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  1. Thanks for joining me

    So, wins for Somerset, Surrey and Glamorgan on a thrilling day's cricket in the County Championship.

    There's more text coverage of Gloucestershire and Leicestershire's game at Cheltenham starting from around 10:55, plus our weekly T20 Blast live text coming up on Friday.

    Thanks for joining me for the last three days, it really has been a pleasure. Until next time, goodbye.

  2. Close of play scores

    Division One:

    Somerset 437 & 100-0 beat Nottinghamshire 401 & 135

    Surrey 637-7d beat Hampshire 423 & 201 f/o 

    Division Two:

    Glamorgan 518 & 200-6 beat Derbyshire 177 & 536 f/o

    Kent 575 draw with Sussex 333 & 255-5 f/o

    Gloucestershire 183 v Leicestershire 112-5 - stumps, day one

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  3. Stumps at Gloucestershire

    Gloucestershire 183 v Leicestershire 122-5

    Leicestershire will start day two 61 runs behind Gloucestershire with five first-innings wickets in hand.

    Angus Robson plays out a maiden over to end today's action - he'll resume on 49 in the morning alongside Ned Eckersley, who has 16.

    Earlier, Ben Raine took four wickets to help bowl Gloucestershire out within two sessions, after the hosts had been put in to bat by Foxes captain Mark Cosgrove.

  4. Last two overs at Cheltenham

    Gloucestershire 183 v Leicestershire 122-5

    Perhaps sensibly, given that 15 wickets have already fallen at Cheltenham, Leicestershire seem content to block out the last few overs against Gloucestershire.

    Angus Robson is still yet to complete his half-century, having added just one more run in the last 15 minutes.

  5. And then there was one

    Gloucestershire 183 v Leicestershire 112-5

    Four games wrapped up, so just one more left to finish this evening.

    Leicestershire are 112-5 in reply to Gloucestershire's 183, with five overs left to play on the first day at Cheltenham.

    Opening batsman Angus Robson is closing in on a half-century - he's currently on 48 from 121 balls.

  6. BreakingSurrey beat Hampshire

    Surrey 637-7d v Hampshire 423 & 201

    Stuart Meaker

    Stuart Meaker has Mason Crane caught behind, and Surrey beat Hampshire by an innings and 13 runs at Southampton.

    The hosts remain rooted to the foot of Division One, while Surrey leapfrog Nottinghamshire into seventh place.

  7. Drama for Gareths at Hants

    Surrey 637-7d v Hampshire 423 & 198-9

    Surrey are on the verge of sealing a win at Southampton, as Hampshire lose two more wickets in quick succession.

    Gareth Batty gets his sixth wicket of the innings when Gareth Andrew is caught by Aaron Finch for a duck, before a third Gareth, Gareth Berg, is trapped lbw by Stuart Meaker for 38.

    Hants need this last-wicket partnership to last eight overs.

  8. BreakingKent draw with Sussex

    Kent 575 v Sussex 333 & 255-5 f/o

    A composed final-day batting performance from Sussex sees them hold out to split the points with hosts Kent at Tunbridge Wells. 

    Harry Finch was the standout performer with the bat in their second innings, scoring 66 runs, but more importantly occupying the crease for 216 minutes.

  9. WICKET McManus (lbw b Batty 35)

    Surrey 637-7d v Hampshire 423 & 198-7 f/o

    Gareth Batty

    Five for Gareth Batty!

    First-innings centurion Lewis McManus is hit on the pads and the umpire raises his finger.

    Hampshire are 16 runs shy of making Surrey bat again, with 9.4 overs left to play. Incredible tension at the Ageas Bowl.

  10. Glamorgan win by four wickets

    Glamorgan 518 & 200-6 v Derbyshire 177 & 536

    BBC Wales's Nick Webb reports:

    "Glamorgan notched up their first Championship win in more than 12 months as they edged home against Derbyshire by four wickets.

    "Jacques Rudolph with a patient 51 not out was joined by Craig Meschede, who blasted a quick-fire 36 not out to see Glamorgan home.

    "Derbyshire had dragged themselves back into the game at 85-4 and 157-6, but their fine effort in making a game of it after following on eventually came to nothing."    

