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Live Reporting

Paul Grunill, Ben Pheazey and Phil Cartwright

All times stated are UK

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  1. Goodbye

    Moeen Ali

    Thanks for your company today - live text and BBC local radio coverage of eight ongoing County Championship matches will resume at 10:45 BST on Tuesday.

    Division Two leaders Warwickshire have already seen off Gloucestershire, of course.

    There's the tantalising prospect of Moeen Ali returning to the crease having already reached his century for Worcestershire against Yorkshire. Can we expect some morning fireworks from Moeen?

    Enjoy the rest of your evening, and see you again tomorrow.

  2. Close of play scores

    Division One

    Hampshire 277 & 245-4 v Nottinghamshire 166

    Hampshire lead Nottinghamshire by 364 runs

    Somerset 324 & 32-1 v Essex 191

    Somerset lead Essex by 165 runs

    Surrey 211 & 197-4 v Lancashire 247

    Surrey lead Lancashire by 161 runs

    Yorkshire 216 v Worcestershire 310-1

    Worcestershire lead Yorkshire by 94 runs

    Division Two

    Glamorgan 154 & 79-7 v Durham 295

    Glamorgan need another 62 to avoid an innings defeat

    Leicestershire 220 & 126-5 v Kent 195

    Leicestershire lead Kent by 151 runs

    Northamptonshire 346 v Middlesex 187 & 32-1

    Middlesex trail Northants by 127 runs after following on

    Sussex 440 v Derbyshire 315-5

    Derbyshire trail Sussex by 125 runs with five wickets left

    Gloucestershire 127 & 103 v Warwickshire 277

    Warwickshire beat Gloucestershire by an innings and 47 runs

  3. Close of play

    Surrey 211 & 197-4 v Lancashire 247

    That's it - we've reached the close of play on day two at The Oval.

    Surrey lead by 161 with six second-innings wickets in hand and are probably marginally in front, but Lancashire will fancy their chances of victory if they can remove Ben Foakes and Sam Curran early doors on Tuesday.

    Still plenty of cricket left in this one.

  4. Post update

    Surrey 211 & 189-4 v Lancashire 247

    Sam Curran is flying along here! He's up to 24 off 20 balls.

    Three overs of the day to go at The Oval.

  5. Kohli makes century as England toil on day three

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    In case you missed any of the action from the third Test at Trent Bridge today, it was another day bossed by India and Virat Kohli in particular.

    Click on the play button to watch the best bits of Kohli's hundred on day three.

  6. Post update

    Surrey 211 & 170-4 v Lancashire 247

    Sam Curran finds the boundary with a back-foot punch through the off side, showing his England batting form in a Surrey shirt.

    Surrey's lead is now 134.

  7. WICKET Burns b Bohannon 70

    Surrey 211 & 162-4 v Lancashire 247

    That's a big wicket for Lancashire!

    Surrey captain Rory Burns was progressing nicely towards another sizeable score, but just when it seemed like he and Ben Foakes would see the hosts through to the close, the left-hander plays on to a good-length ball from Josh Bohannon.

    A maiden first-class cricket to remember for the Lancashire seamer.

    Sam Curran, released from the England Test squad last week, is the new man in and has about eight overs to see out tonight.

  8. Post update

    Surrey 211 & 155-3 v Lancashire 247

    Young seamer Josh Bohannon, fresh from his half-century earlier today, is into the Lancashire attack.

    Trailing by 119, the visitors could really do with a breakthrough in these final few overs.

  9. Post update

    Surrey 211 & 148-3 v Lancashire 247

    A big appeal for lbw against Ben Foakes, but leg-spinner Matt Parkinson's plea is rejected.

    Foakes responds next ball by drilling Parkinson for four off the back foot through cover. Glorious shot.

  10. Post update

    Surrey 211 & 144-3 v Lancashire 247

    Rory Burns

    The Rory Burns run machine continues, by the way.

    Surrey's captain is 62 not out and up to 943 Championship runs for the season. He's 57 away from becoming the first batsman to reach 1,000 in the top division this summer.

  11. Post update

    Surrey 211 & 142-3 v Lancashire 247

    Phil Cartwright

    BBC Sport

    Thanks Paul and Ben.

