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Durham lose 7 wickets for 19 runs as run chase aborts in rain reduced match,Samit Patel takes fourfer:At Trent Bridge 1st Quarter Final Notts 170-4,24 overs beat Durham 144,21.2 overs(S Patel 4-11) D/L Method by 49 runs Scorecard


Drizzle disrupts first day but sun shines day 2 as Lancs dominate, more rain day 3:At Old Trafford Div 2 Lancs 462,140.1 overs(Brown 132) drew with Glamorgan 213,79.4 overs & f/o 159-3,82 overs Neil Whitaker reports Scorecard Alex Wakeley hits ton,Leics lower order take lead,Wayne White fifer puts Leics in strong position but rain ruins day4:At Leicester N'hants 325,78.2 overs(Wakeley 123) & 162-8,67 overs(White 5-51) drew with Leics 372,110.2 overs(Cosgrove 110,Kleinveldt 5-68) Scorecard   Billy Godleman hits ton but the rest struggle.Kent batting even more feeble, Godleman hits 2nd ton as Derbys set Kent 329 to win:At Derby Derbyshire 253,83 overs (Godleman 108) & 234-3dec,67 overs(Godleman 105*) drew with Kent 159,57.5 overs & 235-5,66.5 overs Scorecard Tom Curran takes sixfer,Ben Foakes hits ton as Surrey take 1st innings lead,day 4 washout:At Bristol Glos 233,73.1 overs(Curran 6-61) drew with Surrey 349-6,98.2 overs(Foakes 140*) Scorecard   Points Table Div 2    Div 1 Alex Hales hits mighty ton and Notts force follow on:At Trent Bridge Notts 600,140 overs(Hales 189,Mullaney 112) beat Warwickshire 260,80.5 overs & f/o 217,95.1 oversby an innings and 123 runs Scorecard Dexter ton helps Middx set Durham 308 to win,Harris fifer hastens Durham's demise:At Chester-Le-Street Middx 196,62.5 overs(Onions 7-68) & 280,84.4 overs(Dexter 112,Rushworth 5-48) beat Durham 169,47.3 overs & 230,64.1 overs(Borthwick 95,Harris 5-71) by 71 runs Scorecard  Wash Out day4:At Taunton Somerset 565-5dec,138.4 overs(Hildreth 220*,Trego 130*) drew with Worcs 172-4,41 Scorecard  Wash Out at Hove where Ballance had hit ton for Yorks and Joyce,Yardy and Brown hit tons for Sussex:At Hove Yorkshire 494,136.3 overs(Ballance 165) drew with Sussex 493-7,123 overs(Yardy 124,Brown 108*,Joyce 100) Scorecard   Points Table


*  Rory Burns hits 95 as Surrey post challenging score:At Bristol Royal London One Day Cup Group A Surrey 295-8,50 overs(Burns 95) v Glos 18-0,4.3 overs Scorecard  Leics collapse at home in reply Trego races towards early win:At Leicester Leics 120,39.4 lost to Somerset 122-1,14.5 overs(Trego71*) by 9 wickets Scorecard


David Willey hits 40 ball century after taking 3-27 as N'hants thrash Sussex by 8 wickets with 4 overs to spare in 1st NatWest Blast T20 Quarter Final at Hove Scorecard Warwickshire beat Essex by 20 runs 2nd NatWest Blast T20 Quarter Final  at Edgbaston  Scorecard  Weather spoils 3rd quarter final and run out proves vital as Hants for whom Vince hit a ton beat Worcs by 17 runs D/L Method Scorecard Lancs tie with Kent in 4th Quarter Final but advance on fewer wickets lost Scorecard


* Yorkshire increase lead of County Championship with 183 run win over Durham at Scarborough. Australian discard Glen Maxwell and Adil Rashid both hit tons when Yorkshire 2nd innings in tatters at 79-5. Scorecard  Fidel Edwards fifer sets up Hants victory over Warwickshire,Vince hit unbeaten ton for Hants in 2nd innings Scorecard Middlsex bowl out Sussex at Lord's for 245 so win by 20 runs Scorecard  Notts chase down target to beat Warwickshire at New Road by 5 wickets Scorecard   Points Table  Yorkshire lead Middlesex by 38 points with agame in hand,August 10th.


