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LV=CC, May 27: As it happened

Recap the action from day four of the latest round of LV= County Championship action, with Durham, Surrey and Lancashire completing victories while Yorkshire drew with Somerset.

By Tom White

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5:10pm - Here is how today's play panned out, then:

Division One

Durham beat Worcestershire by six wickets to earn 19 points and move top of the table, Paul Collingwood with 127 and Michael Richardson 66 in their winning total of 318 for four.

Yorkshire and Somerset drew at Taunton, Adil Rashid with 99 in the White Rose's second innings of 419 as they earned 13 points to the hosts' 12.

Division Two

Lancashire lead the standings after beating Derbyshire by an innings and 15 runs to earn a maximum 24 points. Ashwell Prince scored 230 while Arron Lilley's 63 and 5-23 were both career-bests.

Second-placed Surrey completed a nervy chase of 195 to beat Kent by three wickets and claim 21 points, Jason Roy with a quickfire 60 not out.

5pm - No, it's confirmed as a draw with Somerset six for one from two overs. And that ends the day's play around the country, we'll have a summary shortly.

4:55pm - Yorkshire open the bowling with Tim Bresnan and Glenn Maxwell - and the latter gets his first wicket for the club, Marcus Trescothick caught by Liam Plunkett. Maybe Yorkshire still believe they can win this! 

4:45pm - Jack Brooks becomes Tom Abell's first victim in first-class cricket to end a last-wicket Yorkshire stand of 64 with Steven Patterson. Patterson added an unbeaten 44 to his 42 in the first innings and 5-70 - not a bad week's work! The notional victory target is 373 but we'll just be awaiting a handshake on the draw.

4:15pm - Yorkshire are 408 for nine at tea, 361 ahead, Patterson and Brooks having put on 53.

4pm - We're heading for a draw now at Taunton as Yorkshire's last-wicket pair cannot be shifted, Patterson on to 32 and Brooks 21 as the Tykes pass 400. The lead is past 350 with tea fast approaching.

3:15pm - No declaration from Yorkshire as last pair Steven Patterson and Jack Brooks bat on. With 37 overs remaining, they lead by 320 on 367 for nine.

2:55pm - Yorkshire push their lead past 300 with Plunkett beginning to find his usual free-scoring approach, hitting four fours as he moves past 20.

2:35pm - After waiting on 99 while Liam Plunkett played out two full overs, Rashid falls to Johann Myburgh to miss out on his century! Alfonso Thomas' catch ends a 198-ball innings featuring 12 fours as Rashid played second fiddle to Jonny Bairstow early in his innings, in a sixth-wicket stand of 117, and came to the fore after that.

Today's results in Division Two, meanwhile, leave Lancashire top of the table on 111 points, 32 clear of Surrey who pull clear of Northamptonshire for second place.

2:25pm - RESULT! Surrey (292 and 196/7) beat Kent (282 and 204) by three wickets at BeckenhamRoy finishes the match with a boundary, his 11th in an excellent innings of 60 not out from 51 balls in a low-scoring match.

Adil Rashid is closing on what would be his fourth century against Somerset. He is on 97 but has lost partner Tim Bresnan, leaving Yorkshire 323 for seven and 276 ahead. Bresnan scored 29 in a stand of 89.

2:05pm - Roy motors on for Surrey, reaching 44 from 39 balls, though Gary Wilson falls cheaply so they have only three wickets standing and need 18 runs. The experienced Gareth Batty joins Roy at the wicket.

1:55pm - Surrey made a bright start after lunch, with Steven Davies and Jason Roy moving their partnership on to 54, but the former has fallen to Adam Riley for 35. Still 33 needed with four wickets standing.

1:05pm - It's now lunchtime in the two games still ongoing, so let's recap the morning's action:

Division One

Durham needed just 43 minutes and 10 overs to complete a six-wicket win over Worcestershire , Michael Richardson finishing 66 not out after Paul Collingwood scored 127.

Yorkshire lead Somerset by 228 runs after a century stand between Jonny Bairstow and Adil Rashid - who remains 71 not out - helped them to 275 for six .

Division Two

Lancashire's spinners took the last five Derbyshire wickets to wrap up victory by an innings and 15 runs - Arron Lilley with a career-best 5-23 and Simon Kerrigan 4-80.

