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24-27 September 2008


Kent v Durham: Durham close in on victory and a maiden title with early wickets at Canterbury

Justin Kemp

Kent v Durham: Justin Kemp is the first casualty as Kent slide towards a defeat that sends them into Division Two

Steve Harmison

Kent v Durham: Steve Harmison, despite a cast on his left hand, takes the final two wickets in two balls as Durham win by an innings

Steve Harmison is mobbed by his teammates

Kent v Durham: The Durham team briefly forget about Harmison's injured hand as the celebrations begin at Canterbury

Martin Saggers

Kent v Durham: The end comes emphatically as Saggers is bowled, relegating Kent and almost certainly making Durham champions

Durham celebrate

Kent v Durham: Durham leave the field after sealing victory by an innings and 71 runs, hopeful of a maiden Division One title

Chris Read

Notts v Hampshire: Meanwhile, at Trent Bridge, skipper Chris Read has much to ponder as Notts let another title slip away

Nic Pothas

Notts v Hampshire: Nic Pothas continues to blaze away in unorthodox fashion as Hampshire grind out the runs against a demoralised Notts

Liam Dawson

Notts v Hampshire: All-rounder Liam Dawson is also amongst the runs in an unbroken sixth-wicket partnership of 182

Nic Pothas and Liam Dawson

Notts v Hampshire: Dawson joins Pothas to make the second century of the innings before Hampshire finally declare on 449-5

Graeme Swann departs

Notts v Hampshire: Set 442 from a minimum of 76 overs, Notts need quick runs but Graeme Swann is an early casualty

Durham celebrate

Kent v Durham: Although the trophy is not actually at the ground, Durham know they are soon certain to get their hands on it

Stuart Broad

Notts v Hampshire: Stuart Broad, rested for this match by England, can only look on as Notts head towards defeat

Chris Read

Notts v Hampshire: Notts skipper Chris Read hits some defiant late strokes, firing seven fours and two sixes in an unbeaten 47

Chris Read and Charlie Shreck

Notts v Hampshire: Notts are beaten by 203 runs and Chris Read and Charlie Shreck are left to reflect on what might have been

see also
County finale photos - day three
26 Sep 08 |  Cricket

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