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  1. Kent beat Warwickshire by eight wickets
  2. Yorkshire complete innings and 44-run win against Hampshire
  3. Champions Surrey draw with Essex
  4. Lancashire beat Middlesex by seven wickets in Division Two
  5. Sussex beat Durham by six wickets
  6. Worcestershire beat Leicestershire by an innings and 18 runs

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By Adam Williams and Ben Pheazey

All times stated are UK

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  1. Thanks for being with us


    All done and dusted after four days of action and excitement.

    As ever, all the reports from the County Championship can be found here on the BBC Sport website and app.

    Championship cricket takes a back seat for a while, but as mentioned, it's 50-over action all the way from Wednesday for the next few weeks.

    Make sure you follow all the action here on BBC Sport.

    Thanks for being with us once again and see you soon.

  2. Make way for the One-Day Cup!

    Hants win ODC

    After nicely getting into its stride, the County Championship now takes a back seat until the middle of May.

    That's because we've got the One-Day Cup to come over the next five weeks or so.

    It all starts on Wednesday and here's the first set of group fixtures on the agenda as Hampshire begin the defence of their title:

    Chester-le-Street: Durham v Northamptonshire

    Old Trafford: Lancashire v Worcestershire

    Headingley: Yorkshire v Leicestershire

    Sophia Gardens: Glamorgan v Essex

    Bristol: Gloucestershire v Surrey

    Canterbury: Kent v Hampshire

    As ever, they'll be full ball-by-ball commentary from our BBC local radio colleagues on the BBC Sport website and app plus full match reports after each game.

  3. The final scores

    Division One:

    Edgbaston: Kent 504-9 dec & 124-2 v Warwickshire 346 & 280 (f/o) - Kent beat Warwickshire by eight wickets

    The Oval: Surrey 395 & 324-6 dec v Essex 448 & 0-0 - Match drawn

    Ageas Bowl: Yorkshire 554-7 dec v Hampshire 302 & 208 - Yorkshire beat Hampshire by an innings and 44 runs

    Division Two:

    Lord's: Middlesex 265 & 200 v Lancashire 427 & 42-3 - Lancashire beat Middlesex by seven wickets

    Grace Road: Worcestershire 553-6 dec v Leicestershire 302 & 233 (f/o) - Worcestershire beat Leicestershire by an innings and 18 runs

    Bristol: Derbyshire 291 & 388-3 dec v Gloucestershire 350 - Match drawn

    Sophia Gardens: Glamorgan 570-8 dec & 70-1 v Northamptonshire 750 - Match drawn

    Chester-le-Street: Durham 224 & 189 v Sussex 202 & 212-4 - Sussex won by six wickets

    And you can see those scorecards in more detail here.

  4. Post update

    So that's our lot for this round.

    All results in and some pretty impressive performances to go with them.

    Hang around and we'll show you how all the games finished very shortly...


    Warwks 346 & 280 (f/o) v Kent 504-9 dec & 124-2

    Miles over-pitches and Renshaw drives down the ground.

    That's four and the target is down to single figures.

    Four more through the off side. Half appeal for lbw as Renshaw blocks and the umpire says no.

    Inside edge? And that's it! Down the leg side and flicked away to square leg for four.

    A good fightback from Warwickshire to take the game deep into day four, but in the end they just didn't score enough runs in the first innings.

    Hats off to Harry Podmore for a second innings 5-62 and good resistance from Tim Ambrose (107) and Henry Brookes (84).

    Kent beat Warwickshire by eight wickets meaning a losing start for the Bears but one win and a defeat for promoted Kent.

  6. Kent press for victory

    Warwks 346 & 280 (f/o) v Kent 504-9 dec & 112-2 - target 123

    Bell-Drummond uses his feet and tries to drive Patel through cover but can't the ball away.

    Patel is giving the batsman nothing here.

    The batsman tries to force the ball away off the back foot but again can't get it away. Maiden over.

  7. Kent nearly over the line

    Warwks 346 & 280 (f/o) v Kent 504-9 dec & 112-2 - target 123

    A single apiece to Renshaw and Bell-Drummond off Patel and Renshaw pinches the strike with a nudge to square leg for one.

    Renshaw is forced to defend by Miles, bowling full and straight - and the batsman plays and misses at the fourth ball.

    A checked drive off the fifth and a block off the sixth. Maiden over.

  8. Curious finish in south London

    Surrey (395 & 324-6 dec) drew with Essex (448 & 0-0)

    Nick Gledhill

    BBC Essex at The Oval

    One of the most curious endings to a game you will see.

    Surrey declared not with a view of setting Essex a target of 272 in a minimum of 19 overs, but just to bowl one over to get their over rate level.

    Rory Burns bowled the over to Jamie Porter, opening the batting with Sir Alastair Cook for the first and possibly last time. So Surrey don't win their opening game, but they can look back on some good individual performances from their younger players.

    Essex, rejuvenated by the return of Peter Siddle, will be delighted with a much improved performance and a haul of 13 points.

