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Specsavers County Championship, Thursday, September 8, 2016

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  • Glamorgan feel Payne in heavy defeat

    CricinfoGloucestershire completed a ten-wicket victory on the third afternoon in Cardiff to condemn Glamorgan to a seventh loss of the season in the Specsavers Championship
  • Billings' late dash to no avail as Kent's promotion hopes are crushed

    CricinfoSam Billings drove through the night to take his place in Kent's batting order, but he couldn't save the day, and their season
  • Somerset hold nerve in 31-run win

    CricinfoJack Leach finished with 6 for 42 as Somerset completed a 32-run Specsavers County Championship victory over Warwickshire on the third morning at Taunton
    • Today's Headlines

    Somerset press top 2 after completing Warwickshire win
    Yorkshire scent victory after Lyth / Lees dominate
    Kent promotion hopes crumble in 10-wicket defeat at Beckenham
    Hampshire gain control at The Oval
    Leaders Middlesex face edgy Day 4 run chase
    More gloom for Glamorgan


    Welcome back to the County Cricket blog. Tim Wigmore is battling the wifi at Beckenham today where Kent try to keep their Division Two promotion challenge bowling against Northants. At the top of Division One, George Dobell is at Trent Bridge for Notts v Middlesex and David Hopps watches Yorkshire face Durham. We also have Will Macpherson watching Hampshire's death throes at the Kia Oval, plus the ECB county network and all adorned by your news and views.
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Leics won by 4 wickets (with 9 balls remaining)
South Group: Surrey v Gloucs at The Oval - Aug 17
Surrey won by 2 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
South Group: Essex v Kent at Chelmsford - Aug 17
Kent won by 11 runs
North Group: Yorkshire v Northants at Leeds - Aug 17
Yorkshire won by 124 runs
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South Group: Glamorgan v Middlesex at Cardiff
Aug 18, 2017 (19:00 local | 18:00 GMT | 14:00 EDT | 13:00 CDT | 11:00 PDT)
South Group: Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton
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South Group: Kent v Surrey at Canterbury
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North Group: Lancashire v Warwickshire at Manchester
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