Middlesex closed day three at the Oval on 45-1 after centuries from Rory Burns and Arun Harinath left them chasing 254 to beat Surrey.
Kent held out for a draw on the final day against Somerset at Taunton - despite the best efforts of Murali Kartik.
Charl Langeveldt and Wavell Hinds were on form as Derbyshire beat Middlesex by seven wickets.
Murali Kartik has been ruled out of India's Test series against South Africa after suffering a torn ligament in his left ankle.
Middlesex have completed the overseas signing of Ashley Noffke as a short term replacement for Murali Kartik.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni hailed his bowlers after India made a winning start to the one-day series against Pakistan.
India batsman Gautam Gambhir suffered a groin injury during net practice and may miss the fourth one-dayer against Australia on Monday
England must pick Alex Hales as an opening batsman at the 2015 World Cup, says Sir Ian Botham.
South Africa v West Indies Tes
South Africa win by an innings and 220 runs
Australia v India Test Series
Australia win by 4 wickets
KFC T20 Big Bash League 2014/2
Sydney Thunder win by 56 runs
Eoin Morgan's first act as England captain should be to push himself back up the order, says Bob Willis.
Australia and New Zealand will co-host the 2015 Cricket World Cup from February - here's a taster of what's in store.
Steven Smith proved his captaincy skills by guiding Australia to victory over India, says Mark Butcher.
Watch this video to whet your appetite for the IPL, which will be shown on Sky Sports in 2015.
South Africa's Dale Steyn should be lauded as the finest seam bowler in the world, says Bob Willis.