Yorkshire moved closer to victory against LV= County Championship Division Two rivals Derbyshire at Headingley as they enforced the follow-on after dismissing their opponents for 268 in reply to 420 this morning.
Derbyshire's second innings got off to a stuttering start as Tim Bresnan removed openers Wayne Madsen for five and Matt Lineker for eight, but the visitors steadied themselves to reach 48 for two at lunch, albeit still trailing by 104 runs.
Essex will be hoping for an early clatter of wickets in the afternoon session as they reduced Glamorgan to 97 for four in their second innings at Colchester.
Tom Westley (185) and Owais Shah (138) both hit centuries as Essex declared on 520 for nine in reply to Glamorgan's 438 in the first innings yesterday, and with Glamorgan leading by just 15 runs at lunch with six wickets in hand, the hosts will hope they can still force a positive result.
The match between Northamptonshire and Hampshire at the Ageas Bowl appears to be heading for stalemate after the visitors declared their second innings on 245 for eight this morning.
Set 326 for victory, Hampshire reached lunch on 21 without loss.
After two days were lost to the weather, play finally resumed in Bristol this morning as Gloucester and Kent went through the motions on the final day with just batting and bowling points to play for.
At lunch, Kent were 142 for three from 42 overs.