Nick Compton made a half-century

Hampshire v Middlesex, LV= Championship, Division One, Ageas Bowl, 3rd day

Compton Middlesex's gain again

It may have taken a few more innings than Nick Compton would have liked but, at the ninth time of asking, the former England batsman is a Middlesex century-maker once again

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Mitchell McClenaghan picked 3 for 20 in his four overs

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Middlesex sign McClenaghan for Blast

Middlesex have signed New Zealand left-armer Mitchell McCleneghan as a mid-season replacement for Kyle Abbott in the NatWest Blast

Will Smith drives

Hampshire v Middlesex, LV= County Championship, Division One, Ageas Bowl, 2nd day

Wheal's early promise on unexpected debut

Young debutants making dream starts and former team-mates turning it on in their first outing against old employers: it doesn't happen all the time, of course, but once too often now - from Middlesex's point of view - during another chastening day

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Nick Compton struck 78 off 53 deliveries

Gloucestershire v Middlesex, NatWest T20 Blast, South Group, Bristol

Cockbain's best out-does Compton's

Captain Ian Cockbain hit his best T20 score of 91 to guide Gloucestershire to a seven-wicket victory over Middlesex in the opening NatWest Blast game at Bristol.

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Moises Henriques had Ryan ten Doeschate lbw for 8

NatWest T20 Blast, South Group

Jayawardene to make county bow

ESPNcricinfo previews the opening round games in the South Group of the NatWest Blast

Steven Finn is an option for England to turn to in the 3rd ODI

Sussex v Middlesex, LV= Championship, Division One, Hove, 2nd day

Middlesex become shock leaders

Middlesex, unfancied as Championship contenders after their poor finish to last season, cemented top spot in the First Division by beating Sussex by 79 runs at Hove to claim their third successive win

Ben Brown slashes square

Sussex v Middlesex, LV= Championship, Division One, Hove, 2nd day

Advantage Middlesex as wickets tumble

Division One leaders Middlesex are well placed to claim their third successive win after another bowler-dominated day at Hove

James Harris nipped out two early wickets in the Durham chase

Middlesex v Durham, LV= Championship, Division One, Lord's, 4th day

Harris nine-for destroys Durham

James Harris claimed an extraordinary haul of 9 for 34, including a spell of 7 for 21 in 8.1 overs this morning, as Middlesex made light of their batting capitulation on the third afternoon to storm to an 187-run victory