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Bright future for Lancashire - Chapple

Glen Chapple, a limping Lancashire captain, sees a bright future for the county after they ended a 77-year wait for the County Championship title

Hampshire v Warwickshire, Rose Bowl, 4th day

Carberry and McKenzie deny Warwickshire

Centuries from Michael Carberry and Neil McKenzie secured a draw for Hampshire at the Rose Bowl - and denied Warwickshire a first County Championship crown since 2004

George Dobell at Taunton

Somerset v Lancashire, Taunton, 4th day

Lancashire win Championship after 77-year wait

On another dramatic final day of a County Championship season Lancashire secured their first outright title since 1934

Durham v Worcestershire, Chester-le-Street, 4th day

Durham finish with thumping win

Durham completed their eighth win of the season by beating Worcestershire by 151 runs 15 minutes after lunch at Chester-le-Street

Nottinghamshire v Sussex, Trent Bridge, 4th day

Sussex wrap up comfortable victory

Sussex needed little more than an hour to wrap up victory in the County Championship over Nottinghamshire by an innings and five runs

Nottinghamshire v Sussex, Trent Bridge, 3rd day

Sussex on course for victory

A Nottinghamshire collapse left the hosts staring at defeat as Sussex took firm control of their County Championship meeting at Trent Bridge

Hampshire v Warwickshire, Rose Bowl, 3rd day

Warwickshire close in on title

Leaders Warwickshire closed in on their first County Championship title since 2004 on a day when an unbeaten century from Liam Dawson was not enough to prevent Hampshire being relegated

George Dobell at Taunton

Somerset v Lancashire, Taunton, 3rd day

Lancashire's fate out of their hands

The last time Lancashire won the County Championship outright, Adolf Hitler had just organised the Night of the Long Knives, Roosevelt had just launched the 'New Deal'

Nottinghamshire v Sussex, Trent Bridge, 2nd day

Nottinghamshire top order set strong reply

Opener Karl Turner posted his maiden County Championship half-century as Nottinghamshire made a steady start in reply to Sussex's imposing first innings total at Trent Bridge

Durham v Worcestershire, Chester-le-Street, 2nd day

Solanki ton can't get Worcestershire to safety

A innings of 124 by Vikram Solanki helped guide Worcestershire to within a whisker of County Championship Division One safety before they collapsed from 255 for 3 to 288 all out