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By Ged Scott and Paul Grunill

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  1. Signing off

    Nick Browne

    After 2,000 plus runs on day one, it has been another good one for batting, with five players making centuries.

    They included established names Mark Stoneman, Sam Northeast, Daniel Bell-Drummond, and, for the first time in a Championship match, Derbyshre's Leus du Plooy, while Bell-Drummond's team-mate Sean Dickson went for 161 after resuming on 146.

    Perhaps the best innings of all though was from Essex's Nick Browne, who ended a two-year wait to reach three figures with an unbeaten 163 against Notts at Trent Bridge and will not be under any time pressure when he tries to make it a double on Tuesday.

    The main bowling honours were shared between Brett D'Oliveira (7-92), Ben Sanderson (6-37) and Somerset's Jamie Overton, whose 5-88 has put the Division One leaders on course for some sort of first-innings lead against Hampshire.

    We'll be back again tomorrow at 10:30 for the third day's play. See you then.

  2. Close of play scores

    After second day's play

    Division One

    Kent 585-7 dec v Warwickshire 142-0

    Warwickshire trail by 443 with 10 wickets standing

    Nottinghamshire 213 v Essex 345-3

    Essex led by 132 with seven wickets standing

    Somerset 408 v Hampshire 329-8

    Hampshire trail by 79 with two wickets standing

    Yorkshire 327 v Surrey 362

    Surrey lead by 35 runs

    Division Two

    Derbyshire 557-6 dec v Middlesex 135-3

    Middlesex trail by 422 with seven wickets standing

    Glamorgan 449 v Worcestershire 191-5

    Worcestershire trail by 258 with five wickets standing

    Lancashire 337 v Durham 199-5

    Durham trail by 138 with five wickets standing

    Northamptonshire 273 & 212-4 v Sussex 106

    Northants lead by 379 with six wickets standing

  3. Close of play at Sedbergh School

    Lancashire 337, Durham 199-5

    Sedbergh School day two

    Another thoroughly decent day's cricket at this already very popular new first-class cricket venue.

    Still a very well balanced game of twists and turns.

    After resuming this morning on 275-5, Lancs might have hoped for a few more.

    But Durham battled back well to bowl the hosts out for 337, before Cameron Bancroft and Alex Lees then put on 70 for the first wicket - the highest opening partnership made by any side against the Red Rose this season.

    At 136-1, Durham were then looking very good until old masters Graham Onions and Jimmy Anderson suddenly clicked into top gear, with three wickets for no runs in 17 balls. But Durham have again battled back well and, although they lost Jack Burnham just before the close, they are well in this match.

  4. WICKET Burnham c Anderson b Livingstone 26

    Lancashire 337, Durham 197-5

    Late bonus for Lancashire at Sedbergh School as Liam Livingstone's spin does the trick.

    Jack Burnham edges - and the safe hands of Jimmy Anderson scoop his second catch of the day at slip.

    Two overs to come in the day after this.

  5. 'I’ve never known anything like our injury list' - Welch

    Kent 585-7 dec v Warwickshire 142-0 - close

    Warwickshire bowling coach Graeme Welch says he has never before suffered an injury crisis like the one the Bears have gone through this season with their pace men.

    “Every single pro bowler has been injured at one point or another in their careers," the former Bears medium pacer told BBC WM, following day two of Warwickshire's game against Kent at Canterbury. "I know I certainly was, but I’ve never known anything like our injury list right now.

    Graeme Welch has spent most of his cricket career at Edgaston

    “We’ve had a couple of freak ones, some soft tissue injuries as well, but they all seem to have come at once.

    "Ryan Sidebottom has picked up a stress fracture of the shoulder blade – I’ve only ever come across that once before – then Henry Brookes injured his hip making a regulation dive and has been out for three weeks.

    “Hopefully they’re all coming back in the next few weeks, but, in the meantime, we’ve brought in a few lads on loan and short contracts and they’ve done all we can ask of them.”

  6. Close of play at Cardiff

    Glamorgan 449 v Worcestershire 191-5

    Something of a fightback on day two by Worcestershire as Brett D'Oliveira took a career-best 7-92 as Glamorgan were bowled out for fewer than perhaps seemed likely when they resumed on 354-6.

    His victims included Tom Cullen, who was bowled for 51 after another good innings for the Welsh county as a stand-in for injured Chris Cooke.

    After an opening stand of 83 between Daryl Mitchell and Josh Dell, the visitors lost four wickets for 56, but Ed Barnard batted sensibly in his unbeaten 27 to the close.

    The Division Two leaders have six points so far and Worcestershire are nine runs short of their third of the game.

  7. 50 partnership for Durham

    Lancashire 337, Durham 188-4

    Durham's second 50 partnership of the innings

    Liam Trevaskis (23) and Jack Burnham (17) have done a fine rebuilding job, with the help of a few Extras too.

    Extras have now risen to 41, supplemented by 20 no balls.

    Eight overs left in the day. A bit of overtime, for sure. But, in the evening Sedbergh sunshine, as BBC Radio Lancashire's Scott Read has just pointed out, and to quote the Stranglers for the second time today, there are "a lot of worse places to be . . ."

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  8. Close of play at Derby

    Derbyshire 557-6 dec v Middlesex 135-3

    Nightwatchman Steven Finn does his job over the final three overs of play as Middlesex reach stumps a massive 422 runs behind.

    Finn came to the crease after Luis Reece had Nick Gubbins lbw for 37, and played out 17 dot balls as he and Dawid Malan - who is 39 not out - saw it through to stumps.

    Earlier, Leus du Plooy (118) made his first Championship century as Derbyshire piled up their highest total against Middlesex before declaring when Anuj Dal (92) became the third batsman dismissed in the 90s in their innings.