  9. Post update

    Warwks 346 & 280 (f/o) v Kent 504-9 dec & 109-2 - target 123

    Craig Miles into the attack and giving no width at all.

    Until the third ball, which scuttles away down fine leg for four leg byes.

    Renshaw drives at the fourth and gets a thick inside edge to mid-wicket for one more.

    A brace of fours to Bell-Drummond through square leg and cover point.

  10. Post update

    So, we're down to just the one match to finish and Kent look like they will complete a well-earned win....

  11. Kent near the finish line

    Warwks 346 & 280 (f/o) v Kent 504-9 dec & 96-2 - target 123

    Bell-Drummond plays Patel with a little more respect than Crawley and Renshaw did - with no reverse sweep in sight so far.

    Ooh! A play and miss outside off. Just the one run from the over.


    Glamorgan 570-8 dec & 70-1 v Northamptonshire 750

    Hardly a shock to report it, but Glamorgan draw with Northamptonshire.

    What a torrid four days for the bowlers at Sophia Gardens as just 19 wickets fall for a total of 1,390 runs.

    Records have been set though which I suppose is one thing you can say, but I can't imagine many who saw it would've been enthralled by the one-sided battle between bat and ball.

    Both sides takes 11 points for their efforts in the game though.

  13. Patel strikes but Kent nearing finish line

    Warwks 346 & 280 (f/o) v Kent 504-9 dec & 95-2 - target 123

    Brookes bowls full and straight to the new batsman, Daniel Bell-Drummond.

    But the third ball is wide of off stump and flayed away for four.

    Four more! This time off a pull to square leg.

    The fifth ball s way down leg and Bell-Drummond can't reach it.

    An appeal for lbw off the sixth... not out. That looked a bit leg side.


    Surrey 395 & 324-6 dec v Essex 448 & 0-0

    Not really sure what to say about the conclusion of all that, but one thing I can say is that the eventual outcome was expected at The Oval.

    Essex came out for one over of their second innings being set the nominal target of 272 to win.

    But, it was Jamie Porter opening with Sir Alastair Cook and Rory Burns doing the bowling for Surrey!

    Needless to say, Porter just blocked six balls and then the handshakes followed. Quite strange.

    All in all - Surrey draw with Essex - Surrey with 11 points, Essex with 13.

  15. WICKET Crawley lbw b Patel 45

    Warwks 346 & 280 (f/o) v Kent 504-9 dec & 86-2 - target 123

    This is slipping away from Warwickshire rapidly.

    Henry Brookes bowls full and straight and is driven down the ground for four by Crawley.

    Two more singles added in the over.

    The batsmen trade singles off Jeetan Patel before another reverse sweep from Crawley brings four more runs.

    Out! Zak Crawley plays across the line to a straight one by Jeetan Patel and the Bears have their second wicket.


    Derbyshire 291 & 388-3 dec v Gloucestershire 350

    And they've shaken hands on an early finish at Bristol as Gloucestershire draw with Derbyshire.

    Not exactly one to get that excited about there over the past four days as we only get mid-way through three innings.

    But, from a personal milestone perspective - Derbyshire finish their second innings with two big run-scorers in Wayne Madsen (204 not out) and Alex Hughes (109 not out).

    11 points for Gloucestershire and nine for Derbyshire is the tale for the table.


    Middlesex 265 & 200 v Lancashire 427 & 42-3

    All over finally at Lord's after a couple of wobbles for Lancashire.

    Rob Jones backs up his first-innings ton by cutting the winning runs for four behind point off Dawid Malan.

    Lancashire beat Middlesex by seven wickets and it's been largely thanks to their bowling efforts today in mopping up Middlesex's second innings in quick time.

    One win from one for the Red Rose then and one draw and a defeat for Middlesex so far in this championship campaign.

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  18. Patel put to the sword

    Warwks 346 & 280 (f/o) v Kent 504-9 dec & 73-1 - target 123

    Jeetan Patel is on now and Crawley immediately reverse sweeps for four!

    Four more! This time from a lofted drive over the bowler's head. A single off the fourth ball and now Renshaw gets in on the act with a reverse sweep for four.

    Very expensive over and this match is moving on pretty sharpish.

  19. Surrey declare

    Surrey 395 & 324-6 dec v Essex 448

    It's largely academic, but Surrey have finally declared their second innings.

    Rikki Clarke and Tom Curran shared a bit of a partnership for their seventh wicket but now they've been given the wave from the balcony to come in.

    By my reckoning, that'll probably give Essex about 20 minutes of batting before they can shake hands on an early finish.

  20. Early wicket for the Bears but Kent closing in

    Warwks 346 & 280 (f/o) v Kent 504-9 dec & 58-1 - target 123

    Nifty footwork from Crawley, who moves quickly back and across to nudge another single through the off side.

    The fourth ball is hammered through cover by Renshaw for four.

    A half appeal for lbw is turned down and Crawley scampers back to his crease after wandering halfway down the pitch.

    Four runs down the ground to Renshaw off the last ball.

    That's the 50 partnership.