  11. Sussex take the lead

    Kent 575 v Sussex 333 & 247-5

    Sussex are five wickets down, Luke Wright adjudged to be out lbw to James Tredwell, but they hve taken the lead against Sussex.

    There are only eight overs left at Tunbridge Wells - surely the captains will shake hands on a draw very soon?

  12. Bowlers on top at Cheltenham

    Gloucestershire 183 v Leicestershire 86-5

    BBC Radio Gloucestershire's Bob Hunt reports:

    "Is there anywhere better than Cheltenham in the hot summer sun? And what a day's cricket we are having.

    "The 15th wicket of the day has just fallen as David Payne trapped Niall O'Brien lbw. Angus Robson is still there on 33, but the visitors remain almost 100 runs behind with five wickets left. 

    "The marquees are full, the ground looks a picture and all is well with the world."

  13. BreakingGLAMORGAN WIN BY FOUR WICKETS

    Glamorgan 518 & 200-6 v Derbyshire 177 & 536

    Craig Meschede takes Glamorgan over the line in style, bludgeoning two fours and a six off Wayne Madsen to secure the Welsh side's first Championship win of the season.

    Derbyshire fought back brilliantly after a dismal first two days, but in the end they could not do enough to overturn a 341-run deficit from the first innings.

  14. 50 partnership for Hants

    Surrey 637-7d v Hampshire 423 & 171-6

    Gareth Berg and Lewis McManus are putting in a vital shift for Hampshire, taking their seventh-wicket partnership to 52 runs from 12 overs.

    McManus is the biggest reason the hosts are still in this contest, having made his first career century yesterday.

    His side have 17 overs left to see out.

  15. Kent take new ball

    Kent 575 v Sussex 333 & 222-4 f/o

    Kent have taken the new ball as they go into the last 15 overs against Sussex. They're trying everything they can to get the last six wickets they need to win.

  16. WICKET Wagg (c Madsen b Critchley 1)

    Glamorgan 518 & 157-6 v Derbyshire 177 & 536

    I'm starting to understand why Glamorgan are bottom of Division Two as it stands - they're making a simple run chase look very difficult at the moment.

    Graham Wagg is out, caught at slip off Wayne Madsen, who has figures of 2-6 in this innings.

    With Jacques Rudolph still there on 45 not out, you'd back Glamorgan to knock off the remaining 38 runs, but it's not going to be as easy as it once looked.

  17. WICKET Lloyd (lbw b Madsen 30)

    Glamorgan 518 & 154-5 v Derbyshire 177 & 536

    Derbyshire break Jacques Rudolph and David Lloyd's 69-run partnership, but surely they've done enough to earn Glamorgan victory at Colwyn Bay?

    Lloyd is trapped lbw by Wayne Madsen for 30, with the Welsh side needing a mere 42 runs for victory.

    Leicestershire have also just seen another batsman depart, Mark Pettini caught at mid-wicket off the bowling of Josh Shaw to reduce them to 63-4 in reply to Gloucestershire's 183.

  18. Kent take fourth Sussex wicket

    Kent 575 v Sussex 333 & 214-4 f/o

    Kent take the fourth wicket of Sussex's second innings, Ross Taylor caught by Joe Denly off James Tredwell.

    It's unlikely to change the result at Tunbridge Wells, where the visitors are only 28 runs away from making Kent bat again with only 20 overs left to play.

  19. Glamorgan back on track

    Glamorgan 518 & 124-4 v Derbyshire 177 & 536

    Glamorgan have got their run chase against Derbyshire back on course after losing four wickets for less than 30 runs earlier.

    Jacques Rudolph and David Lloyd have made 38 runs for the fifth wicket to take their side up to 124-4, needing another 72 runs to win.

    A couple of quick wickets might change things, but the hosts are favourites as it stands.

  20. WICKET McLaren (c Sibley b Batty 59)

    Surrey 637-7d v Hampshire 423 & 121-6 f/o

    Surrey get the big wicket of Ryan McLaren, and it's that man Gareth Batty who provides it.

    Dom Sibley takes the catch to leave Hampshire four down, still with 28 overs left to play in the final session.