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  1. Joe Root and Alastair Cook out for ducks as 22 wickets fall at Chelmsford
  2. Yorkshire all out for 50 and Essex make 142 in reply
  3. James Vince falls for five for Hampshire against Notts
  4. Trescothick & Bartlett score 100s for Somerset against Lancashire
  5. Rory Burns hits century for Surrey against Worcestershire
  6. Dawid Malan out for 13 for Middlesex against Sussex
  7. Ollie Robinson takes 7-54 for Sussex, the day's best figures

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By Kalika Mehta and Paul Grunill

All times stated are UK

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  1. Signing off

    Well, that's been quite some day.

    With so many comings and goings between Essex and Yorkshire at Chelmsford - where 22 wickets fell in the day - it was easy to overlook that there were seven other games going on.

    MarcusTrescothick and Somerset team-mate George Bartlett, and Surrey's Rory Burns made centuries in Division One - although Trescothick suffered a broken metatarsal late in his innings against Lancashire.

    Sam Cook took five wickets as Yorkshire were all out for just 50 in their first innings before fighting back, but although Darren Stevens and Timm van der Gugten claimed six victims each in Cardiff. Sussex's Ollie Robinson had the day's best return of 7-58 against Middlesex.

    Thanks for your company throughout the day. We'll be back with you from 10:30 BST tomorrow morning with another exhilarating day in prospect.

  2. Close of play scores

    Division One

    Yorkshire 50 & 161-2 v Essex 142

    Somerset 321-5 v Lancashire

    Nottinghamshire 302 v Hampshire 70-3

    Surrey 278-4 v Worcestershire

    Division Two

    Leicestershire 301-4 v Durham

    Glamorgan 94 v Kent 163-9

    Middlesex 230 v Sussex 60-4

    Derbyshire 318 v Warwickshire 375-6 (day two)

  3. Patel puts Nottinghamshire in charge against Hampshire

    Nottinghamshire 302 v Hampshire 70-3 (26 overs)

    Stuart Broad

    Samit Patel's attacking 73 off 92 balls and Riki Wessels' 54 were the backbone of Nottinghamshire's innings as the hosts recovered from 23-3 to post a total of 302.

    Patel and Ross Taylor (47) shared a crucial 95-run fourth-wicket partnership before the latter was run out on a tricky pitch at Trent Bridge.

    Hampshire regularly took wickets to put a dent in Notts' attempt to find consistency in their batting with Fidel Edwards finishing with figures of 4-84.

    England bowler Stuart Broad, having scored a quickfire 33, impressed with the ball picking up two early wickets as the visitors closed on 70-3, still trailing by 232 runs.

  4. Stevens and Van der Gugten star in Cardiff

    Glamorgan 94 v Kent 163-9 (43 overs)

    Nineteen wickets tumbled in Cardiff on day one of the match between Kent and Glamorgan as Darren Stevens and Timm van der Gugten took six each.

    After a wicketless opening session, Stevens triggered an almighty collapse after the lunch break as Glamorgan went from 57-0 to 94 all out, with the veteran Kent bowler finishing with figures of 6-26 and Matt Henry 4-31.

    The visitors struggled in reply, with Van der Gugten's own six-wicket haul reducing Kent to 163-9 at the end of the day, giving them a slender lead of 69 with one wicket of their first innings left.

  5. Yorkshire stage 'amazing' turnaround

    Yorkshire 50 & 161-2 (31 overs) v Essex 142

    Glenn Speller

    BBC Essex sport

    Harry Brook

    An amazing day of cricket which started with Yorkshire winning the toss and batting in what seemed friendly conditions. It quickly became apparent that wasn’t the case as the visitors were reduced to 9-3, 22-5 and 50 all out.

    Sam Cook, Peter Siddle and Jamie Porter put the ball in the right place and the Yorkshire batsmen obliged with Cook taking the prize wicket of Joe Root, first ball, as part of his 5-28.

    Essex found batting almost as difficult but a 92-run lead looked more than handy, given what had gone before, but credit must go to Yorkshire for fighting back.

    Pushing Johnny Bairstow up the order to open was a positive move and his 50, along with Harry Brook’s unbeaten 57 - the highest score of the day - has possibly made it their day.

    There aren’t many times you are bowled out for 50 but still come out on top!


    Yorkshire 50 & 152-2 (29 overs) v Essex 142

    Harry Brook collects two runs off Jamie Porter to reach a well-played half-century from just 46 balls. It's his first in Championship cricket, and he's shown a cool head in difficult circumstances. The White Rose county lead by 60 with eight wickets standing.

  7. Robinson shines at Hove

    Middlesex 230 v Sussex 60-4 (21 overs)

    Ollie Robinson takes a wicket for Sussex

    It was a good day for bowlers at Hove, with Ollie Robinson claiming 7-58 for Sussex and Middlesex were bowled out for 230.

    England's Dawid Malan, the Middlesex skipper, was among his victims, lbw for 13, but a mature unbeaten 84 by Max Holden enabled the visitors to at least collect one batting point.

    Sussex found batting no easier in reply as Tim Murtagh and James Harris picked up two wickets each, the latter bowling Luke Wright for nine late on, prompting Sussex to send in Danny Briggs as nightwatchman.

  8. Colly's decision turns sour

    Leicestershire 301-4 (96 overs) v Durham

    Martin Emmerson

    BBC Newcastle

    It's been Leicestershire's day on day one of their County Championship match against Durham in Chester-le-Street.

    Durham skipper Paul Collingwood put them in in the belief the wicket would do a bit - but it didn't and it turned into a long day for his bowlers.

    It wasn't until the half-way point that the first wicket fell when Paul Horton departed for 75, cutting a slow bouncer from Nathan Rimmington to Cameron Steel at point.

