Points Table

Points table for matches completed by 31 Aug 2013

Lancashire 13 8 0 0 5 0 213
Northamptonshire 13 5 2 0 6 0 180
Essex 12 4 3 0 5 0 136
Hampshire 12 2 3 0 7 0 109
Worcestershire 13 4 5 0 4 0 135
Gloucestershire 13 3 3 0 7 0 132
Kent 12 1 2 0 9 0 96
Glamorgan 13 2 5 0 6 0 116
Leicestershire 13 0 6 0 7 0 69
LANCS 13 8 0 0 5 213 0.0
NTHNT 13 5 2 0 6 180 0.0
ESSEX 12 4 3 0 5 136 0.0
HANTS 12 2 3 0 7 109 0.0
WORCS 13 4 5 0 4 135 0.0
GLOUC 13 3 3 0 7 132 0.0
KENT 12 1 2 0 9 96 0.0
GLAM 13 2 5 0 6 116 0.0
LEICS 13 0 6 0 7 69 0.0

Points by match:

13 Apr 2013 Lancashire 9 Worcs 6 Table | Match

Northants 8 Glamorgan 6 Match

Hampshire 11 Leics 5 Match

Gloucs 9 Essex 8 Match
19 Apr 2013 Northants 23 Essex 1 Table | Match
20 Apr 2013 Glamorgan 21 Worcs 3 Table | Match

Leics 9 Kent 9 Match
27 Apr 2013 Hampshire 24 Worcs 3 Table | Match

Northants 24 Gloucs 3 Match

Lancashire 8 Kent 5 Match
1 May 2013 Essex 21 Hampshire 3 Table | Match
3 May 2013 Northants 22 Kent 5 Table | Match

Lancashire 19 Glamorgan 4 Match

Gloucs 21 Leics 5 Match
10 May 2013 Lancashire 18 Essex 3 Table | Match
11 May 2013 Leics 8 Worcs 7 Table | Match

Gloucs 11 Hampshire 6 Match
18 May 2013 Worcs 19 Kent 3 Table | Match

Northants 10 Leics 7 Match

Essex 22 Glamorgan 4 Match
24 May 2013 Glamorgan 10 Leics 5 Table | Match
25 May 2013 Kent 8 Essex 7 Table | Match

Worcs 23 Gloucs 3 Match
26 May 2013 Hampshire 8 Lancashire 8 Table | Match
31 May 2013 Worcs 10 Essex 6 Table | Match
1 Jun 2013 Lancashire 9 Gloucs 7 Table | Match

Kent 10 Leics 4 Match

Northants 9 Hampshire 6 Match
7 Jun 2013 Northants 22 Worcs 3 Table | Match
8 Jun 2013 Hampshire 8 Kent 7 Table | Match

Gloucs 8 Glamorgan 7 Match
14 Jun 2013 Lancashire 23 Essex 5 Table | Match

Gloucs 21 Hampshire 3 Match

Northants 9 Leics 5 Match
15 Jun 2013 Glamorgan 9 Kent 5 Table | Match
21 Jun 2013 Lancashire 19 Northants 3 Table | Match
23 Jun 2013 Worcs 23 Glamorgan 3 Table | Match
24 Jun 2013 Essex 23 Leics 6 Table | Match
11 Jul 2013 Lancashire 23 Northants 5 Table | Match

Hampshire 21 Glamorgan 5 Match
13 Jul 2013 Kent 21 Gloucs 6 Table | Match
18 Jul 2013 Glamorgan 8 Lancashire 7 Table | Match

Kent 8 Hampshire 7 Match
20 Jul 2013 Gloucs 22 Worcs 3 Table | Match

Essex 21 Leics 5 Match
5 Aug 2013 Northants 11 Gloucs 8 Table | Match

Glamorgan 11 Hampshire 8 Match

Lancashire 23 Leics 2 Match

Worcs 8 Kent 8 Match
23 Aug 2013 Northants 10 Essex 8 Table | Match
24 Aug 2013 Glamorgan 24 Leics 3 Table | Match

Kent 7 Gloucs 5 Match
25 Aug 2013 Lancashire 24 Worcs 5 Table | Match
30 Aug 2013 Northants 24 Glamorgan 4 Table | Match
31 Aug 2013 Worcs 22 Leics 5 Table | Match

Lancashire 23 Hampshire 4 Match

Essex 11 Gloucs 8 Match

*** 19th April: Essex deducted 2 points for a slow-over rate
*** 10th May: Lancashire deducted 1 point for a slow-over rate
*** 10th May: Essex deducted 1 point for a slow-over rate

21.2 Scoring of Points - LV County Championship

21.2.1 For a win, 16 points, plus any points scored in the first innings.

21.2.2 In a tie, each side to score 8 points, plus any points scored in the first innings.

21.2.3 In a drawn match, each side to score 3 points, plus any points scored in the first innings (see also paragraph 21.1.6).

21.2.4 If the scores are equal in a drawn match, the side batting in the fourth innings to score 8 points plus any points scored in the first innings, and the opposing side to score 3 points plus any points scored in the first innings.

21.2.5 First Innings Points (awarded only for performances in the first 110 overs of each first innings and retained whatever the result of the match). a A maximum of five batting points to be available as under:

200 to 249 runs................................................... 1 point
250 to 299 runs ................................................. 2 points
300 to 349 runs ................................................. 3 points
350 to 399 runs ................................................. 4 points
400 runs or over ................................................ 5 points

b A maximum of three bowling points to be available as under:

3 to 5 wickets taken............................................ 1 point
6 to 8 wickets taken.......................................... 2 points
9 to 10 wickets taken........................................ 3 points

For the avoidance of doubt, "wickets taken" shall relate exclusively to batsmen dismissed under Laws 30 to 39 inclusive and to batsmen retired out.

If penalty runs are awarded to a team which at that time had faced less than 110 overs in their first innings, or completed their first innings before they had faced 110 overs, those penalty runs will be considered as counting towards the total as far as the award of bonus points is concerned.

If penalty runs are awarded to a team which had already faced 110 overs or more in their first innings, or had previously completed their first innings after they had faced 110 overs, those penalty runs will not be considered as counting towards the total as far as the award of bonus points is concerned.

21.2.6 If a match is abandoned without a ball being bowled, each side to score 3 points.

21.2.7 The side which has the highest aggregate of points gained at the end of the season shall be the Champion County of their respective Division. Should any sides in the Championship table be equal on points, the following tie-breakers will be applied in the order stated: most wins, fewest losses, team achieving most points in contests between teams level on points, most wickets taken, most runs scored.

Promotions and Relegations

The top two teams from County Championship Division Two are promoted to Division One. The bottom two teams from County Championship Division One are relegated to Division Two.