Borthwick eager to restate England credentials
He came close to an England call-up in 2016. Now, after a winter in New Zealand and with a new start looming with Surrey, he's ready to press his case again
How I stopped worrying and learned to love declaration bowling
How to keep champagne off your camera
Brutal Durham punishment reflects poorly on ECB
Durham's relegation and heavy points deduction penalises players and supporters - but not the people that let them get into financial difficulty.
Collingwood laments 'kick in the nuts'
The Durham captain, Paul Collingwood, has described the ECB's decision to relegate his county as a "massive kick in the nuts."
Kent seek legal advice after missing out on promotion
Kent are to take legal advice as they seek to appeal the decision to readmit Hampshire to Division One of the County Championship in place of Durham.
Kent step up legal challenge against ECB
Kent's chairman, George Kennedy, has confirmed that the club is seeking arbitration with the England & Wales Cricket Board after being overlooked for a place in Division One.
Durham relegated in return for ECB bailout, Hampshire stay up
Durham have been relegated from the top flight of the County Championship, with Hampshire staying up in their place, after being hit with a penalty for receiving financial support from the ECB.
Spinners stir after change to toss rules
Changes to the toss in England's county game were intended to encourage spin back into Championship cricket. But have they been successful?
Durham face relegation if ECB impose points deduction
Durham could face the prospect of a points deduction, and possible relegation, as a consequence of receiving financial support from the ECB.
ESPNcricinfo County Championship XI
Let the debate begin. Do you agree with the final XI selected by ESPNcricinfo's county writers?
The moments that made the season - Part Two
The greatest retirement statement to the heart-stopping finish, ESPNcricinfo rounds up the memorable moments from the 2016 County Championship, from No.10 to 1 ...
'I'm staggered, bewildered' - Franklin
Middlesex captain James Franklin reflects on County Championship victory after defeating Yorkshire by 61 runs at Lord's
'Never thought declaration was generous' - Gale
Yorkshire captain Andrew Gale talks about his side's defeat on the final day of the county season which prevented a hat-trick of titles
The hope that leads to the hurt
Down in Taunton, they knew it was the longest of shots, but since when did knowing ever stop you hoping?
Somerset's waiting game presages the onset of winter
Somerset's cricketers have done all they can to win the County Championship for the first time. Now all they can do is wait
Lancashire 'feel crap', but live to fight in Division One
In the end, the spectre of relegation did not materialise for either team, even though the heaviest defeat of their season in terms of runs left Lancashire sweating for a few hours
'It's still alive for both teams' - Ryan Sidebottom
Ryan Sidebottom talks about his partnership with Tim Bresnan which kept Yorkshire in the race for the county championship
Warwickshire eye survival but concerns for future
Whatever the last day has in store, Warwickshire will have to conclude that this has been a let-down of a season, irrespective of the trophy they brought home from Lord's last weekend
Rogers ensures Somerset do all they can, now must watch and wait
It is a hard world in which you do almost all that is asked of you only to find it is not quite enough. That, though, may be Somerset's fate at some stage on Friday afternoon
Hesitant Hants face latest day of reckoning
There is no better way to prove that you are worthy of Division One status than by bowling out your last opposition in the final five hours of the summer. For Hampshire, that is the task
Chris Rogers announces first-class retirement
Chris Rogers has announced his retirement from first-class cricket following Somerset's final County Championship match
'It's been a funny game so far' - Jack Brooks
Yorkshire bowler Jack Brooks talks about his side's performance after the second day of their Championship match against Middlesex at Lord's
Bess bosses Notts as Somerset dare to dream
Dom Bess, Somerset's 19-year-old offspinner, took another five-wicket haul to bundle out Nottinghamshire and edge his side closer to a first-ever Championship title
Stokes relishes spin challenge to hold up Hampshire
Ben Stokes, Graham Clark and Michael Richardson all made half-centuries to frustrate Hampshire