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Warwickshire v Somerset: Craig Overton and Jack Leach help visitors build lead

Craig Overton and Jack Leach take nine wickets to help Somerset build a lead over Warwickshire on day two at Edgbaston.

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Northamptonshire v Sussex: Visitors follow-on after Rory Kleinveldt’s haul

Rory Kleinveldt takes six wickets as Sussex collapse on the second day’s play against Northamptonshire.

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Lancashire v Essex: Haseeb Hameed holds up leaders with gritty half-century

A gritty 85 not out by Lancashire’s Haseeb Hameed limits the damage of an impressive bowling display by Essex at Old Trafford.

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Ben Stokes: Trevor Bayliss defends decision to rest all-rounder in Durham

England coach Trevor Bayliss defends the decision to rest all-rounder Ben Stokes for the Twenty20 international against West Indies.

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Australia edge ahead of Bangladesh after David Warner century and late collapse

Australia 377-9 at stumps; Bangladesh 305Warner scores 123 but tourists slump from 298-3David Warner’s second successive hundred against Bangladesh helped Australia to a 72-run lead on the third day of the second and final Test in Chittagong on Wednesd…

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Derbyshire: Kim Barnett extends contract to remain part of backroom staff

Kim Barnett extends his contract with Derbyshire for the 2018 season to become the county’s cricket adviser.

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Bangladesh v Australia: second Test, day three – as it happened

David Warner’s second successive hundred against Bangladesh helped his side maintain their slight advantage on the third day 12.49pm BST A day for the home side. All told, Australia lost 7-for-124. It never looked like happening when Warner and Handsc…

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Derbyshire v Glamorgan: Second day off at Derby with outfield drenched

Derbyshire and Glamorgan are frustrated by the weather again, with day two abandoned early because of a wet outfield.

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Kraigg Brathwaite: Yorkshire sign West Indies opener for two Championship games

Yorkshire sign West Indies Test batsman Kraigg Brathwaite for the final two games of the County Championship season.

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Northamptonshire v Sussex: Ben Duckett’s 193 puts hosts in charge

Ben Duckett hits 193 from 200 deliveries as Northamptonshire dominate the first day’s play against visitors Sussex.

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Warwickshire v Somerset: Tom Abell and Steven Davies help visitors respond

Tom Abell and Steven Davies help Somerset reach 203-4 on a rain-affected first day against Warwickshire at Edgbaston.

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Durham v Kent: Keaton Jennings dismissed for 17 as visitors take control

Keaton Jennings’ batting struggles continue as Kent take control against Durham on a rain-affected first day.

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County cricket: Duckett smashes 193, Somerset fight back against Warks – as it happened

Ben Duckett smashed a brilliant 193 from 200 balls for Northants against Sussex, while Somerset fought back against Warwickshire 6.15pm BST Right, rain ruled today. I’m off to Manchester this evening to watch the top two sides do battle tomorrow. Hopef…

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Nottinghamshire v Worcestershire: Ed Barnard puts visitors on top on day one

Second-placed Worcestershire have the better of a rain-shortened first day against Division Two leaders Nottinghamshire.

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Hampshire v Surrey: Only five overs possible on day one

Day one of Hampshire’s County Championship match against Surrey is abandoned after just five overs at the Ageas Bowl.

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Leicestershire v Gloucestershire: Hosts struggle on rain-affected day

Leicestershire’s batsmen struggle against Gloucestershire before rain brings early end to play at Grace Road.

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