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  1. Essex beat Hampshire by an innings and 97 runs at Chelmsford
  2. Kumar Sangakkara hits second century against Middlesex at Lord's
  3. Shiv Chanderpaul makes hundred for Lancashire in the Roses match
  4. Jonathan Trott scores 175 for Warwickshire against Somerset
  5. Glamorgan survive to final day against Notts in Cardiff

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By Paul Grunill and Ged Scott

All times stated are UK

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  1. Signing off

    Essex paceman Jamie Porter

    No doubt about the star performers on the latest day of County Championship action.

    Essex take the collective excellence award after wrapping up an innings victory over Hampshire at Chelmsford, with Jamie Porter taking seven wickets in the game to help put them top of Division One.

    Individual honours, though go to Kumar Sangakkara, whose second century at Lord's has kept Surrey in the contest against Middlesex, and to Jack Brooks and Shivnarine Chanderpaul in the Roses game at Old Trafford.

    Brooks' maiden first-class century was one for the cricket romantics, those who like to see bowlers shine with the bat and vice versa, while 42-year-old Chanderpaul's was one for the pragmatists.

    Jonathan Trott's 175 for Warwickshire wasn't half bad either, while in Division Two, Glamorgan are doing their darnedest to deny Notts a fourth successive Championship win.

    For the next instalment in these and other stories, please join us tomorrow from 10:30 BST.

  2. Close of play scores

    Division One

    Essex 360 v Hampshire 115 & 148 (following on)

    Essex won by an innings and 97 runs

    Yorkshire 448-8 dec v Lancashire 264-6

    Yorkshire lead by 184 runs

    Surrey 313 & 194-4 v Middlesex 411

    Surrey lead by 96 runs

    Warwickshire 413 v Somerset 94-4

    Warwickshire lead by 319 runs

    Division Two

    Derbyshire 275 v Worcestershire 323-3

    Worcestershire lead by 48 runs

    Nottinghamshire 448 v Glamorgan 187 & 212-5 (following on)

    Glamorgan need another 49 to avoid an innings defeat

    Leicestershire 420 v Kent 193-5

    Leicestershire lead by 227 runs

    Durham 287 v Sussex 43-1 - day one

  3. Stevens holds up Leicestershire

    Leicestershire 420 v Kent 193-5 (39 overs)

    Back to the County Championship and all-rounder Darren Stevens hit an unbeaten 54 for Kent, including a six and nine fours, in the final session of an elongated day at Grace Road following rain earlier in the match.

    Dieter Klein bowled superbly for Leicestershire, taking 4-48, after they earned a full haul of batting points earlier in the day, thanks mainly to Clint McKay's 66 off 58 balls.

    Kent trail by 227 and will need to bat with care on the final morning to snuff out any possibility of them being asked to follow-on.

  4. Mumbai win IPL thriller

    Mumbai Indians are IPL champions again after beating Rising Pune Supergiant by one run in a nerve-jangling finish in Hyderabad. Set a target of 130, Pune needed 11 off the final over of the game, bowled by Australia's Mitchell Johnson.

    Three wickets fell, including the run out of Dan Christian off the final delivery attempting a third run that would have tied the scores.

  5. Tourists win at Northampton

    Morne Morkel and JP Duminy

    South Africa have beaten Northants by 13 runs at Wantage Road in their latest 50-over tour game ahead of the series against England and Champions Trophy.

    Hashim Amla top-scored with 59 as they made 275-7, and the highlight of the county side's reply was an innings of 54 off 43 balls by debutant Tom Sole, batting at number nine. He was the last to go, at the start of the 48th over, as Morne Morkel wrapped up South Africa's win.

  6. Sangakkara shines for Surrey

    Surrey 313 & 194-4 (72 overs) v Middlesex 411

    Another day, another peerless batting display by Surrey's Kumar Sangakkara, who passes 20,000 first-class runs shortly before stumps at Lord's.

