Canterbury, Sep 24 - 27 2008, County Championship Division One
(60.3 ov)225 & 204
Durham won by an innings and 71 runs
• Andrew Miller at Canterbury

Thorp secures Durham's maiden title

Durham marched towards their first County Championship title with a thumping innings-and-71-run victory against Kent at Canterbury

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Scorecard summary
Kent225/10(59.5 overs)1st INNINGS
Rob Key58 (100)
Durham500/8(136 overs)1st INNINGS
Kent204/10(60.3 overs)2nd INNINGS
Ryan McLaren*65 (115)
Justin Kemp54 (69)
Callum Thorp7/88(23)
Steve Harmison3/58(22.3)

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Match details
St Lawrence Ground, Canterbury
TossDurham, elected to field first
SeriesCounty Championship Division One
Series resultDurham won the 2008 County Championship Division One
Hours of play (local time)10.30am start, Lunch 12.30-13.10, Tea 15.10-15.30, Close 17.30.
Match days24,25,26,27 September 2008 - day(4-day match)
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George Sharp
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Neil Bainton
PointsDurham 22, Kent 3