Surrey need another 54 runs to beat Kent after reaching 141 for five . Steven Davies and Jason Roy have put on an unbroken 33, with further batting to come in the form of Gary Wilson and Gareth Batty.

And one statistical update from Tuesday's play at Taunton...

12:40pm - RESULT! Lancashire (551) beat Derbyshire (370 and 166) by an innings and 15 runs at Southport  -  Derbyshire's last man Mark Footitt takes five off Kerrigan's over but falls to Lilley, who ends with incredible figures of 26.1-16-23-5. Ashwell Prince's innings of 230 was instrumental in setting up victory for the Red Rose.

12:30pm -  Hosein is the latest Derbyshire batsman out, Kerrigan joining Lilley on four wickets. The pair will battle over the final scalp with Derbyshire still 20 behind.

And in Division One, Somerset finally make a breakthrough on the fourth morning as Bairstow is caught behind off Alfonso Thomas for 66 having added 117 with Rashid, who has also now reached his half-century.

12:25pm -  Lancashire's spinners continue to dominate as Thakor edges Kerrigan to second slip, where Alviro Petersen takes a good low catch, and Lilley has David Wainwright caught behind. Derbyshire 20 behind, with Lancashire needing two more quick wickets for an innings win.

Surrey have also lost another wicket, Dominic Sibley falling to Ivan Thomas. They need 86 more to win with five wickets in hand and quite a finish in prospect.

12:05pm -  It's a century partnership for Yorkshire's Jonny Bairstow and Adil Rashid as they continue to frustrate Somerset. Bairstow is 61 not out with Rashid on a patient 37 - from 120 balls with only three boundaries - to see their team to 218 for five and a lead of 171.

11:50am - A flurry of wickets elsewhere, as Surrey and Derbyshire each lose three in quick succession!

Lancashire's Arron Lilley removes Tom Taylor and Scott Elstone before Derbyshire's key man Hashim Amla is bowled by a beauty from Simon Kerrigan. Derbyshire are 146 for six, still 35 behind, with Shiv Thakor and teenage wicketkeeper Harvey Hosein at the wicket.

Surrey have lost overnight batsmen Rory Burns, who made 37, and nightwatchman Matt Dunn - and Kumar Sangakkara has followed, Matt Coles with that prestigious scalp. That leaves them 83 for four chasing 195.

11.45am - RESULT! Durham (198 & 318/4) beat Worcestershire (323 & 192) by six wickets at New Road   -  And that's it at New Road, Richardson scampering a three to finish on 66 before Muchall finishes the match with a single. Just 10 overs needed this morning then, and another impressive win takes Durham top of Division One .

11:40am -  The target is down to four for Durham now, Richardson having taken up the baton from Collingwood by racing to 63.

Yorkshire bring up their 200, with Jonny Bairstow closing on a half-century. Their lead is 153, with five wickets still in hand.

11:30am -  Collingwood goes for 127, caught behind off Charlie Morris, but Durham are still comfortable with only 23 needed and Richardson, on 47, joined by Gordon Muchall.

Steady starts elsewhere, with Yorkshire and Surrey each adding 15 in the opening half-hour without further loss and Derbyshire taking 10 off their deficit against Lancashire.

11:15am -  Durham are wasting little time, Paul Collingwood taking 13 off a Joe Leach over to move to 125 and get the target down to 34. Michael Richardson is on 41 at the other end.

10.50am - Good morning and welcome to the final day of the current round of LV= County Championship fixtures, with two games ongoing in each division. Here's how things finished last night:

Division One

Durham appear on course to complete victory early in the day against Worcestershire , needing just 48 to win with seven wickets in hand and Paul Collingwood unbeaten on 111.

Yorkshire are 124 ahead against Somerset with five second-innings wickets left, this after Tom Cooper had scored 99 for the latter in their 485 all out .

Division Two

Surrey , at 44 for one, need another 151 runs to win against Kent , who were bowled out for 204 thanks to figures of 4-58 from Zafar Ansari.

Ashwell Prince finished on 230  for Lancashire , who then had Derbyshire on 123 for three and trailing by 58 in the second innings.

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