    His unbeaten 116 gives his side a 96-run lead to take into the final day's play, but it is hard to see how they might pull off a victory against a team as strong as the reigning champions, without a rapid acceleration on the final morning.

    The new ball is only eight overs away, which offers a ray of hope for Middlesex. If they can remove Sangakkara early, as they did on the second day of the match, they would be hopeful of cleaning up the rest and then chasing down a target.

  7. Trott and Tres in good touch at Taunton

    Izzy Westbury

    BBC Sport

    Somerset captain Tom Abell’s poor start to the season continued at Taunton. He could only manage 8 with the bat as Somerset struggled to 94-4 in reply to Warwickshire’s total of 413.

    Jonathan Trott made the bulk of the Warwickshire runs, amassing 175 in a knock which included three sixes.

    In reply, only veteran Marcus Trescothick offered much resistance from the home side, surpassing 25,000 first class runs in his unbeaten knock of 41.

    A tense day awaits Somerset tomorrow if they are to avoid making it three defeats from three.

  8. Close of play

    Lancashire 264-6 (94.0 overs) v Yorkshire

    Lancashire still need a further 35 to make sure they avoid being asked to follow on in the Roses match against Yorkshire.

    It was a day dominated by Jack Brooks and Shivnarine Chanderpaul, who both scored centuries.

    Brooks, on his first start of the summer, added the six singles he needed to reach his maiden first-class hundred, finishing unbeaten on 109 when Yorkshire declared on 448-8.

    Chanderpaul's century, by contrast, was his 75th in first-class cricket - a key knock after Brooks had followed up his ton by then uprooting England Test opener Haseeb Hameed’s off stump for a third duck in four Championship innings.

  9. WICKET D'OLIVEIRA (c and b Mendis) 150

    Derbyshire 275 v Worcestershire 323-3

    Brett D'Oliveira gives a return catch to Jeevan Mendis as he attempts a slog sweep and that's the final act of the third day's play at Derby.

    The opener faced 232 balls and hit 15 fours and his innings, coupled with Daryl Mitchell's 120, has given them every chance of maximum batting points in what was a rain-hit match on the first two days.

    For Worcestershire to win, however, they will need to get a move on and extend their 48-run lead in the hope that a declaration will enable their bowlers to put some pressure on Derbyshire in the final stages of the game tomorrow.

    Brett D'Oliveira
  10. Sussex enjoy good day against Durham

    Durham 287 v Sussex 43-1 (11 overs)

    Durham are unable to achieve a second breakthrough after Graham Onions had Harry Finch caught at third slip for a duck with his first delivery.

    Chris Nash reaches stumps 22 not out, with partner Luke Wells unbeaten on 16, and Sussex will be satisfied with their work on the opening day after Jofra Archer took 5-76 as Durham's first innings only lasted to the 83rd over.

    They are 244 ahead, though, and Onions and Chris Rushworth will be fresh for a second burst with the new ball in the morning.

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  11. Close of play

    Somerset 94-4 (27 overs) v Warwickshire

    Somerset closed on 94-4 at Taunton, still trailing fellow Division One strugglers Warwickshire by 319 runs.

    The Bears would have to take 16 wickets on the final day to win - and that does seem quite so likely given that they still might have to get Marcus Trescothick out twice.

    The former England opener was unbeaten at the close on 41, having gone past 25,000 first class runs as Somerset replied to Warwickshire’s 413 all out.

  12. Glamorgan survive third day

    Nottinghamshire 448 v Glamorgan 187 & 212-5 (96 overs)

    If Glamorgan lose this game, there will still be positives for the Welsh county after succeeding in taking it into a final day at the Swalec, having been forced to follow on.

    In-form Colin Ingram batted for over five hours to reach 72 not out at stumps, with his side still needing another 49 to avoid an innings defeat.

    Luke Fletcher (2-52) has the best figures for Notts, but England's Stuart Broad is still waiting for his first wicket of the Glamorgan second innings, ending the day with 0-37 from 23 accurate overs.


