LV= County Championship Division Two 2014

Somerset v Middlesex, Taunton, 1st day

Kieswetter puts career fears behind him

Craig Kieswetter marked his return to the Somerset side after a potentially career-threatening eye injury with a fluent half-century as Middlesex's survival hopes took a hit

Nottinghamshire v Sussex, Trent Bridge, 1st day

Trent Bridge brings out Nash's best

Chris Nash continued his special relationship with Trent Bridge by scoring his third County Championship century on the ground to help Sussex to 358 for 9 on the first day

Surrey v Derbyshire, The Oval, 1st day

Hosein seven caps Footitt six

A dream debut from wicketkeeper Harvey Hosein and a six-wicket burst from Mark Footitt put Derbyshire on top on the opening day of their Championship match against Surrey at The Oval

Points Table

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied Draw Aban Pts
Worcs 15 8 2 0 5 0 235
Hampshire 15* 6 1 0 7 0 208
Essex 15* 5 2 0 7 0 188
Surrey 16* 4 4 0 7 0 186
Kent 15* 4 5 0 5 0 160
Derbyshire 15* 4 5 0 5 0 151
Glamorgan 15 3 5 0 7 0 150
Gloucs 15 3 5 0 7 0 144
Leics 15* 0 8 0 6 0 102

Statistics

LV= County Championship Division Two, 2014 (in England First-class)

Tim Linley celebrates a wicket in exuberant fashion
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Gary Wilson was the only Surrey batsman to pass 50
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Mark Footitt picked up a six-wicket haul
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Harvey Hosein took a record-breaking seven catches on debut
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Rory Burns and Zafar Ansari put on 47 for the first wicket
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Jack Shantry ended with six wickets
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Tournament Fixtures Tournament Results
Hampshire v Kent at Southampton - Sep 15-18
Kent 503/8
Leics v Essex at Leicester - Sep 15-18
Leics 138 Essex 334
Surrey v Derbyshire at The Oval - Sep 15-18
Surrey 181 & 114/4 Derbyshire 210
Derbyshire v Leics at Derby
Sep 23-26, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Essex v Worcs at Chelmsford
Sep 23-26, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Glamorgan v Hampshire at Cardiff
Sep 23-26, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Kent v Gloucs at Canterbury
Sep 23-26, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
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