1981 County Championship

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1981 County Championship
Cricket format First-class cricket
Tournament format(s) League system
Champions Nottinghamshire
1980
1982

The 1981 Schweppes County Championship was the 82nd officially organised running of the County Championship. Nottinghamshire won the Championship title.[1]

The number of points awarded for a win was increased to 16.[2] The Championship was sponsored by Schweppes for the fourth time.

Table[edit]

County Championship table
Team Pld Won Lost Drawn Batting bonus Bowling bonus Points
Nottinghamshire 22 11 4 7 56 72 304
Sussex 22 11 3 8 58 68 302
Somerset 22 10 2 10 54 65 279
Middlesex 22 9 3 10 49 64 257
Essex 22 8 4 10 62 64 254
Surrey 22 7 5 10 52 72 236
Hampshire 22 6 7 9 45 65 206
Leicestershire 22 6 6 10 45 58 199
Kent 22 5 7 10 51 58 189
Yorkshire 22 5 9 8 41 66 187
Worcestershire 22 5 9 8 44 52 172
Derbyshire 22 4 7 11 51 57 172
Gloucestershire 22 4 3 15 51 55 170
Glamorgan 22 3 10 9 50 69 167
Northamptonshire 22 3 6 13 51 67 166
Lancashire 22 4 7 11 47 57 164
Warwickshire 22 2 11 9 56 47 135

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.