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County Championship

The first County Championship was in 1890 and except for 2 breaks for the World Wars has been running ever since. The 2 divisions were introduced in 2000. The first sponsors were Schweppes (1977-1983). Other sponsors were Britannic Assurance (1984-1998), PPP Healthcare (1999-2000), Cricinfo (2001), Frizzell (2002-2005), London Victoria (2006-2015) and Specsavers (2016-2017).

SEASONWINNERSRUNNERS-UPHAMPSHIRE FINISHNOTES
1890SurreyLancashireDNEOnly other counties who entered were:
Kent, Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, Gloucestershire, Middlesex and Sussex.
Points system: 1 point for a win, -1 for a loss, position decided by total points.
1891SurreyLancashireDNESomerset joined the Championship making a total of 9 counties.
Points system unchanged.
1892SurreyNottinghamshireDNEPoints system unchanged.
1893YorkshireLancashireDNEPoints system unchanged.
1894SurreyYorkshireDNEPoints system unchanged.
1895SurreyLancashire10thDerbyshire, Essex, Hampshire, Leicestershire and Warwickshire joined the Championship making a total of 14 counties.
Points sytem: 1 point for a win, -1 for a loss. Position decided by %points in finished matches.
1896YorkshireLancashire8thPoints system unchanged.
1897LancashireSurrey9thPoints system unchanged.
1898YorkshireMiddlesex12thPoints system unchanged.
1899SurreyMiddlesex10thWorcestershire joined the Championship making a total of 15 counties.
Points system unchanged.
1900YorkshireLancashire15thPoints system unchanged.
1901YorkshireMiddlesex7thPoints system unchanged.
1902YorkshireSussex15thPoints system unchanged.
1903MiddlesexSussex14thPoints system unchanged.
1904LancashireYorkshire15thPoints system unchanged.
1905YorkshireLancashire16thNorthamptonshire joined the Championship making a total of 16 counties.
Points system unchanged.
1906KentYorkshire8thPoints system unchanged.
1907NottinghamshireWorcestershire
Yorkshire
12thPoints system unchanged.
1908YorkshireKent9thPoints system unchanged.
1909KentLancashire8thPoints system unchanged.
1910KentSurrey6thPoints system unchanged.
1911WarwickshireKent11thPoints system: 5 points for a win, 0 for a loss, 1st innings points introduced. Position decided by % of possible points.
1912YorkshireNorthamptonshire6thPoints system unchanged.
1913KentYorkshire10thPoints system unchanged.
1914SurreyMiddlesex5thPoints system unchanged.
1915  N/ANo Championship due to World War I.
1916  N/ANo Championship due to World War I.
1917  N/ANo Championship due to World War I.
1918  N/ANo Championship due to World War I.
1919YorkshireKent7thWorcestershire did not enter this season leaving 15 counties.
Points system: 1 point for a win, 0 for a loss. Position decided by % of possible points.
1920MiddlesexLancashire11thWorcestershire returned to the Championship making 16 counties.
Points system: 5 points for a win, 0 for a loss, 1st innings points awarded. Position decided by % of possible points.
1921MiddlesexSurrey6thGlamorgan joined the Championship making a total of 17 counties.
Points system unchanged.
1922YorkshireNottinghamshire6thPoints system unchanged.
1923YorkshireNottinghamshire7thPoints system unchanged.
1924YorkshireMiddlesex12thPoints system unchanged.
1925YorkshireSurrey9thPoints system unchanged.
1926LancashireYorkshire7thPoints system unchanged.
1927LancashireNottinghamshire13thPoints system: 8 points for a win, 0 for a loss, 1st innings points awarded. Position decided by % of possible points.
1928LancashireKent12thPhil Mead's 2,843 runs is the highest ever in a single season
Points system unchanged.
1929NottinghamshireLancashire
Yorkshire
11thPoints system: 8 points for a win, 0 for a loss, 1st innings points awarded. Position decided by total points.
1930LancashireGloucestershire12thPoints system unchanged.
1931YorkshireGloucestershire13thPoints system: 15 points for a win, 0 for a loss, 1st innings points awarded. Position decided by total points.
1932YorkshireSussex8thPoints system unchanged.
1933YorkshireSussex14thPoints system: 15 points for a win, 0 for a loss, 1st innings points awarded. Position decided by % of total possible points.
1934LancashireSussex14thPoints system unchanged.
1935YorkshireDerbyshire16thPoints system unchanged.
1936DerbyshireMiddlesex10thPoints system unchanged.
