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LV=CC, July 9; As it happened

All the action from the LV= County Championship on a day when Surrey wrapped up a convincing victory over Glamorgan at Colwyn Bay. 

By Callum Dent & James O'Brien.

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6.28pm - It has been another exciting day of championship cricket. This is the state of play:

Division One 

Durham are 59 for one following on against Yorkshire at Headingley, 136 runs behind the hosts.

Middlesex are in the box seat against Somerset at Uxbridge after finishing on 169 for two in their second innings, 243 ahead.

Division Two

Surrey wrapped up a comfortable nine-wicket win over Glamorgan after bowling the hosts out for 398 on the final day at Colwyn Bay, Matt Dunn finishing with four wickets.

Kent are 66 for one in pursuit of 304 against Leicestershire, leaving a fascinating final day in store at Grace Road.

Derbyshire are edging a close contest with Essex at Chesterfield - the hosts 237 for five in their second knock with a lead of 235.

Will Gidman will resume tomorrow on 109 and will look to be positive in a bid to give Gloucestershire, 446 for five and 149 runs ahead, an outside chance of victory against Hampshire at the Ageas Bowl.

6.15pm - Play is done for the day at Headingley, Grace Road and the Ageas Bowl. We'll bring a round-up of the action once stumps are drawn at Uxbridge and Chesterfield.

5.46pm - Leicestershire's great day continues as Ben Raine traps Rob Key in front. Kent are 30 for one, chasing 304 for victory.

James Tomlinson removes Cockbain for 61 to end a partnership of 161 with Gidman. 

5.39pm - Yorkshire have the breakthrough and it comes from an unlikely source. Adam Lyth picks up only the 10th wicket of his first-class career to leave Durham 39 for one, following on. 

5.34pm - Gloucestershire are going along very nicely at the Ageas Bowl. They have moved beyond 400 with Gidman on 88 and Ian Cockbain 55, and lead Hampshire by 103 runs. 

Ever the man for a tough situation, Shivnarine Chanderpaul has registered yet another half-century as Derbyshire's lead moves towards 200.

5.18pm - RESULT! Surrey (589/8d & 43/1) beat Glamorgan (232 & 398) by nine wickets at Colwyn BayZafar Ansari hits two fours off a Dean Cosker over to wrap up a comfortable win.

Middlesex are two down as Dawid Malan departs for 48, while Derbyshire lose another when Gareth Cross is bowled by Reece Topley for a duck.

5pm - Claydon and Stevens take the remaining two Leicestershire wickets to dismiss the hosts for a second-innings 388 at Grace Road, leaving Kent requiring 304 to win. 

Gloucestershire's Will Gidman reaches a half-century at the Ageas Bowl while Middlesex opener Nick Gubbins follows suit at Uxbridge. 

Phillips snares another at Chesterfield, ousting Alex Hughes for 12. Derbyshire are leading by 175.

4.44pm - Leicestershire, leading by 300, lose Ben Raine to Mitchell Claydon at Grace Road.  

4.32pm - Tim Phillips has Ben Slater, on 60, caught behind by James Foster in the second over after tea at Chesterfield. 

4.23pm - Yorkshire enforce the follow-on.

Ansari bowls Michael Hogan to dismiss Glamorgan for 398, leaving Surrey chasing 42 to win in 25 overs. 

4.19pm - Leicestershire's Rob Taylor agonisingly departs two short of a maiden first-class ton, bowled by Darren Stevens. 

Yorkshire seamer Steven Patterson traps Mark Wood lbw to leave Durham nine down and still 49 runs short of the follow-on. 

4.15pm - Surrey are closing in on victory at Colwyn Bay. Matt Dunn picks up a fourth scalp in removing Will Owen before Zafar Ansari accounts for Dean Cosker. Glamorgan are 25 runs ahead with one wicket remaining.  

4pm -  It is time for a break at both the Ageas Bowl and Chesterfield, leaving the match between Middlesex and Somerset as the only one yet to go to the interval.

3.52pm -  The players are now at tea at Grace Road but play continues at Chesterfield and Essex have the breakthrough they desperately need, a mix-up resulting in Madsen being run out for 59. Derbyshire are two down and 124 in front.

