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County Championship: Lloyd ton tightens Glam grip on Glos

David Lloyd’s previous career-best was 107 against Kent in 2016 Specsavers County Championship Division Two, The Brightside Ground, Bristol (day three): Gloucestershire 236 (85.4 overs): de Lange 5-62 & 133-5 de Lange 3-41 Glamorgan 526-9 dec (153 overs): Lloyd 119, Marsh 111, de Lange 50*;

County Championship: Essex win as Lancashire run-chase falls short

Lancashire’s Alex Davies was brought to his knees by the yorker-length delivery which dismissed him Specsavers County Championship Division One, The Cloudfm County Ground, Chelmsford (day three): Essex 150 & 313: Foster 69, Westley 49, Harmer 49; Mennie 3-47 Lancashire 144 & 288: Clark 59,

County Championship: Somerset seal victory over Worcestershire

Lewis Gregory took seven wickets for Somerset during the game Specsavers County Championship Division One, The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton (day three): Somerset 202 & 255: Hildreth 111no, Trescothick 43; Barnard 6-37 Worcestershire 179 & 195: Barnard 45no, Fell 41; Gregory 3-35, Groenewald 3-51

Cricket: 100-ball format aimed at mums and kids – Andrew Strauss

Strauss says the England Test team need to lift it “a notch or two” A proposed new 100-ball competition will be aimed “at mums and kids during the summer holidays”, says England director of cricket Andrew Strauss. The England and Wales Cricket Board wants to

County Championship: Derbyshire dominate Middlesex on day two

Derbyshire opener Ben Slater struck an unbeaten half-century on day two Specsavers County Championship Division Two, The 3aaa County Ground, Derby (day two): Derbyshire 265 & 118-0: Slater 63*, Reece 47* Middlesex 157: Simpson 32; Olivier 4-26 Middlesex (3 points) trail Derbyshire (5 points) by

County Championship: Michael Burgess ton puts Sussex on top at Leicestershire

Michael Burgess’ ton was his second in first-class cricket Specsavers County Championship Division Two, Fischer County Ground, Grace Road (day two): Sussex 438-8d: Burgess 101*, Wright 88, Sharma 66; Raine 3-104 Leicestershire 112-2: Ackermann 61*; Sharma 2-34 Leicestershire (2 pts) trail Sussex (3 pts) by

County Championship: Surrey build lead after Clarke and Curran impress

Rikki Clarke trapped Hashim Amla lbw to end Hampshire’s first innings on 147 Specsavers County Championship Division One, Kia Oval (day two): Surrey 211 & 217-4: Borthwick 74, Foakes 50*; Abbott 3-47 Hampshire 147: Amla 55; Clarke 4-39, Curran 4-39 Surrey (4 pts) lead Hampshire