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Summary

  1. Choose your commentary at the top of the page
  2. Surrey hold on to deny Lancashire victory
  3. England's Cook out for 84 for Essex v Hampshire
  4. Somerset beat Yorkshire by 118 runs
  5. Matt Renshaw's superb 112 the difference between the sides
  6. Notts beat Worcestershire by an innings and 41 runs
  7. Jake Ball takes 5-59 to move onto 21 wickets for the season
  8. Pink ball in early season? Ben Foakes for England? Get involved using #bbccricket

Live Reporting

By Felix Keith

All times stated are UK

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  1. Good bye

    Thanks for joining myself, Josh Hunt and Gary Smee over the last four days. Despite the rain, dark and cold, we've managed to see some entertaining cricket.

    I'll leave you with a picture of Worcestershire's Ed Barnard having a giggle having fallen over.

    Take on the rest of the week with a smile like his and we'll see you again on Friday for some more County Championship.

    Ed Barnard
  2. Coming up next

    The fourth round of Championship matches will see England captain Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow in action for Yorkshire for the first time this summer as they face defending champions Essex at Chelmsford.

    Here's the full list of fixtures:

    Thursday

    • Warwickshire v Derbyshire, Edgbaston

    Friday

    • Essex v Yorkshire, Chelmsford
    • Lancashire v Somerset, Old Trafford
    • Nottinghamshire v Hampshire, Trent Bridge
    • Surrey v Worcestershire, The Oval
    • Durham v Worcestershire, Riverside
    • Glamorgan v Kent, Cardiff
    • Sussex v Middlesex, Hove

    Northamptonshire will also be in action on Friday when they start a four-day fixture against Pakistan at Wantage Road.

  3. The final scorecards

    Division One:

    • Hampshire 351-7d (11 pts) v Essex 300-6 (9 pts) - Match drawn
    • Lancashire 439-9d (12 pts) v Surrey 235 & 199-6 (8 pts) - Match drawn
    • Somerset 216 & 200 (20 pts) v Yorkshire 96 & 202 (3 pts) - Somerset won by 118 runs
    • Worcestershire 110 & 149 (3 pts) v Nottinghamshire 300-9d (22 pts) - Notts won by an innings and 41 runs

    Division Two:

    • Leicestershire 381 (11 pts) v Derbyshire 251-8 (10 pts) - Match drawn
    • Middlesex 194 (6 pts) v Glamorgan 38-4 (8 pts) - Draw, match abandoned
    • Northants (5 pts) v Durham (5 pts) - Match abandoned without a bowl bowled
    • Sussex 145 & 204 (8 pts) v Gloucestershire 183 & 108-6 (8 pts) - Draw, match abandoned
  4. Post update

    And that's your lot. Why don't we take a peak at the final scores to remind ourselves what we've seen over the past four days?

  5. Hampshire draw with Essex

    Hampshire 351-7d v Essex 300-6 (70.5 overs)

    Ravi Bopara finishes unbeaten on 84 off 125 balls, while Simon Harmer (21 off 24) had good fun at the end to reach a third batting point for Essex.

    This game was always going to be a draw due to the bad light problems at the Ageas Bowl unfortunately. But for Jimmy Adams (87) and Alastair Cook (84), among others, it wasn't a total waste of time.

    Hampshire take 11 points to Essex's nine.

  6. Leicestershire draw with Derbyshire

    Leicestershire 381 v Derbyshire 251-8 (68 overs)

    Derbyshire fans rejoice, you've claimed a second batting point! The away side take 10 altogether, while Leicestershire claim 11.

    Gary Wilson finishes unbeaten on 64 alongside Ravi Rampaul (3 not out).

    Two wickets each for Ben Raine, Gavin Griffiths and Colin Ackermann.

  7. And then there were two

    Just Hampshire v Essex and Leicestershire v Derbyshire left now.

    There are five overs left at the Ageas Bowl and two at Grace Road.

  8. Lancashire draw with Surrey

    Lancashire 439-9d v Surrey 235 & 199-6 (90.3 overs)

    Ryan Patel sees off three balls from Liam Livingstone and there's the handshake.

    The end of an excellent game at Old Trafford. It's 12 points for Lancashire and eight for Surrey.

    Lancashire
  9. Post update

    Lancashire 439-9d v Surrey 235 & 199-6 (90 overs)

    That's it for Tom Bailey. What a match for the Lancashire man. He finishes with 4-13 off 19 overs in the second innings, to go with his highest first-class score of 66 and 4-54.

    Take a bow.

  10. Two overs left

    Lancashire 439-9d v Surrey 235 & 199-6 (89 overs)

    A draw is coming. Liam Livingstone sends one past Sam Curran's outside edge, but there's no nick.

    Just 12 balls remaining for Lancashire now. Surrey trail by just five runs too.

  11. WICKET Foster (b Dawson) 46

    Hampshire 351-7d v Essex 251-6 (64.4 overs)

    James Foster is out, bowled by the left-arm spin of Liam Dawson just shy of his half-century, although he did help secure a batting point.

  12. Essex making some hay

    Hampshire 351-7d v Essex 246-5 (64 overs)

    Meanwhile, James Foster (42 not out) and Ravi Bopara (60 not out) are picking up the pace with nine over remaining.

  13. Post update

    Lancashire 439-9d v Surrey 235 & 188-6 (87 overs)

    Tom Bailey tries a slower ball to Ryan Patel, but the Surrey youngster is wise to it, pushing it through a presumably terrified silly mid-off's legs.

    Four more to come.

  14. Post update

    Lancashire 439-9d v Surrey 235 & 187-6 (86 overs)

    This one from Graham Onions is comfortable for Sam Curran and Ryan Patel - two young players shouldering a great deal of responsibility.

    5 overs left for Lancashire to take four wickets.

  15. Post update

    Lancashire 439-9d v Surrey 235 & 183-6 (85 overs)

    Tom Bailey has been exceptional in this match. He has figures of 4-12 in this innings to go with his 66 runs and 4-54.

    He bowls a touch too wide to Ryan Patel though and the Surrey man survives the over easily.

  16. Post update

    Lancashire 439-9d v Surrey 235 & 183-6 (84 overs)

    Sam Curran pushes a two through gully and follows it with a lovely straight drive for four off Graham Onions.

    Seven overs and 21 minutes of play remaining.

  17. WICKET Pope (c Livingstone b Bailey) 41

    Lancashire 439-9d v Surrey 235 & 177-6 (82.5 overs)

    Hello. Another wicket opens it up for Lancashire.

    The other set batsman, Ollie Pope, edges a good away swinger from Tom Bailey straight into the waiting hands of skipper Liam Livingstone at second slip.

    Ryan Patel joins Sam Curran. There's not a lot of batting after those two.

  18. Fifty for Ravi Bopara

    Hampshire 351-7d v Essex 212-5 (57 overs)

    Essex are still batting at the Ageas Bowl having escaped the rain.

    That's good news for Ravi Bopara who moves to a fifty from 93 balls with a two off Brad Wheal.

    Ravi Bopara
  19. WICKET Foakes (c Vilas b Bailey) 57

    Lancashire 439-9d v Surrey 235 & 176-5 (81 overs)

    Game on?

    Lancashire get a little bit of luck in the first over with the new ball as Ben Foakes gets a feather on a glance down the legside to Dane Vilas.

  20. New ball at Old Trafford

    Lancashire 439-9d v Surrey 235 & 176-4 (80 overs)

    Last throw of the dice for Lancashire.

    Tom Bailey and Graham Onions will take the new ball.