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  1. Somerset beat Surrey by one wicket
  2. Yorkshire lead by 189 in Roses match
  3. Scott Borthwick makes 188no for Durham
  4. Ten Doeschate & Foster hit tons for Essex

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By Paul Grunill

All times stated are UK

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Signing off

Well that was quite some finish at Taunton, where a tie looked a distinct possibility until last man Tim Groenewald hit the single to give Somerset victory over Surrey.

Elsewhere in Division One, Middlesex are pressing hard for a win over Hampshire, and Yorkshire and Notts have healthy leads against Lancashire and Notts respectively.

Division Two leaders Essex are well on top at Northants and Derbyshire are struggling to avoid defeat by Sussex - so it looks like we've got another gripping day's play coming up for you on Tuesday.

We'll be back with you from 10:45 BST - same bats time, same bats channel. Have a good evening.

Close of play scores

Division One

Nottinghamshire 534 & 104-1 v Durham 447 - day three

Surrey 264 & 138 v Somerset 102 & 301-9

Somerset won by one wicket

Middlesex 467-3 dec v Hampshire 131 & 62-3 - day two

Yorkshire 308  & 77-3 v Lancashire 196 - day two

Division Two

Northamptonshire 444 & 56-4 v Essex 640 - day three

Derbyshire 150 & 195-6 v Sussex 447-8 dec - day three

Leicestershire 341 v Kent 117-2 - day two

Worcestershire 439 v Gloucestershire 226-5 - day two

Close of play

Northamptonshire 444 & 56-4 v Essex 640

Ashar Zaidi dismisses Ben Duckett
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Northants nightwatchman Ben Sanderson kept Adam Rossington company for the final six overs at Wantage Road, but the home side face an uphill struggle to avoid defeat on the final day against Division Two leaders Essex.

Ryan ten Doeschate (145) and James Foster (113) earned the visitors a first-innings lead of 196 and only first-innings centurion Ben Duckett looked comfortable for Northants before he was caught off Ashar Zaidi for 33.

Close of play

Middlesex 467-3 dec v Hampshire 131 & 62-3

Middlesex fast bowler James Fuller removed Michael Carberry and Sean Ervine in successive overs to put them on course for victory after Hampshire were forced to follow-on at Northwood. Fuller had Carberry caught for 21 and then bowled Ervine for a single as the visitors reached stumps still 274 in arrears.

Tim Murtagh and Toby Roland-Jones took four wickets each earlier in the day as Hampshire were dismissed in just 51.4 overs, following an unbroken partnership of 174 between Adam Vohes (160 not out) and John Simpson (100 not out) which preceded Middlesex's declaration.

Close of play

Nottinghamshire 534 & 100-1 v Durham 447

Notts are in a healthy position, 191 runs ahead at Trent Bridge, despite Scott Borthwick's unbeaten 188 for Durham earlier in the day. He hit a six and 28 fours in his third Championship century of the summer before running out of partners.

Borthwick then removed Steven Mullaney with his leg-spin, but Jake Libby (33) and Greg Smith (21) prevented further damage by surviving the final 15 overs. 

Close of play

Derbyshire 150 & 195-6 v Sussex 447-8 dec

Shiv Thakor ended the day on 58 not out, but Derbyshire have a lot of hard graft ahead to avoid defeat unless the weather comes to their aid at Hove. Thakor shared a 79-run stand with Tom Poynton (29) which ended with a run out following a mix-up between the two batsmen and the visitors trail by 102.

Sussex's Luke Wells went for 104 at the start of play, but ben Brown's 61 not out off 54 balls established a 297-run lead before they declared.

Close of play

Worcestershire 439 v Gloucestershire 226-5

South African Graeme van Buuren reached a 205-ball century in the last over of play at New Road, and ended it with a boundary off Alexei Kervezee, the 12th of his innings, to end the day on 104 not out.  They trail by 213, however, with Worcestershire's Jack Shantry following his superb 106 earlier in the day by taking 2-42. Gareth Roderick (60) put on 120 for the second wicket with van Buuren, but Hamish Marshall's 34 has been the only other score of note.

Close of play

Yorkshire 308 & 77-3 v Lancashire 196

Yorkshire will take a 189-run lead into the third day of the Roses match after a shaky final session at Headingley. After an opening stand of 41 between Adam Lyth and Alex Lees (17), the White Rose county lost Jack Leaning and Gary Ballance cheaply before the close.

Lyth remains on 44 not out after Liam Livingstone's unbeaten 60 enabled Lancashire to reach 196 in their first innings after being 92-7 at one stage.


