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Summary

  1. Surrey beat Hants by innings and 13 runs
  2. Somerset beat Notts by 10 wickets
  3. Glamorgan beat Derbyshire by four wickets
  4. Sussex hold out for draw at Kent
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So, wins for Somerset, Surrey and Glamorgan on a thrilling day's cricket in the County Championship.

There's more text coverage of Gloucestershire and Leicestershire's game at Cheltenham starting from around 10:55, plus our weekly T20 Blast live text coming up on Friday.

Thanks for joining me for the last three days, it really has been a pleasure. Until next time, goodbye.

Close of play scores

Division One:

Somerset 437 & 100-0 beat Nottinghamshire 401 & 135

Surrey 637-7d beat Hampshire 423 & 201 f/o 

Division Two:

Glamorgan 518 & 200-6 beat Derbyshire 177 & 536 f/o

Kent 575 draw with Sussex 333 & 255-5 f/o

Gloucestershire 183 v Leicestershire 112-5 - stumps, day one

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Stumps at Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire 183 v Leicestershire 122-5

Leicestershire will start day two 61 runs behind Gloucestershire with five first-innings wickets in hand.

Angus Robson plays out a maiden over to end today's action - he'll resume on 49 in the morning alongside Ned Eckersley, who has 16.

Earlier, Ben Raine took four wickets to help bowl Gloucestershire out within two sessions, after the hosts had been put in to bat by Foxes captain Mark Cosgrove.

Last two overs at Cheltenham

Gloucestershire 183 v Leicestershire 122-5

Perhaps sensibly, given that 15 wickets have already fallen at Cheltenham, Leicestershire seem content to block out the last few overs against Gloucestershire.

Angus Robson is still yet to complete his half-century, having added just one more run in the last 15 minutes.

And then there was one

Gloucestershire 183 v Leicestershire 112-5

Four games wrapped up, so just one more left to finish this evening.

Leicestershire are 112-5 in reply to Gloucestershire's 183, with five overs left to play on the first day at Cheltenham.

Opening batsman Angus Robson is closing in on a half-century - he's currently on 48 from 121 balls.

BreakingSurrey beat Hampshire

Surrey 637-7d v Hampshire 423 & 201

Stuart Meaker
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Stuart Meaker has Mason Crane caught behind, and Surrey beat Hampshire by an innings and 13 runs at Southampton.

The hosts remain rooted to the foot of Division One, while Surrey leapfrog Nottinghamshire into seventh place.

Drama for Gareths at Hants

Surrey 637-7d v Hampshire 423 & 198-9

Surrey are on the verge of sealing a win at Southampton, as Hampshire lose two more wickets in quick succession.

Gareth Batty gets his sixth wicket of the innings when Gareth Andrew is caught by Aaron Finch for a duck, before a third Gareth, Gareth Berg, is trapped lbw by Stuart Meaker for 38.

Hants need this last-wicket partnership to last eight overs.

BreakingKent draw with Sussex

Kent 575 v Sussex 333 & 255-5 f/o

A composed final-day batting performance from Sussex sees them hold out to split the points with hosts Kent at Tunbridge Wells. 

Harry Finch was the standout performer with the bat in their second innings, scoring 66 runs, but more importantly occupying the crease for 216 minutes.

Captains shake hands with 5 overs remaining @SussexCCC draw take 8 points from the game @BBCSussexSport #bbccricket

Captains shake hands with 5 overs remaining @SussexCCC draw take 8 points from the game @BBCSussexSport #bbccricket

WICKET McManus (lbw b Batty 35)

Surrey 637-7d v Hampshire 423 & 198-7 f/o

Gareth Batty
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Five for Gareth Batty!

First-innings centurion Lewis McManus is hit on the pads and the umpire raises his finger.

Hampshire are 16 runs shy of making Surrey bat again, with 9.4 overs left to play. Incredible tension at the Ageas Bowl.

Glamorgan win by four wickets

Glamorgan 518 & 200-6 v Derbyshire 177 & 536

BBC Wales's Nick Webb reports:

"Glamorgan notched up their first Championship win in more than 12 months as they edged home against Derbyshire by four wickets.

