Points Table

Points table for matches completed by 4 Aug 2012

Warwickshire 11 4 1 0 6 0 143
Nottinghamshire 11 4 0 0 7 0 135
Sussex 12 4 3 0 5 0 130
Somerset 11 3 1 0 7 0 123
Middlesex 11 3 2 0 6 0 112
Lancashire 12 1 4 0 7 0 81
Surrey 11 1 3 0 6 1 81
Worcestershire 10 1 3 0 6 0 72
Durham 11 1 5 0 4 1 66
WARKS 11 4 1 0 6 143 0.0
NOTTS 11 4 0 0 7 135 0.0
SSSX 12 4 3 0 5 130 0.0
SOMST 11 3 1 0 7 123 0.0
MIDDX 11 3 2 0 6 112 0.0
LANCS 12 1 4 0 7 81 0.0
SURR 11 1 3 0 6 81 0.0
WORCS 10 1 3 0 6 72 0.0
DURHM 11 1 5 0 4 66 0.0

Points by match:

8 Apr 2012 Somerset 22 Middlesex 3 Table | Match

Surrey 21 Sussex 3 Match

Notts 19 Worcs 3 Match
14 Apr 2012 Sussex 22 Lancashire 3 Table | Match
15 Apr 2012 Notts 19 Durham 3 Table | Match

Warwickshire 20 Somerset 3 Match

Middlesex 21 Surrey 3 Match
22 Apr 2012 Warwickshire 22 Lancashire 5 Table | Match

Durham 7 Middlesex 6 Match

Somerset 11 Notts 3 Match

Surrey 6 Worcs 6 Match
29 Apr 2012 Lancashire 9 Somerset 6 Table | Match

Surrey 3 Durham 3 Match

Warwickshire 8 Sussex 5 Match

Notts 7 Worcs 6 Match
4 May 2012 Warwickshire 21 Durham 3 Table | Match
5 May 2012 Notts 19 Lancashire 3 Table | Match
6 May 2012 Middlesex 19 Worcs 2 Table | Match
12 May 2012 Worcs 8 Surrey 6 Table | Match

Sussex 8 Lancashire 5 Match

Notts 11 Middlesex 8 Match

Somerset 8 Durham 6 Match
19 May 2012 Somerset 11 Surrey 10 Table | Match

Sussex 9 Worcs 8 Match

Warwickshire 9 Lancashire 4 Match
24 May 2012 Somerset 24 Durham 7 Table | Match
26 May 2012 Lancashire 9 Middlesex 5 Table | Match

Warwickshire 20 Surrey 4 Match
28 May 2012 Notts 23 Sussex 5 Table | Match
2 Jun 2012 Middlesex 23 Sussex 4 Table | Match

Lancashire 19 Durham -1 Match

Worcs 9 Somerset 7 Match
8 Jun 2012 Middlesex 10 Somerset 4 Table | Match

Durham 8 Warwickshire 6 Match
9 Jun 2012 Lancashire 7 Notts 6 Table | Match

Sussex 22 Surrey 3 Match
13 Jul 2012 Worcs 7 Durham 7 Table | Match
14 Jul 2012 Surrey 10 Lancashire 8 Table | Match

Notts 9 Middlesex 6 Match
15 Jul 2012 Warwickshire 11 Sussex 5 Table | Match
20 Jul 2012 Worcs 21 Lancashire 3 Table | Match
21 Jul 2012 Sussex 20 Durham 4 Table | Match

Notts 8 Surrey 8 Match

Somerset 21 Warwickshire 8 Match
29 Jul 2012 Durham 19 Middlesex 3 Table | Match
30 Jul 2012 Notts 11 Sussex 4 Table | Match

Warwickshire 10 Surrey 7 Match
3 Aug 2012 Sussex 23 Worcs 2 Table | Match
4 Aug 2012 Lancashire 6 Somerset 6 Table | Match

Middlesex 8 Warwickshire 8 Match

*** 15th April: Surrey deducted 1 point for a slow-over rate
*** 2nd June: Durham deducted 4 points for a slow-over rate
*** 9th August: Surrey deducted 1 point for a slow-over rate

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 3 points, plus any points scored in the first innings (see also paragraph 21.1.6).

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 3 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.