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Lancashire v Nottinghamshire, Old Trafford, 4th day

Chris Read savours an incredible day

For three soggy days at Old Trafford, Nottinghamshire's quest for the County Championship - the blue riband event of the English season - looked like ending in the most miserable of anticlimaxes

Hampshire v Warwickshire, Rose Bowl, 4th day

Warwickshire secure Division One place

Warwickshire secured County Championship Division One safety on Thursday with a comprehensive 10-wicket win over Hampshire at the Rose Bowl

Yorkshire v Kent, Headingley, 4th day

Kent relegated despite Tredwell heroics

A stunned Yorkshire saw their County Championship title hopes dashed in 44 crazy minutes against Kent at Headingley on Thursday, when their last nine wickets crashed for 37 runs in the space of 55 balls

Hampshire v Warwickshire, Rose Bowl, 3rd day

Bell stars as Warwickshire near safety

Ian Bell smashed a superb century as Warwickshire batted themselves ever closer to County Championship Division One safety at The Rose Bowl

Yorkshire v Kent, Headingley, 3rd day

Blake keeps Kent level after Ashraf heroics

Moin Ashraf turned in Yorkshire's best bowling figures of the season and Alex Blake registered his maiden first-class century for Kent as the two sides continued their battle for supremacy

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Lancashire v Nottinghamshire, Old Trafford, 3rd day

Nottinghamshire hope for final-day chance

Nottinghamshire's chances of winning a Championship title have all but vanished after rain washed out the entire third day's play at Old Trafford

Hampshire v Warwickshire, Rose Bowl, 2nd day

Warwickshire edge closer to safety

Relegation-threatened Warwickshire inched closer to County Championship Division One safety on a gloomy, interrupted day at the Rose Bowl by claiming all three bonus bowling points against Hampshire