Leicestershire v Hampshire, Grace Road, 4th day
Sep 18, 2013: Leicestershire crashed to a 180-run defeat against Hampshire at Grace Road as the curtain came down on their miserable Championship Division Two campaign
Northamptonshire v Kent, Wantage Road, 2nd day
Sep 18, 2013: Refreshingly, no one at the County Ground made a secret of their interest in the game unfolding at Chelmsford between third-placed Essex and Glamorgan
Essex v Glamorgan, Chelmsford, 2nd day
Sep 18, 2013: Gautam Gambhir and Jaik Mickleburgh got Essex off to a strong start in reply to Glamorgan's 322 on the second day at Chelmsford, a match they need to win to maintain their promotion challenge
Leicestershire v Hampshire, Grace Road, 2nd day
Sep 18, 2013: Liam Dawson and James Vince both hit unbeaten centuries as Hampshire took a stranglehold on their game against Leicestershire at Grace Road
Gloucestershire v Lancashire, Bristol, 2nd day
Sep 18, 2013: "Shot Procy," came the cry from beyond the boundary. A phrase once so common in Gloucestershire but not heard since 1981 was revived on the second day at Bristol
Essex v Glamorgan, Chelmsford, 1st day
Sep 17, 2013: Essex were frustrated by the weather and Glamorgan's third-wicket pair as they went in search of a victory at Chelmsford to keep alive their hopes of winning promotion.
Gloucestershire v Lancashire, Bristol, 1st day
Sep 17, 2013: Michael Klinger, the Australian batsman, has turned down an offer to play for Gloucestershire as a domestic-qualified player
Northamptonshire v Kent, Wantage Road, 1st day
Sep 17, 2013: Only 17.1 overs were possible as Northamptonshire began their penultimate match of an impressive season
Kent v Essex, Canterbury, 4th day
Sep 14, 2013: In the end, the two hours that Mother Nature afforded Essex were not enough for them to secure the victory they deserved
Lancashire v Leicestershire, Old Trafford, 4th day
Sep 14, 2013: Lancashire may not have achieved promotion in the style they would have liked, but the hour-long wait to confirm their success completes a remarkable turnaround of fortunes
Worcestershire v Hampshire, New Road, 4th day
Sep 14, 2013: Ben Cox responded to a vote of confidence with a career-best performance for Worcestershire in the draw with Hampshire at New Road.
Kent v Essex, Canterbury, 3rd day
Sep 13, 2013: There are still only two possible victors in this match - Essex and the rain - but Sam Northeast, the great hope for the future in Canterbury, has given his side some hope of scraping a draw they barely deserve
Lancashire v Leicestershire, Old Trafford, 3rd day
Sep 13, 2013: Manchester's infamous rain may have delayed Lancashire's promotion celebrations but Simon Katich departs for a brighter climate this weekend content he has fully contributed to their successful return to Division One.
Worcestershire v Hampshire, New Road, 3rd day
Sep 13, 2013: Hampshire made the most of the 90 minutes of play possible on the third day of their rain-interrupted Division Two meeting with Worcestershire
Worcestershire v Hampshire, New Road, 1st day
Sep 12, 2013: Loan signing Matt Coles showcased his talent with both bat and ball as Hampshire put pressure on Worcestershire at New Road.
Lancashire v Leicestershire, Old Trafford, 2nd day
Sep 12, 2013: Sidelined for six matches during a key phase in Lancashire's promotion push, Paul Horton been prolific since his comeback and may now have played the innings that all but secures their return to Division One.
Kent v Essex, Canterbury, 2nd day
Sep 12, 2013: Essex's trio of seam bowlers dove-tailed brilliantly to hound Kent out for 107 in their first innings and give them a chance to beat the weather that is forecast to shorten this match
Worcestershire v Hampshire, New Road, 1st day
Sep 11, 2013: James Vince's third LV= County Championship century of the season saw Hampshire put themselves in a promising position on a rain-shortened first day New Road.
Kent v Essex, Canterbury, 1st day
Sep 11, 2013: It is not often that the first day of a four-day game begins and ends under floodlights. But Owais Shah didn't seem to mind as he landed some telling blows for Essex on day where the September sun was second best.
Lancashire v Leicestershire, Old Trafford, 1st day
Sep 11, 2013: Lancashire may have undergone a makeover of their Championship line-up but coach Peter Moores is confident their decision to blood more players will make them more competitive in Division One next summer.
Plays of the day from the match between Delhi Daredevils and Kolkata Knight Riders
Thirty years ago England were battered, bruised, broken and blackwashed in the Caribbean