County - Championship: Match Facts

The LV= County Championship continues on Wednesday. Here are some stats and facts ahead of the third round of games.

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- Nottinghamshire are unbeaten in their four visits to Derbyshire in the LV= County Championship two-division era, winning the last three and the last two by an innings.

- Yorkshire have won eight of their 14 away trips to play Durham in the LV= County Championship, with Durham picking up just three wins in this head-to-head (three draws).

- Somerset have lost just three matches at Taunton in the LV= County Championship since the start of 2009 and were unbeaten in 2012, (W4 D4) including a win over Warwickshire.

- Sussex have recorded just 27 wins over Surrey in the history of the LV= County Championship, their lowest win rate (13.6%) against any county, their last away win coming in 1994.

- Kent have not won at Old Trafford in the LV= County Championship since 1997, their only away win against Lancashire since then coming in Liverpool.

- Craig Kieswetter hit a 2nd innings 152 in Somerset’s one-wicket victory in last season’s corresponding fixture with Warwickshire, the champions only defeat of the season.

- Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire have never met in Division One of the LV= County Championship. Notts won their last meeting (Div 2) in September 2007, by an innings and six runs.

- Liam Norwell recorded career best first-class match figures of 8-74 in Gloucestershire’s 207-run win over Northamptonshire in last season’s corresponding fixture.

- Chris Wright starts week three of the LV= County Championship as the FTI MVP leader. The Warwickshire seamer topped the bowling list last year (sixth overall).

- Alviro Petersen is the top run scorer (258) after just two rounds of LV= County Championship games despite playing just once. Toby Roland-Jones is the leading wicket taker with 12 scalps.

THIS WEEK'S FIXTURES:

Wed Apr 24 - Sat Apr 27: 11:00 start (unless stated)

County Championship Division One

Derbyshire v Nottinghamshire - Derby

Durham v Yorkshire - Durham

Surrey v Sussex - The Oval

Somerset v Warwickshire - Taunton (Starts Thursday 11:05)

County Championship Division Two

Gloucestershire v Northamptonshire - Bristol

Hampshire v Worcestershire - Southampton

Lancashire v Kent - Old Trafford

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