Worcestershire CCC bring down the curtain on another season – the 152nd in their history – when they take on Durham in the Specsavers County Championship match at New Road beginning tomorrow.

Here are the records of the previous 27 first class meetings between the two counties.

Worcestershire: Played:  27  Won:  6  Lost:  10  Drawn:  11

Last meeting:  Match Drawn at Chester-le-Street –  26th-29th June 2017

Durham 197 (SW Poynter 43, JC Tongue 4-41) Worcs 367 (BL D’Oliveira 122, MM Ali 58, MA Wood 5-54)

Highest total – Worcestershire:                  643-7 dec             New Road                           2002

Highest total – Durham:                               634-8 dec             New Road                           2009

Lowest total – Worcestershire:                   120                         Chester-le-Street              2012

Lowest total – Durham:                                120                         New Road                          2002

120                         New Road                          2003

Highest score – Worcestershire:                GA Hick                                315*      New Road           2002

Highest score – Durham:                             S Chanderpaul                    201*      New Road           2009

Best innings bowling – Worcs:                     MS Mason          6-68       New Road                          2003

Best innings bowling – Durham:                 OD Gibson          7-46       Chester-le-Street              2007

Best match bowling – Worcs:                       PJ Newport        9-72       Darlington                          1995

Best match bowling – Durham:                   SJ Harmison        8-86       Chester-le-Street              2005

Most runs – Worcestershire:                       GA Hick                               1179                       Ave: 56.14

Most runs – Durham:                                    PD Collingwood                979                         Ave: 46.62

Most wickets – Worcestershire:                 A Sheriyar                           35                           Ave: 22.37

Most wickets – Durham:                             SJ Harmison                        45                           Ave: 19.49

Best partnerships for Worcestershire:

1st          148         DKH Mitchell                      PJ Hughes                           Chester-le-Street              2012

2nd        190         A Singh                                  GA Hick                              New Road                          2002

3rd         171         GA Hick                                 BF Smith                             New Road                          2002

4th         134         TM Moody                          GR Haynes                          New Road                           1994

5th         130         BL D’Oliveira                       MM Ali                                Chester-le-Street               2017

6th         117         SM Davies                           DA Wheeldon                    New Road                           2009

7th         85           GA Hick                                 SJ Rhodes                            New Road                          2002

8th         138*      GA Hick                                 AJ Bichel                              New Road                          2002

9th         108         RK Illingworth                    RJ Chapman                        New Road                           1998

10th       54           SR Lampitt                           A Sheriyar                           Kidderminster                   2001

Best partnerships for Durham:

1st          124         MJ Di Venuto                     KJ Coetzer                           New Road                           2009

2nd        145         PWG Parker                       P Bainbridge                       New Road                           1992

3rd         138         JJB Lewis                              PD Collingwood               Chester-le-Street               2001

4th         226         S Chanderpaul                   DM Benkenstein               New Road                            2009

5th         247         GJ Muchall                          ID Blackwell                        New Road                          2011

6th         152         IT Botham                           AC Cummins                      Stockton                              1993

7th         154         P Mustard                           SG Borthwick                     New Road                           2011

8th         54           SW Poynter                        MA Wood                            Chester-le-Street               2017

9th         75           LE Plunkett                         PJ Wiseman                        Chester-le-Street                2007

10th       95           SG Borthwick                      G Onions                             New Road                          2015

*Thanks to Worcestershire CCC analyst Phil Mellish for the above information.