Middlesex run riot at Hove as Malan & Gubbins hit tons, in reply Bailey hits century for Sussex who fall short by 3 runs D/L Method in a thriller:At Hove Group B Middlesex 367-6,50 overs beat Sussex 305,40 overs by 3 runs D/L Method Scorecard  At Headingley Group A Yorkshire 277-9,50 overs beat Leicestershire   246,49.5 overs by 31 runs  Neil Whitaker reports  Scorecard   Royal London 50/50 Cup   Points Table


*  Warwickshire   Bears moved off the bottom of group B of the RL one day cup with a three wicket victory Lancashire Lightning at Emirates Old Trafford with a ball to spare. Neil Whitaker reports     Royal London 50/50 Cup Scorecard   Points Table


Middlesex underperform as Robson,Morgan and Gubbins record ducks then Hants' openers Carberry & Adams romp to 10 wkt victory Royal London One Day Cup August 1st at Southampton Scorecard   July 1st Middlsex beat Kent by 87 runs at Radlett Scorecard   Points Table 


Gary Ballance top scores as Yorkshire beat Derbyshire by 7 runs in rain reduced match D/L Method Neil Whitaker reports Scorecard  Roy(108) and Davies(99) put on 195 for 1st wicket as Surrey thrash N'hants by 220 runs at the Oval Scorecard   Vince scores ton as Hants post 345,Scottish Machan misses out on ton and Sussex lose by 87 runs Scorecard   Ravi Bopara has a good day taking 4 wickets and scoring a century as Essex beat Lancs by 7 wickets at Chelmsford Scorecard  Royal London One Day Cup   Points Table


Wash out for most Royal London One Day Cup matches July 26th. One match completed:At Taunton Derbyshire 134-7,14/14 overs beat Somerset 10/10(target 104) by 34 runs D/L Method Scorecard


*   James Taylor misses out on triple ton but makes timely reminder to England selectors.Reed hits ton but Wessels misses out,Machan century in vain as susses lose by an innings:At Horsham Nottinghamshire 570-7dec,136.1 overs(JWA Taylor 293,Reed 123,Wesseles 93) beat Sussex 213,69 overs(Gurney 5-75) & 254,61 overs(Machan 108) by an innings & 103 runs Scorecard  Johnny Baistow 's good form conmtinues rescuing Yorkshire's 1st innings and Glae continues good work:At Scarbourough Yorkshire 430,108.2 overs(Gale 164,Bairstow 139) 157-3,27.2 overs beat Worcestershire 280,75.3 overs & f/o 306,90.4 overs(Whiteley 101) Neil Whitaker reports   Scorecard  Warwickshire ncomplete win early Wednesday:At Edgbaston Somerset 265,83.1 overs & 170,51.4(Abell 87*) lost to Warwickshire 365,115.5 overs(Hain 103*) & 74-3,28.3 overs by 7 wickets  Scorecard  Murchal ton revives Durham:At Rose Bowl Southampton Durham 421,136.1 overs(Murchal 145,Richardson 91,Arshad 60) & 61-1,22 overs v Hampshire 307,101.1 overs Scorecard  Div 1 Points Table   2nd Division Peterson & Prince both hit big double tons as Lancs post huge score:At Colwyn Bay Lancashire 698-5 dec,136.5 overs(Petersen 286,Prince 268,Croft 57*) beat Glamorgan 348,101.2 overs & 193,71.4 overs  by an innings & 157 runs   Scorecard


*   No play at Merchant Taylors School Northwood day 3,Middx set Somerset 219 Middlesex 283,93.1 overs & 132-6dec, 29 overs drew with Somerset 197,75 overs(Finn 4-41) & 147-7, 39.4 overs Scorecard  Stoneman ton puts Durham in charge but then collpase to Woakes and Clark in 2nd innings:At Chester-Le-Street Durham 314,91.2 overs(Stoneman 112) & 148,50.3 overs v Warwickshire 198,58.4 overs(Rushworth 5-43) & 114-3,31 overs Scorecard



