Middlesex’s Josh De Caires, son of former England captain and Sky Sports activities pundit Michael Atherton, took career-best figures of 7- 105 as Essex had been decreased to 303-9 on day one in all their County Championship Division One conflict.
Nick Browne (59) and Sir Alastair Cook dinner (58) placed on a century stand earlier than De Caires took centre stage.
The 21-year-old’s efforts noticed Essex decreased to 169-5 inside 16 overs en path to 303-9 on the shut.
Surrey are set to increase their lead on the prime of Division One after taking 17 wickets on the second day in opposition to Warwickshire on the Oval.
The hosts had been all out for 396 and Warwickshire had been subsequently bowled out for 161 due to Kemar Roach (4-64) and Dan Worrall (3-34).
Surrey then enforced the follow-on and the Bears shortly fell to 35-5 as Worrall and Jordan Clark took three wickets every.
Dan Mousley stays on the crease with an unbeaten 60, however Warwickshire closed on 126-7, nonetheless trailing by 109.
Keith Barker’s five-wicket haul noticed Hampshire take management as Somerset had been all out for 137.
Kyle Abbott’s dismissal noticed Jack Brooks earn his first five-wicket haul of the season because the hosts had been all out for 308 within the morning.
Barker then received off to a flying begin to dismiss Sean Dickson within the third over and Andrew Umeed top-scored for Somerset with 43, leaving Hampshire to renew on day three on 45-0.
Josh Bohannon’s mammoth knock put Lancashire within the driving seat as they lead Northamptonshire by 160 runs.
The 26-year-old batted almost all the day to hit 175, his highest rating of the season, and shared a partnership of 150 with George Balderson.
Alex Lees and Graham Clark each hit centuries as Durham took management in opposition to Sussex in Division Two.
Lees earned his fifth Championship century of the season with 103, placing on a 146-run partnership with Scott Borthwick, who scored 56.
The hosts lead by 158 with 5 wickets left, Clark (102*) and Bas de Leede (71*) remaining unbeaten at stumps.
A superb remaining session noticed Leicestershire regain management over Gloucestershire on an eventful day two.
From a place of relative consolation in a single day, Colin Ackermann’s dismissal noticed the hosts collapse from 150-3 to 204 all out with top-scorer Rishi Patel making 73.
Patel grew to become Luke Charlesworth’s maiden first-class sufferer and the bowler took three wickets in whole alongside Zaman Akhter’s 4-46.
Gloucestershire reached 95-3 at tea, however Leicestershire regained the higher hand by Tom Scriven (3-43) because the guests closed on 179-8, with a lead of 134.
Jamie McIlroy’s 4 wickets helped Glamorgan fightback as Worcestershire closed day two on 127-8 of their second innings.
Eighteen wickets fell on the second day, together with Logan van Beek’s 4 wicket-haul as Glamorgan had been decreased to 170 all out, wicketkeeper Chris Cooke top-scoring with 38.
Worcestershire nonetheless held the benefit with a first-innings lead of 114 however McIlroy returned career-best figures of 4-27.
Wayne Madsen missed out on a century in his two hundredth first-class look for Derbyshire as Yorkshire took a 229-run lead at Scarborough.
Madsen hit 93 for the guests whereas Mitch Wagstaff hit 52, however Derbyshire had been quickly decreased from 173-3 to 247 all out.
Seam duo Matthew Fisher and Jordan Thompson each claimed three wickets every for Yorkshire, who constructed on their lead within the second innings to complete the day on 179-2.
Openers Fin Bean and Adam Lyth placed on a century stand earlier than James Wharton and captain Shan Masood scored an unbroken half-century partnership to shut.