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  1. England no.3 James Vince makes double ton as Hampshire draw with Somerset
  2. Somerset and England spinner Jack Leach breaks left thumb in fielding practice
  3. England quick Mark Wood takes six wickets for Durham who draw at Derbyshire
  4. Surrey beat Yorkshire by an innings and 17 runs at The Oval
  5. Sam Curran takes match figures of 10-101 for Surrey
  6. Middlesex draw with Gloucestershire at Lord's

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By Felix Keith, Ben Pheazey and Adam Williams

All times stated are UK

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So long, farewell

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And that is that for our coverage of this round of the County Championship.

As mentioned, we take a break from live text reporting now until "the red-ball game" returns in June.

Until then, we'll give James Vince the honour of closing the day after his superb double century for Hampshire against Somerset not only secured his side a draw, but probably cemented his place in England's squad for the first Test against Pakistan.

That get's named tomorrow, but who did you name in your England XI?

Here's the results.

Until next time, thanks for being with us....

Championship makes way for the One-Day Cup


So that is that for this particular phase of the County Championship season.

We now take a break from the four-day game until Saturday, 9 June and make way for the One-Day Cup.

It all starts on Thursday as Nottinghamshire begin their defence of the trophy at Old Trafford against Lancashire. That's one of five games that day.

You'll be able to follow all the action with live ball-by-ball commentary from our BBC local radio colleagues both here on the BBC Sport Website and on the app on your mobile and tablet.

Close of play scores

Division Two table

So, what do those last two results do to the Division Two table?

Here's a look for you...

Div Two
Div Two

So, that's that for all our matches.

The last two draws there almost being declared at the same time!


Middlesex 455-8 dec v v Gloucestershire 210 & 326-4 (111 overs)

Sam Robson drops short with his fifth and Graeme van Buuren pulls that one away for four runs. He moves to 46. A dot ball...

And that's it!

Great effort by Gloucestershire after following-on 245 runs behind.

Well batted, James Bracey, who ends on 125 not out.


Derbyshire 427 & 279-9 v Durham 520

And there it is. That is the draw at the County Ground.

Durham had a brave go at that thanks to Mark Wood's 6-46 with the ball - a first-class career best.

Stuart Poynter picked up five catches behind the stumps.

But, some strong resistance there at the end by Derbyshire held out for the draw.

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Derbyshire 427 & 279-9 v Durham 520

Durham may well be chucking in the towel as well now as Aiden Markram comes on to bowl his occasional off-breaks.

Derbyshire 186 runs ahead with a minimum of 20 overs to bowl.

Will we see handshakes here too soon?

Time nearly up for Middlesex

Middlesex 455-8 dec v v Gloucestershire 210 & 322-4 (109 overs)

Just 140 balls bowled at first-class level for Sam Robson.

James Bracey and Graeme van Buuren trade singles before the latter drives the occasional leggie for four.

Gloucestershire close to the draw

Middlesex 455-8 dec v v Gloucestershire 210 & 314-4 (108 overs)

James Bracey drives Ollie Rayner down the ground for a single to move to 123.

Graeme van Buuren cuts a wide one away for four to increase the lead to 69.

This game has drifted away from Middlesex... And now Sam Robson is going to bowl.

Derbyshire 427 & 269-9 v Durham 520

Derbyshire still hanging in there with Tony Palladino and Ravi Rampaul.

A minimum of 22 overs still to be bowled, but remember we'd lose three for a change of innings.

The hosts' lead now 176.

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Hampshire 231 & 432-4 (150 overs) v Somerset 506

Craig Overton takes us to handshakes with a very passable impression of an off-spinner.

James Vince finishes unbeaten on 201 not out from 437 balls, with Rilee Rossouw on 65 from 174 balls.

Hampshire take nine points; Somerset 13.

Here's how that affects the Division One table...

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Gloucestershire move past 300

Middlesex 455-8 dec v v Gloucestershire 210 & 305-4 (105 overs)

Graeme van Buuren takes a risky single off Dawid Malan's second ball but he gets away with it.

Lovely shot from James Bracey, who drives Malan through the covers for four. A forward short leg comes in - and that's four more! Driven through mid off. Hard to see where a Gloucestershire wicket is going to come from now.

for James Vince

Hampshire 231 & 432-4 (148.3 overs) v Somerset 506

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James Vince sweeps Eddie Byrom (in his 10th over!) for four to move onto 201 not out.