*  Yorkshire Vikings beat Durham Jets by 5 wickets NatWest Blast T20 Points Table  Neil Whitaker Reports    Scorecard


Dawad Malan hits 182*and with tail end Harris takes Middx to decent total,Read ton eases Notts to 1st innings lead:At Trent Bridge Middx 374,108 overs(Malan 182*,Harris 73) & 139-1,37.4 overs  drew with Notts 409-9dec,136.3  overs(read 108) Scorecard   Ryan Sidebottom & Jack Brooks rout Warwickshire, Bairstow good form continues, rain delays Yorks:At Edgbaston Yorkshire 213,66.2 overs(Bairstow 108,Wright 5-40) & 289-7dec,80 overs bear Warwickshire 69, 28.1 overs(Sidebottom 6-34,Brooks 3-14) & 259,85.5 overs by 174 runs Scorecard  Scotland's Machan hits bit ton as Sussex surge ahead:At Taunton Sussex 208,84.2 overs & 490-4dec,141 overs(Machan 193,Nash 140*) drew with Somerset 274,73.5 overs(Hildreth 82,Trego 81) & 208-6,67.3 overs  Scorecard   Mitchell hits doubleton to give Worcs big 1st innings,Hants succumb as Saeed Ajmal takes fifer:At New Road Worcester Worcestershire 408,91 overs(Mitchell 202*) v Hampshire 183,70 overs(Ajmal 5-28) f/o 164-6, 67 overs Scorecard    Div 1 Points Table


*  Bairstow and Bresnan revive Yorkshire innings at pace putting on a remarkable  366 undefeated,Durham lose five wickets cheaply in reply but make better start on following on , only to collapse losing 6 wkts for 51 runs:At Chester-Le-Street Yorkshire 557-6dec,148 overs(Bairstow 219*,Bresnan 169*) beat Durham 208,65.1, overs & f/o 302,90.4 overs(Stoneman 131) by an innings & 47 runs Neil Whitaker reports   Scorecard  Middx build useful 1st innings lead after mid innings wobble,Hants struggle in 2nd innings setting Middx a mere 74 to win:At Lord's Hampshire 176,62.5 overs & 227,97 overs lost to   Middlesex 330,119 overs(Compton 87) & 77-1,17.4 overs by 9 wickets Scorecard   Sussex batsmen take a liking to Edgbaston but Warwickshire reply in kind as Laurie Evans hits double ton:At Edgbaston Sussex 601-6dec,163.4 overs(Nash 120,Brown 119*,Wright 110,Ashar Zaidi 106) drew with Warwickshire 612-6d,2192 overs(Evans 213*, Ambrose 153 overs Scorecard  Notts set Worcs 324 to win:At Trent Bridge Notts 240,66.3 overs & 366,126 overs(Shantry 5-48) v Worcs 283,86.3 overs(Oliver 99) Scorecard


* Yorkshire win toss, elect to field and restrict Notts' basmen as all four bowlers take a couple of wickets.Tons from Gale and Leaning take Yorks into 1st innings lead, Notts fail misearably 2nd innings apart from Broad 50 to lose by an innings:At Headingley Notts 224,59.4 overs(Brooks 4-56) & 198,42.3 overs(Broad 50) lost to Yorkshire 430,114.4 overs(Gale 148,Leaning 110*,Broad7-84) by an innings & 8 runs  Neil Whitaker reports Scorecard Skipper Franklin rescues Middx but Fell and Ali make  strong response so Fell ton plus tail take 1st innings lead,Middx make strong reply 2nd innings and set Worcs 287 to win:At Uxbridge Middlesex 309,103 overs(Franklin 135) & 362-7dec,118 overs(Franklin 91*,Burns 87) drew with Worcs 385,116.5 overs(Fell 143) & 39-1,11 overs Scorecard  Hants follow on with a mountain to climb but Somerset secure crushing win:At Southampton Somerset 346,105.1 overs & 64-1,17 overs  beat Hampshire 147,43.2 overs & f/o 262,79.3 overs(Berg 86) by 9 wickets Scorecard  Div 1 Points Table  Essex beat Glos by 5 wickets Scorecard Surrey beat Derbyshire by 222 runs Scorecard   N'hants beat Kent by 8 wickets Scorecard  Div 2 Points Table


