7:10pm - With stumps drawn at Trent Bridge, that concludes today’s at times astonishing county action. Here are the scores, starting with the LV= County Championship games:Division OneOn day four at Lord’s Yorkshire beat Middlesex by 10 wickets.Durham defeated Warwickshire by 11 runs on the third day at the Emirates Durham ICG.Nottinghamshire are 204 for three in reply to Derbyshire’s 391 after three days at Trent Bridge.Surrey reached 362 for six, responding to Sussex’s 295 on the third day at Arundel.
Watch highlights of the third day at Chelmsford on ecb.co.uk/videoGloucestershire beat Hampshire by 198 runs on day three at the Ageas Bowl after both sides forfeited an innings.Kent are 254 for four following on, 11 ahead of Glamorgan after three days at Canterbury.Yorkshire Bank 40 Group CThere was no result between the Unicorns and Somerset at Truro.
7pm - Fletcher survives 13 balls for no runs as Notts reach stumps on 204 for three, 187 behind Derbyshire on first innings. Lumb is unbeaten on 115.
Read reaction to Essex being dismissed for 20 in Lancashire’s innings-win by clicking here.
6:43pm - Mark Footitt has Samit Patel caught at fine-leg for nine, making Notts 201 for three with stumps approaching. Luke Fletcher comes in as a nightwatchman.
6:35pm - RESULT! The Unicorns (231/8) versus Somerset (22/0) is abandoned due to rain at Truro. The visitors are denied the chance to chase a revised 206 in 32 overs as each side takes a point, putting Somerset top of Yorkshire Bank 40 Group C and leaving the Unicorns still winless.
6:30pm - Lumb goes to a ton from 120 balls with his second four of a Groenewald over, at the end of which Notts are 185 for two.It’s stumps at Canterbury where Kent are 254 for four following on, 11 in front of Glamorgan. Stevens has 35 and Harmison 23.
6:20pm - Tim Groenewald claims his 200th first-class wicket, Taylor playing on for 40 to leave Notts 168 for two. Lumb, who has upped the ante, is on 88.
Kent, who are four down in their second innings following on, move ahead of Glamorgan as Darren Stevens and Ben Harmison enjoy a half-century alliance.
6:10pm - De Bruyn is on 99 overnight with Surrey reaching stumps on 362 for six, 67 ahead of Sussex on first innings at Arundel.Lumb and Taylor share a century stand as Notts’ second-wicket duo continues to prosper.5:57pm - RESULT! Durham (267 & 198) beat Warwickshire (209 & 245) by 11 runs at the Emirates Durham ICG. Ben Stokes traps Boyd Rankin in front on the crease for one, giving the hosts a thrilling win. They go second in Division One. Onions claimed 5-83.
5:51pm - Onions strikes again - crucially it’s Patel for 50 - to make Durham favourites for victory. Warwickshire need another 22 to win. Chris Wright hits the next two balls for four!
Somerset reach 22 for none from two overs, chasing 206 in 32 overs to beat the Unicorns, before rain intervenes. Peter Trego hit 19 from five balls, including four consecutive boundaries off Luke Beaven.
5:45pm - Patel brings up a fifty with a single to long-on off Onions. At the end of the over Warwickshire want 23 to win.
5:35pm - RESULT! Gloucestershire (410/9d & forfeit) beat Hampshire (forfeit & 212) by 198 runs at the Ageas Bowl. James Fuller ends Dimitri Mascarenhas and Hampshire’s resistance by bowling the veteran for 41. Fuller returned 3-54 and Will Gidman 4-46.Graham Onions breaks through for Durham with his fourth wicket of the innings, Javid going for 44. Warwickshire require 25 to win with two wickets remaining. Patel has 48.
5:27pm - The tension at the Emirates Durham ICG is really mounting with Warwickshire needing 30 to win with Javid and Patel still in situ.
