Middlesex v Hampshire
o The 2016 champions have not lost any of their last six matches played against Hampshire (W2 D4).
o This is Middlesex’s first appearance at home since losing on their own patch for the first time in 21 matches (W8 D12).
o Hampshire’s last four matches have all ended in a draw; Middlesex come into this contest on the back of successive drawn fixtures.
o Sam Robson (Middlesex) is only 22 runs away from reaching 8,000 in first-class cricket.
Somerset v Lancashire
o Lancashire have gone nine matches unbeaten versus Somerset (W3 D6).
o The last three meetings when Somerset have hosted Lancashire have all ended in a draw.
o Lancashire have suffered only one loss in their last 11 outings (W4 D6).
o Lancashire’s Dane Vilas requires 65 more runs to reach 6,000 in first-class cricket.