"Jacques Rudolph with a patient 51 not out was joined by Craig Meschede, who blasted a quick-fire 36 not out to see Glamorgan home.

"Derbyshire had dragged themselves back into the game at 85-4 and 157-6, but their fine effort in making a game of it after following on eventually came to nothing."    

Sussex take the lead

Kent 575 v Sussex 333 & 247-5

Sussex are five wickets down, Luke Wright adjudged to be out lbw to James Tredwell, but they hve taken the lead against Sussex.

There are only eight overs left at Tunbridge Wells - surely the captains will shake hands on a draw very soon?

Bowlers on top at Cheltenham

Gloucestershire 183 v Leicestershire 86-5

BBC Radio Gloucestershire's Bob Hunt reports:

"Is there anywhere better than Cheltenham in the hot summer sun? And what a day's cricket we are having.

"The 15th wicket of the day has just fallen as David Payne trapped Niall O'Brien lbw. Angus Robson is still there on 33, but the visitors remain almost 100 runs behind with five wickets left. 

"The marquees are full, the ground looks a picture and all is well with the world."

BreakingGLAMORGAN WIN BY FOUR WICKETS

Glamorgan 518 & 200-6 v Derbyshire 177 & 536

Craig Meschede takes Glamorgan over the line in style, bludgeoning two fours and a six off Wayne Madsen to secure the Welsh side's first Championship win of the season.

Derbyshire fought back brilliantly after a dismal first two days, but in the end they could not do enough to overturn a 341-run deficit from the first innings.

50 partnership for Hants

Surrey 637-7d v Hampshire 423 & 171-6

Gareth Berg and Lewis McManus are putting in a vital shift for Hampshire, taking their seventh-wicket partnership to 52 runs from 12 overs.

McManus is the biggest reason the hosts are still in this contest, having made his first career century yesterday.

His side have 17 overs left to see out.

Kent take new ball

Kent 575 v Sussex 333 & 222-4 f/o

Kent have taken the new ball as they go into the last 15 overs against Sussex. They're trying everything they can to get the last six wickets they need to win.

Kent take the new ball with Sussex 221-4. 5 players crowding the bat for the home side #bbccricket

Kent take the new ball with Sussex 221-4. 5 players crowding the bat for the home side #bbccricket

WICKET Wagg (c Madsen b Critchley 1)

Glamorgan 518 & 157-6 v Derbyshire 177 & 536

I'm starting to understand why Glamorgan are bottom of Division Two as it stands - they're making a simple run chase look very difficult at the moment.

Graham Wagg is out, caught at slip off Wayne Madsen, who has figures of 2-6 in this innings.

With Jacques Rudolph still there on 45 not out, you'd back Glamorgan to knock off the remaining 38 runs, but it's not going to be as easy as it once looked.

WICKET Lloyd (lbw b Madsen 30)

Glamorgan 518 & 154-5 v Derbyshire 177 & 536

Derbyshire break Jacques Rudolph and David Lloyd's 69-run partnership, but surely they've done enough to earn Glamorgan victory at Colwyn Bay?

Lloyd is trapped lbw by Wayne Madsen for 30, with the Welsh side needing a mere 42 runs for victory.

Leicestershire have also just seen another batsman depart, Mark Pettini caught at mid-wicket off the bowling of Josh Shaw to reduce them to 63-4 in reply to Gloucestershire's 183.

Kent take fourth Sussex wicket

Kent 575 v Sussex 333 & 214-4 f/o

Kent take the fourth wicket of Sussex's second innings, Ross Taylor caught by Joe Denly off James Tredwell.

It's unlikely to change the result at Tunbridge Wells, where the visitors are only 28 runs away from making Kent bat again with only 20 overs left to play.

Glamorgan back on track

Glamorgan 518 & 124-4 v Derbyshire 177 & 536

Glamorgan have got their run chase against Derbyshire back on course after losing four wickets for less than 30 runs earlier.

Jacques Rudolph and David Lloyd have made 38 runs for the fifth wicket to take their side up to 124-4, needing another 72 runs to win.

A couple of quick wickets might change things, but the hosts are favourites as it stands.

