County Championship Division One 2010

Winner - Nottinghamshire

Lancashire v Nottinghamshire, Old Trafford, 4th day

Chris Read savours an incredible day

For three soggy days at Old Trafford, Nottinghamshire's quest for the County Championship - the blue riband event of the English season - looked like ending in the most miserable of anticlimaxes

Hampshire v Warwickshire, Rose Bowl, 4th day

Warwickshire secure Division One place

Warwickshire secured County Championship Division One safety on Thursday with a comprehensive 10-wicket win over Hampshire at the Rose Bowl

Yorkshire v Kent, Headingley, 4th day

Kent relegated despite Tredwell heroics

A stunned Yorkshire saw their County Championship title hopes dashed in 44 crazy minutes against Kent at Headingley on Thursday, when their last nine wickets crashed for 37 runs in the space of 55 balls

Chris Read, Nottinghamshire's victorious captain, poses with the trophy
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Ryan Sidebottom contributed a vital unbeaten seven runs in what could be his final innings for Nottinghamshire
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Adam Voges' 126 formed the backbone of Nottinghamshire first innings score
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Shivnarine Chanderpaul's wicket sparked wild celebrations from Nottinghamshire
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An ecstatic Andre Adams celebrates taking the wicket that secured the Championship for Nottinghamshire
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Nottinghamshire celebrate winning the 2010 County Championship
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Points Table

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied Draw Aban Pts
Notts 16 7 5 0 4 0 214
Somerset 16 6 2 0 8 0 214
Yorkshire 16 6 2 0 8 0 203
Lancashire 16 5 3 0 8 0 182
Durham 16 5 3 0 8 0 173
Warwickshire 16 6 9 0 1 0 166
Hampshire 16 3 6 0 7 0 157
Kent 16 3 7 0 6 0 151
Essex 16 2 6 0 8 0 126

Squads

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Bryce McGain recounts the family-friendly chant the Essex fans came up with during his spell with the county

Statistics

County Championship Division One, 2010 (in England First-class)

Tournament Results
Durham v Somerset at Chester-le-Street - Sep 13-16, 2010
Match drawn
Hampshire v Warwickshire at Southampton - Sep 13-16, 2010
Warwickshire won by 10 wickets
Lancashire v Notts at Manchester - Sep 13-16, 2010
Match drawn
Yorkshire v Kent at Leeds - Sep 13-16, 2010
Kent won by 4 wickets
Essex v Durham at Chelmsford - Sep 7-10, 2010
Match drawn
Kent v Hampshire at Canterbury - Sep 7-10, 2010
Hampshire won by 130 runs
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