Durham have been relegated from the top flight of the County Championship, with Hampshire staying up in their place, after being hit with a points deduction for receiving financial support from the ECB during the 2016 season
Last season, Blackpool were able to stun the world with an impressive sixth place finish in the Championship, after being predicted to get relegated to League One at the start of the season by many experts. In the Championship playo...
Ryan McLaren marked his LV= County Championship debut for Hampshire with four wickets as they stepped up their bid to avoid relegation by dismissing Durham for 213 at Chester-le-Street
Hampshire have succeeded in partially easing the points deduction threat imposed upon them by an ECB disciplinary panel - a relief in a season crumbling around them