Points Table

Points table for matches completed by 15 Jul 2014

Nottinghamshire 12 5 3 0 4 0 171
Somerset 12 4 1 0 7 0 160
Yorkshire 11 4 1 0 6 0 155
Warwickshire 11 5 3 0 3 0 151
Middlesex 11 4 3 0 3 1 135
Sussex 11 3 3 0 4 1 125
Durham 11 2 2 0 7 0 124
Lancashire 12 2 4 0 6 0 113
Northamptonshire 11 0 9 0 2 0 48
NOTTS 12 5 3 0 4 171 0.0
SOMST 12 4 1 0 7 160 0.0
YORKS 11 4 1 0 6 155 0.0
WARKS 11 5 3 0 3 151 0.0
MIDDX 11 4 3 0 3 135 0.0
SSSX 11 3 3 0 4 125 0.0
DURHM 11 2 2 0 7 124 0.0
LANCS 12 2 4 0 6 113 0.0
NTHNT 11 0 9 0 2 48 0.0

Points by match:

9 Apr 2014 Sussex 23 Middlesex 1 Table | Match

Notts 21 Lancashire 3 Match
16 Apr 2014 Sussex 20 Warwickshire 3 Table | Match

Middlesex 23 Notts 4 Match

Northants 11 Durham 11 Match

Yorkshire 11 Somerset 9 Match
23 Apr 2014 Yorkshire 23 Northants 2 Table | Match

Durham 11 Somerset 8 Match

Warwickshire 11 Lancashire 9 Match
29 Apr 2014 Warwickshire 21 Notts 3 Table | Match
30 Apr 2014 Middlesex 19 Yorkshire 3 Table | Match

Lancashire 19 Northants 3 Match

Somerset 22 Sussex 3 Match
6 May 2014 Warwickshire 22 Middlesex 2 Table | Match
7 May 2014 Yorkshire 11 Durham 9 Table | Match

Sussex 10 Lancashire 8 Match

Somerset 12 Notts 12 Match
13 May 2014 Yorkshire 23 Warwickshire 3 Table | Match
14 May 2014 Notts 24 Northants 3 Table | Match

Sussex 12 Durham 11 Match

Middlesex 22 Lancashire 4 Match
21 May 2014 Middlesex 23 Northants 3 Table | Match
22 May 2014 Somerset 20 Durham 3 Table | Match
28 May 2014 Warwickshire 9 Somerset 9 Table | Match

Lancashire 11 Yorkshire 9 Match

Durham 11 Notts 10 Match
29 May 2014 Middlesex 5 Sussex 5 Table | Match
3 Jun 2014 Yorkshire 19 Northants 5 Table | Match
4 Jun 2014 Durham 13 Middlesex 9 Table | Match

Somerset 12 Lancashire 8 Match

Notts 13 Sussex 12 Match
10 Jun 2014 Somerset 21 Sussex 4 Table | Match
11 Jun 2014 Warwickshire 10 Lancashire 9 Table | Match

Yorkshire 9 Notts 9 Match
17 Jun 2014 Notts 22 Middlesex 8 Table | Match
18 Jun 2014 Durham 22 Lancashire 5 Table | Match

Warwickshire 23 Northants 4 Match
19 Jun 2014 Yorkshire 10 Sussex 9 Table | Match
24 Jun 2014 Yorkshire 24 Warwickshire 3 Table | Match
25 Jun 2014 Notts 24 Somerset 3 Table | Match

Durham 22 Sussex 4 Match

Lancashire 24 Northants 1 Match
2 Jul 2014 Middlesex 12 Northants 10 Table | Match

Somerset 11 Lancashire 9 Match

Warwickshire 22 Notts 8 Match
8 Jul 2014 Sussex 23 Northants 2 Table | Match
10 Jul 2014 Yorkshire 13 Durham 9 Table | Match

Middlesex 11 Somerset 10 Match
15 Jul 2014 Notts 21 Lancashire 4 Table | Match

Somerset 23 Northants 4 Match

Warwickshire 24 Durham 2 Match

* Middlesex were deducted two points for a slow over-rate 9/4/2014

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 5 points, plus any points scored in the first innings (see also paragraph 21.2.6).

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 5 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 Relegation

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.