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Summary

  1. Division One leaders Essex host Surrey
  2. Sangakkara 150 aids Surrey fightback
  3. Hampshire all out for 162 at Taunton
  4. Somerset's Leach with six-wicket haul
  5. Full set of Division Two fixtures
  6. All on day one except Derbys v Leics (day two)
  7. Leicestershire post 619 in first innings
  8. Collingwood hits a ton for Durham

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By Tom Garry and Felix Keith

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That's about it for Friday's County Championship coverage. You can find a full list of today's seven scores at stumps here.

And all today's reports can be found on the BBC cricket page.

Do join us again tomorrow, when Kumar Sangakkara and Surrey will resume on 334-7 against Essex, while in the other Division One game, Somerset will resume on 157-5, trailing by just five runs.

It's been a scorching day - have a fine evening. Good bye.

Stumps on day one at Tunbridge Wells

Kent 316-8 (96.0 overs) v Sussex

And at stumps on day one, Kent will be relatively happy with their 316-8, while Sussex will want to get those two remaining wickets quickly in the morning so they can respond.

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Close of play on day two at Derby

Derbyshire 154-1 (15.0 overs) v Leicestershire 619

At stumps on day two in this one, Derbyshire are 465 runs behind, but not giving in, as Billy Godleman's 60 has given them real hope of at least avoiding the follow-on.

Close - Worcestershire trail by 130

Worcestershire 108-2 (31.0 overs) v Northamptonshire 238

Day one ends at Northampton with Worcestershire 130 runs behind - but with eight wickets in hand.

Daryl Mitchell has passed 50 for the visitors and will resume in the morning alongside Joe Clarke (13).

Close - Surrey v Essex day one

Surrey 334-7 (96.0 overs) v Essex

Thanks largely to Kumar Sangakkara's unbeaten 177, Surrey close on 334-7... A fine recovery from 17-4 and 31-5 this morning.

Division One leaders Essex began to toil in the field the longer a hot afternoon went on.

Close of play - Durham all out

Durham 342 (94.0 overs) v Glamorgan

Astonishingly, Durham lose their final four wickets for no runs, with three wickets falling in their final four balls.

Michael Hogan (5-49) is the happiest man in the Glamorgan camp as the players head to the dressing rooms.

Birthday-boy Paul Collingwood's 127 helped build Durham's strong score, but they'll be disappointed not to have reached 350 for a fourth batting bonus point.

Sangakkara and Surrey smiling

Surrey 332-7 (94.0 overs) v Essex

Meanwhile, at Chelmsford, where there are at least two overs remaining this evening, Kumar Sangakkara has now reached 175, from his 270 balls.

That's his highest score for Surrey.

Stuart Meaker is going well alongside him on 43.

Close - Somerset trail by five runs

Somerset 157-5 (44.0 overs) v Hampshire 162

Trailing by five runs, Somerset will resume on Saturday morning on 157-5, after a fine day for them at Taunton.

Spinner Jack Leach's six wickets did the main damage to Hampshire's innings earlier, before Dean Elgar and Tom Abell helped put Somerset in a strong position, looking for their first win of the season in Division One.

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Close - Hosts on top at Trent Bridge

Nottinghamshire 357-5 (96.0 overs) v Gloucestershire

A bad day for Gloucestershire ends, after they opted to field through an uncontested toss.

Cheteshwar Pujara (112) and then Michael Lumb (117) shined for Nottinghamshire.

Surrey building big score

Surrey 319-7 (90.3 overs) v Essex

Kumar Sangakkara's innings has been absolutely crucial for Surrey.

If you're just joining us, you'll have no idea the visitors slipped to 17-4 this morning...

BIRTHDAY TON FOR COLLINGWOOD AT 41

Durham 316-6 (91.4 overs) v Glamorgan, (Collingwood 106*)

How many times has Paul Collingwood come to Durham's rescue over the years? In the heat of Swansea and on a wicket difficult to judge, the captain has reached his 33rd century in first-class cricket.

It came in 158 balls. He's also put on partnerships of 60 with Cameron Steel and 91 with Paul Coughlin.

He scored 127 on his 39th birthday - that was on a similarly difficult pitch at Worcester. His runs in this one could prove vital.

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150 for Sangakkara

Surrey 299-7 (86.4 overs) v Essex

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Respectful applause rings out for Kumar Sangakkara - who has been marvellous today - as he passes 150.

He's got more than half of his side's runs so far. He's on 151 from 248 balls, having hit 19 fours.

