1971 County Championship

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1971 County Championship
Cricket format First-class cricket
Tournament format(s) League system
Champions Surrey
1970
1972

The 1971 County Championship was the 72nd officially organised running of the County Championship.[1] Surrey won the Championship title by virtue of winning more matches because they had finished level on points with Warwickshire.[2]

Table[edit]

County Championship table
Team Pld Won Lost Drawn Batting bonus Bowling bonus Points
Surrey 24 11 3 10 63 82 255
Warwickshire 24 9 9 6 73 92 255
Lancashire 24 9 4 11 76 75 241
Kent 24 7 6 11 82 82 234
Leicestershire 24 6 2 16 76 74 215
Middlesex 24 7 6 11 61 81 212
Somerset 24 7 4 13 50 89 209
Gloucestershire 24 7 3 13 50 81 201
Hampshire 24 4 6 14 70 82 192
Essex 24 6 5 13 43 84 187
Sussex 24 5 9 10 55 77 182
Nottinghamshire 24 3 7 14 58 83 171
Yorkshire 24 4 8 12 47 75 162
Northamptonshire 24 4 8 12 36 83 159
Worcestershire 24 3 7 14 46 76 152
Glamorgan 24 3 5 15 55 63 148
Derbyshire 24 1 4 19 51 81 142

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.