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38dGeorge Dobell

Somerset prepare legal action in case of relegation

With Middlesex appealing the two-point penalty imposed as a result of their slow overrate in the abandoned game at The Oval a few weeks previously, it remains possible they could jump back above Somerset in the table

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39dGeorge Dobell

Middlesex appeal will be heard, says ECB

Middlesex's campaign against relegation remains active with an ECB discipline commission set to re-examine their overrate fine after a crossbow bolt forced an abandonment at the Oval

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47dDavid Hopps

Higgins' move sums up challenge to counties

Ryan Higgins' departure from Middlesex focuses attention on counties trying to balance the ambitions of four-day and T20 players and could quicken calls for greater compensation

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48dESPNcricinfo staff

County ins and outs 2017-18

Keep up to date with all the movements around the counties during the off-season as preparations are made for the 2018 season

County Championship Round-up: Somerset survive, Middlesex drop (2:24)
ECB officer explains 'below average' Taunton pitch rating (1:11)
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52dGeorge Dobell at Taunton

Leach redemption secures Somerset survival

Jack Leach began the season with a remodelled action and doubts about his effectiveness. He finished it with 50 Championship wickets as he bowled Somerset to safety

County Championship Round-up: Final-day drama awaits (2:06)
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53dGeorge Dobell at Taunton

Leach strikes as relegation fight goes to wire

Somerset claimed three Middlesex wickets before the rain arrived at Taunton as the looked to secure the victory that keeps them in Division One for 2018

County Championship round-up: Hampshire slip towards drop (1:46)
County Championship Round-up: Yorkshire secure safety (1:24)
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56dESPNcricinfo staff

Who needs what to stay stay safe and earn promotion

The final round of the County Championship is upon us. The title is already safety in Essex's hands, but there are still crucial issues to be resolved around promotion and relegation

County Championship round-up: Finn eases Middlesex fears (1:33)
'About time I did something for the boys' - Finn (1:13)
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59dVithushan Ehantharajah at Lord's

Finn's eight-for eases Middlesex fears of the drop

Lancashire found Steve Finn irresistable after another Ashes hopeful, Haseeb Hameed, had to retire hurt and then emerged again at No 11 in an unavailing effort to claim victory

County Championship round-up: Kleinveldt puts pressure on Notts (1:38)
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61dVithushan Ehantharajah at Lord's

Roland-Jones buoys relegation-threatened Middlesex

Toby Roland-Jones added wickets to a half-century before limping off with "lower back stiffness" as Middlesex fought for their Division One lives against Lancashire

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