3.45pm -  Cobb falls but not before moving Leicestershire from a sticky situation to a position of strength. His 137 off 243 balls helps his team recover from 169 for five to 344 for six, a lead of 259 against Kent.

The afternoon session is over at Headingley and Colwyn Bay, while Slater follows Derbyshire colleague Madsen in moving beyond 50. 

3.33pm -  Madsen raises his half-century and Collingwood quickly follows suit as the matches head towards tea.

3.26pm - Rashid has four now as Brooks pouches a catch at long-on to remove Paul Coughlin. Durham are 194 for eight with seemingly only Paul Collingwood standing between them and the follow-on. 

Glamorgan move into the lead at Colwyn Bay but lose two quick wickets against Surrey. Arun Harinath removes Mark Wallace and Ruaidhri Smith to leave the hosts seven down.

3.17pm -  Cobb and Taylor's stand is now in excess of 150 and puts Leicestershire in a strong position against Kent - 235 runs ahead with five wickets remaining. 

3.04pm - Somerset already have a breakthrough and it is the wicket they would have wanted, that of Chris Rogers. He is caught behind by Alex Barrow in the first over bowled by Alfonso Thomas for two, his second failure of the match.

Rashid strikes again for Yorkshire, Adam Lyth taking the catch on this occasion to remove John Hastings.  

2.55pm -  And with that wicket of Compton, Somerset declare. Middlesex are set to begin their second innings 74 ahead.

2.50pm -  Nick Compton's long innings is over and it is his former England team-mate Steven Finn who removes him. The Somerset batsman goes for 94 off 278 balls to leave his team 264 for nine.

Adil Rashid has another scalp, Mustard departing for 17 when caught at short-leg by Jack Leaning.

Good fortune for Cobb as Charlie Hartley puts down a tough chance off his own bowling. 

2.40pm -  It is milestones galore at Grace Road. Leicestershire captain Josh Cobb celebrates his first ton of the season off 186 balls soon after he and Taylor move their partnership beyond the 100 mark. The pair are turning the match on its head. 

Marshall is back in the pavilion after he was bowled by Sean Ervine for 56.

Chris Cooke is the latest batsman to pass fifty as Glamorgan head towards parity against Surrey.

2.29pm - Hamish Marshall raises a half-century as Gloucestershire close in on Hampshire's first-innings 297. They are 242 for three.

Rob Taylor does likewise for Leicestershire, who are 181 runs ahead of Kent with five wickets in hand.

Derbyshire recover from the early loss of Borrington and are going nicely with Wayne Madsen and Ben Slater at the crease. They bring up their fifty partnership in the 16th over. 

2.08pm -  Phil Mustard has a life at Headingley, Alex Lees dropping a one-handed catch in the slips off Jack Brooks. The wicketkeeper-batsman will look to capitalise and take Durham towards the follow-on target of 277. They are 136 for five.

Glamorgan have gone past 300 and are now only 55 runs behind Surrey in the third innings of their match at Colwyn Bay.

1.43pm -  Like Essex, Surrey make the perfect start to the afternoon session. Jim Allenby caught at third slip by Rory Burns off Matt Dunn and Glamorgan are five down.

1.36pm -  Essex waste no time in getting stuck into Derbyshire's openers at the start of their second innings, Graham Napier trapping Paul Borrington in front for a golden duck in the first over.

1.10pm - As promised, the lunchtime scores from around the grounds:

Division One

Durham, for whom Keaton Jennings contributed 56, slipped to 119 for five replying to Yorkshire’s first-innings 426 at Headingley.

Nick Compton is 17 runs short of a century at Uxbridge, where Somerset are trailing Middlesex by 105 runs on 233 for eight.

Division Two

Glamorgan are 282 for four, 75 runs in arrears on the final day against Surrey at Colwyn Bay.

Nick Browne carried his bat for 132 in Essex’s 277 all out, Derbyshire securing a two-run first-innings lead on the stroke of lunch courtesy of four wickets for Tony Palladino at Chesterfield.

Leicestershire, on 197 for five, are 112 runs ahead of Kent thanks to Josh Cobb’s unbeaten 71 at Grace Road.

