Kent continued their fast start to the season with a second successive three-day victory over Derbyshire in Division Two.
Nottinghamshire breezed to an innings-and-88-run triumph over Sussex inside two days, with James Pattinson rising to the fore.
Riki Wessels struck a career-best unbeaten 202 as Nottinghamshire piled on the runs against Sussex at Trent Bridge.
Joe Root will play his first innings in England since being appointed Test captain when Yorkshire take on Hampshire.
Sam Northeast smashed an unbeaten 173 as Kent took apart Sussex's attack on day three of their County Championship Division Two clash.
Nottinghamshire are closing in on an opening Specsavers County Championship Division Two win over Durham at Emirates Riverside.
Durham were skittled for 162 by Nottinghamshire in a miserable beginning to their life in Division Two of the Specsavers County Championship.
Middlesex have opposed plans for a new eight-team Twenty20 tournament.
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Derbyshire have named Michael Holding as their new president.
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Derbyshire have confirmed the signing of New Zealand fast bowler Matt Henry as their overseas player for the 2017 T20 Blast.
Derbyshire have completed the signing of South Africa batsman Daryn Smit on a two-year deal.
Derbyshire captain Billy Godleman has signed a new deal that will keep him at the club until the end of the 2019 season.
Neil Broom has left Derbyshire after being recalled by New Zealand for their upcoming ODI series against Bangladesh.
Derbyshire have signed South Africa international fast bowler Hardus Viljoen on a three-year Kolpak deal.