Warwickshire maintained their hopes of winning the LV= Insurance County Championship title, ending Yorkshire’s own in the process, with a final day victory at Emerald Headingley.

The Bears defended a 224 target to win by 106 runs and move second in the Division One table ahead of next week’s blockbuster final round, 3.5 points behind leaders Hampshire.

Heading into that final round, in the race for the Championship title and qualification for the Bob Willis Trophy final, the top four teams in Division One are separated by just 6.5 points.