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Glamorgan suffered their first LV= County Championship Division Two defeat of the summer as they fell to a crushing 248-run loss against Essex at the Essex County Ground.
The 53rd first-class hundred of Kumar Sangakkara’s glorious career and the continuation of 17-year-old Sam Curran’s memorable debut helped to put Surrey in position to beat Kent in their LV= County Championship Division Two clash.
Clint McKay claimed five wickets as seam bowlers dominated the opening day of the LV= County Championship Division Two match between Gloucestershire and Leicestershire at Cheltenham.
Re-cap of Tuesday's LV= County Championship matches where Middlesex and Somerset shared a draw, Surrey's 17-year-old left-arm debutant Sam Curran claimed a five-wicket haul and Essex faced some danger against unbeaten Glamorgan despite a double-century opening stand.
An entertaining finish to a weather-ravaged LV= County Championship Division One match at Merchant Taylors' School saw Somerset, set 219 to win from 40 overs by Middlesex, make a spirited attempt before accepting the draw at 147 for seven.

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