County Championship Division One 2008

Winner - Durham

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Dale Benkenstein has confirmed he is unlikely to continue as Durham captain after leading them to their first County Championship title

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Points Table

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied Draw Aban Pts
Durham 16 6 3 0 6 1 190
Notts 16 5 3 0 7 1 182
Hampshire 16 5 4 0 7 0 178
Somerset 16 3 2 0 11 0 174
Lancashire 16 5 2 0 8 1 170
Sussex 16 2 2 0 12 0 159
Yorkshire 16 2 5 0 9 0 159
Kent 16 4 6 0 6 0 154
Surrey 16 0 5 0 10 1 124

Statistics

County Championship Division One, 2008 (in England First-class)

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Andrew Caddick explains why Marcus Trescothick has a stand in his name at Taunton

Durham captain Dale Benkenstein during the presentation of the Championship trophy
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Durham captain Dale Benkenstein kisses the Championship trophy
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Paul Collingwood poses with the Championship trophy
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The moment of victory: Steve Harmison bowls Martin Saggers to deliver Durham their maiden County Championship title
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Nic Pothas congratulates Liam Dawson on his maiden first-class hundred
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Liam Dawson's maiden first-class hundred ended Nottinghamshire's title hopes
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Tournament Results
Kent v Durham at Canterbury - Sep 24-27, 2008
Durham won by an innings and 71 runs
Notts v Hampshire at Nottingham - Sep 24-27, 2008
Hampshire won by 203 runs
Somerset v Lancashire at Taunton - Sep 24-27, 2008
Lancashire won by 8 wickets
Sussex v Yorkshire at Hove - Sep 24-27, 2008
Match drawn
Durham v Sussex at Chester-le-Street - Sep 17-20, 2008
Match drawn
Yorkshire v Somerset at Scarborough - Sep 17-20, 2008
Match drawn
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