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Final Up to date: 11/09/19 9:05pm
Somerset loved a wonderful day with bat and ball to take command of their Specsavers County Championship Division One match in opposition to Yorkshire at Taunton.
The guests collapsed from 86-Three to 103 all out earlier than lunch, a first-innings deficit of 96, with spinner Roelof van der Merwe taking three fast wickets. Somerset vs Yorkshire scorecard
Title hopefuls Somerset closed on 269-5 on the finish of day two to steer by 365. Captain Tom Abell scored 62, whereas James Hildreth (58) and Tom Banton (43) supplied high quality assist earlier than dangerous mild ended play early.
Essex’s title problem hit a buffer at Edgbaston following a marathon maiden century by Warwickshire batsman Matt Lamb. Warwickshire vs Essex scorecard
The 23-year-old was on the crease for seven hours as he crafted a knock of 173 to assist his facet attain 517 and take the Bears a great distance in direction of securing the draw which might transfer them to the brink of security from relegation.
Essex, who reached 31-1 in reply by the shut, might want to produce one thing exceptional over the remaining two days to get the victory they should preserve tempo with Somerset.
All-rounder Darren Stevens completed with 5-39 as Kent bowled out Nottinghamshire for 124 to depart them on the verge of relegation. Nottinghamshire vs Kent scorecard
Stevens adopted up his 88 with the bat by taking his 500th first-class wicket on the way in which to serving to set up a first-innings lead of 180 at Trent Bridge.
Sam Billings then hit 100 off 106 balls, with Zak Crawley including a fast 82, as Kent completed day two on 236-Eight and with a lead of 416 runs.
Hampshire captain James Vince hit 91 off simply 59 balls, together with 18 fours, within the second innings to place his facet in management in opposition to Surrey. Hampshire vs Surrey scorecard
The 28-year-old placed on 129 for the fourth wicket with Sam Northeast (73) in simply 16.Three overs as Hampshire constructed a lead of 283, ending the second day on 296-6.
In Division Two, Lancashire all-rounder Josh Bohannon hit a maiden century to assist his facet to a first-innings lead over Derbyshire at Previous Trafford. Lancashire vs Derbyshire scorecard
After a misplaced morning due to rain, the Division Two leaders moved on from their in a single day rating of 20-1 to achieve 269-2 – a lead of 25. Bohannon went on to complete on 150, with Keaton Jennings the one wicket to fall throughout the second day.
Sussex constructed up a lead of 113 in opposition to second-placed Gloucestershire on the second day of their match at Bristol. Gloucestershire vs Sussex scorecard
Sussex began the day on 73-Zero and openers Phil Salt (64) and Luke Wells (42) prolonged their stand to 100 earlier than they started to lose wickets repeatedly, with David Payne taking 3-58. Nonetheless, Sussex did handle to deliver up a 3rd batting bonus level and closed the day on 313-7.
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Glamorgan’s promotion hopes suffered a blow, with Worcestershire firmly in management at Blackfinch New Street. Worcestershire vs Glamorgan scorecard
The hosts are effectively positioned on 153-2 of their second innings as Hamish Rutherford (52) and Daryl Mitchell (52 not out) helped open a lead of 165 runs after Glamorgan struggled to 193 all out.
Middlesex want one other 175 runs to beat Durham after a day of wickets tumbling at Lord’s. Middlesex vs Durham scorecard
The hosts began the day on 87-7 of their first innings and added one other 54 earlier than they have been all out for 143. Durham then posted 191 with the bat to steer by 195 runs. Middlesex managed to outlive the remaining handful of overs to shut on 21-Zero as play was suspended for dangerous mild.
Three late wickets ensured Leicestershire remained within the sport after a century from Rob Keogh had threatened to place Northamptonshire firmly in management at Grace Street. Leicestershire vs Northamptonshire scorecard
Adam Rossington, Luke Procter after which Keogh (132) all fell within the last hour as Northamptonshire, having been 304-4, closed on 325-7, a lead of simply 17 with three wickets in hand.