    Four Middlesex bowlers conceded over 100 runs, including England pacemen Finn and Toby Roland-Jones.

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  9. WICKET Clark c Lyth b Maharaj 25

    Yorkshire 327 v Surrey 362

    Jordan Clark goes 4-4-6 at the start of a new Keshav Maharaj over, but then edges to Adam Lyth at slip and Surrey's first innings comes to an end with a lead of 35.

    That is the last action of a day in which the visitors scored 314 runs after resuming on 48-0, exactly 100 of them by opener Mark Stoneman, whose first century of the summer was timely with an Ashes series upcoming.

    South Africa spinner Maharaj marked his Yorkshire debut with 3-75 and Ben Coad almost claimed three wickets - but it was a solid batting effort by the champions, for whom every one of their top nine batsmen made at least 20.

  10. Close of play at Hove

    Northamptonshire 273 & 212-4 v Sussex 106

    Northants haven't won a game yet this season, but Ben Sanderson's 6-37 has put them in a position of total dominance on day two at Hove.

    Sussex were bowled out in just 44.1 overs, with Delray Rawlins (31) and David Wiese (28) making the only contributions of any note, to trail by 167 on first innings.

    And an opening stand of 108 between Ricardo Vasconcelos (88) and Rob Newton (54) helped the visitors extend their lead to 379 at stumps.

    With six sessions left in the game, the big question now is when will Northants make the declaration?

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  11. Durham rally again at Sedbergh

    Lancashire 337, Durham 180-4

    After those three wickets for no runs sent Durham reeling, they have now stopped the rot and regrouped again over the last hour.

    Liam Trevaskis is the chief aggressor on 22, while Jack Burnham has taken 49 balls to get to 10.

    But he has just been hit in the grille by a short ball from Saqib Mahmood - and he had to receive a little attention.

  12. Close of play at Taunton

    Somerset 408 v Hampshire 329-8

    Jamie Overton celebrates a wicket with skipper Tom Abell

    It's been hard work for Somerset on day two at Taunton, but a 'five-for' by Jamie Overton may have dashed Hampshire's hopes of a first-innings lead.

    Sam Northeast made an excellent 101 off 175 balls for the visitors, who were 220-3 at one stage, and there was a useful partnership between Keith Barker (38) and James Fuller (37) either side of tea.

    But both fell to Overton, who picked up three wickets with the new ball for figures of 5-66.

    The other three wickets were shared by spinners Dom Bess and Jack Leach, who could be a big threat to Hampshire in the fourth innings.

  13. Close of play at Canterbury

    Kent 585-7 dec, Warwickshire 142-0

    So impressive was the over rate at Canterbury that Kent managed to get two extra in.

    But the Kent attack have still found no way past Dom Sibley and Will Rhodes.

    They have faced 47 overs in total, and troop off to receive the acclaim of their team-mates, having shared an unbroken stand of 142- their seventh century stand together.

    On this shirt front of a track, a so far very game reply to Kent's 585-7 declared.

  14. Close of play at Trent Bridge

    Notts 213, Essex 345-3

    Just two wickets to celebrate in the day for Nottinghamshire.

    One in the morning, Ravi Ashwin's removal of Tom Westley.

    Then one in the afternoon for Luke Fletcher when Notts took the new ball and he bowled Dan Lawrence.

    But Nick Browne is still there, having so far battled away for seven and a half hours for his 163 not out.

    Ravi Bopara is on 62 and Essex lead by 132.

    The way Notts bat these days, probably already a matchwinning lead.

  15. WICKET Morkel b Olivier 0

    Yorkshire 327 v Surrey 334-9

    Ex-South Africa fast bowler bowls ex-South Africa fast bowler.

    Morne Morkel might have something to say about that in Yorkshire's second innings.

    Gareth Batty is Surrey's number 11 - will the visitors survive until stumps?

  16. WICKET Clarke c Kohler-Cadmore b Maharaj 26

    Yorkshire 327 v Surrey 334-8

    Rikki Clarke comes down the pitch to Keshav Maharaj's left-arm spin, but gets too close to the ball and can only lob a catch to mid-on.

    Surrey have the lead, though, as Morne Morkel comes to the middle and need 16 runs for a fourth batting point from the six overs remaining.

  17. Spinners form late tandem at Taunton

    Somerset 408 v Hampshire 329-8

    Dom Bess and Jack Leach are operating together and hurrying us towards the close at Taunton.

    Tom Alsop is really struggling to move at the crease because of his injury but managed to get enough bat on the ball to pick up a four off Tim Groenewald before Bess was brought on.

    There are four overs to bowl until stumps.

  18. Sibley and Rhodes at it again

    Kent 585-7 dec, Warwickshire 140-0

    Dom Sibley and Will Rhodes have looked a good opening pair since they first came together last summer - and this is not their first century stand together. It is their sixth.

    Seven, if you count the 190-run stand they shared for the MCC against champion county Surrey in Dubai in March.

    But it is now their biggest in the Championship this season, beating the 132 they put on last month at York.

    Thee overs left today, assuming they don't squeeze in another before 6.00.

    Sibley is on 59. Rhodes is on 70.

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  19. They all count for Clark

    Yorkshire 327 v Surrey 323-7

    You don't see those very often.

    Jordan Clark tries to flick away an attempted leg-stump yorker by David Willey, but plays too soon and the ball runs away to third man for four off the back of his bat.

    Another boundary follows later in the over and Surrey almost have their collective noses in front in Scarborough.

  20. Alsop bats despite injury

    Somerset 408 v Hampshire 318-8

    Tom Alsop has come out with a runner at number 10 for Hampshire after having to give up wicketkeeping duties on day one because of injury.

    He plays out a maiden from spinner Jack Leach and there are eight overs to go before the close.