Durham have been defeated for the first time since April in the LV=County Championships, losing to Middlesex by 6 wickets.
A 7 wicket haul to Graham Onions hasn't been enough for Durham on Day 2 as they need 8 wickets and Middlesex just 44 runs at Lords.
It was a day for the bowlers on Day 1 of Durham's match against Middlesex at Lords. 15 wickets fell on the first day with the match slightly in Middlesex's favour going into day two.
The Dynamos have done all they can to secure a Friends Life t20 finals berth after winning their fourth match in a row to defeat Derbyshire at Emirates Durham ICG this afternoon.
The Durham Second XI have held on for a draw against the Leicestershire Seconds in a game which belonged to the batsmen.
Ben Stokes and Gareth Breese were the heroes with the bat and Chris Rushworth with the ball as Durham kept their finals chances alive tonight at Emirates Durham ICG.
After recording two wins on the road last week-end, the Dynamos are back at home for their final two group matches starting with a crucial Friends Life t20 fixture against Leicestershire tomorrow evening.
A superb display by Ben Stokes has kept Durham's Friends Life t20 chances alive after they defeated Nottinghamshire by 3 wickets tonight at Trent Bridge.
Durham Second XI have defeated Warwickshire in their 40 over match at Maiden Castle yesterday.
The Durham Second XI suffered a first round loss in their appearance at Finals Day at Arundel on Friday.