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  1. Division One leaders Middlesex draw with Lancashire
  2. Durham beat Surrey by 21 runs to secure Division One status
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By Adam Williams

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  1. So long, farewell

    Graham Napier and David Masters

    And we are a wrap for this week's County Championship action.

    It's all set up for a very exciting conclusion in Division One next week from Tuesday, where all four fixtures will have something riding on them.

    If you can't wait until then, don't worry. We'll have full coverage of the One-Day Cup final between Surrey and Warwickshire from Lord's on Saturday.

    Our coverage begins around 10:15 on the BBC Sport website. Don't miss it.

    Until then - thanks for being with us.

  2. The results

    So, that's your lot for this week's fixtures.

    Some fantastic stories in there, here's a reminder:

    Division One:

    Durham (401 & 246) beat Surrey (367 & 259) by 21 runs

    Lancashire (259 & 80-1) drew with Middlesex (327 & 240-8 dec)

    Division Two:

    Derbyshire (307 & 286-8 dec) drew with Leicestershire (247 & 301-8)

    Essex (319 & 252) lost to Glamorgan (286 & 296) by 11 runs

    Northamptonshire (326 & 376) beat Gloucestershire (261 & 327) by 114 runs


    Glamorgan 286 & 296 v Essex 319 & 252

    All done at Chelmsford after a nail-biting finish.

    Timm van der Gugten bowls Jamie Porter to claim the final Essex wicket. David Masters is left stranded on 19 not out in his final home appearance.

    Glamorgan grab a very impressive win by 11 runs to spoil Essex's promotion party. 


    Derbyshire 307 & 286-8 dec v Leicestershire 247 & 301-8

    All over at the end of a very engrossing final day at Derby.

    Leicestershire started it needing 347 to win, Mark Cosgrove made an entertaining century and then Derbyshire came roaring back.

    But, they were denied their first win of the season as the Foxes stood firm to see it out with two wickets in hand.

    Spoils shared in the East Midlands.

  5. Post update

    Glamorgan 286 & 296 v Essex 319 & 251-9

    Four overs to go.

    Essex need 13 to win. Glamorgan need one wicket.

  6. 15 runs to win...

    Glamorgan 286 & 296 v Essex 319 & 249-9

    Five overs left to bowl.

    David Masters manages to steer the new ball down to third man for four.

    Could he guide his side to a close victory on the day he announced his retirement?

  7. New ball taken

    Glamorgan 286 & 296 v Essex 319 & 245-9

    Six overs to go at Chelmsford.

    Glamorgan take the new ball with Essex still requiring 19 to win and one wicket remaining.

  8. Post update

    Glamorgan 286 & 296 v Essex 319 & 244-9

    Seven overs to go.

    Essex need 20 to win. Glamorgan need one wicket.

  9. Still four results possible

    Glamorgan 286 & 296 v Essex 319 & 241-9

    Eight overs remaining at Chelmsford.

    Essex need 23 to win, Glamorgan need one wicket.

    A tie is still a possibility!

  10. The relegation picture

    So, after Durham beat Surrey by 21 runs to guarantee their Division One survival, here's what it means at the bottom with a game to play...

    Bottom five

    Lancashire and Warwickshire will play each other at Edgbaston from Tuesday.

    Hampshire know nothing less than a win will do against Durham to keep them up.

  11. Still going at Chelmsford though...

    Glamorgan 286 & 296 v Essex 319 & 237-9

    So we jump from Chester-le-Street back down south to Chelmsford now on BBC Radio 5 live Sports Extra.

    Essex still going as they chase 264 to win. Glamorgan need one more wicket.

    27 runs required for an Essex win.


    Durham 401 & 246 v Surrey 367 & 259

    It's all over at Chester-le-Street.

    Mark Footitt had managed to guide a four down to third man off Graham Onions, but next ball the former England seamer cleaned him up.

    Durham win by 21 runs, take maximum points from the game and ensure they stay up in Division One with a game to spare.

  13. 50 for Sam Curran

    Durham 401 & 246 v Surrey 367 & 255-9

    A half-century up for Sam Curran as Surrey stand firm.

    The teenager is trying to farm the strike for himself and shield number 11 Mark Footitt.

    26 more required by Surrey.

  14. WICKET Meaker (c Collingwood b Onions) 0

    Durham 401 & 246 v Surrey 367 & 253-9

    And now Durham are just one wicket away from beating Surrey.

    Stuart Meaker takes a big drive off Graham Onions but is caught by Paul Collingwood.

    Surrey now 28 runs short of victory. Durham a wicket short of securing their Division One status.

  15. Glamorgan on brink

    Glamorgan 286 & 289 v Essex 319 & 229-9

    Glamorgan now just one wicket away from beating Division Two champions Essex.

    James Foster falls for 23 and Essex are 35 runs adrift.

    Foster out
  16. WICKET Batty (c Jennings b Stokes) 12

    Durham 401 & 246 v Surrey 367 & 252-8


    Keaton Jennings may just have taken the catch of the season to steal this game for Durham from Surrey's clutches.

    Gareth Batty drives at one from Ben Stokes but is spectacularly taken by a diving Jennings in front of Scott Borthwick in the slip cordon.

    Durham need two wickets now, Surrey still need 29 runs.

  17. Tension continues at Chester-le-Street

    Durham 401 & 246 v Surrey 367 & 247-7

    Into the last 16 overs.

    Durham need three wickets, Surrey need just 34 runs. 


    Northamptonshire 326 & 376 v Gloucestershire 261 & 327

    All over at Wantage Road where Ben Sanderson's 8-73 has bowled Northants to a 114-run victory against Gloucestershire.

    Cricket in Northampton finishes on a happy note for 2016 in a season which saw the county regain the T20 Blast title.

  19. WICKET Napier (lbw b Van der Gugten) 12

    Glamorgan 286 & 296 v Essex 319 & 223-8

    It's not going to be for Graham Napier.

    Timm van der Gugten traps him leg before for 12 to end his 20-year association with the County Ground at Chelmsford.

    Glamorgan now need just two more wickets to steal a victory. Essex are still 41 runs short.

  20. A winning swansong?

    Glamorgan 286 & 296 v Essex 319 & 223-7

    Napier guard of honour

    Set for a similar close finish at Chelmsford.

    Graham Napier (12 not out) has been given a guard of honour as he strides to the middle for his last innings on home soil.

    Essex need another 41 runs with three wickets remaining and 17 overs remaining.