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  1. Essex beat Kent by 113 runs
  2. Gareth Batty takes a hat-trick for Surrey at Edgbaston
  3. But Warwickshire beat Surrey by 130 runs
  4. Yorkshire and Hampshire draw
  5. Gary Ballance hits 100 for Yorkshire
  6. Derbyshire beat Leicestershire by 65 runs
  7. Middlesex beat Worcs by 127 runs
  8. Gloucs and Lancs shake hands on a draw
  9. Sussex and Glamorgan also settle on a draw

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By Joe Townsend and Tom Garry

All times stated are UK

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  1. Thanks for joining us

    That concludes four days of County Championship action, including really significant wins for Warwickshire and Essex in Division One.

    Thanks for your company since Monday.

    Do enjoy the World Cup now, won't you? Have a good one.

    This is Joe & Tom, over and out.

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    Hampshire 158-5 & 235 v Yorkshire 181 & 332-5, match drawn

    That is that at Headingley as Yorkshire skipper Steve Patterson and Hampshire captain Sam Northeast decide enough is enough and call it a draw.

    Ultimately, a superb century stand between Joe Weatherley (66) and Riley Rossouw (54 not out) in this final session is what has secured Hampshire that handshake.

    When Duanne Olivier and Ben Coad (twice) struck before tea, a result looked like a distinct possibility. But credit where credit's due.

    It's a fair result.

  4. Yorkshire's secret weapon?

    Hampshire 155-5 & 235 v Yorkshire 181 & 332-5

    After Dom Bess just claimed a wicket with a demon delivery, Yorkshire batsman Jack Leaning is on for a bit of part-time spin.

  5. WICKET Holland b Bess 14

    Hampshire 153-5 & 235 v Yorkshire 181 & 332-5

    Once again, there I am, talking drivel.

    "Shake hands, go on, it's pointless this". That is the death knell for Hampshire at the moment and I can only apologise.

    Dom Bess aims for the footholes, hits one sweet as you like and it spurts out of the dust in an unplayable fashion. All Ian Holland can do is watch it castle him. He's bowled for 14 and there's just over four overs for Yorkshire to find five wickets.

  6. How does the table look?

    While we wait for Yorkshire and Hampshire to play for a pointless few more overs - there's only the possibility of five more overs and Hampshire are four down - let's have a look at how the latest round of fixtures have changed things in Division Two.

    Here's a little recap of the Division Two results:

    • Middlesex beat Worcestershire by 127 runs
    • Derbyshire beat Leicestershire by 65 runs
    • Gloucestershire and Lancashire drew
    • Glamorgan and Sussex drew
    Division Two
  7. BreakingMATCH DRAWN: Sussex and Glamorgan shake hands

    Glamorgan 186 & 466 v Sussex 420 & 47-1 (match drawn)

    Glamorgan keep their unbeaten run going. They batted superbly today.

    The handshake has probably been expected since around lunch you'd have to say.


    Warwickshire 293 & 166-9 dec beat Surrey 188 & 141 by 130 runs

    There it is for the hosts - Surrey's Matt Dunn is bowled for nought by Henry Brookes and Warwickshire celebrate. Rikki Clarke ends unbeaten on 51 after 101 balls, having tried his best to keep Dunn off strike for a long, long time.

    It's a big lift for Warwickshire's season - that's their first Championship win of the season.

    They've ultimately been rewarded for their bravery with the bat this morning.

  9. WICKET Weatherley c Willey b Bess 66

    Hampshire 137-4 & 235 v Yorkshire 181 & 332-5

    Did I speak too soon?

    I'm here talking about handshakes and Joe Weatherley chips Dom Bess to David Willey at midwicket and gives Yorkshire the breakthrough. 66 from 108 balls with 13 boundaries for the Hampshire batsman and it should be enough to get his side a draw.

    Or so I think, anyway.

  10. Patel ends spell with 8-36

    Surrey 188 & 141-9 v Warwickshire 293 & 166-9d

    Jeetan Patel takes himself off, with figures of 8-36.

    An outstanding day at the office for the Warwickshire man.

  11. for Rossouw

    Hampshire 136-3 & 235 v Yorkshire 181 & 332-5

    Riley Rossouw joins Joe Weatherley in going to see his half-century. An uncharacteristically patient knock from the South African, but one that was much-needed.

    It's taken him 66 balls and he's hit nine boundaries. I know what you're thinking. That's still going some. But this is Riley Rossouw we're talking about.

    The pair have put on more than a hundred and handshakes are inevitable at Headingley.

  12. Surrey not taking any risks

    Surrey 188 & 141-9 v Warwickshire 293 & 166-9d

    Mike Taylor

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    By my reckoning, the last time the batsmen ran a single to change ends was 16:20, more than an hour ago.

  13. up for Clarke at Edgbaston

    Surrey 188 & 141-9 v Warwickshire 293 & 166-9d

    Surrey's Rikki Clarke finds three fours in a row to move himself on to 51, off 89 balls.

    He gets a warm round of applause at the home of his former club.

  14. for Weatherley

    Hampshire 103-3 & 235 v Yorkshire 181 & 332-5

    Joe Weatherley reaches 50 for Hampshire and Riley Rossouw then clobbers a boundary to take Hampshire beyond 100. This partnership looks as though it will deny Yorkshire victory.

    Super stuff from the Hampshire batsmen.

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  15. WICKET: Batty c Hain b Patel 2 - Surrey nine down

    Surrey 188 & 123-9 v Warwickshire 293 & 166-9d

    Warwickshire are just one wicket away now! Gareth Batty is caught at short leg.

    And Jeetan Patel has eight wickets, just as Batty managed earlier today. Quite a day for the two spinners.

  16. BreakingMIDDLESEX WIN BY 127 RUNS

    Middlesex 221 & 287-6 dec beat Worcestershire 156 & 225 by 127 runs

    Ross Whiteley is caught in the slips by Sam Robson off the bowling of James Harris and that seals Worcestershire's defeat.

    The hosts are all out for 225 and Middlesex claim a 127-run win.

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  17. BreakingMATCH DRAWN: Gloucs & Lancs shake hands

    Gloucestershire 205 & 68-2 v Lancashire 244

    This was always likely after there was no play on either Tuesday or Wednesday at Cheltenham, but this one ends in a draw.

    They shake hands with the hosts on 68-2 after 21 overs of their second innings.

    Chris Dent (30) and Gareth Roderick (10) were not out.

  18. BreakingESSEX BEAT KENT BY 113 RUNS

    Essex 313 & 206-7 dec beat Kent 224 & 182 by 113 runs

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    Simon Harmer bowls the stoic Daniel Bell-Drummond for 81 and that is that! Kent are all out for 224 and Essex's star spinner finishes with figures of 8-98. Wow.

    It's a 113-run win the home side.

  19. WICKET Milnes c Bopara b Harmer 0

    Kent 223-9 & 182 v Essex 313 & 206-7 dec

    Ravi Bopara takes another catch at leg slip! Matt Milnes is the man to fall this time and, yes you guessed it, Simon Harmer was the bowler. That's SEVEN wickets now.

    Essex so close.

  20. WICKET Podmore c Cook b Harmer 8

    Kent 221-8 & 182 v Essex 313 & 206-7 dec

    Kent creaking!

    Essex spinner Simon Harmer makes it six wickets for the innings. Harry Podmore is bamboozled and stabs the ball to Sam Cook at mid-off for 8.

    STILL Daniel Bell-Drummond is there. He's 79 not out and fast running out of partners as Kent slip to 221 for 8.