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
Andrew Strauss says England have a lot of ‘difficult questions’ to answer ahead of the World Cup.
Full-on Yorkshire are the pride of the County Championship, says David Lloyd, and deservedly so.
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