County Championship: Billy Godleman hits Derbyshire century but Essex still on top
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|Specsavers County Championship Division Two, The 3aaa County Ground, Derby, day three|
|Essex 530-9 dec: Browne 229*, Westley 72; ten Doeschate 60; Milnes 6-93|
|Derbyshire 165: Mellor 44, Napier 4-28 & 213-5: Godleman 100; Napier 2-28|
|Essex 7 pts, Derbyshire 1 pt - Essex lead by 152 runs|
Derbyshire captain Billy Godleman hit a century against his former county Essex on day three, but his side still face defeat at the 3aaa County Ground.
The hosts, who resumed their first innings on 116-6, were bowled out for 165 - Graham Napier claiming 4-28.
Essex made them follow-on 365 behind, but the visiting bowlers found things tougher going second time around as Derbyshire closed on 213-5.
Godleman was out for 100, while Wayne Madsen passed 1,000 Championship runs.
Madsen went just before stumps, caught by Jaik Mickleburgh off on-loan seamer Will Rhodes for 37.