Match action from the third day of the day/night Specsavers County Championship clash between Essex and Middlesex at Chelmsford. After a washout at Day 2, the hosts continued strongly with the bat, as Browne 221, Cook 193 and Chopra 100* helped Essex to a total of 542-3d. Middlesex in response got off to a strong enough start and finished the day on 27/0 after 13 overs heading into the final days play.

Dawid Malan chats to BBC London's Andy Rowley after the third day's play against Essex at Chelmsford.