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19th October 2009

DRAW COMPLETE FOR 2010 ECB 40 LEAGUE

The 18 First-Class Counties, Scotland, the Netherlands and the ECB Recreational XI will compete for the ECB 40 League- the 40-over competition in top flight domestic cricket in 2010.

Three groups of seven teams are taking part with teams playing each other home and away. Group winners and the best second placed team will qualify for the semi-finals with the Final taking place at Lord’s on Saturday 18 September.

The ECB Recreational XI, the Netherlands and Scotland were pre-allocated to groups A, B and C respectively with a free draw then determining the final make up of the groups.

The ECB Recreational XI will be selected from players without full county contracts. Full details of the selection process and location for matches will be communicated shortly. With a team name yet to be decided on, members of the public are invited to put forward their suggestions via www.ECB.co.uk/40league by October 26.

The full draw is as follows:

ECB Recreational XI
Glamorgan
Lancashire
Somerset
Surrey
Sussex
Worcestershire

Derbyshire
Essex
Gloucestershire
Middlesex
Netherlands
Northamptonshire
Yorkshire

Durham
Hampshire
Kent
Leicestershire
Nottinghamshire
Scotland
Warwickshire