Glen Chapple claimed his 900th first-class wicket for Lancashire when he removed Varun Chopra
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Jack Brooks claimed career-best match figures against his former county
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Ryan Sidebottom and Liam Plunkett inspect the ball
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David Ripley leads a fielding drill
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Jason Gillespie on the outfield before the start of play
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Andy Hodd takes a catch as the slip cordon looks on
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Steven Patterson claimed two wickets on the final morning
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Hampshire at Derby - Apr 20-23
Match drawn
Durham v Somerset at Chester-le-Street - Apr 20-23
Durham 308 & 213/9d Somerset 185 & 181/4
Glamorgan v Gloucs at Cardiff - Apr 20-23
Glamorgan 145 & 119/6 Gloucs 231
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - Apr 20-23
Leics 333 & 259/5d Kent 269/7d & 42/4
Lancashire v Warwickshire at Manchester - Apr 20-23
Lancashire 247 & 196 Warwickshire 324 & 27/0
Surrey v Essex at The Oval - Apr 20-23
Essex 306 & 255/4 Surrey 237
Yorkshire v Northants at Leeds - Apr 20-23
Yorkshire won by an innings and 120 runs
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