1966 County Championship

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1966 County Championship
Cricket format First-class cricket
Tournament format(s) League system
Champions Yorkshire
1965
1967

The 1966 County Championship was the 67th officially organised running of the County Championship.[1] Yorkshire won the Championship title.

The method of obtaining points for the first innings was changed with two points awarded for a first innings lead for any match won, lost or drawn.[2]

Table[edit]

County Championship table
Team Pld Won Lost Drawn No Decision 1st Inns Points
Yorkshire 28 15 5 8 0 17 184
Worcestershire 28 13 5 9 1 18 166
Somerset 28 13 7 7 1 13 156
Kent 28 11 8 8 1 17 144
Northamptonshire 28 10 9 9 0 15 130
Warwickshire 28 8 8 10 2 16 113
Surrey 28 8 3 16 1 15 110
Leicestershire 28 8 7 12 1 14 108
Derbyshire 28 8 12 7 1 8 96
Sussex 28 6 11 11 0 16 92
Hampshire 28 5 4 18 1 16 87
Lancashire 28 6 11 8 3 13 86
Middlesex 28 6 5 14 3 13 86
Glamorgan 28 6 8 13 1 10 85
Gloucestershire 28 6 12 9 1 7 75
Essex 28 4 10 11 3 10 60
Nottinghamshire 28 3 11 12 2 8 46

References[edit]

  1. ^ Engel, Matthew (2004). Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2004, pages 493-494. John Wisden & Company Ltd. ISBN 0-947766-83-9. 
  2. ^ Wynne-Thomas, Peter (1983). The Hamlyn A-Z of Cricket Records. Hamlyn Publishing Group. ISBN 0-600-34667-6.