Live Updates: Yorkshire v Essex – Day Four County Championship blog from Headingley

AUSTRALIAN pace bowler Peter Siddle defied Yorkshire with the bat on the third day of the Division One encounter.

Driving force: Yorkshire's Stephen Petterson is driven by Essex's Tom Westley.

He struck an unbeaten 39 as Essex reached stumps on 252-9, still 138 behind. Chris Waters will update you below throughout the final day’s play in our running blog.

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Yorkshire's Ben Coad celebrates dismissing Essex's Alastair Cook towards the end of play on day two at Headingley. Picture: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com
Just short: Adam Lyth walks after falling for 95. Picture: Bruce Rollinson