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Somerset suffered an innings-and-73-run defeat to Yorkshire to drop to second place in the County Championship.
Amar Virdi spun Surrey to a comfortable 167-run victory over Notts in their County Championship match at Trent Bridge.
A five-wicket haul from Peter Siddle put title-chasing Essex in control against Warwickshire as they built a 157-run lead on day two at Chelmsford.
Gary Ballance's century put Yorkshire on top against County Championship leaders Somerset on day one at Headingley.
Somerset retained their lead at the top of the County Championship with a 132-run victory over Nottinghamshire at Taunton.
Somerset spinners Dom Bess and Jack Leach bowled Division One leaders Somerset into a strong position against Nottinghamshire.
Steve Davies and Dom Bess rescued Somerset from potential embarrassment on day one against bottom side Notts.
Warwickshire opener Dom Sibley is set to make his England Lions debut against
Australia A in Canterbury later this month.
Jack Leach and Dom Bess kept Somerset ahead in the County Championship title race after bowling Hampshire out for just 104.
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Nick Browne's ton guided Essex into a dominant position against Notts as they underlined their title credentials.
Somerset hold the upper hand after day one of their Championship clash with Hampshire, with James Hildreth hitting a ton.
Jamie Porter claimed a nine-wicket match haul as Essex beat Somerset to close the gap on the County Championship leaders.
Essex seamer Aaron Beard took four wickets in 13 balls as County Championship leaders Somerset were dismissed for just 131 at Chelmsford.
Jamie Overton and Jack Leach took three wickets each as County Championship leaders Somerset bowled out Essex for 216 on day one.
Simon Harmer took seven second-innings wickets as Essex wrapped up a comprehensive innings victory over Hampshire inside two days.
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