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Richard Gleeson and Rory Kleinveldt picked three wickets apiece as Northamptonshire restricted Lancashire to 147 for nine in a chase of 159 runs despite a blistering 77 run knock from Ryan McLaren to win the North Group Natwest T20 Blast by 11 runs.
Adam Hose scored a valiant 76 run knock while Grant Elliott contributed with an unbeaten 45 as Warwickshire chased down 175 against Lancashire in 19.4 overs with five wickets in hand in the North Group Natwest T20 Blast clash in Birmingham.
Liam Livingstone scored a quick 61 while Jordan Clark followed it up with a three wicket haul as Lancashire registered a 31 run victory against Durham in the North Group clash of the Natwest T20 Blast at Old Trafford.
Jos Buttler played a calm innings under pressure after Matt Parkinson sparked on his debut with a three-wicket haul as Lancashire registered a five wicket win against Derbyshire in the Natwest T20 Blast North Group encounter in Manchester.
Adam Lyth, Shaun Marsh and Jos Buttler all scored fifties in the opening round of Natwest T20 Blast North Group as Yorkshire and Lancashire started their campaign with convincing wins over Nottinghamshire and Durham respectively on Friday.
As the eighth week of 2017 Specsavers County Championship came to a conclusion, both Essex and Nottinghamshire have successfully maintained their position at the top in Division One ad Division Two respectively. Here are a few key statistics ahead of the action-packed week nine ahead of us.
George Bailey scored a fine century while Kyle Abbott remained unbeaten on 76 as Hampshire made recovery from 125 for five to end day one with a score of 351 for eight in the County Championship Division One clash in Manchester.
After Stephen Parry's five wicket haul dismissed Middlesex for 236 in their second innings, Lancashire completed the chase of 109 runs to win the County Championship Division One encounter in Southport by eight wickets.
Tim Murtagh picked a six-wicket haul on day three but Lancashire managed to post 309 runs in their first innings and also restricted Middlesex to 156 for six in the second innings to have a firm control of the County Championship Division One encounter in Southport.
Ben Coad picked a six wicket haul for Yorkshire as they dismissed Lancashire for 123 runs in their first innings and responded with a score of 93 for two at stumps on day one of the County Championship clash at Headingley.
Kumar Sangakkara scored twin centuries as Surrey managed to overcome Middlesex while handy knocks of 106 and 46 from Marcus Trescothik helped Somerset manage a draw in the County Championship Division One clashes on the final day.
A brilliant bowling performance for the second time in the game saw Essex rise to the top of the County Championship Division One table with an innings victory over Hampshire while centuries from Jonathan Trott, Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Kumar Sangakkara have kept hopes of Warwickshire, Surrey and Lancashire alive on day three.
Essex had one of their best days in the County Championship Division One as a collective bowling performance saw them Hampshire reeling at 92 for seven while Dawid Malan's century led Middlesex's resurgence against Surrey at Lord's on day two.
Alastair Cook and Tom Westley dominated on a batting day to take Essex to 243 for two while Gary Ballance and Kumar Sangakkara chipped in with knocks of 74 and 113 respectively to help Yorkshire and Surrey recover against Lancashire and Middlesex in the County Championship Division One clashes.