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Live Reporting

By Paul Grunill and Steve Mather

All times stated are UK

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    How are you doing Somerset fans? Feeling confident? How do you see the rest of the run-chase going? Get in touch.

  2. Bess looking good

    Warwicks 419 & 146 v Somerset 308 & 191-5

    Dom Bess

    Good over for Somerset as George Bartlett picks up three off Oliver Hannon-Dalby and Dom Bess steers the next two deliveries to the backward point boundary.

    Bess has 17 from 12 balls after his fifrst-innings half-century, and George Bartlett is on 20.

    Just 67 more needed.

  3. Positive start by Glos openers

    Derbys 200 & 481-6 dec v Gloucs 419 & 35-0

    Maybe settling for a draw isn't the Gloucestershire mindset at Derby.

    James Bracey hits two fours in one over from Luis Reece and Chris Dent finds the boundary at the start of the next from Ravi Rampaul.

    They need 228 more from 42 overs - it's doable.

  4. WICKET Banton c Ambrose b Patel 66

    Warwicks 419 & 146 v Somerset 308 & 170-5

    Brilliant work by Warwickshire keeper Tim Ambrose.

    Tom Banton pushes forward to Jeetan Patel's off-spin, the ball takes an inside edge and Ambrose, standing up to the stumps, dives to his right to take a dazzling catch.

    Banton fails to convert a fifty into a hundred for the fifth time this season, but in truth he did little wrong there and can consider himself unfortunate.

    Dom Bess is the new batsmen with Somerset needing another 88 to win.

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  5. WICKET Organ st Foakes b Virdi 77

    Hampshire 367 & 161-4 v Surrey 579-7

    Organ is on his knees.

    He steps way out of his crease to attack an Amar Virdi delivery but gets the line wrong and ends up swinging at thin air as the ball sails through to Ben Foakes who whips the bails off.

    A shame to end a fine innings in that fashion but his 77 included some wonderful strokes and was vital with Ian Holland and James Vince only getting seven between them.

    Hampshire are still 51 runs behind and now Liam Dawson is batting with Rilee Rossouw.

  6. Organ and Rossouw combining well

    Hampshire 367 & 156-3 v Surrey 579-7 dec

    The crowd applauds a lovely drive down the ground by Felix Organ who is now on 77 not out.

    Rilee Rossouw is moving things along with 36 from 38 balls and their partnership is worth 65.

    Hampshire trail by 56.

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  7. WICKET Dearden b Raine 8

    Durham 544-9 dec v Leics 236 & 278-5

    Leicestershire are still 30 short of parity as Harry Dearden plays down the wrong line to Ben Raine and has his off stump uprooted.

    Mark Cosgrove, though, remains the immoveable object and is 70 not out.

  8. It Carne't be Demelza's brother after all

    Hampshire 367 & 147-3 v Surrey 579-7 dec

    Just in case you missed it earlier, Hampshire's Aneurin Donald didn't take the field this morning after concussion protocols ruled him out of day four.

    The name of his replacement prompted plenty of Poldark-related chat in this office and talk that Harry Carne could just be related to the flame-haired Demelza.

    However, after on closer inspection, we discover his name is Came, not Carne.

    No relation of Cornwall's first lady then. Welcome to the game Harry!

    There will now be a brief lull in this text commentary while we visit an optician.

    Demelza Poldark
  9. Bartlett settles in

    Warwicks 419 & 146 v Somerset 308 & 164-4

    George Bartlett has clearly been watching Tom Banton, so sweetly was the cover drive struck off George Garrett that brought him his second four.

    Barrlett is now 14 not out, Banton has 62, and Somerset are 94 short of their target with six wickets in hand.

  10. Post update

    Just a quick reminder that third-placed Yorkshire have completed a 143-run victory over Notts at Scarbados.

    Here's our full report on the final day's play.

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  11. Garrett picks his spot

    Warwicks 419 & 146 v Somerset 308 & 159-4

    Michael Perkins

    BBC Sport

    George Garrett is bowling the sort of spell on debut for Warwickshire that county pros many years his senior could learn a lot from.

    He has picked his spot on the pitch and just decided to try and hit it again and again until it brings the breakthrough required.

    When it came in his seventh over he'd only conceded seven runs, and more importantly it ended what at 90 was shaping up into a match-winning partnership for Somerset, between Tom Banton and the dismissed batter Babar Azam.

  12. Banton boosts total

    Warwicks 419 & 146 v Somerset 308 & 155-4

    Another George Garrett over, another Tom Banton boundary, timed to perfection through the covers.

    He is 59 not out and Somerset need 103 more.

    Sometimes it's easy to forget that Banton is only 20 years old, he looks so good.

  13. Derbyshire declare

    Derbys 200 & 481-6 dec v Gloucs 419

    Derbyshire decide enough is enough and declare with a 262-run lead.

    Harvey Hosein ends on 29 not out, with Ravi Rampaul making17 from eight balls, including two sixes.

    There are 40 + overs left in the day's play, in theory, but a draw will be good enough to move Gloucestsrshire up to second in Division Two - one place higher than before this round of games.

  14. Banton key man for Somerset

    Warwicks 419 & 146 v Somerset 308 & 140-4

    The onus very much on Tom Banton now at Edgbaston.

    Somerset bat deep, but he is well-set and they need him to see them home, or at least carry them very close to their target.

    George Garrett is back in the attack and cover drive by Banton brings him his seventh boundary and takes him to 57 not out.

    Nothing doing from the rest of the over.

  15. WICKET Hughes b Smith 28

    Derbys 200 & 456-6 v Gloucs 419

    Spinner Tom Smith bowls Alex Hughes as Derbyshire lose their third wicket since lunch.

    Ravi Rampaul is in at the elevated position of eight in the order. Should be some fun now - and he smashes David Payne for six in the next over.

  16. for Felix Organ

    Hampshire 367 & 100-3 v Surrey 579-7 dec

    The Hampshire opener is enjoying himself as he races past 50.

    He is now on 59 from 61 balls, including ten fours and one six.

    Hampshire need him to keep going and new man Rilee Rossouw to bed-in quickly to reduce the deficit which is still over 100.

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  17. WICKET Babar lbw Garrett 40

    Warwicks 419 & 146 v Somerset 308 & 139-4

    What a wicket for Warwickshire youngster George Garrett as Babar Azam plays all round a straight one and is leg-before.

    The Pakistan batsman put on 90 with Tom Banton, but they are still 119 short of their taregt as George Bartlett comes to the crease.

  18. WICKET Northeast c Borthwick b McKerr 32

    Hampshire 367 & 96-3 v Surrey 579-7 dec

    Sam Northeast reaches for a ball he knows he could easily leave well alone and edges it to second slip.

    Conor McKerr replaced Sam Curran who left this game after day two to join up with England, sends one way outside the line but Northeast can't help having a swing and instantly regrets it.

    Hampshire trail by 116

  19. for Tom Banton

    Warwicks 419 & 146 v Somerset 308 & 138-3

    Tom Banton strokes Henry Brookes through the covers for three runs and reaches 50 off 87 balls faced - his fifth half-century of the season.

    Babar Azam pulls the birthday boy paceman for four later in the over to move on to 40 not out and Somerset need 120 more.

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  20. WICKET Ackermann c Handscomb b Trevaskis 56

    Durham 544-9 dec v Leics 236 & 257-4

    Finally a wicket at the Riverside as Colin Ackermann edges Liam Trevaskis' left-arm spin to first slip.

    Mark Cosgrove is still there on 59 and they need another 51 to make Durham bat again.