Matt Coles picked up the big wicket of Kumar Sangakkara

Kent v Lancashire, LV= Championship, Canterbury, 3rd day

Lancs follow on, promotion on hold for now

Aspirations shifted almost as quickly as the cloud cover that skirted past the St Lawrence ground in Canterbury as Lancastrian dreams of promotion switched to staving off an innings defeat by Kent


Chris Dent smashed 82

Leicestershire v Gloucestershire, LV= Championship, Grace Road, 3rd day

Follow-on poses morning threat for Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire still needed 17 runs to avoid the follow-on, with two wickets remaining in their first innings, when bad light ended play early on the third day of their county championship match against Leicestershire at Grace Road

Zafar Ansari went on to make a century

Surrey v Derbyshire, LV= Championship, Kia Oval, 3rd day

Ansari leads Surrey plunder

Derbyshire began the third day with thoughts of perhaps forcing a first-innings lead but ended it trailing by 247 runs after Surrey plundered 560


James Vince notched up Hampshire's first ton of the season

Durham v Hampshire, LV= Championship, Division One, Chester-le-Street, 3rd day

Hampshire off bottom as Vince leads charge

Hampshire climbed off the foot of the Division One table and now face a crucial match at Taunton starting on Wednesday

Luke Wright went on to make 84

Worcestershire v Sussex, LV= Championship, New Road, 3rd day

Wright double leaves Worcs in trouble

Worcestershire lost three wickets in their second innings and were staring at defeat after Luke Wright's unbeaten 226 led Sussex to an impregnable position

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Rory Kleinveldt appeals

Essex v Northants, LV= Championship, Division Two, Chelmsford, 3rd day

Essex have chance to press Northants' 10 men

Rory Kleinveldt scored a valuable unbeaten half-century for Northamptonshire assisting his side to avoid the follow-on in their LV= County Championship match with Essex at Chelmsford.