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Warwickshire (3rd title)
(1,743 for Northamptonshire)
The 1972 County Championship was the 73rd officially organised running of the County Championship, and ran from 3 May to 12 September 1948. Warwickshire County Cricket Club claimed their third title.
Pld = Played, W = Wins, L = Losses, D = Draws, D1 = Draws in matches reduced to single innings, A = Abandonments, BatBP = Batting points, BowBP = Bowling points, Pts = Points.
1972 County Championship Wikipedia
Teams receive 10 points for a win, 0 for a draw or loss. Bonus points may be scored during the first 85 overs of each team's first innings.