*  BRM Taylor big ton puts Notts in driving seat complimented by debutant Matthew Carter's sevenfer but Somerset pull off remarkable chae to win by 2 wickets:At Taunton  Notts 418,104.5 overs(BRM Taylor 152,Lumb 73,Wessels 63) & 190,52.2 overs lost to Somerset 200,53(Abell 76,Carter 7-56) & 402-8,107.4 overs by 2 wickets Scorecard   Worcs are thrashed by Warwickshire after collapsing,all out 80:At Grace Road Worcester Worcs 243,65-2 overs & 80,32.5 overs lost to Warwickshire 340,96.5 overs(Bell 111,Shantry 5-92) by an innings & 17 runs Scorecard Gordon Murchall holds Durham 1st innings together then scores ton in second to set Sussex an improbale 514 to win:At Arundel Castle Durham 301,77.1 overs(Murchall 81*,Linley 5-63)  & 413,101.3 overs(Murchall `115,Hastings 91) v Sussex 201,58.5 overs(Rushworth 6-49) & 68-1,21 overs Scorecard   Div 1 Points Table


*  Bairstow hits timely ton for Yorkshire but Carberry misses out for Hants,Pujara helps Yorks to massive lead,Brooks and Rashid undermine Hants who fold:At Headingley Yorkshire 370,112.3 overs(Bairstow 107) & 304-4,69 overs(Pujara 133) beat Hampshire 227,80 overs(Carberry 97, Brooks 4-57,Rashid 4-70) & 143,21 overs(Rashid 4-48, Brooks 3-31) by 305 runs  Neil Whitaker reports Scorecard  Chopra makes amends for 1st innings failure as Warwickshire build lead and set Worcs 437 to win which they fail to achieve by along way:At Edgbaston Warwickshire 264,101.3 overs(Hain 83,Leach 6-73) & 321-8dec,109(Chopra 107) beat Worcestershire 149,42.5 overs & 255,83 overs by 181 runs Scorecard   Runs hard work at Hove but Middx prevail:At Hove Middlesex 269,77.5 overs(Extras 62) & 209,55.4 overs  beat Sussex 192,49.1 overs & 207,56.5 overs by 79 runs Scorecard   Wessels century gives Notts the edge but Durham batting revival in 2nd innings takes them to victory:At Chester-Le-Street Notts 245,75.1 overs(Wessels 117) & 148-7,43.2 overs lost to Durham 163,48.4 overs & 261-4,63.3 overs by 6 wickets Scorecard   Division 2  KP hits triple century(355*) partnered by the tail as Surrey takes major 1st innings lead, for Leics Lewis Hill hit a maiden 1st class ton on day 1,Eckersley ton gives Leics faint hope to save match as they lead by 45 runs with 5 wickets left but tail digs to set Surrey 216 to win,Roy and Davies smash 145 off 11.1 overs and Surrey win inside 21.2 overs  Scorecard  Bell-Drummond hits ton for Kent and Bragg for Glamorgan but Kent set Glamorgan 404 to win but fail to bowl them out as last pair bat 18 overs to draw Scorecard


*  Robson hits fine form,Voges fails to force follow whereupon Middx collapse, then Harris takes ninefer as Durham fare even worse:At Lord's Middlesex 463,137 overs(Robson 178) & 89,24.2 overs beat Durham 294, 92.5 overs(Jennings 98) & 71,24.1 overs(Harris 9-34) by 187 runs Scorecard  Ben Cox ton with Leach 95 put  Worcs in driving seat, Morris with nine so far skuttles Somerset:At New Road Worcester Somerset 250,75.1 overs(Morris 5-71) & 90,32 overs(Morris 4-38, Shantry 4-15) lost to Worcestershire  402,111.2 overs(Cox 109,Leach 98) by an innings & 62 runs Scorecard  Division 2   Glos beat Essex by 9 wickets, Liam Norwell takes 10 wkts for Glos Scorecard   Rain disrupts game between Derbyshire & Glamorgan,Controversy over Glamorgan's declaration Scorecard  Lancs take 51 run lead thanks to Prince whio hits 153 Scorecard   Leics batting fails in 2nd innings to revive Kent hopes though the tail wags to good effect Scorecard


