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Gloucestershire and Worcestershire are off the mark in Group A of the Royal London One-Day Cup after contrasting wins.
Wayne Madsen struck his second successive Royal London One-Day Cup ton in Derbyshire's Group A win over Leicestershire.
Glamorgan secured the last quarter-final spot in the South Group, while Sussex's Luke Wright made a record 153 not out.
The inaugural Royal London One-Day Cup, county cricket's new 50-over competition, gets under way on Saturday.
Worcestershire beat Gloucestershire to open a 43-point lead in Division Two, while Kent got back in the promotion race.
Somerset fast bowler Steve Kirby has been forced to retire because of a shoulder injury.
Daryl Mitchell hit 102 not out as Division Two leaders Worcestershire reached 299-7 on day one against Gloucestershire.
Gloucestershire stunned Essex in the NatWest T20 Blast, beating the South Division leaders by six wickets at Cheltenham.
Surrey and Hampshire secured places in the knockout stages of the NatWest t20 Blast with narrow victories on Friday.
Shivnarine Chanderpaul's cool head helped Derbyshire beat Gloucestershire by six wickets at Cheltenham.
Worcestershire gave Saeed Ajmal a winning send-off and extended their lead at the top with victory over Leicestershire.
Worcestershire moved into a strong position against Leicestershire, while Hampshire's bowlers hit back against Essex.
Adam Wheater came to Hampshire's rescue with the bat, while Leics made life difficult for Division Two leaders Worcs.
Acting captain Alfonso Thomas claimed two wickets in the final over as Somerset beat Gloucestershire by seven runs.
Sam Northeast's first century of the season helped Kent cruise to a six-wicket win against Leicestershire at Grace Road.
Hampshire seamer James Tomlinson enjoyed a moment to remember against Gloucestershire in Division Two.
Mitchell Claydon claimed his best figures for Kent as Leicestershire were bowled out for 217 on day one at Grace Road.
Essex stayed top of the South Group with a five-wicket victory against Surrey, while Hampshire and Gloucs also won.
Saeed Ajmal posted match figures of 12-140 as Worcestershire claimed a 249-run victory over Glamorgan at New Road.
Division Two promotion rivals Surrey and Hampshire played out an inevitable draw on the final day at the Kia Oval.
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