Essex woeful 20 all-out

Essex were bowled out for just 20 runs as Lancashire thrashed them in the LV=County Championship

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Lowest ever scores in County Cricket

Northampton hold the 'honour' of lowest ever score

Essex today scraped to a lowly 20 in today's match in Chelmsford, but it's far from the lowest ever score - that dubious honour belongs to Northants.

They are:

12 Northamptonshire v Gloucestershire: Spa Ground, Gloucester 1907

13 Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire: Trent Bridge, Nottingham 1901

14 Surrey v Essex: County Ground, Chelmsford 1983

15 Hampshire v Warwickshire: Edgbaston, Birmingham 1922 (Hampshire won game)

16 Warwickshire v Kent: Angel Ground, Tonbridge 1913

20 Sussex v Yorkshire: The Circle, Hull 1922

20 Derbyshire v Yorkshire: Bramall Lane, Sheffield 1939

20 Essex v Lancashire: County Ground, Chelmsford 2013

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