Derbyshire managed to held their nerve in a thrilling three run victory in the Natwest T20 Blast North Group clash in Chesterfield over Yorkshire as they maintain their position at the top with two victories from as many games.
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.
Craig Overton and Jack Leach picked four wickets each as Somerset bowled out Yorkshire for 179 runs in the final innings to complete a 179 run win in their County Championship clash in Scarborough on the final day.
After dismissing Yorkshire for 213 runs, Tim Rouse and Jim Hildreth scored fifties in the second innings for Somerset as they stretched the lead to 289 runs with seven wickets in hand at stumps on day three.
A bowling day in Scarborough saw 13 wickets fall on day one as Yorkshire bowled out Somerset for 268 runs and responded back with a score of 42 for three at stumps on day one of County Championship clash.
In what was a disappointing game in the day-night round of County Championship Division One encounter between Surrey and Yorkshire, the final day also resulted in a washout due to incessant rain forcing the game to end in a draw.
Kumar Sangakkara became the first player to reach 1,000 runs in the ongoing season of County Championship as Surrey went on to declare their innings after reaching 516 for seven following which Yorkshire lost Adam Lyth early in their innings and were reduced to 27 for one at stumps on day two in Leeds.
Rory Burns, Jason Roy and Kumar Sangakkara scored half-centuries as Surrey went on to post 374 for six at stumps on day one against Yorkshire in their County Championship Division One encounter at Headingley.
After Yorkshire were bowled out for 202 in their first innings, a triple strike from Ryan Sidebottom reduced Somerset to 41 for three at stumps on day one of the County Championship Division One clash in Taunton.
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.
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.