Worcestershire promoted to Division One for fifth time in 12 years

Worcestershire promoted to Division One
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Worcestershire are promoted to Division One for the fifth time in 12 years after beating Surrey by 27 runs.

Worcestershire have been promoted to Division One for the fifth time in 12 years after securing a 27-run victory over Surrey.

The hosts dismissed their opponents for 189, despite Surrey sitting in a comfortable position at 106-1 before lunch.

Jack Shantry inspired the team to victory by taking 4-44 in the innings, which pushed him to 10 wickets overall.

Earlier today, Yorkshire won the County Championship title for the first time since 2001 by beating Nottinghamshire.

Craig Kieswetter
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