Samit Patel picked up 3 for 30

Notts v Warwickshire, LV= Championship, Division One, Trent Bridge, 4th day

Patel continues Notts advance

Nottinghamshire's resurgence continued as a fourth win in five lifted them to third in the Division One table, climbing above Durham and Warwickshire and with ambitions still fixed on overtaking Middlesex to finish the season as runners-up

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Ross Whiteley failed with a spectacular attempt to prevent a boundary

Somerset v Worcestershire, LV= Championship, Division One, Taunton, 3rd day

Whiteley, Cox battle for scraps

Ross Whiteley and Ben Cox battled for every point relegation-threatened Worcestershire can glean from a hopeless position at Taunton

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Jake Ball finished with a career-best 6 for 49

Notts v Warwickshire, LV= Championship, Division One, Trent Bridge, 2nd day

New-ball wickets leave Warwickshire floundering

Nottinghamshire pressed home their advantage on the second day of their LV= County Championship match against Warwickshire at Trent Bridge

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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.

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William Porterfield's unbeaten 81 won him the Man-of-the-Match award

Warwickshire v Sussex, Royal London Cup, Group B, Rugby

Porterfield ton maintains hopes of progress

Warwickshire retained their outside chance of qualifying for the Royal London Cup quarter-finals with a four-wicket win over Sussex at Rugby School.

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James Faulkner kept his nerve to send Lancashire through on fewer wickets lost

NatWest T20 Blast

Familiar foes meet on Finals Day

Three of the four teams who contested Finals Day in 2014 will meet again later this month to determine the winner of the NatWest T20 Blast

Fidel Edwards helped put Hampshire on course for victory

Hampshire v Warwickshire, LV= County Championship Div 1, Ageas Bowl, 4th day

Dashing Edwards beats rain to give Hampshire hope

Fidel Edwards bagged a nine-wicket haul for the match as Hampshire beat the rain by moiments to win their first County Championship match at the Ageas Bowl in 2015