A great innings, not diminished by the last 30 minutes of part-time nonsense bowling.

Trial by spin at Lord's

Middlesex 455-8 dec v v Gloucestershire 210 & 295-4 (104 overs)

Ollie Rayner is coming on to bowl now.

Graeme van Buuren is watchful, happy to defend. In theory a minimum of 23 overs remain in the game, but the players may well shake hands on a draw soon.

Dawid Malan to bowl next.

Palladino & Rampaul hold firm

Derbyshire 427 & 257-9 v Durham 520

Mark Wood takes a break from his excellent spell at Derby to be replaced by Nathan Rimmington.

Derbyshire are hanging in there to try and kill some crucial overs with last pair Tony Palladino (21 not out) and Ravi Rampaul (5 not out) pushing their lead beyond 160.

There's still a minimum of 25 overs to be bowled in the day.

Bartlett off for dangerous bowling

Hampshire 231 & 425-4 (147.2 overs) v Somerset 506

Bit of a farce now at Taunton as George Bartlett bowls the worst ball you're ever likely to see and is taken off for a second dangerous ball.

Craig Overton is going to complete his over, bowling off-breaks.

James Bracey bats on

Middlesex 455-8 dec v v Gloucestershire 210 & 295-4 (103 overs)

Shot! Tom Helm offers a bit of width outside the off stump and James Bracey cuts it away for four more. 50 ahead now.

Bracey has 113. Ooh, careful. Tom Helm bowls one down the leg side and Bracey chases it without making contact. Still six wickets in hand.

Vince the marathon man

Hampshire 231 & 420-4 (146 overs) v Somerset 506

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On the field Rilee Rossouw heaves a rank full-toss from George Bartlett for six.

Hampshire can declare at 16:50 BST to trigger handshakes.

Graves says 100-ball 'set in stone'

If you've just joined us, you may not have seen an interview that's come out in the past hour with ECB Chairman Colin Graves telling BBC Test Match Special's Simon Mann that the 100-ball concept is "set in stone".

Here's some snippets from his chat courtesy of our sports editor Dan Roan...

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Gloucestershire make Middlesex toil

Middlesex 455-8 dec v v Gloucestershire 210 & 287-4 (102 overs)

Graeme van Buuren slashes at a wide one and gets away with it as the ball runs through the vacant second slip area. Four more.

Gloucestershire are 42 in front now.

Gloucestershire extend their lead at Lord's

Middlesex 455-8 dec v v Gloucestershire 210 & 281-4 (101 overs)

Tom Helm loses his radar completely with his fifth ball and spears one a yard wide of the off stump. That's one more extra. He straightens up again and James Bracey defends.

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Hampshire 231 & 406-4 (143.1 overs) v Somerset 506

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Rilee Rossouw cuts George Bartlett for four down to third man to move to 53 and his first fifty of the season.

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Derbyshire 427 & 242-9 v Durham 520

All meandering to a finish at Taunton, but definitely not at Derby where Mark Wood has a sixth wicket and Durham can still win this.

Duanne Olivier is his next victim as he edges behind to Stuart Poynter and Wood now has 6-46 from 22 overs.

Derbyshire just 149 runs ahead.

Renshaw's go

Hampshire 231 & 400-4 (142 overs) v Somerset 506

It's Matt Renshaw's go at bowling now... Another one who fancies himself an off-break bowler.

This is going to be a draw. It's simply a case of when now.

Middlesex running out of time

Middlesex 455-8 dec v v Gloucestershire 210 & 280-4 (100 overs)

Middlesex now have a first and third slip with a short extra cover.

Hilton Cartwright offers a bit of width outside the off stump but Graeme van Buuren isn't interested. This game is drifting away from Middlesex now.

Gloucestershire 35 ahead.

Bartlett gets Vince off a no-ball?

Hampshire 231 & 399-4 (141.2 overs) v Somerset 506

George Bartlett comes on to bowl for the first time in first-class cricket and his second ball is chipped to extra-cover by James Vince... but it's a no-ball.

There's so little reaction from the fielders, it's hard to know if it was a bump-ball or not.

Five-wicket haul for Mark Wood!

Derbyshire 427 & 236-8 v Durham 520

Apologies Derbyshire fans, I've absolutely done you there with the commentator's curse!

