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Summary

  1. Worcs all out for 110 against Notts; Fletcher 5-27, Broad 3-28
  2. Taylor half-century takes Notts into lead
  3. Somerset all out for 200; Yorkshire chasing 321 to win
  4. Lancs declare on 439-9 against Surrey
  5. England's Stoneman bowled around legs for duck
  6. Surrey collapse to 231-9
  7. Adams & Amla put Hants on top against Essex

Live Reporting

By Felix Keith

All times stated are UK

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  1. Goodbye for now

    Tom Bailey

    That's it for day three of this round of County Championship fixtures.Thanks for following.

    I'll be back tomorrow to see what the final day has in store.

    In the meantime try to have as good an evening as Tom Bailey will surely enjoy. The Lancashire man made a first-class best of 66 with the bat before contributing 4-54 with the ball to put his side on top. Not bad.

  2. Close of play scores

    Division One:

    • Hampshire 241-4 v Essex
    • Lancashire 439-9d v Surrey 231-9
    • Somerset 216 & 200 v Yorkshire 96 & 49-1
    • Worcestershire 110 v Nottinghamshire 204-6

    Division Two:

    • Leicestershire 267-5 v Derbyshire
    • Middlesex 194 v Glamorgan 38-4
    • Northants v Durham - Day three abandoned, rain
    • Sussex 145 & 204 v Gloucestershire 183 & 108-6
  3. Post update

    That's the last of the games finished for today, so let's have a look at the scores.

    It makes nice reading if you're a Lancashire or Nottinghamshire fan.

  4. Close of play at Old Trafford

    Lancashire 439-9d v Surrey 231-9 (87 overs)

    Ryan Patel has opened the batting for Surrey previously so he's no mug with the bat. He sees off the final over of the day from man of the moment Tom Bailey without drama.

    Wonderful final session for Lancashire to complete a great day.

    Surrey are still 59 runs short of their follow-on target of 290.

  5. WICKET Dunn (lbw b Onions) 1

    Lancashire 439-9d v Surrey 231-9 (86 overs)

    Graham Onions goes around the wicket and goes gun-barrel straight to Matt Dunn.

    The Surrey tailender misses it and looks up to see the finger raised quickly.

    Last man Amar Virdi comes in.

  6. Two to go

    Lancashire 439-9d v Surrey 230-8 (85 overs)

    Matthew Dunn isn't playing like Jade Dernbach, which is a good thing for Surrey, but not so for my enjoyment.

    He leaves well to Tom Bailey. Two more to come.

  7. Close of play at Grace Road

    Leicestershire 267-5 (71 overs) v Derbyshire

    That's it at Grace Road, with Leicestershire enjoying a decent first day on what should have been their third day.

  8. WICKET Dernbach (c Jennings b Bailey) 7

    Lancashire 439-9d v Surrey 228-8 (82.4 overs)

    Jade Dernbach is a fun batsman. He should probably be playing for the close, but he has other ideas, aiming an expansive drive at a nice one from Tom Bailey.

    It flies off the outside edge to Keaton Jennings in the gully, who grabs it.

  9. Leicestershire still batting

    Leicestershire 265-5 (70 overs) v Derbyshire

    The only other game still going is at Grace Road where Ned Eckersley (38 not out) and Neil Dexter (22 not out) are batting away.

  10. Five overs left at Old Trafford

    Lancashire 439-9d v Surrey 227-7 (82 overs)

    Jade Dernbach plays a chip down the ground and an upper-cut for four off Graham Onions. Great fun.

    Five overs to come.

  11. Close of play at New Road

    Worcestershire 110 v Nottinghamshire 204-6 (57 overs)

    Unsurprisingly that will be it from New Road for the day.

    Tom Moores (19 not out) and Stuart Broad (5 not out) will resume tomorrow, should the weather allow it. Notts lead by 94 runs.

  12. Bad light stops play

    Worcestershire 110 v Nottinghamshire 204-6 (57 overs)

    Hello darkness my old friend.

    The hokey-cokey continues with another match going off for bad light.

  13. WICKET Pope (b Bailey) 17

    Lancashire 439-9d v Surrey 218-7 (80.1 overs)

    Tom Bailey produces a good one first up, swinging back in to destroy Ollie Pope's stumps.

    A rash shot from the 20-year-old with his side up against it.

    Lancashire are into the Surrey tail now. Jade Dernbach joins Ryan Patel.

  14. New ball time after all

    Lancashire 439-9d v Surrey 218-6 (80 overs)

    The sun pokes out at a perfect time and Lancashire will take the new ball through Tom Bailey. And he makes a good start too...

  15. Close of play at Hove

    Sussex 145 & 204 v Gloucestershire 183 & 108-6 (43.2 overs)

    Bad light and rain combination does for the cricket at Hove.

    The forecast for tomorrow isn't too pleasant, but let's hope they get out for a bit to complete the game.

    Sussex will need four wickets; Gloucestershire 59 runs.

  16. Spin from both ends

    Lancashire 439-9d v Surrey 217-6 (79 overs)

    The light is fading, so Lancashire have been asked to bowl spin from both ends to keep on the park.

    There are eight overs remaining as Steven Croft comes into the attack.

  17. Close of play at Taunton

    Somerset 216 & 200 v Yorkshire 96 & 49-1 (target 320)

    Harry Brook

    That's it for the day at Taunton, where the bad light has won for now.

    Somerset will hope the weather stays fair for tomorrow. They'll need nine wickets to win; Yorkshire 272 further runs.

  18. WICKET Wessels (b Barnard) 36

    Worcestershire 110 v Nottinghamshire 193-6 (54.4 overs)

    That's not a dismissal you expect to see in the County Championship. But then again Riki Wessels isn't your average batsman.

    He's bowled attempting to sweep the medium pace of Ed Barnard.

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  19. WICKET Curran (lbw b Livingstone) 9

    Lancashire 439-9d v Surrey 217-6 (77 overs)

    Liam Livingstone has been bowling away for some time at Old Trafford as Lancashire await the new ball, but the off-spinner picks up a valuable wicket.

    Sam Curran struck two lovely offside boundaries but he's trapped on the back foot by one that kept low.

    Surrey in a spot of bother.

  20. Post update

    Lancashire 439-9d v Surrey 208-5 (74.4 overs)

    Lucky four for Ollie Pope. The Surrey youngster throws the kitchen sink at a full one from Liam Livingstone, but edges it just past the slip to the third man boundary.