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Michael Carberry took a blow on the jaw

County news

Glamorgan groundsman leaves after dangerous pitch

Keith Exton, the Glamorgan groundsman, has left his role with immediate effect just days before the international T20 double-header in Cardiff

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Jacques Rudolph led from the front with a hundred

Lancashire v Glamorgan, LV= Championship, Division Two, Old Trafford, 4th day

Lancashire denied but near promotion

Lancashire's draw against Glamorgan left the Division Two leaders needing just five points to clinch promotion in the LV= County Championship

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Glen Chapple made the opening breakthrough

Lancashire v Glamorgan, LV= Championship, Division Two, Old Trafford, 3rd day

Rain hampers Lancashire victory push

Lancashire will need to take 14 wickets in the final three sessions to win their Division Two game against Glamorgan after rain restricted the teams to only 52.2 overs on the third day at Old Trafford

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Karl Brown acknowledges his half-century

Lancashire v Glamorgan, LV= Championship, Division Two, Old Trafford, 2nd day

Brown ends tonless run as Lancashire push on

Karl Brown scored his first century for over four years but Alex Davies fell five short of a maiden hundred as Lancashire's batsmen dominated the second day of their Division Two game against Glamorgan.

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Haseeb Hameed made his first-class debut for Lancashire

Lancashire v Glamorgan, LV= Championship, Division Two, Old Trafford, 1st day

Brown lays platform while Hameed shows promise

On a day when interruptions for rain refreshed the bowlers' energy and disturbed the batsmen's concentration, Lancashire's top order nevertheless made good progress

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The rain arrived to ruin the evening at Hove

Royal London Cup, Group B

Rain helps Kent secure quarter-final

Essex, Kent and Hampshire secured progression from Group B into the quarter-finals of the Royal London Cup after a damp evening which led for four no results.

Dawid Malan's hundred guided Middlesex's chase

Middlesex v Glamorgan, Royal London Cup, Group B, Lord's

Malan 156* continues destructive run

Dawid Malan hit some of the biggest sixes seen at Lord's this season as his exhilarating 156 not out rushed Middlesex to a crushing eight-wicket victory against Glamorgan in the Royal London One-Day Cup

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Jimmy Adams and Michael Hogan inspect the pitch

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Glamorgan ordered to forfeit match after unfit pitch

Glamorgan have been given a two-point deduction and ordered to forfeit their Royal London One-Day Cup match against Hampshire following an ECB disciplinary panel hearing at Lord's

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Chris Dent plays the pull

Glamorgan v Gloucestershire, LV= County Championship Div 2, Swansea, 4th day

Dent leads Gloucestershire to third straight win

Gloucestershire dodged early rain on day four in Swansea as they posted their fifth LV= County Championship win of the season. Chris Dent led the victory charge as his unbeaten 65 helped the visitors to their 108-run winning target for the loss of three w

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David Payne took the new ball and was economical

Glamorgan v Gloucestershire, LV= Championship, Division Two, Cardiff, 3rd day

Payne sets up injury-hit Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire, with a thoroughly professional all round performance ,should win their fifth championship game of the season on the final day after David Payne rallied an injury-hit side