Mark Wood does indeed strike again for Durham and now has 5-46 in his 20 overs.

Round the wicket he comes to Daryn Smit and finds the outside edge from his outstretched bat, Stuart Poynter with the diving catch behind the stumps.

143 runs ahead, just two wickets in hand.

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Derbyshire digging in after tea

Derbyshire 427 & 236-7 v Durham 520

Some staunch resistance by Derbyshire's lower-order after tea here against a pace barrage from Mark Wood.

Daryn Smit (34 not out) and Tony Palladino (7 not out) have remained untroubled in the 20 minutes or so of play since the break.

Their lead is now 143.

James Bracey leading Gloucestershire to safety

Middlesex 455-8 dec v v Gloucestershire 210 & 264-4 (98 overs)

This is frustrating for Middlesex. Gloucestershire are 15 runs in credit now.

Ooh! Hilton Cartwright goes short and wide and Graeme van Buuren has a pointless waft at it without making contact.

That's more like it! Van Buuren drives down the ground for four. 19 ahead. He blocks out the next one - and what have we here?

He dabs one to the off side and runs a risky single. Overthrows! Oh, dear. It's gone to the boundary. That'll be five runs. 14 ahead.

Hampshire 231 & 380-4 (139 overs) v Somerset 506

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Not bad for a part-timer in my book, but he has served up a few long-hops.

Vince nearing 200

Hampshire 231 & 375-4 (137 overs) v Somerset 506

James Vince creams an over-pitched ball from Dom Bess through the covers for four.

Hampshire lead by 100 and there are 27 overs left to play, in theory. Vince has 181 now and is surely eyeing a double-ton.

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100 for James Bracey

Middlesex 455-8 dec v v Gloucestershire 210 & 255-4 (95.3 overs)

It's a short one from Hilton Cartwright, pulled away for four! That's his 100!

232 balls and 12 fours. Well played, that man.

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Coming up this evening on BBC Radio 5 live, it's the Tuffers & Vaughan Show.

The pair will be on air with Mark Chapman to no doubt cast their views on England's upcoming Test series with Pakistan and who might make that squad tomorrow.

Plus, they'll also be more of that interview with ECB Chairman Colin Graves as he reveals the 100-ball format IS set in stone.

If you miss the show from 21:00 BST tonight, don't worry, you can either listen again on the iPlayer or download it as a podcast form your normal provider.

Bracey nearing his century

Middlesex 455-8 dec v v Gloucestershire 210 & 251 (95 overs)

That's a great start by James Bracey as he drives James Harris through the covers for four runs. He's on 96 now. Make that 97 as he takes a single off the next ball.

Graeme van Buuren digs out a yorker and all eyes are back on Bracey. Hilton Cartwright's turn to bowl.

Bracey resumes in the 90s

Middlesex 455-8 dec v v Gloucestershire 210 & 246-4 (94 overs)

The players are back on the field for the final session of play.

Can James Bracey get the century? This would be his third at first-class level.

James Harris to bowl. Gloucestershire one run ahead.

It's the final session

Right - here we go then...

Three games remaining and the last session of them all.

How many more results will we see before stumps?

You pick the England Test side

Pick your England XI for the first Test v Pakistan

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England's Test series against Pakistan starts later this month and new national selector Ed Smith will name his first squad at 15:00 BST on Tuesday.

Who gets the nod in light of that thumb injury to Somerset's Jack Leach? Which players, who found some timely form in this round of matches have forced their way in?

Well, why not have your say on it all?

You can try your hand at picking Joe Root's side with our England team selector.

Pick your side between now and midnight to go towards our BBC Sport Readers' XI and see how closely everyone else and Ed Smith agrees with you!

You can also share your selection using #bbccricket

Can Gloucestershire save the game?

Middlesex 455-8 dec v v Gloucestershire 210 & 246-4 (94 overs)

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Many people didn’t make the trip to Lord's today, thinking that Middlesex would roll Gloucestershire over by lunch.

How wrong they were. Needing eight wickets for victory they could only muster two by tea as the visitors stood firm.

James Bracey, just 21, has batted all day for an unbeaten 92 with contributions from Gareth Roderick and Jack Taylor.

Bracey is a really disciplined batsman with a great future. It would be fitting if he made his third first-class century at Lord's to save the game for his side .