Michael Lumb heralds a half-century for Notts, who are 104 for one. Lumb and James Taylor have shared a fifty partnership.Nash and Key fall in consecutive overs, to Michael Hogan and Dean Cosker respectively, as Kent slip to 192 for four following on.
5:15pm - Gloucestershire are just one wicket from beating Hampshire after David Payne ousts David Balcombe for eight. Hampshire need another 229 to win. Unfortunately for Gloucestershire, Ian Saxelby has been ruled out for the season.Chris Jordan takes his second wicket against former county Surrey, that of Gary Wilson for 10.
Brendan Nash has a fifty for Kent, who trail Glamorgan by 51 with eight second-innings wickets left following on. He and Key are nearing a century strand.
5pm - Ateeq Javid and Jeetan Patel share a fifty partnership for the eighth wicket to leave Warwickshire requiring 58 to beat Durham in a tense contest.
Panesar has Steven Davies caught behind for 11, making Surrey 301 for five is response to Sussex’s 295.
@hantscricket on Twitter: WICKET: Sohail (37) pulls a short delivery but he's caught on the boundary to hand Payne his first wicket. Hampshire now 170-8.
4:45pm - Vikram Solanki, who had hit four fours since reaching three figures, falls to Monty Panesar for 130 - caught by England wicketkeeper Matt Prior who is not wearing the gloves in this game. Solanki added 177 with Zander de Bruyn, who has 65 of Surrey’s 290 for four.
@surreycricket on Twitter: Solanki moves to his century with a lovely drive through the covers..161 balls 11x4 2x6
4:30pm - Will Gidman has a fourth wicket to leave Gloucestershire needing three more to beat Hampshire. Adam Wheater is the latest to go, for 38, thanks to an impressive diving catch from James Fuller.
Play resumes a Trent Bridge with Nottinghamshire 51 for one in reply to Derbyshire’s 391.
4:20pm - The Unicorns lose four wickets in the last five overs of their YB40 innings as they post a solid 231 for eight versus Somerset at Truro. Those scalps include Scott Elstone for 38, one of four victims for Meschede.
4:04pm - Kent need a significant innings from one of their top-order batsman if they are to avoid defeat against Glamorgan and it looks as though Rob Key is the man for the job. He has moved past 50 with Brendan Nash a willing ally.Durham are within three wickets of victory as Keith Barker departs, while tea is being taken at Arundel and the Ageas Bowl.With our three results from earlier in the day and the rain at Trent Bridge, that brings you right up to date.
@hantscricket on Twitter: Tea at The Ageas Bowl. Hampshire 111-6. Wheater 29*, Sohail 2*. Hants need 300 runs to win whilst Glouc need four wickets.
3:54pm - RESULT! Northamptonshire (567/7d) draw with Leicestershire (238/6) at Grace Road. With the weather showing no signs of improvement, captains Alex Wakely and Boyce decide to shake hands on a draw. Kyle Coetzer’s double hundred and Andrew Hall’s century give the visitors the better of the points in a rain-affected contest.
3:50pm - Durham are really on top now as Stokes takes his second wicket in what could prove to be a pivotal over. Clarke hits the all-rounder to the fence with his first delivery but then sees his stumps disturbed the next ball. Just four wickets needed for the hosts.Solanki and de Bruyn will be able to enjoy their tea break after a successful afternoon’s work so far with the bat.Opener Tom Lancefield accrued 80 from 88 deliveries to form the basis of the Unicorns’ efforts before Dean Elgar broke through his defences. Six overs to go now in their YB40 clash.
3:40pm - An important wicket has fallen at the Emirates Durham ICG where Ben Stokes has bowled Tim Ambrose for 46. Warwickshire need a further 130 runs as Rikki Clarke joins Ateeq Javid in the middle.Kent are now two down with Daniel Bell-Drummond only able to make 14 before Dean Cosker claimed his wicket and, at Arundel, Zander de Bruyn has joined Solanki in bringing up a half-century. The Surrey pair have now shared a 100-run stand for the fourth wicket.Tea is being taken early at Trent Bridge, with a pitch inspection expected at 4pm. Rain at Grace Road has given Leicestershire some respite.
