LV= County Championship - News
Nottinghamshire batsman Samit Patel made his first LV= County Championship hundred of the season to frustrate Division One leaders Sussex at the BrightonandHoveJobs.com County Ground.
Lancashire's batsmen seized control of their LV= County Championship Division Two match against Gloucestershire to take a lead of 327 runs into the final day.
A five-wicket haul by one-time Leicestershire favourite Darren Stevens coupled with an unbroken stand of 144 between Rob Key and Brendan Nash maintained Kent's grip on the rain-ruined clash at Tunbridge Wells.
Kyle Coetzer struck a half-century on the third day at Wantage Road as Northamptonshire's LV= County Championship match against Hampshire meandered towards a draw.