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.
A final day badly affected by rain to the extent that only 35 overs were possible saw the game between Sussex and Northants peter out to a draw but Essex went on to register a convincing win over Surrey in the Natwest T20 Blast.
Surrey completed a comprehensive victory over Nottinghamshire as more dry weather around led to plenty of County Championship drama, including an exciting finish to the match between Essex and Leicestershire.
Bangladesh pace bowling sensation Mustafizur Rahman is expected to take a month to fully recover from the hamstring and ankle injuries which he picked up during his stint in the 2016 Indian Premier League.
There were Royal London One-Day Cup wins for Gloucestershire, Kent, Middlesex, Surrey and Yorkshire as teams managed to complete their matches despite the bad weather hitting most of England and Wales.
At the end of the fourth week of the County Championship, Nottinghamshire have claimed the pole position in Division One while Essex maintain their lead at the top of Division Two. With week five upon us, let us take a look into a few of the key statistics.
At the end of the first week of the County Championship, Nottinghamshire and Essex topped Division One and Division Two respectively after being the only two teams to claim a win in the first round. With the second week all set to get underway, do check out the key statistics.