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Sri Lanka legend Kumar Sangakkara celebrated the award of his county cap with a century to move already-promoted Surrey a step closer to the LV= County Championship Division Two title against Northamptonshire.
Lancashire's bid to win the LV= County Championship Division two title were frustrated by a Jesse Ryder century, and 99 from Ravi Bopara, at the Essex County Ground.
Chris Dent compiled an assured 102 not out on the second day against Glamorgan as Gloucestershire’s batsmen finally produced the goods in an LV= County Championship match at the Bristol County Ground.
Derbyshire captain Wayne Madsen completed 8,000 first-class runs but missed out on a century in his 100th LV= County Championship match on the second day of the Division Two game against Leicestershire at the 3aaa County Ground.
Tom Abell admits he has been living a dream since making it into Somerset’s first team last season - and the dream continued in Taunton on Tuesday when he was presented with the LV= Breakthrough Player Award by the boyhood hero who is now his opening partner, Marcus Trescothick.

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