result
Bristol, Sep 17 - 20 2013, County Championship Division Two
(46.3 ov)310/8d & 195/2d
Match drawn
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Lancashire secure Division Two title

Lancashire will have to wait for the coup de grace of their season after a tame draw at Bristol but the champagne moment arrived in a literal sense as they lifted the Division Two title

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Scorecard summary
Lancashire310/8(114 overs)1st INNINGS
Luke Procter106 (227)
Tom Smith88 (219)
Will Gidman5/61(28)
Matt Taylor1/52(23)
Gloucestershire209/10(54.4 overs)1st INNINGS
Alex Gidman45 (66)
Matt Taylor*26 (26)
Oliver Newby4/71(18.4)
Tom Smith4/49(12)
Lancashire195/2(46.3 overs)2nd INNINGS
Luis Reece97 (133)
Paul Horton55 (91)
Tom Smith1/61(16)
David Payne1/53(11.3)
46.3
W
Payne to Reece, OUT
Luis Reece b Payne 97 (159m 133b 10x4 1x6) SR: 72.93
46.2
1
Payne to Prince, 1 run
46.1
Payne to Prince, no run
end of over 463 runs
LANCS: 194/1CRR: 4.21 
Luis Reece97 (132)
Ashwell Prince39 (53)
Chris Dent2-0-10-0
David Payne11-0-52-0
45.6
Dent to Reece, no run
45.5
Dent to Reece, no run
45.4
Dent to Reece, no run
45.3
1
Dent to Prince, 1 run
45.2
1
Dent to Reece, 1 run
45.1
1
Dent to Prince, 1 run
end of over 454 runs
LANCS: 191/1CRR: 4.24 
Luis Reece96 (128)
Ashwell Prince37 (51)
David Payne11-0-52-0
Chris Dent1-0-7-0
44.6
Payne to Reece, no run
44.5
Payne to Reece, no run
44.4
Payne to Reece, no run
44.3
Payne to Reece, no run
44.2
Payne to Reece, no run
44.1
4
Payne to Reece, FOUR runs
end of over 447 runs
LANCS: 187/1CRR: 4.25 
Ashwell Prince37 (51)
Luis Reece92 (122)
Chris Dent1-0-7-0
David Payne10-0-48-0
43.6
Dent to Prince, no run
43.5
1
Dent to Reece, 1 run
43.4
Dent to Reece, no run
43.3
1
Dent to Prince, 1 run
43.2
1
Dent to Reece, 1 run
Match details
County Ground, Bristol
TossGloucestershire, elected to field first
SeriesCounty Championship Division Two
Season2013
Hours of play (local time)10.30am start, Lunch 12.30-13.10, Tea 15.10-15.30, Close 17.30
Match days17,18,19,20 September 2013 - day(4-day match)
Umpires
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Mark Benson
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Peter Willey
PointsLancashire 9, Gloucestershire 6