    Surrey 313 & 171-4 (62.3 overs) v Middlesex 411

    Kumar Sangakkara

    Two days ago a portrait of Kumar Sangakkara was unveiled in the Pavilion at Lord's. In it, the Sri Lankan has a serious expression on his face - but perhaps it ought to be smiling as, with an appropriate sense of occasion, he completes his second hundred of the match for Surrey with three runs off Ollie Rayner.

    Following his 114 in the first innings, this one has taken him 174 balls and has featured 12 fours. Superb batting by the left-hander - and isn't it surprising that only one of his 38 Test centuries was made at the home of cricket, 147 against England in 2014.

    Six more runs will take him to 20,000 in first-class cricket. Legend.

  14. WICKET Davies (c Hain b Thornton 7)

    Somerset 86-4 (24.5 overs) v Warwickshire

    Grant Thornton adds a second scalp on his County Championship debut as he removes Somerset keeper Steven Davies. Two wickets in 16 balls for the young Coventry-born pace bowler, in his first game for the Bears since being plucked from the Birmingham League earlier this season.

  15. WICKET Chanderpaul (b Coad) 106

    Lancashire 247-6 (89.3 overs) v Yorkshire

    Ben Coad proves a twist late in the day at Old Trafford as he bowls Shiv Chanderpaul, just after the West Indian had reached his ton. Did it perhaps keep a little low?

    Ryan McLaren, with whom he shared a 112-run stand, is still there but Lancashire supporters are slightly more concerned now as they chase the follow-on avoidance figure of 299.

  16. WICKET Sibley (b Roland-Jones) 9

    Surrey 313 & 171-4 (61.5 overs) v Middlesex 411

    In the context of the match, that may be an important wicket for Middlesex. But Kumar Sangakkara is the main focus of attention at Lord,s with just one more run needed for his second century of the game. Surrey's lead is 73.

  17. WICKET Fell (b Mendis) 13

    Worcestershire 282-2 (67 overs) v Derbyshire

    Tom Fell gone, bowled by Jeevan Mendis.

    His innings took almost an hour, just when Worcestershire needed to press on a bit.

    Captain Joe Leach is next to the wicket, as the visitors, looking for a big first-innings lead, home in on a third batting point.

  18. WICKET Hildreth (lbw Thornton) 14

    Somerset 78-3 (20.2 overs) v Warwickshire

    Grant Thornton's maiden first-class wicket - and not a bad one too, trapping Jimmy Hildreth leg before wicket.

    Somerset have not made the best start, in response to Warwickshire's 413. But Marcus Trescothick is still there on 40, having gone past 25,000 first-class runs in the process.

    A prodigious effort from the 41-year-old former England opener.

  19. 100 Shivnarine Chanderpaul

    Lancashire 237-5 (85 overs) v Yorkshire

    Shiv Chanderpaul completes the 75th first-class century of his career - a second Roses Match ton of the day, following Jack Brooks' earlier 109 not out for Yorkshire.

    This one has taken four and a half hours. It is the 42-year-old West Indian's fourth for Lancashire - and also his fourth against Yorkshire.

    Very well received by an Old Trafford crowd now visibly bolstered by the football having finished just up the road, following Manchester United's final home league game of the season.

    The partnership for the sixth wicket with Ryan McLaren (50) has reached 102.

    Nine overs left after this one.

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  20. WICKET Lloyd (c Mullaney b Fletcher) 37

    Nottinghamshire 448 v Glamorgan 187 & 194-5 (88 overs)

    Colin Ingram and David Lloyd survive seven overs against the new ball, but Luke Fletcher ends their partnership in the eight as the latter edges a ball which appears to lift more than he expected to second slip.

    Glamorgan need another 67 to bring the scores level as Chris Cooke joins Colin Ingram, who is 62 not out, at the crease with eight overs left in the day.