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Toby Roland-Jones races off after claiming the final wicket

Specsavers Championship

The moments that made the season - Part Two

The greatest retirement statement to the heart-stopping finish, ESPNcricinfo rounds up the memorable moments from the 2016 County Championship, from No.10 to 1 ...

Jack Leach finished with 6 for 64

Specsavers Championship

The moments that made the season - Part One

From spin surprises to tail-end onslaughts, ESPNcricinfo rounds up the memorable moments from the 2016 County Championship, from No.20 to 11 ...

Jonathan Trott eases into a drive

Surrey v Warwickshire, Royal London Final, Lord's

Trott leads canter to trophy after Surrey's collapse

Warwickshire waltzed the Lord's final by eight wickets with a whopping 19.4 overs to spare, much to the disappointment no doubt of one of the biggest crowds for the 50-over final for years

Steve Davies kept wicket for England

County news

Davies is Somerset bound

Steve Davies, the former England wicketkeeper, is expected to join Somerset after calling time on his Surrey career

Jack Leach finished with 6 for 64

Yorkshire v Somerset, Specsavers Championship Div One, Headingley, 3rd day

Six-gun Leach leaves Yorkshire floored

Jack Leach claimed six second-innings wickets to propel Somerset into the midst of the County Championship title race

Gary Ballance did not last long in the second innings

Yorkshire v Somerset, Specsavers Championship Div One, Headingley, 2nd day

Whisper it, but Yorkshire need Lancashire's help

There is a silver lining for Yorkshire supporters in this tale of woe, but only those with a solid disposition will read down far enough to find refuge in it

Somerset celebrate another wicket on the first morning

Yorkshire v Somerset, Specsavers Championship Div One, Headingley, 1st day

Somerset's surge threatens to throw title race open

What price Somerset for their first Championship? Their rush through the division has been a sideshow at best as Middlesex and Yorkshire have flexed muscles like a couple of rival bodybuilders ahead of their clash at Lord's next week.

Ryan Sidebottom finished with 4 for 34

Yorkshire v Durham, Specsavers Championship, Division One, Headingley, 4th day

Yorkshire appetites whetted after Sidebottom's four

Yorkshire, pressing for a hat-trick of Championship titles, completed a thumping 228-run defeat of Durham

Adam Lyth's hundred set up the Yorkshire declaration

Yorkshire v Durham, Specsavers Championship Div 1, Headingley, 3rd day

Yorkshire delight in not-quite-perfect day

Yorkshire asserted themselves so successfully against Durham with both bat and ball that victory looks comfortably within their grasp on the final day