Notts fight back from early blows
Nottinghamshire lost four early wickets against Somerset as they battled against relegation from Division One of the LV= County Championship.
The hosts were on 119 for four at lunch, Michael Lumb (27) and David Hussey (22) at the crease, having helped the team fight back from 76 for four.
Their relegation rivals Derbyshire had reduced Warwickshire to 95 for four, Ateeq Javid unbeaten on 37. Mark Footitt had two wickets to his name.
Champions Durham were on 76 for two against Sussex at Hove, Mark Stoneman (20) and Keaton Jennings (11) the men out.
Scott Borthwick was unbeaten on 31.
Yorkshire were 89 for two against Surrey at the Oval.
Matt Dunn claimed both wickets, removing Adam Lyth and Alex Lees, but Phil Jaques was leading a recovery on 42no.
In Division Two, Michael Carberry celebrated his call-up to England's Ashes squad by closing in on a half-century in Hampshire's clash with Essex at Southampton.
The opener, who was named in the touring party on Monday, reached lunch on day one unbeaten on 42 in Hampshire's 155 for one.
Liam Dawson was with him at the crease on 40 not out.
Promotion-chasing Northamptonshire were flying at Worcestershire as they reduced their hosts to 86 for seven.
Andrew Hall had three wickets for 20, with Matt Pardoe the only man offering any resistance on 36no.
Chris Dent was unbeaten on 57 in Gloucestershire's 99 for two against Glamorgan in Cardiff, while Lancashire were on 88 for two against Kent at Canterbury.
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