Hashim Amla played a starring role as the Derbyshire Falcons stumbled to a five-wicket win over the Lancashire Lightning.
James Anderson says it feels "a bit surreal" to have become the first England bowler to reach 400 Test wickets.
Lancashire and Surrey recorded impressive victories on the final day of their Division Two matches.
Lancashire have the edge in their LV= County Championship Division Two clash with Derbyshire at Southport..
Surrey rallied in the final session to end day two on 250-8 in their LV= County
Championship Division Two clash with Kent.
Ravi Bopara took two wickets and struck a match-winning 81 not out to help Essex past Glamorgan in the NatWest T20 Blast at Cardiff.
Leicestershire's search for a first County Championship win in more than two years continues after they were thrashed by Lancashire.
Kent took a slender first-innings lead in their clash with Gloucestershire after reaching stumps 223-9 on day two.
Peter Handscomb's half-century for Gloucestershire failed to stop Kent taking the upper hand on the opening day.
Lancashire batsman Steven Croft finished the first day of match against Leicestershire three runs short of a century.
Nottinghamshire crushed Birmingham Bears by eight wickets thanks to a superb 86 by Alex Hales in the NatWest T20 Blast.
Lancashire batsman Luis Reece faces a spell on the sidelines after breaking his hand in a dressing room incident.
Twenty20 cricket is improving all formats, says Andrew Flintoff, as he looks ahead to the 2015 T20 Blast.
Benedict Bermange is back with all of the quirky facts you need to know about the NatWest T20 Blast.
Stunning catches, a mammoth six and Nasser Hussain giggling... the best bits from last year's Blast.
Check out some of the finest catches taken during the 2014 T20 Blast, including two Yorkshire stunners.
Kevin Pietersen was able to watch with his feet up as Surrey beat Leicestershire at the Kia Oval. D2 review...
With the 2015 T20 Blast starting on Friday, here's some stand-out moments from tournaments past...
Kevin Pietersen's last attempt at a call for an England reprieve fell on deaf ears despite his near-record breaking innings
Regular updates from Monday's County Championship matches.