Surrey 264 & 138 v Somerset 102 & 301-9

Tim Groenewald
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In the 31st minute of added time, last man Tim Groenewald plays Mathew Pillans away through the covers at Taunton to complete a magnificent victory for Somerset - their first of the season following six drawn games. Groenewald (18) and Jack Leach (24) shared an unbroken stand of 31 for the final wicket after Surrey had looked the likely winners for most of the day.

Surrey skipper Gareth Batty takes 3-83, giving him match figures of 10-115, but they will only take five points from the game and have now lost four out of seven, with no victories. Somerset pick up 19 points and move up to second in the table, pending the outcome of other matches.

Scores level at Taunton

Surrey 264 & 138 v Somerset 102 & 300-9

Tim Groenewald takes one through backward point and Jack Leach brings the scores level with a single into the covers. Somerset cannot lose the game now - one run gives them the win. Or will it be a tie?

Close shave for Surrey

Surrey 264 & 138 v Somerset 102 & 298-9

Maiden over as Jack Leach survives a confident lbw shout by Gareth Batty from the final delivery. Over to you Tim Groenewald....he'll face Mathew Pillans.

Batty resists new ball

Surrey 264 & 138 v Somerset 102 & 298-9

Two from that over. Somerset need three for victory - the last-wicket stand between Jack Leach and Tim Groenewald is worth 28. Gareth Batty decides not to take the new ball.

Who will hold their nerve?

Surrey 264 & 138 v Somerset 102 & 296-9

Three from that Gareth Batty over. Somerset need five runs - Surrey need one wicket. remember that neither side has won a game in the Championship so far this summer. Mathew Pillans continues at the other end - new ball available after his over.

Batty seeks winning wicket

Surrey 264 & 138 v Somerset 293-9

Somerset need eight more. But could we have a tie on our hands here? Gareth Batty continues with his off-spin, having already taken 10 wickets in the game. 

Overtime in Taunton thriller

Surrey 264 & 138 v Somerset 102 & 291-9

We are into the extra half-hour at Taunton. Surrey make a bowling change with Mathew Pillans replacing Stuart Meaker (4-79) and Tim Groenewald immediately picks up two runs, followed by a single - 10 more needed by Somerset.

WICKET Ballance (c Croft b Wagner 8)

Yorkshire 308 & 70-3 v Lancashire 196

Lancashire have fought back well after an undistinguished batting effort earlier in the day and Yorkshire send out Steven Patterson as nightwatchman as Gary Ballance falls cheaply to New Zealander Neil Wagner. Opener Adam Lyth is still there on 37 and the Yorkshire lead is 182.

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Dropped catch

Surrey 264 & 138 v Somerset 102 & 285-9

That could have been it but Rory Burns is unable to hang onto a slip chance offered by Jack Leach from the bowling of Surrey skipper Gareth Batty. Tim Groenewald picks up a boundary, thanks to a misfield at the start of the next over and is then struck in the body by Stuart Meaker, but Leach punches another four through the covers.

Somerset need 16, Surrey need one wicket - the extra half hour will be taken, if necessary.

WICKET Cobb (b Quinn 0)

Northamptonshire 444 & 37-3 v Essex 640

Division Two leaders Essex have shown a ruthless streak today and collect two more wickets in the space of four balls as Ravi Bopara has Rob Keogh lbw for 10 and Matt Quinn bowls Josh Cobb in the next over. Northants need another 159 to make Essex bat again.

Close of play

Leicestershire 341 v Kent 117-2

Only 46.3 overs are possible in the day at Canterbury because of bad light. Having picked up Leicestershire's final two wickets for the addition of one run, Kent lost Tom Latham early, but Daniel Bell-Drummond survived despite one or two edges not going to hand and will resume on 65 not out on day three, with his side 224 behind.

Thakor holds up Sussex

Derbyshire 150 & 180-5 v Sussex 447-8 dec

Shiv Thakor is having a good season with bat and ball for Derbyshire and he reaches a 62-ball half-century with a single off Ollie Robinson. His partnership with Tom Poynton (27 not out) is worth 74 and with just eight overs left before stumps, this game is going into the final day.

WICKET Leaning (c Smith b Wagner 4)

Yorkshire 308 & 54-2 v Lancashire 196

Jack Leaning edges to second slip as Neil Wagner strikes from round the wicket, so Gary Ballance has to come out and join Adam Lyth with nine and a bit overs left in the day at Headingley. The Yorkshire lead is 166, and although they are in a healthy position, they will want to avoid further damage before the close.

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WICKET J Overton (c Foakes b Meaker 29)

Surrey 264 & 138 v Somerset 102 & 270-8

Jamie Overton deposits a short ball from Stuart Meaker into the Andy Caddick pavilion for six, but three balls later is brilliantly caught behind, a diving left-handed effort by Ben Foakes. So now the equation is simple - Surrey need one wicket, Somerset need 31 runs. 

