As rain played spoilsport in Derby and Leicester but Nottinghamshire are in a dominating position after securing a massive 261-run first innings lead against Glamorgan on day two of County Championship Division Two.
As rain washed out entire day between Leicestershire and Kent, Jake Libby and Riki Wessels scored centuries to help Nottinghamshire recover to 335 for six against Glamorgan in the County Championship Division Two clashes on day one.
As three games in the final round of South Group clashes in Royal London One-Day Cup were washed out due to rain, Essex managed to finish on top following their 57-run victory in another weather affected game on Wednesday.
James Vince's highest List A score of 178 was not enough for Hampshire as Glamorgan went on to chase 333 runs in the final over with three wickets in hand riding on a century from Colin Ingram. Elsewhere Surrey flexed their bowling muscle to dismiss Kent for 204 in a chase of 252 while Adam Hose and Jim Allenby powered Somerset to a comfortable victory.
Jim Allenby scored a blistering 144-run knock as Somerset thrashed Glamorgan by 170 runs while riding on Laurie Evans' unbeaten 134 Sussex chased down 332 comfortably against Kent. Elsewhere a complete all-round performance from Surrey saw them register a seven-wicket win over Middlesex.
Tom Alsop and Jacques Rudolph scored centuries to help Hampshire and Glamorgan respectively to victories while rain hampered Middlesex's progress against Sussex leading to abandonment without a result.
Joe Leach and Josh Tongue shared nine wickets between them as Worcestershire managed to edge out Northamptonshire by 20 runs while a dominating bowling performance saw Kent register a massive 169 run win against Derbyshire on day three in the third round of County Championship Division Two.
James Pattinson starred with a seven wicket haul as Nottinghamshire completed an innings victory over Sussex while the remaining games in the Specsavers County Championship Division Two are evenly poised.
Riki Wessels waged a lone fight for Nottinghamshire with an unbeaten double century while Worcestershire made a terrific comeback to restrict Northamptonshire to 102 for six after being bowled out for 188 on day one of Specsavers County Championship Division Two.
Northamptonshire became the first team to register a victory in the ongoing Specsavers County Championship as they rattled Glamorgan while Kent and Leicestershire are on course of victory on day two of the Division Two encounters.
A well combined bowling effort from Northamptonshire saw them dismiss Glamorgan for 101 and later stretched their lead to 167 runs while Nottinghamshire and Gloucestershire bowled out Leicestershire and Kent respectively for 251 and 298 at stumps on day one of the County Championship Division Two encounter.
Somerset beat Warwickshire in a low-scoring contest in Taunton while Gloucestershire and Northamptonshire secured 10-wicket wins in their Division Two encounters against Glamorgan and Kent respectively on the third day of the ongoing round of the County Championship.
Sussex handed Leicestershire a defeat by an innings and 59 runs inside two days while Ben Duckett slammed a double hundred to put Northamptonshire firmly ahead on the second day of the ongoing round of the County Championships.
At the end of the 17th week, Middlesex continue to lead the Division One points table but their lead has been cut down to four points. In Division Two, Essex have also strengthened their position at the top and enjoy a 24-point lead over the second placed Kent. Ahead of the 18th week, it is the time for a statistical round-up.