Chris Rogers hits an unbeaten 203 as Middlesex hang on for a draw on the final day against Somerset at Taunton.
Middlesex have to follow on against Somerset at Taunton and then reach 140-1 in an improved batting performance.
James Hildreth makes 182 as Somerset pile up 523-9 declared before reducing Middlesex to 64-7 on day two at Taunton.
England's Craig Kieswetter says he will not change his aggressive style of play after returning from a horrific facial injury.
Middlesex only manage one point in their battle against relegation as Somerset reach stumps on 266-5 at Taunton.
South Africa batsman Alviro Petersen is unable to finish the season as Somerset's overseas player because of injury.
Northants are relegated back to Division Two of the Championship after drawing with Somerset at Taunton.
Teenager Ben Duckett hits a maiden Championship century as Northants declare on 448-9 on day three against Somerset.
Somerset's Craig Overton takes three wickets but rain allows for only 29 overs on day two against Northants.
Division Two side Surrey agree a deal to sign Somerset all-rounder James Burke on a two-year contract,
Craig Meschede, Johann Myburgh, Tom Abell and Jack Leach all sign new deals with Somerset.
David Willey takes 4-64 as Northants bowl out Somerset for 314 on day one at Taunton, before reaching 39-0 at stumps.
Somerset director of cricket Dave Nosworthy is to step down at the end of the season, a year earlier than expected.
Somerset miss out on a One-Day Cup quarter-final place after losing to Surrey by seven runs in their final group game.
Recordo Gordon and Jeetan Patel take four wickets each as Warwickshire beat Somerset by 215 runs at Taunton.
Skipper Varun Chopra hits an unbeaten 117 before Warwickshire declare on 322-7, leaving Somerset a target of 404.
Somerset debutant Tom Abell falls agonisingly short of a century as Warwickshire end day two at Taunton on top.
Ian Westwood makes 129 as Warwickshire total 334-9 on the opening day against Somerset at Taunton.
Somerset batsman Chris Jones is to leave first-class cricket at the end of the season to pursue a career away from the game.
Jacques Rudolph's century in the One-Day Cup helps Glamorgan claim a 95-run victory over Somerset at Taunton.
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