Westwood scores ton but misses out on double, Chopra records at duck, Rankin takes another sixfer as Warwicks take 1st innings lead:At Headingley Warwickshire 435,143.5 overs(Westwood 196,Bresnan 5-85) & 219-7dec,54.3 overs(Westwood 80) drew with Yorkshire 303,98.3 overs(Gale 96,Rankin 6-55) & 221-4,64 overs Neil Whitaker reports Scorecard Oliver Robinson and Mathew Hobden add 164 for 10th wicket to keep Sussex  in the game,Robinson then takes fourfer as Durham edge 1st innings lead with Hastings no 10 top scoring,Sussex lose 6 wickets for 48 runs so set Durham 262:At Chester -Le-Street Sussex 335,72.2 overs(Robinson 110,Hobden 65*) & 265,69.4 overs(Machan 80,Rushworth 5-81) lost to Durham 339,82.2 overs(Hastings 72,Robinson 4-71,Shahzad 4-72) & 263-4,69 overs(Borthwick 97*) by 6 wickets Scorecard   Hales hits another ton & Zim's BRM Taylor hits ton in 2nd innings:At Rose Bowl Southampton Notts 371,120.4 overs(Hales 143,Mullaney 67) & 296-4dec,59 overs(BRM Taylor 103,Hales 67*)  drew with Hants 276,76.1 overs & 29-0,8.1 overs Scorecard  Trescothick & Hildreth hit  tons, the rest nothing much, in reply Gubbins and Voges score 90s,Som set Middx 402 and Voges & Frankin tons set them en route to stunning win:At Taunton Somerest 408,89.2 overs(Hildreth 187,Trescothick 140) & 310,80.3 overs lost to Middx 317,87overs(Voges 98,Gubbins 92,Gregory 6-101) & 405-5,101.5 overs(Voges 132,Franklin 117*) by 5 wickets  Report Scorecard  Division 2  Martin Guptill his maiden 1st class double ton so Derbyshire post massive total and 1st innings lead:At Bristol Glos 275, 87.4 overs & 411,123.5 overs(Marshall 79,Footitt 6-94) lost to Derbyshire 545-9dec,113 overs(Guptill 227) & 142-3,33.5 overs by 7 wickets Scorecard   Prince hits ton for Lancs but Davies misses out,Kent follow on and edge into lead:At Old Trafford Lancs 444.127.1 overs(Prince 106,Davies 99)  & 107-1,18.1 overs beat Kent 252,71.2 overs(Jarvis 4-60) & f/o 295,123.4overs by 9 wickets Scorecard Teenage Daniel Lawrence hits maiden 1st class ton and Nick Browne a ton to help Essex to huge score and 1st innings lead,match drawn, rain last day:At  The Oval Surrey 340,112.5 overs & 95-2,32 overs drew with Essex 610-8dec,140.1 overs(Lawrence 161,Browne 143) Scorecard 


