County Championship round-up: Warwickshire cash in on Woakes' haul to claim title

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Warwickshire wasted little time in clinching the Second Division title at Edgbaston yesterday. Chris Woakes secured the bonus point required in an incisive opening spell that saw hapless Glamorgan reduced to 43 for 6. It was Woakes' third wicket – Michael Powell caught by Jonathan Trott – that earned the first bowling point and added the title and doubled their prize money to £30,000. Woakes finished with 6 for 68 as Glamorgan were dismissed for 193.

In the First Division, Adil Rashid and David Wainwright each hit hundreds in a Yorkshire rearguard which turned their relegation battle against Sussex on its head on the second day at Hove. The young spin twins proved their all-round ability to make a mockery of Yorkshire's initial struggle to 84 for 6. They added 316 for the loss of three tail-end wickets to declare on 400 for 9 declared, on a day which finished with their hosts 25 for 3 in reply.