@hantscricket on Twitter: WICKET: Ervine edges to keeper Roderick for 6 and Hampshire are now 88-6. Sohail the new batsman
3:26pm - RESULT! Essex (273 & 20) lose to Lancashire (398) by an innings and 105 runs at Chelmsford. Wow. Incredible scenes. Chapple grabs his fifth wicket as Reece Topley goes lbw for a duck.A couple of stats to throw at you. Essex had six ducks and six lbw dismissals as Lancashire put in a record bowling performance, surpassing their previous best against Glamorgan at Aigburth in 1922. A crazy 14.2 overs!
3:20pm - Craig Meschede has struck twice in his fifth over to remove Michael O’Shea and Garry Park as the Unicorns’ good start begins to unravel.Michael Thornely added 77 for the fifth wicket with skipper Matthew Boyce on the final day at Grace Road, before falling to Steven Crook for 46. Crook then induced an edge from Rob Taylor to leave Leicestershire 236 for six.It’s almost curtains for Essex, meanwhile, as Jaik Mickleburgh becomes the fifth lbw casualty and Chapple’s fourth victim.
3:10pm - Just 11 overs into their bowling effort, Lancashire looked to have wrapped things up as Essex lose their eighth wicket! Sajid Mahmood is the fifth man to fail to
trouble the scorers, bowled by Chapple. What an incredible afternoon at Chelmsford.Kent have suffered their first setback in their second innings with Sam Northeast ousted for 33 by Michael Reed. Geraint Jones’ men are following on remember, still 159 runs in arrears.Vikram Solanki has a 91-ball fifty as Surrey edge towards parity at Arundel while James Vince’s dismissal has left Hampshire in big trouble.
3pm - Would you believe it? Chapple traps Graham Napier lbw first ball to leave Essex 15 for SEVEN! Napier is the fourth man to trudge back to the pavilion without scoring and the hosts are in tatters.Carberry’s dismissal at the Ageas Bowl has dealt a severe blow to Hampshire’s hopes of forcing an unlikely victory, but Gloucestershire will sniff an opportunity, now needing six more wickets.
@hantscricket on Twitter: WICKET: Carberry is trapped lbw by Fuller for 32 and Hampshire are now 68-4. Ervine the new man
2:51pm - The carnage continues for Essex as James Foster is run out to make it 15 for six. This is incredible.
2:46pm - Make that 11 for five at Chelmsford! Hogg pins Ben Foakes in front for his fourth scalp!
The Unicorns move into three figures from the final ball of the 17th over at Truro.
2:40pm - Good gracious! Now Glen Chapple gets in on the act at Chelmsford by winning an lbw verdict against Ryan ten Doeschate. Essex are 10 for four!
Warwickshire are also four down, with 74 on the board, after Ian Westwood edged Mark Wood through to Phil Mustard.
@leicsccc on Twitter: Restart at 3pm if there's no further rain
2:32pm - Peter Trego bowls Lineker to break the Unicorns' opening stand at 76.
Key and Northeast continue to prosper as Kent aim to recover from a woeful first innings.
Neil McKenzie goes without scoring, lbw to Will Gidman, to give Gloucestershire another boost.
@LancsCCC on Twitter: Shah gone! It's 5-3. Incredible. Hogg with another as Shah is trapped lbw for a duck.
2:28pm - The Unicorns end the 11th over against Somerset on 70 without loss, Matt Lineker having followed Lancefield's lead with some positive strokeplay.
Hampshire are two down at the Ageas Bowl after Dawson was caught at point off James Fuller for 27.
Hogg is having quite the day, improved by his dismissal of Hamish Rutherford for a duck.
