2007 fixtures announced
ECB has published the full fixture list for the 2007 domestic season.
The summer campaign will get under way on Friday, April 13 next year with the traditional curtain-raiser between MCC and the reigning Liverpool Victoria County Champions, Sussex, at Lord’s.
The south coast county will kick off the defence of their championship crown the following week as they host Kent at Hove from April 18 in the first round of matches in Division One.
Newly-promoted Surrey have an appetising opener against Yorkshire, while last year’s runners-up Lancashire travel to Edgbaston to face Warwickshire.
Following their dramatic last-day relegation in September, 2005 champions Nottinghamshire begin life in Division Two with a visit from midlands neighbours Leicestershire to Trent Bridge.
The matches in the North/South conferences in The ECB One Day Trophy run from April 22 through to June 13, with the top two teams from each progressing to the new semi-final stage introduced for 2007.
These matches will take place on Wednesday, June 20. The showpiece Trophy Final at Lord’s takes place on Saturday August 18.
Once again The Twenty20 Cup group stages take place over a concentrated two-week period at the height of summer – for maximum excitement. Winners in 2006, Leicestershire Foxes start with a home match at Grace Road on Friday June 22 against Yorkshire Phoenix.
The Twenty20 Cup group stage concludes on Friday, July 6 – with quarter-finals on July 17-18, and four teams progressing to Finals Day at Edgbaston on Saturday August 4.
NatWest Pro40 begins on Friday July 13 with a floodlit Division One game between Worcestershire Royals and Hampshire Hawks at New Road, the competition featuring a further 22 matches under lights in the second half of the summer.
Televised fixtures for the 2007 domestic season will be confirmed in the near future.
Fixtures for individual teams and domestic competitions can be accessed using the links on the right.
You can also download a full Fixtures 2007 list below as an Excel spreadsheet or a PDF file: