After a week of NatWest T20 Blast action, attention turns back to the Specsavers County Championship where eight matches started today with sides battling for early bonus points and positions of ascendency.
Yorkshire produced an utterly dominant performance to thrash Glamorgan by 90 runs in Cardiff and take their place in NatWest T20 Blast Finals Day, easily winning the first ever Twenty20 meeting between the two sides.
Yorkshire have never faced NatWest T20 Blast quarter-final opponents Glamorgan in Twenty20 cricket before but that is not preventing Adam Lyth from looking forward to the make-or-break clash in Cardiff.
All four Specsavers County Championship matches that ended today were drawn, which means Middlesex maintain a 13-point lead at the top of Division One and Essex are back on top of Division Two - by just one point.
There are now eight matches ongoing in the Specsavers County Championship and today's action proved something of a mixed bag with bowlers on top in some games, batsmen enjoying themselves in others, and some remaining very finely balanced.
Two Specsavers County Championship Division Two matches got underway today and despite rain delays, Glamorgan and Kent made early inroads with the ball against Northamptonshire and Worcestershire respectively.
Worcestershire and Warwickshire registered victories against Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire respectively on a day where three other games were abandoned due to rain in the Royal London One-Day Cup on Monday.
Ahead of the 14th week of the County Championship, Middlesex and Essex have continued to thrive at the top of the points table in Division One and Division Two respectively. Here are a few key statistics of the upcoming matches.
Another busy day in the Royal London One-Day Cup saw everything from last over dramatics to easy victories. With there still being a lot to play for in both groups, the teams were vying for crucial victories to try and secure a place in the next stages of the competition.