Rain has forced a stoppage at Trent Bridge.
2:19pm - Nottinghamshire's Ed Cowan strikes Tim Groenewald for three successive fours to move to 24, only to be caught at slip by Chesney Hughes next ball.
Kyle Hogg follows his half-century with an early wicket at Chelmsford. Tom Westley is the man to go, caught by a diving Simon Katich at mid-off.
Warwickshire suffer another setback at the hands of Graham Onions, who has removed Jim Troughton for 13.
2:08pm - Tom Lancefield, formerly of Surrey, is leading the way as the Unicorns lift the tempo with a flurry of fours.
Kent could not muster a partnership in excess of 29 during their first innings against Glamorgan, but they have already done so this time around through openers Rob Key and Sam Northeast.
1:58pm - Steve Magoffin grabs his first wicket at Arundel ... and it's a big one as countryman Ricky Ponting is caught in the slips for 13.
The Unicorns have made a steady start against Somerset's new-ball pairing of Steve Kirby and Adam Dibble.
Play has resumed at the Emirates Durham ICG.
Michael Carberry and Liam Dawson have shared a fifty stand to help Hampshire recover from the early loss of Jimmy Adams.
1:43pm - The latest shower to hit Grace Road prevents a prompt restart in the match between Northamptonshire and Leicestershire.
1:32pm - Lancashire are finally dismissed for 398, a lead of 125, as Kerrigan edges Reece Topley through to wicketkeeper James Foster. Lunch will now be taken at Chelmsford.
@LancsCCC on Twitter: 50 for Chapple off 77 balls with 5x4s.
1:26pm - Chapple and Kerrigan's partnership moves to 50 and the captain is two short of a half-century of his own.
Somerset have won the toss at Truro and will bowl first in their Yorkshire Bank 40 fixture with the Unicorns.
1:18pm - Lancashire's bowlers really are doing a grand job with the bat. After Hogg fell for 58, Chapple and Simon Kerrigan have moved on to 43 and 26 respectively.
The final two wickets have added 113 so far and Essex are now 117 behind.
1:12pm - Lunch has been delayed at Chelmsford due to Lancashire being nine down, but here are the other scores:
Yorkshire beat Middlesex by 10 wickets at Lord's.
On day three at the Emirates Durham ICG, Warwickshire are 47 for two and require a further 210 to defeat Durham.
Nottinghamshire are 13 without loss in reply to Derbyshire's 391 on day three at Trent Bridge.
Replying to Sussex's 295 on day three at Arundel, Surrey are 102 for two.
On the final day at Grace Road, Leicestershire are 223 for four in reply to Northamptonshire's 567 for seven declared.
Kent are nought without loss in their second innings at Canterbury, having been made to follow on 243 behind by Glamorgan on day three.
Hampshire are 32 for one on day three at the Ageas Bowl and require 379 more to defeat Gloucestershire in a match where both sides have forfeited an innings.
1:04pm - RESULT! Yorkshire (390 & 7/0) beat Middlesex (175 & 219) by 10 wickets at Lord’s - A terrific win for Yorkshire is completed with two sessions to spare. Andrew Gale’s men are the new leaders of the LV= County Championship!
@LancsCCC on Twitter: Partnership between Chapple and Kerrigan is 23 - Kerrigan has 18 of them. 369-9. Lead of 96.
@SussexCCC on Twitter: WICKET..Monty strikes! Rory Burns gone for 36 as Jordan takes the catch. Ricky Ponting the new man at the crease. Sussex 96 for 2
12:55pm - Onions picks up a second scalp, bowling Will Porterfield for a duck.
Kent have enforced the follow-on and will face one over before lunch.
12:45pm - Warwickshire's pursuit of 257 is dented when Varun Chopra is lbw to Graham Onions with the score on 26.
Rashid has Collymore caught and bowled for his fifth wicket at Lord's. Yorkshire require five runs to take over from Sussex at the top of Division One.
