Essex turned the screw on Gloucestershire as they made 400 before leaving the hosts struggling to avoid the follow-on.
All-rounder Greg Smith is moving from Derbyshire to Essex, who have also tied star bowler David Masters to a new deal.
Alex Gidman hit 70 not out to see Gloucestershire to a seven-wicket win over Derbyshire.
Chris Rogers has quit as Derbyshire captain and will be replaced by Greg Smith.
Inclement weather ruined a potentially exciting fourth day between Derbyshire and Northamptonshire.
Derbyshire completed a 185-run victory over Gloucestershire on the final afternoon to go top of Division Two.
Lancashire moved to the brink of the FP Trophy quarter-finals with a 114-run victory over Derbyshire.
Charl Langeveldt and Wavell Hinds were on form as Derbyshire beat Middlesex by seven wickets.
Kolpak all-rounder Greg Smith has signed a new two-year contract with Derbyshire.
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Alex Hales has honed his batting craft and can now be relied upon in ODI cricket, says Nick Knight.
England v India ODI Series 201
Sri Lanka v Pakistan ODI Serie
Sri Lanka win by 7 wickets (D/L Method)
England Academy Women v South
Ricky Ponting reflects on his World Cup record and talks us through his fielding drills in Episode 5 of our series.
Michael Holding, Shane Warne and David Lloyd reflect on England’s 3-1 series victory over India.