus: "Ryan Pringle was on 51 when he hooked Chris Jordan to David Wiese at fine leg. The South African took a low diving catch, but it was so low Pringle stood his ground and asked the umpires Graham Lloyd and Ben Debenham for clarity.

"While the Sussex players celebrated the umpires gave the batsman the benefit of the doubt, much to the annoyance of the home team. Pringle was also dropped on 22 after edging Danny Briggs behind."

David Wiese
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WICKET Borthwick (lbw Rayner) 49

Surrey 313 & 139-2 (50 overs) v Middlesex 411

Scott Borthwick has been becalmed in the late 40s at Lord's and is denied a half-century as sinner Ollie Rayner pins him in front. His dismissal ends a 123-run partnership with Kumar Sangakkara, who is on 76 after a couple of boundaries in Steven Finn's last over.

Surrey are 41 ahead and there are 22 overs left in the day's play.

WICKET Mitchell (lbw Thakor) 120

Worcestershire 243-1 (54 overs) v Derbyshire

Worcestershire's opening partnership is broken at last at Derby as former captain Daryl Mitchell is adjudged leg before wicket to Shiv Thakor.

Brett D'Oliveira remains on 11 as Worcestershire look to rack up some more batting points and build a potential match-winning lead after rain had badly disrupted the first two days.

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WICKET Elgar lbw Barker 11

Somerset 21-1 (9 overs) v Warwickshire

Keith Barker strikes with the last ball of his fifth over, removing Dean Elgar.

100 - Brett D'Oliveira

Worcestershire 233-0 (52 overs)

200 up at Old Trafford

Lancashire 202-5 (73 overs) v Yorkshire

Lancashire pass 200 at Old Trafford. Less than a hundred needed now to reach the follow-on avoidance figure of 299. Veteran West Indian Shiv Chanderpaul is on 83, South African Ryan McLaren has reached 28.

New ball due in seven overs' time. And Yorkshire's 39-year-old spearhead Ryan Sidebottom has just temporarily left the field.

IPL final update

The match is at the half-way point in Hyderabad where Rising Pune Supergiant need to score 130 to win the final. Jaydev Unadkat, Adam Zampa and Dan Christian took two wickets each to restrict Mumai Indians to 129-8, with Krunal Pandya's 47 off 38 balls the top score.

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Glamorgan face new-ball threat

Nottinghamshire 448 v Glamorgan 187 & 184-4 (80 overs)

Peter Miller

BBC Sport at Cardiff

It is slow going here in Cardiff where Glamorgan are fighting hard to find a way to save this game against Nottinghamshire. Following on, the home side have brought the lead under 100, but they still have a lot of work to do to avoid an innings defeat.

What seems certain now is this match will extend into a fourth and final day, something that seemed very unlikely when Glamorgan found themselves 54-3 just before lunch.

Nottinghamshire have taken the second new ball so there is a difficult hour for Glamorgan to endure before they make us all come back for day four.

Ingram continues prolific form

Nottinghamshire 448 v Glamorgan 187 & 177-4 (76 overs)

Colin Ingram puts his first-innings failure behind him by reaching a 153-ball half-century for Glamorgan at the Swalec with a boundary off Samit Patel. The South African is in quite some form at the moment, with scores of 142, 53, 115 and 114 in the Welsh county's last four games in the One-Day Cup.

Ingram's partnership with David Lloyd is worth 61, and they need another 84 to avoid an innings defeat, with 20 overs remaining in the day, Notts, though, can take the new ball in four overs.

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100 for Daryl Mitchell

Worcestershire 196-0 (42.5 overs)

A 25th first-class century for former Worcestershire skipper Daryl Mitchell - and his first since giving up the captaincy.

His last century was against Northants at New Road when he scored two hundreds in the same match.

Sangakkara adds another fifty

Surrey 313 & 98-2 (36 overs) v Middlesex 411

Kumar Sangakkara has made 59 first-class hundreds, and his total of half-centuries reaches 86 as he collects a single with a cover drive off Toby Roland-Jones. This one has taken 75 balls, and included seven fours - and don't forget he made 114 in Surrey's first innings. The scores are now level.


Warwickshire 413 all out

Warwickshire last man Sunny Singh is run out for a duck on his debut, second ball.

The last two Bears wickets have gone down in the space of three delvieries.

For all their early season woes, this was the first run-out the Bears have suffered in the County Championship.

WICKET Clarke c Davies b van der Merwe 57

Warwickshire 413-9 (113 overs) v Somerset

Hampshire batting 'not acceptable'

Essex (22 pts) beat Hampshire (1 pt) by an innings and 97 runs

Hampshire first-team coach Craig White gave a frank assessment of his team's batting display after seeing them bowled out for under 200 in both innings as they lost to Essex in three days.

"It's a huge disappointment. Twenty wickets in 80-off overs is just not good enough. The pitch did a bit, but that's first-class cricket. You've got to adapt, and be able to cope with different situations and we didn't do that," the former England all-rounder told BBC Radio Solent.

"We've got a little bit of a history of losing wickets in clumps, four, five, six at times, and we've got to start soaking up the pressure. Bat and it gets easier, but we're not doing that at times and a performance like that isn't acceptable."

White praised Essex paceman Jamie Porter, who took seven wickets in the game, adding: "He kept it very simple, he ran in hard, hit the pitch hard and tried to hit the stumps - and he got the most out of the pitch."

Craig White
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Lancashire battling at Old Trafford

Lancashire 177-5 (59 overs) v Yorkshire

Shivnarine Chanderpaul
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Shiv Chanderpaul is now on to 73 as he leads a Lancashire fightback against Yorkshire in the Roses match. Ryan McLaren is on 18 after the earlier loss of fellow South African Dane Vilas.

WICKET Patel b van der Merwe 14

Warwickshire 410-8 (111.6 overs) v Somerset

Foxes earn full batting points

Leicestershire 420 (112.4 overs) v Kent

Tea is being taken at Grace Road after Clint McKay's dismissal, run out for 66, brought their first innings to an end, but it's a case of job done for the Foxes, who bagged maximum batting points with an over to spare. McKay shared stands of 57 with Tom Wells (46) and 62 for the last wicket with Gavin Griffiths, who finished on 14 not out.

Kent have earned three bowling points so far and will now be looking to add to them with the bat after much of the first two days was lost to rain.

Bears miss out on maximum points

Warwickshire 395-7 (110 overs) v Somerset

Warwickshire began the final over before the 110 cut-off mark still needing eight runs to claim a fifth batting point. But Roelof van der Merwe limited them to just three runs.

Three balls later, Jeetan Patel did bring up the 400. But just too late!

And, having allowed Somerset to pick up a second bowling point in their quest to reach 400, how important might that two-point swing prove come September?

In the context of this match alone, in the battle of Division One's bottom two, at least the Bears' quick scoring today has set up a likely declaration - and a chance to put some pressure on the hosts.

WICKET Barker c Bess b van der Merwe 2

Warwickshire 394-7 (109.3 overs) v Somerset

Keith Barker out fourth ball. Three deliveries to go before the 100-over mark