Kent have conceded a first-innings lead of 243 at Glamorgan by being dismissed for 135.
12:39pm - Yorkshire will need to bat again, but their victory is now a formality.
Lancashire have their fourth batting point, and Leicestershire their first.
Vikram Solanki has lifted the pace of Surrey's innings at Arundel. The former England batsman is already close to overtaking the obdurate Rory Burns.
Derbyshire are all out for 391, Footitt having holed out to long-on off Samit Patel.
12:36pm - Yorkshire are one wicket from victory after Berg falls to Adil Rashid for 38. Can Corey Collymore and Tim Murtagh muster the six runs needed to make the White Rose bat for a second time?
Hogg plays on to Masters for 58 and Lancashire need four more for a fourth batting point.
12:30pm - Hampshire's contrived run-chase gets off to a terrible start as Jimmy Adams is caught behind off Will Gidman without scoring.
With Middlesex just six runs in arrears, Patterson pins James Harris in front to leave Chris Rogers' side eight down.
The rain delay at Leicester was another brief one.
Mark Turner and Mark Footitt have added 48 in nine overs for Derbyshire's 10th wicket.
12:23pm - Michael Reed bowls Calum Haggett to heap further misery on Kent, who will surely be invited to follow on when their last wicket falls.
Northants have so far been unable to find another wicket at Grace Road, where a draw now looks likely, particularly as rain has arrived to force an interruption in play.
@hantscricket on Twitter: Ok, deep breath...Hampshire have forfeited their first innings and Glouc have forfeited their second innings. So Hants need 411 runs to win.
Kent debutant Claydon falls for three to leave the Canterbury hosts 110 for eight against Glamorgan.
12:13pm - Hogg has a very handy fifty for Lancashire, who are now 53 ahead of Essex.
Gloucestershire have declared at 410 for nine, while Derbyshire's final pair have earned their team a fourth batting point.
@yorkshireccc on Twitter: Berg frustrates Yorks again. The Middlesex batsman is 31no and the home side are 192-7, 23 short of making Yorks bat again.
@hantscricket on Twitter: Carberry's bowling here. Getting the feeling a declaration from Gloucestershire should be around the corner...
12:07pm - Boyd Rankin brings Durham's second innings to an end on 198, dismissing the defiant Richardson for 55 to finish with 4-55. Warwickshire require 257 for victory.
Chris Jordan inflicts a first setback on former county Surrey, ousting Arun Harinath for 23.
11:55am - Durham's Richardson moves past 50 with back-to-back boundaries off Wright, while Kent's struggle goes on as Michael Hogan bowls Geraint Jones - another batsman to reach double figures before failing to kick on.
Ollie Rayner is lbw to Liam Plunkett for a duck and Middlesex appear doomed.
Derbyshire are nine down following Wainwright's departure to Franks for 22.
Surrey are 50 without loss and Gloucestershire have claimed maximum batting points with four balls to spare, thanks largely to Gareth Roderick, who is unbeaten on 43.
11:50am - It has been a good morning for Lancashire so far, despite Katich's departure. Hogg and Glen Chapple are scoring freely and a third batting point has been secured.
Tim Groenewald has fallen to Paul Franks for a duck, which means Derbyshire are 336 for eight.
derbyshireccc on Twitter: Wicket. Johnson edges Adams to Read for 22 to end a 40-run stand with Wainwright (17*). Derbyshire 331-7 (93.1 overs)
11:38am - Things go from bad to worse for Kent as Ben Harmison is caught behind off Allenby for 12.
Michael Richardson and Chris Rushworth are adding valuable runs for Durham's 10th wicket.
Yorkshire move closer to an innings win as Ryan Sidebottom cleans up Neil Dexter for 36 with a yorker. Middlesex still trail by 60.
Leicestershire overseas player Burns is out for 77, bowled by Andrew Hall.