    By then he'd put on 146 with Michael Carberry, who would eventually fall for 73. It's the Foxes' highest first- wicket stand in the championship against Durham. The previous best was 101, set in 2004.

    Mark Cosgrove also helped himself to a half century, finishing the day on 66 not out in glorious sunshine.

  9. Injury blow for Tresco

    We mentioned earlier on how Marcus Trescothick suffered an injury in the latter stages of his century against Lancashire at Old Trafford. A fracture has been confirmed at a local hospital - but there is no prognosis yet as to how long the former England opener will be out of action.

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  10. Bears build lead against Derbyshire

    Derbyshire 318 v Warwickshire 375-6 (108 overs)

    Warwickshire enjoyed a productive day at Edgbaston adding 353 runs to their overnight 32-1 for the loss of five wickets. Nightwatchman Chris Wright survived beyond lunch for 72 after Will Rhodes (50) went during the morning session.

    Ian Bell missed out on a big score when he fell for 44, but Jonathan Trott (76) added 157 with Matt Lamb before he became leg-spinner Matt Critchley's third victim.

    Lamb reached the close on 79 not out, with his side 57 ahead, but they will need to score 25 from the first two overs on day three to secure a fifth batting point.

  11. Brook holds on for Yorkshire

    Yorkshire 50 & 122-2 (24 overs) v Essex 142

    Seven overs remain at Chelmsford, and Harry Brook and Cheteshwar Pujara are fighting to see out the day for Yorkshire, who are 30 runs ahead. Having made a three-ball duck earlier in the day, Brook has a six and four fours in his 33, with India Test batsman Pujara 11 not out at the other end. Jamie Porter and Simon Harmer, Essex's leading wicket-takers in last summer's title triumph, are bowling in tandem.

  12. Somerset on top at Old Trafford

    Somerset 321-5 (96 overs) v Lancashire

    There's a 22-year age gap between them but Marcus Trescothick and George Bartlett had a day to remember as Somerset seized the initiative against Lancashire.

    Trescothick made exactly 100 and Bartlett 110 - his maiden first-class century - but the former ended the day in a local x-ray department after injuring an ankle near the end of his innings.

    Somerset lost Steven Davies, caught behind down the leg-side off Jordan Clark from the day's final delivery, but Tom Abell will resume his innings on Saturday with 48 to his name.

    Jimmy Anderson, playing his first Championship game of the summer, bowled 19 wicketless overs at a cost of 70 overs and for once, it was his hairstyle - now bleached - that attracted attention.

  13. WICKET Trott (b Critchley) 76

    Derbyshire 318 v Warwickshire 363-6 (103 overs)

    Jonathan Trott goes just five overs from the end of day two at Edgbaston after a partnership of 157 with Matt Lamb. It's a well-flighted delivery by spinner Matt Critchley and Trott plays over the top of it as he tries to work the ball to leg.

    He'll be disappointed to have missed out on a century, but Warwickshire are 45 ahead and Lamb is still there on 75 not out.

  14. Burns rules the roost at the Oval

    Surrey 278-4 (96 overs) v Worcestershire

    Surrey opener Rory Burns batted through the day to finish unbeaten on 137 as he dominated much of the play on day one against Worcestershire.

    England opener Mark Stoneman was earlier unable to get runs under his belt as he was run out attempting a quick single.

    Pears captain Joe Leach then dismissed Scott Borthwick and Ravi Patel in identical fashion, as they feathered behind, after lunch to help the visitors fight back.

    But Burns remained in control, and despite taking his time, he complied his first century of the season to put his side in a commanding position at stumps.

    rory burns
  15. WICKET Lyth (c Harmer b Siddle) 27

    Yorkshire 50 & 98-2 (17 overs) v Essex 142

    Yorkshire are in front at Chelmsford but the 22nd wicket of the day falls as Adam Lyth is caught off Peter Siddle. Simon Harmer takes the ball at the second or third attempt Lyth waits for the umpire to confirm his dismissal.

    Siddle has 2-21 from four overs as Cheteshwar Pujara comes out ahead of Joe Root to join Harry Brook.

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  16. WICKET Vince (lbw Fletcher) 5

    Nottinghamshire 302 v Hampshire 23-3 (12.3 overs)

    James Vince's tough innings comes to an end are he trapped lbw by Luke Fletcher having managed to score just five runs off 26 balls.

    It has not been a good day for England batsmen...Jonny Bairstow's second innings aside.

  17. WICKET Bairstow (b Siddle) 50

    Yorkshire 50 & 77-1 (14.3 overs) v Essex 142

    Peter Siddle and Jonny Bairstow

    That's a big disappointment for Yorkshire. Jonny Bairstow tries to clout Peter Siddle through the off-side but is not in control of the stroke and the ball nips back to bowl him. Harry Brook, who opened in the first innings, comes out to join Adam Lyth.

    There are still 16 overs remaining and they could be key to Yorkshire's chances in this game - they can't afford another collapse like the one during the morning session.

  18. WICKET Weatherley (c Taylor b Broad) 12

    Nottinghamshire 302 v Hampshire 17-2 (9.3 overs)

    Stuart Broad strikes again! Joe Weatherley edges the England bowler towards the slips and Ross Taylor takes three attempts before managing to cling on to the ball.

    Hampshire in all sorts of trouble at Trent Bridge as the day draws to a close.

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    Yorkshire 50 & 77-0 (14.2 overs) v Essex 142

    Jonny Bairstow

    What a topsy turvy day at Chelmsford. Jonny Bairstow, pressed into service by a second-innings opener by Yorkshire, races to a 42-ball fifty by jabbing the ball to the third-man boundary off Peter Siddle. Suddenly, the visitors are only 15 behind and right in what has effectively become a one-innings contest against the defending champions.