WICKET McLaren (c Sibley b Batty 59)

Surrey 637-7d v Hampshire 423 & 121-6 f/o

Surrey get the big wicket of Ryan McLaren, and it's that man Gareth Batty who provides it.

Dom Sibley takes the catch to leave Hampshire four down, still with 28 overs left to play in the final session.

WICKET Ervine (c Finch b Batty 5)

Surrey 637-7d v Hampshire 423 & 112-5 (f/o)

Gareth Batty
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Gareth Batty is having a heck of a game for Surrey.

The all-rounder made 110 with the bat, took two wickets in the first Hampshire innings, and now has three in their second.

Sean Ervine is his latest scalp, caught at leg slip by Aaron Finch. Surrey have 30 overs to get the last five wickets.

WICKET Donald (c Rutherford b Davis 0)

Glamorgan 518 & 87-4 v Derbyshire 137 & 536

Derbyshire couldn't have dreamed of beating Glamorgan after being made to follow on with a first-innings deficit of 341.

They might be in with a chance now though, Aneurin Donald caught out off Will Davis to leave Glamorgan four down and needing 109 runs more to reach their victory target.

Batsmen struggle at Cheltenham

Gloucestershire 183 v Leicestershire 33-2

BBC Radio Gloucestershire's Bob Hunt reports:

"Hmm, perhaps this Cheltenham wicket isn't so easy, and Gloucestershire's total wasn't so paltry.

"Paul Horton was out first ball and now Neil Dexter has gone as well, comprehensively bowled by Liam Norwell."

Glamorgan wobble in victory chase

Glamorgan 518 and 86-3, Derbyshire 177 and 536

BBC Wales' Nick Webb reports:

"Glamorgan suffered a jittery finish to the afternoon session at Colwyn Bay as they lost three wickets for 28, chasing a modest 196 to win.

"Nick Selman and Mark Wallace started with a stand of 56 before both openers and Will Bragg fell in quick succession.

"Shiv Thakor, Tony Palladino and Wayne Madsen were the wicket takers as both teams strove to end a year without a Championship victory.

"Derbyshire's 536 after following on was their best ever score against Glamorgan." 

Tea break

It's tea in three of the four Championship games yet to be decided.

Sussex are only three wickets down at the break and look like holding out for a draw against Kent, as they need only 69 runs more to make the hosts bat again.

Glamorgan require 112 to beat Derbyshire with seven wickets in hand at Colwyn Bay, while Leicestershire are still batting at 30-1 in reply to Gloucestershire's 183.

WICKET Wheater (b Meaker 0)

Surrey 637-7d v Hampshire 423 & 107-4

Hampshire lose their fourth wicket just before tea, Adam Wheater bowled by seamer Stuart Meaker.

Surrey will have 36.2 overs to take the last six wickets after the interval.

Ryan McLaren has provided some stern defence for the hosts at Southampton, reaching the half-century mark shortly before Wheater's dismissal. 

WICKET Wallace (c Rutherford b Madsen 40)

Glamorgan 518 & 84-3 v Derbyshire 177 & 536

Glamorgan opener Mark Wallace is caught at square leg as he attempts to attack a Wayne Madsen delivery.

The hosts have lost three wickets for 28 runs in their attempt to reach 196 to beat Derbyshire at Colwyn Bay.

WICKET Smith (b Batty 28)

Surrey 637-7d v Hampshire 423 & 105-3 f/o

Hampshire's Will Smith becomes Gareth Batty's second victim of the second innings, leaving the hosts three down and 109 behind against Surrey.

There are just under 38 overs left to play at Southampton.

BreakingSomerset beat Notts by 10 wickets

Nottinghamshire 401 & 135 v Somerset 437 & 100-0

Steven Mullaney
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Johann Myburgh strikes nine runs from five Steven Mullaney deliveries to seal victory for Somerset at Trent Bridge.

A draw had looked all-but-certain at the start of the day, but eight Nottinghamshire wickets fell in little more than one session to give Somerset a target of 100 to win.

Mullaney finishes on 58 not out, with Marcus Trescothick adding 37 to the 218 runs he scored in the first innings.