Will Tavare hit 86 of Gloucestershire’s 210 for three, still 87 runs behind Hampshire at the Ageas Bowl.  

1.02pm - Middlesex's Roland-Jones removes Lewis Gregory at Uxbridge and Adil Rashid has Michael Richardson caught and bowled at Headingley with the last ball of the session. Durham lose three wickets for 10 runs leading into the interval. 

12.54pm - Derbyshire secure a two-run first-innings lead as Palladino takes his fourth, accounting for Reece Topley to dismiss Essex for 277. Browne, with 132, carries his bat.  

Sean Ervine dismisses Tavare for 86 on the stroke of lunch at the Ageas Bowl. 

We will round-up the scores for you shortly. 

12.50pm - Middlesex are turning the screw at Uxbridge. Toby Roland-Jones bowls Craig Overton cheaply to leave Somerset seven down and 111 runs behind. 

Yorkshire receive another boost heading into the lunch interval, Tim Bresnan trapping Gordon Muchall lbw. 

12.36pm - Palladino is in a hurry! He dismisses Tom Moore for a golden duck and Derbyshire could claim a narrow first-innings lead. Essex are 14 runs behind. 

Middlesex's Neil Dexter removes Peter Trego for 24, leaving Somerset 119 runs behind on 219 for six. Nick Compton is 18 short of a ton. 

Niall O'Brien falls to Charlie Hartley for 33 at Grace Road. 

12.24pm - Cobb requires 104 balls to reach a half-century at Grace Road.

Derbyshire paceman Palladino strikes again, removing Tim Phillips cheaply.

12.10pm - Derbyshire are making in-roads at Chesterfield now. Graham Napier goes lbw to Tom Taylor for two. Essex are still 29 runs behind with just three first-innings wickets remaining. Browne is unbeaten on 109. 

Greg Smith and Cobb share a fifty partnership to frustrate Kent. Leicestershire's lead is 70. 

12pm - Surrey are stepping up their victory charge at Colwyn Bay. Dunn accounts for Ben Wright in the same manner as Goodwin. 

Danny Briggs has Alex Gidman leg before to reduce Gloucestershire, trailing by 134, to 163 for two at the Ageas Bowl. 

11.48am - Essex are six down with 241 on the board at Chesterfield as Greg Smith edges Tony Palladino behind to depart for 32.

11.41am - Surrey get the first of eight wickets they need to have a chance of claiming victory today. Matt Dunn traps Murray Goodwin lbw for 45 and Glamorgan are 133 runs behind on 224 for three. 

Josh Cobb gets another life at Grace Road, Adam Riley parrying an edge in the slips off Darren Stevens.

11.19am - Yorkshire seamer Ryan Sidebottom snares a second Durham scalp, with Scott Borthwick edging behind for 10.

Smith does not last much longer at Grace Road. The star of the show Mitchell Claydon has him caught behind to leave the hosts 98 for four. 

11.16am - Essex opener Nick Browne reaches a maiden first-class hundred at Chesterfield. 

There are a couple of half-centuries to report in the second tier as well. 

Gloucestershire's Will Tavare moves to fifty off 90 balls while Leicestershire's Greg Smith requires 10 deliveries more to reach the milestone. 

10.50am - While we wait for the action to start, why not read how Sussex inflicted more misery on bottom-placed Northamptonshire yesterday.  

10.40am - Good morning and welcome to our LV= County Championship blog. Below is the state-of-play in the six matches:

Division One

Durham are 50 for one in reply to Yorkshire's 426 at Headingley. 

Nick Compton has 58 of Somerset's 153 for four, responding to Middlesex's 338 at Uxbridge. 

Division Two

Glamorgan are 175 runs behind Surrey on 182 for two on the final day at Colwyn Bay. 

Nick Browne is unbeaten on 86 in Essex's 202 for five, 73 runs behind Derbyshire at Chesterfield. 

Gloucestershire are 94 for one in response to Hampshire's first-innings 297 at the Ageas Bowl. 

Leicestershire, on 87 for three, hold a narrow two-run lead over Kent at Grace Road.   

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