*  ECB  consider Alex Hales a 20/20 specialist yet on Sunday at Trent Bridge he hit his maiden double ton and  against Champions Yorkshire,In reply Lees scores aton and Jack Leaning his maiden 1sr class ton as Yorks close in on  1st innings lead:At Trent Bridge Notts  428,108.2 overs(Hales 236,JWA Taylor 56,Brooks 3-99) & 156-5,59 overs v Yorks 441,147.5(Lees 100,Leaning 116)   Scorecard   Neil Whitaker reports   Matt Machan played several pleasing cameos at the recent world cup for Scotland but for Sussex he hit a dashing  ton off 70 balls against Worcs,Sussex set target of 247 but Worcs struggle:At Hove Sussex 345,79 overs(Machan 135,Wright 51) & 290,87 overs v Worcs 389,105.1 overs(Oliver 101,Kervezee 93) & 127-7,43 overs Scorecard Rankin takes sixfer and Ambrose hits a ton but Hants set target of 379:At Edgbaston Hampshire 319, 89.3 overs(Rankin 6-75) & 339, 94.2 overs(Ervine 102) drew with  Warwickshire 280,85.3 overs(Ambrose 113) & 244-5,104.4 overs Scorecard Division 2   KP out cheaply but Davies hits a doubleton and Sangakkara a ton as Surrey post over 500,late order maiden 1st class ton from Craig Meschede saves follow on:At Cardiff Surrey 563-7,146 overs(Davies 200*,Sangakkara  149) & 207-4,37 overs drew with Glamorgan 419,138.4 overs & 116-0,37 overs Scorecard. Essex beat Kent by 5 wickets in low scoring game at Chelmsford Scorecard  Lancs set Derbyshire 365 but the home side collapse all out 114 with Jarvis taking a fifer at Derby Scorecard


*  Hants fail the challenge so Ben Brown's 1st innings ton was match winning:At Rose Bowl Southampton Sussex 424,124.4 overs(Brown 144*,Wright 96*) &  164,53 overs(Wright 63) beat Hants 231,50 overs(Ervine 66*) & 285,65.3 overs  by 92 runs, Scorecard. Middlesex hang on for draw in match dominated by Notts, BRM Taylor and Read hit tons for Notts:At Lord's  Notts 298,93.2 overs & 401-8dec,96 overs(Read 101*) drew with Middx 181,66 overs & 300-7,118.5 overs Scorecard Durham beat Somerset by seven wickets Scorecard Yorks thrash Worcs by 10 wickets,Brooks takes 9 wkts Scorecard  2nd Division  Glamorgan and Leics draw Scorecard  N'hants and Glos draw Scorecard


*  Students and County Cricketers shiver alike this early April. Duckett(N'hants) hits a ton  at Fenners in a rain interupted match Scorecard. Glamorgan reach 434-7 and Cook made a ton, the students 110-8 at the close over 3 days at Cardiff  Scorecard. Carbery and Vince hit tons off Loughborough students as Hants a mass 474-4 dec, the students in reply made 149 and Hants were 236-4dec at the close with Adams missing out on 98. Scorecard Shantry takes afifer for Worcs after Oxford MCCU bat first and collapse,124 all out,Worcs thrash a quick 339-6dec whereupon the students collapse again 95 all out to give the County a huge win ScorecardMyburgh and Hildreth hot tons amidst the showers at Taunton Vale off Durham's students,Somerset 354-3dec v Durham MCCU 129-7dec  ScorecardLeeds/Bradford students reached 176-9 in reply to Sussex's 283-6dec at Hove, Christian Davis hit the only fifty among  66 student cricketers Scorecard.


*  MCC   trail Yorkshire by  138 runs with both openers still there overnight but Cook falls early next day. Lyth scored a ton for Yorks and the lower middle order flourished taking the Champion County to a useful 1st innings lead.Compton scores seventy but most MCC batsmen fail leaving Yorkshire an easy target of 70 runs,Lyth in good form again,:At Abu Dhabi 'Champion County Match' MCC won toss Marylebone Cricket Club 221,67.5 overs(Hildreth 89) & 220,76.4 overs(Compton 74,Raschid 4-72) lost to Yorkshire CCC 372,114.1 overs(Lyth 113) & 73-1,20 overs(Lyth 46*) by 9 wickets Scorecard


New Warwickshire Birmingham Bears signing Brendon McCullum is one of the two best Twenty20 players in the world, says director of cricket Dougie Brown. More


*  Surrey  have signed Australia all-rounder but Portugal born Moises Henriques as an overseas player for their T20 Blast campaign. More


President Harold “Dickie” Bird is to fund a new players viewing balcony out of  his own pocket at Headingley. Work on the new balcony is due to start in a couple of weeks and will be in use for the first time at Yorkshire first home LV  County Championship match against Warwickshire on April 2  More


