Zafar Ansari worked through Derbyshire's top order

Surrey v Derbyshire, LV= Championship, Kia Oval, 1st day

Ansari presses his case for England call-up

On a rain-marred first day in which Surrey collected the first of the 15 points they require to guarantee promotion back to the top tier of the County Championship, they found themselves in a better position than their fielding deserved

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Sam Billings fell one short of a century

Derbyshire v Kent, LV= Championship, Division Two, Derby, 4th day

Billings news boosts Kent as rain wrecks close finish

Kent expect Sam Billings to be fit for the Royal London quarter-finals but rain won the day at Derby with a thrilling finish in prospect

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Derbyshire v Kent, LV= Championship, Division Two, Derby, 3rd day

It's three in a row for Godleman

Billy Godleman became only the fifth Derbyshire batsmen to score centuries in three consecutive innings and the first for 25 years to put Kent under pressure in Derby

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Mark Footitt bowls as Will Smith backs up

Derbyshire v Kent, LV= Championship, Division Two, Derby, 2nd day

Footitt four-for helps secure handy lead

Derbyshire's bowlers made sure there was not too heavy a price to pay for their post-tea collapse on day one by bowling Kent out for 159

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Derbyshire v Kent, LV= Championship, Division Two, Derby, 1st day

Hunn hits back after Godleman hundred

Matt Hunn led a spirited Kent fightback after opener Billy Godleman's second century in successive matches threatened to put Derbyshire in control on an eventful opening day of the LV= County Championship Division Two game at Derby

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Hamza Siddique

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Derbyshire batsman tries for acting career

Former Derbyshire batsman Hamza Siddique is forging a new career as an actor with the help of the Professional Cricketers' Association

Shiv Thakor bowls

Derbyshire v Worcestershire, Royal London Cup, Group A, Derby

Thakor piles on pain for Worcestershire

Derbyshire eased the disappointment of missing out on a Royal London Cup quarter-final place with an emphatic victory over Worcestershire with Shiv Thakor making an impact with bat and ball

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Michael Richardson helped put on a century stand for the second wicket

Durham v Derbyshire, Royal London Cup, Group A, Chester-le-Street

Durham survive boundary shortage to claim victory

Holders Durham will discover tomorrow whether they have scraped into the Royal London Cup quarter-finals, but it is all over for Derbyshire after their 55-run defeat at Chester-le-Street

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Niall O'Brien made 14 on his Leicestershire debut

Leicestershire v Derbyshire, LV= County Championship Div 2, Grace Rd, 4th day

Leicestershire end three-year Grace Road drought

A fine 87 from Niall O'Brien, and a four-hour feat of concentration from 20-year-old batsman Aadil Ali, helped Leicestershire complete their first county championship victory at Grace Road since 2012