Middlesex host Hampshire at Lord's and Sussex entertain Essex at Hove - listen to BBC Radio commentary.
Essex batsman Dan Lawrence extends his contract with the county until the end of the 2021 season.
Essex skittle Kent for just 40 on their way to winning a remarkable game at Canterbury, where 26 wickets fell on day three.
Essex reach 32-1 by the end of day two at Canterbury, with their reply to Kent's 226 all out halted by rain.
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The Test Match Special team share their favourite memories from Alastair Cook's remarkable and record-breaking England career.
Alastair Cook talks to Jonathan Agnew about the high and lows of his career before his final Test, which begins against India on Friday.
When Alastair Cook terrorised Australia in the 2010-11 Ashes, it was a peak he would never scale again, writes Tom Fordyce.
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