County Championship Division Two 2009

Winner - Kent

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

Derbyshire v Essex, Derby, 4th day

ten Doeschate blitz sends Essex up

Ryan ten Doeschate produced a destructive 59-ball 108 and Mark Pettini played a captain's innings of 85 from 94 deliveries to put Essex back in the top flight for the first time since 2003

County Championship round-up

Northants left to watch and wait

Northamptonshire completed a crushing win over Leicestershire to move into second place in Division Two, but now have to wait for the result at Derby

Points Table

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied Draw Aban Pts
Kent 16 8 3 0 5 0 219
Essex 16 6 3 0 7 0 194
Northants 16 6 4 0 6 0 193
Gloucs 16 6 6 0 4 0 185
Glamorgan 16 2 2 0 12 0 175
Derbyshire 16 2 3 0 11 0 172
Surrey 16 1 4 0 11 0 148
Middlesex 16 2 7 0 7 0 140
Leics 16 2 3 0 11 0 138

Statistics

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

Jonathan Trott hit 86 to take Warwickshire to the brink of victory
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Rikki Clarke hit the winning run as Warwickshire clinched the Division Two title
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Mark Wallace was one of four century-makers as Glamorgan passed 700
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Mark Cosgrove dispatches a boundary through the covers
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Andrew Hall launches down the ground during his hundred
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Andrew Hall helped Northamptonshire to 600 with his powerful 159
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Tournament Results
Derbyshire v Essex at Derby - Sep 23-26, 2009
Essex won by 5 wickets
Surrey v Glamorgan at The Oval - Sep 23-26, 2009
Match drawn
Gloucs v Kent at Bristol - Sep 23-25, 2009
Gloucs won by an innings and 23 runs
Northants v Leics at Northampton - Sep 23-25, 2009
Northants won by an innings and 196 runs
Glamorgan v Gloucs at Cardiff - Sep 16-19, 2009
Match drawn
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