@LancsCCC on Twitter: Chapple has come out in attacking mode. Playing his shots. Lancs 289-8. He's on 7
11:33am - Mascarenhas' body may struggle to make it through first-class matches these days, but there is no doubting the all-rounder's skill. He has removed Craig Miles for his fourth scalp at the Ageas Bowl.
11:26am - Katich is lbw to David Masters without addition to the stand mentioned below. The Australian faced 199 balls for his 122.
There was the briefest of interruptions for rain at Grace Road, but play has now resumed. Joe Burns has 77 of Leicestershire's 153 for three.
Derbyshire are on to 324 for six, David Wainwright and Richard Johnson having moved along steadily this morning.
11:19am - Warwickshire's Chris Wright bowls Mark Wood to leave Durham 156 for nine. Paul Collingwood's men boast a lead of 214.
Lancashire are into the lead and the eighth-wicket partnership between Simon Katich and Kyle Hogg is now worth 69.
Surrey's openers are making patient progress on the slow surface at Arundel.
11:15am - The first wicket of the day arrives at Canterbury as Jim Allenby has Darren Stevens lbw for 10. Kent are now 80 for five in reply to Glamorgan's 378.
Moments later, Steven Patterson ousts John Simpson to strengthen Yorkshire's hold on proceedings at Lord's. With half of their team back in the hutch, Middlesex need 72 more just to make their opponents bat again.
Gloucestershire also lose a wicket, James Fuller falling leg-before to Dimitri Mascarenhas for 23 after striking two fours earlier in the over.
11:05am - Happily, play has now begun in the north east just a few minutes later than scheduled. Every other match started on time.
10:59am - I am afraid we have a delayed start at Durham due to bad light. Thankfully, there is still plenty of time to find a positive result in that game.
10:50am - Derbyshire and Gloucestershire have yet to complete their respective first innings in the rain-affected fixtures at Trent Bridge and the Ageas Bowl.
There was a opening-day washout at both the latter venue and Arundel, where Surrey will today look to overhaul Sussex’s 295.
Lancashire, for whom Simon Katich is unbeaten on 120, are on course for a first-innings lead at Chelmsford, while Kent have work to do if they are to avoid the follow-on against Glamorgan.
10:43am - After dominating the first three days of their clash with Middlesex, Yorkshire have a chance to take over at the top of Division One this morning by completing victory at Lord’s. Early wickets for the White Rose could result in that game ending quickly, although Middlesex will surely not give up without a fight.
The game at the Emirates Durham ICG, meanwhile, is intriguingly poised. Durham are 210 ahead of Warwickshire with two second-innings wickets in hand.
Division Two leaders Northamptonshire have been hampered by poor weather at Grace Road and need to take 17 wickets today if they are to defeat struggling Leicestershire.
We also have a Yorkshire Bank 40 fixture at Truro to look forward to. The Unicorns are taking on Somerset.
10:30am - Good morning everyone and welcome to ecb.co.uk’s live coverage of the domestic game.
Today sees two of the week’s eight LV= County Championship matches enter their final day. Here is a summary of how things currently stand:
Middlesex are 137 for four after following on and still trail Yorkshire by 78 runs at Lord's heading into the final day of four.
After two days at the Emirates Durham ICG, Durham are 152 for eight in their second innings and lead Warwickshire by 210 runs.
Derbyshire are 306 for six against Nottinghamshire following a rain-hit second day at Trent Bridge.
At Arundel, Surrey ended day two on one for nought in reply to Sussex's 295.
Leicestershire are 142 for three in reply to Northamptonshire's 567 for seven declared after three days at Grace Road.
Lancashire are 266 for seven after two days at Chelmsford and trail Essex by seven.
Gloucestershire are 349 for seven against Hampshire heading into day three at the Ageas Bowl.
At Canterbury, Kent are 73 for four after two days in response to Glamorgan's 378.