Points Table

Nottinghamshire 16 7 5 0 4 0 214
Somerset 16 6 2 0 8 0 214
Yorkshire 16 6 2 0 8 0 203
Lancashire 16 5 3 0 8 0 182
Durham 16 5 3 0 8 0 173
Warwickshire 16 6 9 0 1 0 166
Hampshire 16 3 6 0 7 0 157
Kent 16 3 7 0 6 0 151
Essex 16 2 6 0 8 0 126
NOTTS 16 7 5 0 4 214 0.0
SOMST 16 6 2 0 8 214 0.0
YORKS 16 6 2 0 8 203 0.0
LANCS 16 5 3 0 8 182 0.0
DURHM 16 5 3 0 8 173 0.0
WARKS 16 6 9 0 1 166 0.0
HANTS 16 3 6 0 7 157 0.0
KENT 16 3 7 0 6 151 0.0
ESSEX 16 2 6 0 8 126 0.0

Points by match:

12 Apr 2010 Essex 21 Hampshire 6 Table | Match

Yorkshire 21 Warwickshire 4 Match
17 Apr 2010 Notts 24 Kent 4 Table | Match
18 Apr 2010 Essex 9 Durham 4 Table | Match

Yorkshire 22 Somerset 4 Match

Lancashire 21 Warwickshire 5 Match
23 Apr 2010 Lancashire 22 Essex 3 Table | Match

Notts 21 Somerset 5 Match
24 Apr 2010 Kent 9 Yorkshire 8 Table | Match

Durham 23 Hampshire 5 Match
30 Apr 2010 Lancashire 9 Kent 6 Table | Match

Somerset 10 Essex 10 Match

Warwickshire 23 Hampshire 5 Match

Yorkshire 9 Durham 6 Match
6 May 2010 Yorkshire 23 Essex 2 Table | Match
7 May 2010 Somerset 10 Lancashire 8 Table | Match

Warwickshire 21 Kent 7 Match

Notts 22 Hampshire 6 Match
13 May 2010 Notts 24 Durham 3 Table | Match

Somerset 8 Hampshire 7 Match

Kent 11 Essex 8 Match
20 May 2010 Lancashire 23 Warwickshire 3 Table | Match

Somerset 21 Yorkshire 6 Match

Hampshire 22 Notts 5 Match

Durham 23 Kent 7 Match
25 May 2010 Kent 22 Durham 3 Table | Match
26 May 2010 Somerset 21 Warwickshire 3 Table | Match
27 May 2010 Hampshire 9 Yorkshire 9 Table | Match

Essex 8 Lancashire 6 Match
1 Jun 2010 Essex 9 Notts 7 Table | Match

Lancashire 8 Yorkshire 5 Match

Durham 10 Warwickshire 6 Match
6 Jun 2010 Somerset 21 Warwickshire 3 Table | Match
7 Jun 2010 Hampshire 8 Essex 8 Table | Match

Kent 10 Notts 9 Match
1 Jul 2010 Durham 21 Warwickshire 4 Table | Match

Yorkshire 10 Lancashire 8 Match
7 Jul 2010 Hampshire 24 Kent 3 Table | Match

Essex 19 Notts 3 Match
8 Jul 2010 Yorkshire 23 Warwickshire 4 Table | Match
22 Jul 2010 Notts 23 Warwickshire 6 Table | Match
23 Jul 2010 Lancashire 9 Durham 7 Table | Match

Somerset 7 Kent 6 Match

Essex 10 Yorkshire 8 Match
31 Jul 2010 Somerset 24 Notts 5 Table | Match
1 Aug 2010 Kent 24 Essex 4 Table | Match

Hampshire 10 Lancashire 7 Match
6 Aug 2010 Warwickshire 19 Essex 3 Table | Match

Notts 11 Yorkshire 5 Match

Kent 10 Somerset 10 Match

Hampshire 10 Durham 7 Match
12 Aug 2010 Somerset 11 Hampshire 8 Table | Match

Durham 20 Lancashire 3 Match
17 Aug 2010 Notts 22 Warwickshire 3 Table | Match
19 Aug 2010 Yorkshire 21 Durham 4 Table | Match
20 Aug 2010 Somerset 20 Essex 1 Table | Match
21 Aug 2010 Lancashire 21 Kent 4 Table | Match
26 Aug 2010 Hampshire 11 Yorkshire 7 Table | Match
27 Aug 2010 Somerset 8 Durham 5 Table | Match

Notts 20 Lancashire 4 Match
28 Aug 2010 Warwickshire 19 Essex 3 Table | Match
2 Sep 2010 Warwickshire 21 Kent 3 Table | Match
3 Sep 2010 Durham 23 Notts 6 Table | Match

Lancashire 22 Hampshire 2 Match
9 Sep 2010 Yorkshire 21 Notts 3 Table | Match

Somerset 23 Lancashire 5 Match
10 Sep 2010 Hampshire 20 Kent 3 Table | Match

Essex 8 Durham 6 Match
16 Sep 2010 Somerset 11 Durham 8 Table | Match

Warwickshire 22 Hampshire 4 Match

Notts 9 Lancashire 6 Match

Kent 22 Yorkshire 5 Match

Kent deducted 1 point 30th April
Essex deducted 2 points 20th August

21.1 Scoring of Points - LV County Championship

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

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

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

21.1.4 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.

21.1.5 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.

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

21.1.7 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. At the end of the season, the top two teams from the Second Division will be promoted and the bottom two teams from the First Division will be relegated.