WICKET: Trego (c Ervine b Dawson) 14

Somerset 141-5 (36.3 overs) v Hampshire 162

Trailing by 21 runs, Somerset lose their fifth wicket, as Peter Trego goes for 14. He edges Liam Dawson's delivery to slip.

Lewis Gregory heads out into the middle for the hosts.

100 for Collingwood at Swansea

Durham 299-6 (88.3 overs) v Glamorgan

Well played, Paul Collingwood. With his 17th boundary of the day, he gets his 33rd first-class ton.

Lumb departs with Notts on top

Nottinghamshire 342-5 (90.0 overs) v Gloucestershire

After his 21st career ton, Michael Lumb is out for 117.

But on 342-5 after 90 overs, Nottinghamshire are by far the happier side at Trent Bridge so far, having been put into bat by Gloucestershire this morning.

Division Two latest

Just to give you an overview of where things stand in Division Two...

  • Nottinghamshire (334-4) are in control against Gloucestershire
  • Worcestershire trail Northants by 154 runs, with eight wickets remaining
  • Kent (285-7) may well be slightly happier than Sussex, in a fairly even game
  • Durham (282-6) have had a reasonable day at Glamorgan
  • And, on day two, Derbyshire trail Leicestershire by a sizeable 498 runs.

Kent 281-7 (85.2 overs) v Sussex

Joe Denly has finally gone for 119, out lbw to Vernon Philander, after a magnificent knock.

But Kent are still looking pretty strong on this first day.

WICKET: Elgar (c Bailey b Dawson) 60

Somerset 121-4 (30.3 overs) v Hampshire 162

With an outside edge, Dean Elgar goes for 60.

Thats a really important wicket for Hampshire - they badly needed that.

And you don't see many dismissals quite like this one - Elgar's outside edge ricocheted back off the wicketkeeper’s knee straight to George Bailey at short leg.

In comes Peter Trego for Somerset, who will hope for some better luck.

Century for Lumb at Trent Bridge

Nottinghamshire 316-4 (83.4 overs) v Gloucestershire

With his 17th four of the day, Michael Lumb moves past 100. Well batted, sir.

Gloucestershire are finding it tough in the field so far.

Pujara falls for 112

Nottinghamshire 307-4 (82 overs) v Gloucestershire

A wonderful day for Cheteshwar Pujara comes to a close as he is caught behind the wicket from Craig Miles' bowling for 112.

In his innings of 206 balls and 14 fours the Indian confirmed his status as a class act.

Michael Lumb has 97 and is nearing his own ton, with Riki Wessels at the other end.

WICKET Hildreth (lbw b Abbott) 7

Somerset 119-3 (27.4 overs) v Hampshire 162

Kyle Abbott has another wicket for Hampshire, pinning James Hildreth in front to bring Steve Davies to the crease and give the away side a boost.

Dean Elgar is still at the crease on 59, and Hampshire will need a few more wickets to salvage a poor day.

Game 'slipping away' from Northants

Worcestershire 76-0 (14.1 overs) v Northamptonshire 238

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It's not an exaggeration to say that this game is already slipping away from Northamptonshire.

A poor effort with the bat has been followed by a moderate start with the ball and Worcestershire have rattled along at five-and-a-half an over.

There is definitely a bit of swing available but Northants haven't found a good enough area so far to create any opportunties.

Worcestershire will be delighted and have Daryl Mitchell and Brett D'Oliveria resuming their alliance that added a mere 243 last time out at Derby.

100 for Denly at Tunbridge Wells

Kent 262-2 (79.3 overs) v Sussex

Joe Denly is on 108 for Kent, having found 14 boundaries so far. He's enjoying a fine knock.

Visitors responding well

Worcestershire 71-0 (13.0 overs) v Northamptonshire 238

After Northants were all out for 238, Worcestershire have started their reply very well indeed, as Daryl Mitchell and Brett D'Oliveira have both moved past 30.

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Collis: How is Sangakkara wearing a jumper?!? Makes his innings even more impressive!!

BBC's weather app tells me it's 22 degrees in Chelmsford. Is there anything this man can't do?

WICKET: T Curran (c Browne b Bopara) 4

Surrey 239-7 (72.5 overs) v Essex

Surrey are seven wickets down, as Tom Curran falls for four.

Stuart Meaker will be next out in the middle for the visitors.

300 up for Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire 300-3 (77.5 overs) v Gloucestershire

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Notts have a third batting point as they move to 300-3.

Pujara has 108 and Lumb is on 91, a stand currently worth 179.

The last wicket went down around 20 minutes before lunch and the bowlers are starting to wilt in the sweltering conditions.

