Long-time Chelsea team-mates Frank Lampard and John Terry have crossed paths before While the players and supporters of Aston Villa and Derby County go through the ringer during Monday’s Championship play-off final, Chelsea’s past and, quite possibly, future will be taking more than a passing interest. There’s a Made in Chelsea feel to the Bank…

Surrey all-rounder Rikki Clarke had a fine game at Beckenham, making 123 with the bat and claiming match figures of 6-137 with the ball Specsavers County Championship Division One, Beckenham (day four): Surrey 439 & 280: S Curran 80, Borthwick 58; Milnes 4-74 Kent 294 & 352-8: Dickson 91, Kuhn 81, Mulder 68*; Clarke 3-67…

Sam Curran has scored 15 first-class fifties with a best of 96 Specsavers County Championship Division One, Beckenham (day three): Surrey 439 & 280: S Curran 80, Borthwick 58; Milnes 4-74 Kent 294 & 46-1: Dickson 27*; Morkel 1-15 Kent (5 pts) need another 380 runs to beat Surrey (8 pts) Scorecard Surrey put themselves…

Sean Dickson (right) scored 318 for Kent at Beckenham in 2017 Specsavers County Championship Division One, Beckenham (day two): Surrey 439: Jacks 120, Borthwick 95, Clarke 88 & 11-0 Kent 294: Dickson 128; Batty 3-49, S Curran 3-54 Surrey (8 pts) lead Kent (5 pts) by 156 runs Scorecard Kent collapsed after tea to hand…

Will Jacks faced 194 balls and hit 20 fours in making 120 Specsavers County Championship Division One, Beckenham (day one): Surrey 420-9: Jacks 120, Borthwick 95, Clarke 87*; Mulder 4-103 Kent: Yet to bat Surrey 5 pts, Kent 3 pts Scorecard Will Jacks’ maiden first-class century helped Surrey take control on day one against Kent…

Jack Leach was Somerset’s main hope of forcing victory going into the rain-hit final day but the England spinner picked up just one wicket – and a consoling hug from Marcus Trescothick Specsavers County Championship Division One, Cooper Associates County Ground (day four) Surrey 380 & 255-8: Burns 78, Jacks 54; Leach 3-70 Somerset 398:…

Colin Ackermann has been in excellent form for Leicestershire so far this season Specsavers County Championship Division Two, Lord’s (day four) Middlesex 349 & 223: Simpson 59*, Helm 46; Wright 3-51 Leicestershire 268 & 226-5: Ackermann 70*; Harris 2-75 Middlesex (11 pts) drew with Leicestershire (10 pts) Match scorecard Rain intervened with the outcome in…

Middlesex wicketkeeper John Simpson passed the milestone of 6,000 career first-class runs in the second innings Specsavers County Championship Division Two, Lord’s (day three) Middlesex 349 & 223: Simpson 59*, Helm 46; Wright 3-51 Leicestershire 268 & 38-0: Horton 28*, Javid 6* Leicestershire (5 pts) require a further 267 runs to beat Middlesex (6 pts)…