Points Table

Surrey 16 8 1 0 7 0 264
Lancashire 16 7 1 0 8 0 254
Essex 16 6 5 0 5 0 200
Glamorgan 16 4 4 0 8 0 183
Northamptonshire 16 3 3 0 10 0 180
Gloucestershire 16 5 5 0 6 0 177
Kent 16 4 7 0 5 0 161
Derbyshire 16 3 7 0 6 0 153
Leicestershire 16 2 9 0 5 0 118
SURR 16 8 1 0 7 264 0.0
LANCS 16 7 1 0 8 254 0.0
ESSEX 16 6 5 0 5 200 0.0
GLAM 16 4 4 0 8 183 0.0
NTHNT 16 3 3 0 10 180 0.0
GLOUC 16 5 5 0 6 177 0.0
KENT 16 4 7 0 5 161 0.0
DERBS 16 3 7 0 6 153 0.0
LEICS 16 2 9 0 5 118 0.0

Points by match:

15 Apr 2015 Glamorgan 12 Leics 11 Table | Match

Northants 11 Gloucs 10 Match
21 Apr 2015 Essex 19 Kent 3 Table | Match
22 Apr 2015 Surrey 12 Glamorgan 9 Table | Match

Lancashire 21 Derbyshire 4 Match
29 Apr 2015 Derbyshire 24 Gloucs 4 Table | Match

Essex 12 Surrey 9 Match

Northants 19 Leics 6 Match

Lancashire 23 Kent 4 Match
5 May 2015 Gloucs 20 Essex 3 Table | Match
6 May 2015 Glamorgan 8 Derbyshire 7 Table | Match

Lancashire 13 Northants 12 Match

Leics 12 Kent 10 Match
13 May 2015 Surrey 24 Leics 5 Table | Match

Gloucs 22 Lancashire 7 Match

Kent 12 Glamorgan 10 Match

Derbyshire 11 Northants 11 Match
20 May 2015 Lancashire 23 Leics 4 Table | Match
21 May 2015 Surrey 13 Northants 10 Table | Match

Kent 20 Gloucs 3 Match

Glamorgan 22 Essex 4 Match
27 May 2015 Surrey 21 Kent 5 Table | Match

Lancashire 24 Derbyshire 6 Match
3 Jun 2015 Surrey 13 Lancashire 12 Table | Match

Glamorgan 23 Northants 3 Match

Leics 21 Essex 3 Match

Derbyshire 8 Gloucs 8 Match
9 Jun 2015 Surrey 21 Leics 3 Table | Match

Derbyshire 19 Kent 4 Match
10 Jun 2015 Northants 13 Essex 9 Table | Match

Lancashire 21 Gloucs 5 Match
16 Jun 2015 Lancashire 23 Leics 2 Table | Match

Essex 23 Derbyshire 2 Match
18 Jun 2015 Glamorgan 23 Surrey 6 Table | Match
22 Jun 2015 Northants 20 Kent 3 Table | Match
23 Jun 2015 Essex 22 Gloucs 3 Table | Match

Surrey 20 Derbyshire 4 Match
25 Jun 2015 Glamorgan 21 Leics 5 Table | Match
29 Jun 2015 Surrey 22 Gloucs 1 Table | Match
2 Jul 2015 Northants 13 Lancashire 11 Table | Match
7 Jul 2015 Kent 20 Leics 3 Table | Match
9 Jul 2015 Lancashire 13 Essex 8 Table | Match

Glamorgan 13 Derbyshire 10 Match

Gloucs 23 Northants 4 Match
15 Jul 2015 Essex 21 Glamorgan 3 Table | Match
16 Jul 2015 Surrey 22 Kent 6 Table | Match
18 Jul 2015 Gloucs 20 Leics 4 Table | Match
20 Jul 2015 Derbyshire 23 Northants 3 Table | Match
21 Jul 2015 Kent 24 Essex 3 Table | Match
22 Jul 2015 Lancashire 24 Glamorgan 3 Table | Match
6 Aug 2015 Northants 23 Kent 3 Table | Match
9 Aug 2015 Gloucs 23 Glamorgan 4 Table | Match
10 Aug 2015 Leics 22 Derbyshire 6 Table | Match

Surrey 22 Essex 7 Match
24 Aug 2015 Northants 11 Leics -4 Table | Match

Lancashire 11 Glamorgan 7 Match

Surrey 11 Gloucs 8 Match

Derbyshire 10 Kent 8 Match
4 Sep 2015 Essex 12 Northants 9 Table | Match

Surrey 23 Derbyshire 5 Match

Leics 11 Gloucs 9 Match

Kent 12 Lancashire 8 Match
11 Sep 2015 Essex 24 Derbyshire 2 Table | Match
12 Sep 2015 Kent 22 Glamorgan 4 Table | Match
17 Sep 2015 Kent 5 Gloucs 5 Table | Match

Northants 10 Glamorgan 9 Match

Essex 18 Leics 2 Match

Surrey 12 Lancashire 9 Match
25 Sep 2015 Essex 12 Lancashire 11 Table | Match

Derbyshire 12 Leics 11 Match

Surrey 13 Northants 8 Match

Gloucs 13 Glamorgan 12 Match

  • 22 April: Derbyshire deducted 1 point for slow over rate
  • 29 April: Northamptonshire deducted 2 points for slow over rate.
  • 14 August: Leicestershire deducted 16 points.

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.