County Championship Division One 2009

Winner - Durham

Worcestershire v Sussex, Pro40, New Road

Sussex lose, but still win title

Sussex retained their Pro40 title despite a heavy defeat to Worcestershire thanks to Durham's narrow victory against Somerset

County Championship round-up

Nottinghamshire take second place

Nottinghamshire took second place, and a handsome prize, after victory over Sussex on the final day of the Championship season

Worcestershire v Durham, New Road, 4th day

Worcestershire save some pride

It may have been a miserable season, but Worcestershire at least restored a little pride after earning a draw against the champions

Points Table

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied Draw Aban Pts
Durham 16 8 0 0 8 0 240
Notts 16 4 2 0 10 0 193
Somerset 16 3 1 0 12 0 182
Lancashire 16 4 2 0 10 0 175
Warwickshire 16 3 3 0 10 0 174
Hampshire 16 3 3 0 10 0 169
Yorkshire 16 2 2 0 12 0 166
Sussex 16 2 6 0 8 0 143
Worcs 16 0 10 0 6 0 94

Statistics

County Championship Division One, 2009 (in England First-class)

Justin Langer ends his career with a handshake after Durham's successful chase
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Mark Ealham finished his professional career with the Pro40 match against Gloucestershire
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David Payne took three wickets as Nottinghamshire were skittled for 57
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Chris Read collects runs as Nottinghamshire close in on second place in the Championship
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Murray Goodwin's mood matched Sussex's as they were relegated
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Chris Nash made a fine century but it all meant nothing for Sussex
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Tournament Results
Notts v Sussex at Nottingham - Sep 23-26, 2009
Notts won by 35 runs
Worcs v Durham at Worcester - Sep 23-26, 2009
Match drawn
Yorkshire v Hampshire at Leeds - Sep 23-26, 2009
Match drawn
Lancashire v Warwickshire at Manchester - Sep 23-25, 2009
Lancashire won by 10 wickets
Somerset v Worcs at Taunton - Sep 16-19, 2009
Match drawn
Sussex v Yorkshire at Hove - Sep 16-19, 2009
Yorkshire won by 156 runs
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