Warwickshire: County Champions for eight time in club history

Warwickshire claimed the title at the LV=Insurance County Championshop delighting fans on home turf.

The Bears began the final day knowing that victory would secure their first title since 2012.

Warwickshire's winning moment

Today was the third home game this season where Warwickshire had had won after tea on the final day.

Spinner Danny Briggs struck an important blow just before lunch when Tom Lammonby edged to Tim Bresnan at slip.

After the interval, the visitors moved to 35 for one then lost three wickets for four runs in 39 balls. 

Ben Green tickled a leg-side catch to the keeper off Bresnan before Chris Woakes added the big wicket of Azhar Ali, caught by Sam Hain at second slip.

With limited time at their disposal, the Bears needed to be flawless in the field and they were. Hain made no mistake and neither did Yates at third slip when Tom Abell (nought from 21 balls) and Lewis Goldsworthy (31, 44) edged Craig Miles. 

Liam Norwell removed Steven Davies with a yorker.

Luke Gregory (31, 56 balls) nicked Miles to Michael Burgess to leave Warwickshire with 171 balls to take one wicket and snatch the title.

Our reporter Wesley Smith captured the winning moment