The Overton twins sharing eight wickets for Somerset against Hampshire and a record partnership for Kent against Derbyshire were among the highlights of the four Specsavers County Championship matches that got underway today.
Northamptonshire have replaced Birmingham Bears at the top of the North Group of the NatWest T20 Blast while a win for Gloucestershire has put them second in the South Group thanks to wins over Leicestershire and Sussex respectively.
Glamorgan beat Surrey in a top-of-the-table NatWest T20 Blast South Group clash while there were six other matches played tonight as teams continue to battle to reach the quarter-finals including a huge win for Lancashire over Worcestershire.
Stuart Broad says he is "determined" to get back into England's One-Day and Twenty20 International squads while limited overs captain Eoin Morgan would also like to see him involved again in the future.
West Indies captain Jason Holder has stressed the importance of performing well in the first 10 overs and thereafter putting on a strong display in the death overs in their must-win clash against South Africa on Friday.