    I've just watched the past 20 minutes or so of the live stream from The Oval and, barring that drop of Rory Burns mentioned a little earlier, Surrey have looked very comfortable.

    There are 17 overs of the second day remaining.

  12. Post update

    Surrey 211 & 134-3 v Lancashire 247

    We're off to rest up and get ready for another busy day tomorrow, so Phil Cartwright will guide you through the final hour or so from The Oval.

  13. Post update

    It's been another busy day of County Championship action - you can read reports of today's other eight matches on the cricket section of the BBC Sport website.

  14. Burns reaches half-century

    Surrey 211 v 121-3 v Lancashire 247

    A let-off for Surrey skipper Rory Burns, who pushes hard at a delivery from Graham Onions and Steven Croft fails to hold the chance at second slip.

    Burns adds insult to injury by flashing the ball away to the boundary as he moves on to 48 not out, then goes to 50 off 106 balls by tucking the next one into the leg-side for two.

    Quote Message: That was a big, big moment in this game. Croft is normally safe as houses in there" from Mark Church BBC Radio London commentator
    Mark ChurchBBC Radio London commentator
  15. WICKET Finch (lbw Onions) 32

    Surrey 211 & 114-3 v Lancashire 247

    Former England seamer Graham Onions returns for a second spell and claims a vital wicket with his opening delivery as Aaron Finch departs lbw after hitting two sixes and three fours in a 34-ball cameo.

    Skipper Rory Burns is still there for Surrey on 43 as Ben Foakes comes out to the middle. Their lead is 78.

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  16. Durham poised for Cardiff win

    Glamorgan 154 & 79-7 v Durham 295

    Glamorgan were reprieved by rain in the final session at Sophia Gardens, but Division Two's bottom club are still teetering on the brink of another defeat on the way it was announced that batsman Aneurin Donald is leaving to join Hampshire.

    They did well to bowl out Durham for 295 despite Axar Patel's unbeaten 95, with Ruaidhri Smith claiming the first five-for of his career.

    But their largely inexperienced was exposed again, with Nick Selman (26) and Connor Brown (18) the only batsmen to reach double figures so far. The Welsh county need another 62 to avoid an innings defeat.

  17. Finch takes aggressive approach

    Surrey 211 & 96-2 v Lancashire 247

    Aaron Finch

    With matches coming to an end all round the country, events at The Oval have taken a back seat for a few minutes, but the final session is under way and a show of aggression by Aaron Finch brought him a six - hammered over long-on - and a four in the latest over bowled by Matt Parkinson.

    The Australian is 19 not out, and Surrey skipper Rory Burns is on 39, with his side 61 runs in front.

  18. Pears in charge at Scarborough

    Yorks 216 v Worcs 310-1

    The bad light curtailed play at Scarborough with three balls left in the 90th over.

    There's been a bit of movement and bounce for the Yorkshire attack, who have a ball that's less than 10 overs old, but Daryl Mitchell (140*) and Moeen Ali (107*) have held firm in a superb unbroken stand of 199 for the second wicket.

    Yorkshire have plenty to do to get back into this match and improve on a record of four defeats in their last five matches at the North Marine Road ground.

  19. Thomas revives Kent

    Leicestershire 220 & 126-5 v Kent 195

    Pace bowler Iwan Thomas took 4-50 to revive Kent's hopes at Grace Road after they were bowled out in just 52 overs in their first innings.

    Pakistan's Mohammad Abbas (6-48) and Ben Raine (4-62) ran through the visitors' batting line-up to earn Leicestershire a 25-run lead.

    But after a stand of 69 between Harry Dearden and Colin Ackermann (31), they lost four wickets for 26 runs, all taken by Thomas.

    Dearden was 61 not out at the close, with Leicestershire 151 ahead.

  20. Vince's ton puts Hants in command

    Hants 277 & 253-4 v Notts 166

    Notts will be relieved to have dislodged James Vince, dispatched by Matt Milnes for a superb 147, but Notts are facing a huge task here.

    The lead stands at a daunting 364 and with Tom Alsop going nicely after a watchful start on 63, don't rule out the prospect of a chase somewhere between 450 and 500.