WICKET Finch (c Blake b Tredwell 66)

Kent 575 v Sussex 333 & 155-3

Sussex batsman Harry Finch has done a really solid job of dragging Sussex closer to a lead against Kent, but he departs for 66, caught by Alex Blake off James Tredwell.

There are 37 overs left at Tunbridge Wells, where Sussex trail by 87 runs.

At Cheltenham, Leicestershire's Paul Horton is out lbw to David Payne with the very first ball of their reply to Gloucestershire's 183.

WICKET Bragg (b Palladino 5)

Glamorgan 518 & 65-2 v Derbyshire 177 & 536

A relatively simple-looking run chase for Glamorgan is starting to get a bit more interesting.

Tony Palladino bowls Will Bragg and the hosts are now two wickets down, still needing 131 more to beat Derbyshire.

Nervy times at Colwyn Bay.

Gloucestershire all out for 183

Gloucestershire 183 v Leicestershire

Leicestershire's decision to put Gloucestershire in to bat this morning proves to be the right one, as the hosts are all out for 183.

Ben Raine was the pick of the bowlers with 4-57, while Jack Taylor's 51 was the only score of note for Glos.

Glamorgan lose first wicket

Glamorgan 518 & 56-1 v Derbyshire 177 & 536

Glamorgan openers Nick Selman and Mark Wallace make 56 together for the opening wicket, before Selman is pinned lbw by Shiv Thakor.

The hosts still need 140 more to win at Colwyn Bay.

Somerset charging to victory

Nottinghamshire 401 & 135 v Somerset 437 & 47-0

Marcus Trescothick
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Marcus Trescothick made 218 in Somerset's first innings, the seventh double century of his career.

He won't have chance to get anywhere close to that total again today with Somerset needing only 100 to win, but he looks in great nick still, moving his total to 20 from 21 balls.

Johann Myburgh isn't hanging around either - he has 22 from 21 deliveries.

50 overs left for Hampshire

Surrey 637-7d v Hampshire 423 & 68-2

Only 50 overs left for Hampshire to hold out against Surrey, whose first innings heroics with the bat are looking ever less likely to result in a win.

Sussex are 46 overs away from securing a draw at Kent, and they are now only 124 runs behind thanks in part to Harry Finch's second half-century of the County Championship season.

Glamorgan make good start

Glamorgan 518 & 31-0 v Derbyshire 177 & 536

Glamorgan have seen off the first ten overs of their second innings, going at around three an over as they attempt to reach 196 to win.

Elsewhere in Division Two, there's some good news at long last for Gloucestershire at Cheltenham, where Jack Taylor has just reached 50 to help the hosts to 166-7 against Leicestershire.

Kent take second Sussex wicket

Kent 575 v Sussex 333 & 96-2 f/o

Luke Wells sends an Imran Qayyum delivery straight back to the bowler, who clings on to the catch.

Sussex need 146 to make Kent bat again, with 52 overs left to play at Tunbridge Wells. 

Nottinghamshire all out for 135

Nottinghamshire 401 & 135 v Somerset 437

Nottinghamshire's second innings comes to an abrupt end, as Samit Patel is caught by James HIldreth off the bowling of Lewis Gregory.

Brett Hutton won't bat after suffering a hand injury, so Notts are all out for 135.

Somerset require 100 to win.

WICKET Tahir (b Leach 7)

Nottinghamshire 401 & 135-8 v Somerset 437

Nottinghamshire's slump shows no signs of ending at Trent Bridge, Imran Tahir becoming the eighth wicket of their second innings when he's bowled by Jack Leach.

The hosts lead by 99 runs, Samit Patel providing the only real resistance thus far with his unbeaten 35.

Division Two update

Glamorgan and Derbyshire are back out on the Colwyn Bay pitch after lunch as the hosts attempt to make 196 to win. Openers Nicholas Selman and Mark Wallace have taken the score to 6-0 after two overs.

Gloucestershire aren't doing so well however, losing their sixth wicket. Benny Howell is the latest batsman to fall, given out lbw to Ben Raine, who now has figures of 3-33.

The seventh wicket follows shortly after, Craig Miles edging a short delivery from Richard Jones behind to the wicketkeeper.