50 for Elgar at Taunton

Somerset 103-2 (23.3. overs) v Hampshire 162

There's Dean Elgar's 50, from 74 balls. He's hit seven boundaries, including one six.

The main simply oozes class with the bat.

Hampshire's lead is down to 59 runs.

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100 up for Somerset

Somerset 100-2 (22.5 overs) v Hampshire 162

Somerset reach 100 and South Africa's Dean Elgar looks like he'll soon reach his 50.

WICKET: Curran (st Foster b Harmer) 90

Surrey 222-6 (67.4 overs) v Essex

And Sam Curran's fine innings is over, as a stumping ends his 191-run partnership with Kumar Sangakkara.

That's a long-awaited breakthrough for Essex.

Curran had been closing in on what would have been his maiden first-class hundred.

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WICKET: Abell (c McManus b Dawson) 40

Somerset 90-2 (20.5 overs) v Hampshire 162

The skipper is gone! He's caught by the wicketkeeper off Liam Dawson.

That 40 for Tom Abell is his best score of the season so far, and his partnership of 75 runs with Dean Elgar has been very useful for Somerset, but he'll still be gutted he couldn't make 50.

The hosts trail by just 72 runs, with eight wickets remaining, thanks to their spinners' effort this morning.

Home debut 100 for Pujara

Nottinghamshire 279-3 (71.0 overs) v Gloucestershire

Dave Bracegirdle

BBC Radio Nottingham commentator

Century for Cheteshwar Pujara at Trent Bridge. The India Test batsman has reached three figures on his home debut for Notts, getting there from 174 balls, with 13 fours.

Pujara and Michael Lumb, 74 not out, have added 157 for the fourth wicket and Notts are 279-3

Abell is the man

Somerset 85-1 (18.5 overs) v Hampshire 162

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Tom Abell is setting his biggest score as Somerset captain so far, passing his previous best this term of 35.

He had scored less than 10 on five occasions so far this season, since being awarded the captaincy, falling for 0 twice and for just one run twice.

Today though, he looks back to his best, hitting seven boundaries so far to reach 38 not out, alongside the composed Dean Elgar (34).

Over 10% of the way there...

Derbyshire 62-0 (16.0 overs) v Leicestershire 619

For a side who trail by 557 runs - on day two, in their first innings - Derbyshire are going along rather nicely at the moment.

Ben Slater (33) and Billy Godleman (19) are helping them begin the fightback at Derby.

Champions Trophy warm-up latest

Australia 119-2 (20.5 overs) v Sri Lanka 318-7 (50.0 overs)

Meanwhile, at the Oval, in a warm-up game for the ICC Champions Trophy, Australia need 200 runs from their remaining 29.1 overs to beat Sri Lanka.

They have eight wickets left. Aaron Finch is going well alongside Moises Henriques.

Back out at Taunton

Somerset 58-1 (14.0 overs) v Hampshire 162

The players are back out in Somerset, where the hosts trail by only 104 runs.

Dean Elgar and Tom Abell's partnership is currently at 43 runs.

'A batsman to be cherished'

Surrey 210-5 v Essex (64.0 overs, at Tea)

Mark Church

BBC Radio London commentator

A fifth consecutive Championship hundred for Kumar Sangakkara and another masterclass.

Alongside Sam Curran, the Sri Lankan legend has steadied the Surrey innings after the visitors found themselves 31-5 an hour before lunch.

Sangakkara and Sam Curran have played extremely well on a pitch that has got better and better for batting.

The partnership is worth 179 and I would urge everyone to try and see Sangakkara bat in his final season of first-class cricket. He is a batsman to be cherished.

'Glamorgan bowling well on placid pitch'

Durham 183-5 v Glamorgan (64.0 overs)

Peter Miller

BBC Sport at Swansea

Glamorgan have had an excellent session between lunch and tea, with three wickets falling for 91 runs.

Cameron Steel made a very good 59 before he edged Michael Hogan to slip. Paul Collingwood has reached 48 not out on his 41st birthday and Durham’s hopes of posting a competitive score rest with him.

This pitch still looks very placid so Glamorgan have done very well to have claimed five wickets.

Tea at Chelmsford

Surrey 210-5 (64 overs) v Essex

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A wonderful session for Surrey ends with Kumar Sangakkara unbeaten on 108 and Sam Curran on 82 not out.

The left-handed duo have moved the score along from 31-5 with sensible, risk-free and elegant shots. Their partnership is worth 179 and Essex will be sick of the sight of them.