*  Lancashire have signed Australia pace bowler Peter Siddle as their overseas player for the new season.More


*  Middlesex batsman Ryan Higgins has signed a new three-year contract, keeping him at the club until the end of the 2017 season. More


*  Surrey have appointed off-spinner Gareth Batty as club captain. The 37-year-old, who is in his second spell with the county, has previously skippered the side and takes over the role from wicketkeeper Gary Wilson. More


*  Former England spin bowler Richard Dawson has returned to Gloucestershire as head coach. More


*  Shahid Afridi: Pakistan star joins Northants for T20 Blast  More


*  Yorkshire players dominate Lions squads for both 1st class and ODIs.Jonathan Trott recalled More


*  Champions Yorkshire struggle on day one,big Nick Compton century helps Somerset to large 1st innings lead but Yorks.Root hits 97 so Somerset chase 182 and crumble but last pair survive 37 balls to draw match:At Headingley Yorkshire 253,83.1 overs(Lees 83,Trego 4-59) & 365,94.5 overs(Root 97,Trego 7-84) drew with Somerset 437,120.1 overs(Compton 156) & 151-9,44 overs Neil Whitaker reports  Scorecard Barker fifer puts Warwickshire in the ascendency,tons from Chopra & Trott help Warwickshire double Durham's total.Durhan crumble again in 2nd innings:At Edgbaston Durham 201,64.5 overs(Pringle 64*,Barker 5-59) & 215,50.1 overs( Barker 3-41) lost to Warwickshire 429,119.3 overs(Chopra 160,Trott 105) by an innings & 13 runs   Scorecard Ed Joyce records duck put Sussex still post 300,Keogh and Duckett keep N'hants in match:At Northampton Sussex 368,119 overs & 343,115.3 overs(Wells 162) drew with N'hants 294,93.2 overs(Keogh 129,Duckett 60,Magoffin 5-51) & 85-1,23 overs Scorecard  Middlesex win toss and bat but badly as Chapple takes fourfer, Lancs take 1st innings lead with Chapple 45 not out and declare passed 300, Middx regain lead but lose three top order wickets.This match decides who is relegated with N'hants and as Middx bar out a draw it is Lancashire for the drop:At Old Trafford  Middlesex 214,70.5 overs & 1341-8dec,134 overs(Robson 75) drew with Lancs 302-8dec,109.2 overs(Croft 60) Scorecard  1st Div Table  In Div2 Essex thrash Worcs but miss promotion in match where Jesse Ryders stars with bat and ball Scorecard  Hampshire  slaughter Glamorgan by 291 runs to win Division and gain promotion Scorecard  Tavare & Gidman tons turn round match and Glos beat Kent by 244 runs Scorecard   Benjamin Slater hits two tons in match as Derbyshire slaughter hapless Leicestershire by 408 runs Scorecard   2nd Div Table

*  Durham win Royal London 50/50 title in low scoring match,Stokes & Breeze see Durham home:At Lord's Royal London 50/50 Cup Final Warwickshire 165,47 overs(Chopra 64,Breeze 3-30) v Durham 166-7,40.2 overs(Stoneman 52,Stokes 38*,JS Patel 4-25) Scorecard


*  Devon win the Minor Counties KO Trophy in a close run contest:At Wormsley Devon 203-9,50 overs(Burke 55,Keegan 4-20) beat Oxfordshire 196-9,50 overs(Keegan 47) by 7 runs Scorecard


*  Ed  Young takes sixfer as Wiltshire thrive in Minor Counties Final,Wilshaw holds Staffs 2nd innings together and Wilts fail the challenge by 28 runs as Willott and Byrnes take fourfers:At Salisbury Unicorns Minor Counties Championship Final Staffordshire 227,63.3 overs(Wilshaw 51,Young 6-72) & 254,80.4 overs(Wilshaw 107,Tahir Afridi 5-44) v Wiltshire 231,75.4 overs(Kilbee 61,Quereshi 90) & 222, 81.5 overs(Coles 87,Willott 4-28,Byrne 4-44) Scorecard



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