Yorkshire beat Sussex by 100 runs at Headingley Yorkshire 251 (Ballance 55, Rashid 53, Magoffin 4-57) and 305 (Gale 67, Bresnan 55, Magoffin 3-57) - Sussex 248 (Yardy 70, Brooks 3-55) and 208 (Bresnan 3-30) Sussex Relegated

Hampshire beat Nottinghamshire by eight wickets at Trent Bridge to ensure survival Hampshire 326 (Berg 72, Dawson 69, McLaren 52, Gurney 4-70) and 200 for 2 (Carberry 84*, Adams 70) - Nottinghamshire 340 (Wessels 104, Mullaney 58, Edwards 6-88) and 185 (Taylor 90, Edwards 4-57)

Somerset beat Warwickshire by 17 runs at Taunton Somerset 438 (Hildreth 118, Trescothick 87, Ronchi 51, Barker 4-94) and 110 (Patel 7-38) - Warwickshire 324 (Patel 98, Evans 73, Leach 7-106) and 207 (Bell 55, Cooper 5-76, Leach 4-74) Bonus points accrued on day one had already secured Somerset's Div 1 status, but they ended the season in style

Worcestershire beat Middlesex by an Innings and 128 runs at Worcester Middlesex 98 (Gabriel 5-31) and 205 (Simpson 50*, Shantry 3-51) - Worcestershire 431-5 dec (Fell 171, Kohler-Cadmore 130*, Dexter 3-51)

Surrey drew with Northamptonshire at the Oval Surrey 410 (Sangakkara 101, S Curran 61*) and 125 for 5 (Roy 77) - Northamptonshire 110 (T Curran 7-35, S Curran 3-46) and 514 (Murphy 135*, Duckett 120, Rossington 116, Wakely 93, Dunn 4-103) Surrey seal the Division 2 title

Essex drew with Lancashire at Chelmsford Essex 396 (Ryder 116, Bopara 99, ten Doeschate 59, Anderson 7-77) and 138 for 3 (Bopara 52*) - Lancashire 310 (Reece 82, Hameed 63)

Glamorgan drew with Gloucestershire at Bristol Glamorgan 433 and 365 for 3 dec (Cooke 102*, Ingram 101*, Rudolph 69) - Gloucestershire 558 (Dent 268, Fuller 73)

Derbyshire drew with Leicestershire at Derby Derbyshire 352 (Madsen 95, Slater 70, Freckingham 4-91) and 331-8 (Hughes 101, Madsen 66, Slater 56, Godleman 51,) - Leicestershire 329 (Chappell 96, Eckersley 50, Footitt 7-71) and 363 (Cosgrove 156, Ali 62)

Richard Pyrah, the Yorkshire allrounder, has retired from professional cricket with immediate effect in order to take up a full-time post on the club's coaching staff.

Division 1 Stats Champions - Yorkshire Runner-Up - Middlesex Relegated - Sussex and Worcestershire Highest Batting Average - Johnny Bairstow - 15 Inns (3 no) - 1108 runs at 92.33 Most Runs - James Hidreth 1,390 Most Wickets - Chris Rushworth - 83

Division 2 Stats Champions - Surrey Runner-Up - Lancashire Wooden Spoon - Leicestershire Highest Batting Average (5 completed Inns) - Ashwell Prince 23 Inns (1 no) - 1,478 runs at 67.18 Most Runs - Ashwell Prince 1,478 Most Wickets - Tom Curran and Mark Footit 76

Chris Rushworth has been named the Professional Cricketers' Association's player of the year, while Tom Curran has won the young player award. Paceman Rushworth, 29, took 100 wickets across all three formats for Durham, including 83 Championship wickets. Surrey seamer Curran, 20, claimed 105 wickets in all formats and helped Surrey secure the Division Two title. Gloucestershire's Michael Klinger was named One-Day Cup and T20 Blast player of the year. The 35-year-old Australian scored a total of 1,185 runs during the two competitions.

Middlesex have released academy graduate Gurjit Sandhu. The 23-year-old left-arm seamer only made a total of 18 first-team appearances for the Lord's outfit following his debut in 2011 and did not play a first-class game in 2015.