WICKET Mullaney (lbw Borthwick 37)

Nottinghamshire 534 & 63-1 v Durham 447

Scott Borthwick
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After their seamers are unable to force a breakthrough, Durham turn to the leg-spin of Scott Borthwick, who made an unbeaten 188 earlier in the day, and he gets rid of Steven Mullaney with his second delivery following an opening stand of 62 with Jake Libby, who has 19 not out to his name.

WICKET Smith (c Simpson b Murtagh 0)

Middlesex 467-3 dec v Hampshire 131 & 7-1

Tim Murtagh strikes with the second ball of Hampshire's second innings, having been asked to follow-on. The visitors need another 329 to avoid an innings defeat.

Tense finish at Taunton

Surrey 264 & 138 v Somerset 102 & 256-8

Maybe this match still has a twist or two remaining. A boundary each by Jamie Overton and Jack Leach lift the spirits of Somerset supporters, but they cannot afford any errors against Gareth Batty and Stuart Meaker with 45 still needed for victory and only Tim Groenewald to come.

WICKET Lees (c Croft b Smith 17)

Yorkshire 308 & 41-1 v Lancashire 196

After starting his spell with three maidens, seamer Tom Smith has Alex Lees caught behind as Yorkshire lose their first wicket. They lead by 153 as Jack leaning joins Adam Lyth.

WICKET Newton (lbw Quinn 0)

Northamptonshire 444 & 14-1 v Essex 640

Matt Quinn
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A bad start for Northants as Rob Newton goes in the third over. They are 182 in arrears and have 16 overs left to survive.


Middlesex 467-3 dec v Hampshire 131

Hampshire's last five wickets go down for 15 runs in the space of six overs as they conceded a 337-run first-innings lead at Northwood. Toby Roland-Jones, having dismissed Tino Best and Mason Crane with successive balls, is denied a hat-trick, but ends the innings by having last man James Tomlinson caught. 

It gives him figures of 4-49, while Tim Murtagh takes 4-33, and Adam Voges' decision to enforce the follow-on is a formality.

Yorkshire prevent early breakthrough

Yorkshire 308 & 35-0 v Lancashire 196

With things heating up at Taunton, I haven't checked in with the Roses match at Headingley for a time. Yorkshire's openers have so far resisted the new ball and the lead is 147, with the game set up nicely.

WICKET R Davies (lbw Batty 5)

Surrey 264 & 138 v Somerset 102 & 237-8

Gareth Batty
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It's looking increasingly like a first Surrey victory in the Championship since their promotion from Division Two last summer. Gareth Batty took 7-32 in the first innings and the off-spinner now has three victims in this one as Ryan Davies pulls across the line and misses. Jack Leach joins Jamie Overton at the crease - but the target of 301 looks a long way away right now. 

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Leicestershire 341 v Kent 117-2

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Northamptonshire 444 v Essex 640

Essex's first innings comes to a rapid end as Ryan ten Doeschate is run out for 145, James Foster (113) falls to Richard Gleeson next ball, caught at third man, and Matt Quinn edges to the keeper in the next over. 

Quinn's dismissal ends the innings as injured Graham Napier is unable to bat, but Essex have a 196-run lead and will now be looking to make inroads into Northamptonshire's top order before the close.

WICKET Allenby (lbw Meaker 56)

Surrey 264 & 138 v Somerset 102 & 227-7

That could be the decisive blow at Taunton as paceman Stuart Meaker removes Jim Allenby, whose 56 came off 101 balls with just three fours. Jamie Overton and Ryan Davies come together with 76 still needed by Somerset.

WICKET Ervine (c Simpson b Murtagh 31)

Middlesex 467-3 dec v Hampshire 123-8

Hampshire's decline continues at Northwood with three wickets going down in successive overs. Adam Wheater (22) and Tino Best (0) fall to Toby Roland-Jones, either side of Tim Murtagh picking up his fourth wicket of the innings as Sean Ervine edges to the keeper. Hampshire are 344 behind.

Nash shows safe hands

Derbyshire 150 & 111-5 v Sussex 447-8 dec

Chris Nash is having quite a match for Sussex, at least as far as fielding is concerned. He takes his fifth catch to send Neil Broom on his way for seven, with Ollie Robinson claiming his third wicket. Derbyshire are still 186 behind and will do well to take this into a final day.

WICKET C Overton (c Davies b Batty 8)

Surrey 264 & 138 v Somerset 102 & 219-6

Surrey's captain strikes for the second time in successive overs as Craig Overton departs. Jim Allenby has now reached a 91-ball half-century for Somerset, and he is the key man as they look to score another 82 to win this match.