Warwickshire director of cricket Dougie Brown has "no complaints at all" about his team's performance in Saturday's narrow three-wicket One-Day Cup final defeat by Durham at Lord's.
Ben Stokes guided Durham to their target of 166 with nine overs to go.
The loss denied Warwickshire the chance to add another trophy to the T20 Blast title they won earlier this season.
"We're not winners here but over the course of the season, every one of the guys is a huge winner," Brown said.
Although Brown was pleased with his team's efforts, he indicated that his side could have batted better as they only reached 165 in bowler-friendly conditions.
"We definitely should have got more than 165. Jeetan Patel was outstanding and. if he had got a bit more support it might have had a different outcome.
"We deserve a lot of credit for the way we stuck at it. Durham played really well and outplayed us on the day."
Spinner Patel, who finished with figures of 4-25, took his 100th wicket this season in all competitions for Warwickshire at Lord's.
|Warwickshire finals at Lord's in the past 10 years|
|2005 C&G Trophy - lost to Hampshire by 18 runs|
|2010 CB40 - beat Somerset by three wickets|
|2012 CB40 - lost to Hampshire by one run|
|2014 One-Day Cup - lost to Durham by three wickets|
Patel told BBC WM 95.6: "To rock up at Lord's and put out a sub-standard score on the board but come out and give it everything we have is brilliant.
"To win the T20, to come second in this and have the opportunity to come second again in the four-day stuff shows real strength."
Captain Varun Chopra, who top-scored in the final with 64, added: "I'm sure Durham will have been twitching at some points during their innings but it was a good toss to win and credit to them for utilising it well.
"To be consistent in all forms is a credit to the whole squad and management and for me personally it is a real privilege and an honour to pick up the reins and work with Dougie."