1937YorkshireMiddlesex14thPoints system unchanged.
1938YorkshireMiddlesex14thPoints system: 12 points for a win, 0 for a loss, 1st innings points awarded. Position decided by average points per match.
1939YorkshireMiddlesex15thPoints system unchanged.
1940  N/ANo Championship due to World War II.
1941  N/ANo Championship due to World War II.
1942  N/ANo Championship due to World War II.
1943  N/ANo Championship due to World War II.
1944  N/ANo Championship due to World War II.
1945  N/ANo Championship due to World War II.
1946YorkshireMiddlesex10thPoints system: 12 points for a win, 1st innings points awarded. Position decided by total points.
1947MiddlesexGloucestershire16thPoints system unchanged.
1948GlamorganSurrey9thPoints system unchanged.
1949Middlesex & YorkshireN/A16thPoints system unchanged.
1950Lancashire & SurreyN/A12thPoints system unchanged.
1951WarwickshireYorkshire9thPoints system unchanged.
1952SurreyYorkshire12thPoints system unchanged.
1953SurreySussex14thPoints system unchanged.
1954SurreyYorkshire14thPoints system unchanged.
1955SurreyYorkshire3rdPoints system unchanged.
1956SurreyLancashire6thPoints system unchanged.
1957SurreyNorthamptonshire13thPoints system: Batting points were introduced otherwise points system unchanged.
1958SurreyHampshire2ndPoints system unchanged.
1959YorkshireGloucestershire8thPoints system unchanged.
1960YorkshireLancashire12thPoints system: 12 points for a win, 1st innings points awarded and batting bonus points. Position decided by average points per match.
1961HampshireYorkshire1stHampshire's 1st Championship Title
Points system unchanged.
1962YorkshireWorcestershire10thPoints system unchanged.
1963YorkshireGlamorgan10thBatting points were removed.
Points system: 10 points for a win, 1st innings points awarded. Position decided by total points.
1964WorcestershireWarwickshire12thPoints system unchanged.
1965WorcestershireNorthamptonshire12thPoints system unchanged.
1966YorkshireWorcestershire11thPoints system unchanged.
1967YorkshireKent11thPoints system: 12 points for a win, 1st innings points awarded. Position decided by total points.
1968YorkshireKent12thBatting and Bowling points introduced.
Points system: 10 points for a win, 0 for a draw. Position decided by total points.
Batting and Bowling points on first 85 overs. 1 point for every 25 runs above 150 and 1 point for every 2 wickets.
1969GlamorganGloucestershire5thPoints system unchanged. With no limit on batting points, Hampshire scored 11 batting points v Warwickshire at Southampton.
1970KentGlamorgan10thPoints system unchanged.
1971SurreyWarwickshire9thPoints system unchanged.
1972WarwickshireKent9thPoints system unchanged.
1973HampshireSurrey1stHampshire's 2nd Championship Title
Points system unchanged except that extra bonus point available for 75 runs in 1st 25 overs and 1 point for 150 runs in 1st 50 overs.
1974WorcestershireHampshire2ndPoints system unchanged.
Bonus points now on 1st 100 overs. Batting (max 4 points for 300 runs), Bowling (max 4 points for 9 wkts)
1975LeicestershireYorkshire3rdPoints system unchanged.
1976MiddlesexNorthamptonshire12thPoints system unchanged.
1977Kent & MiddlesexN/A11thSchweppes became the first sponsors of the County Championship.
Points system unchanged except now 12 points for a win.
1978KentEssex8thPoints system unchanged.
1979EssexWorcestershire12thPoints system unchanged.
1980MiddlesexSurrey17thPoints system unchanged.
1981NottinghamshireSussex7thPoints system unchanged except now 16 points for a win.
1982MiddlesexLeicestershire3rdPoints system unchanged.
1983EssexMiddlesex3rd 
1984EssexNottinghamshire15thBritannic Assurance become the sponsors of the County Championship.
Points system unchanged.
1985MiddlesexHampshire2ndRules changed so that wides and no balls will now be recorded against the bowler.
Points system unchanged.
1986EssexGloucestershire6thPoints system unchanged.
1987NottinghamshireLancashire5thPoints system unchanged.
1988WorcestershireKent15thThe 4 day game was introduced with Counties playing 16 three day matches (against each county)
and 6 four day matches at the start and end of the season.
Points system unchanged.
1989WorcestershireEssex6thPoints system unchanged.
1990MiddlesexEssex3rdPoints system unchanged.
1991EssexWarwickshire9thPoints system unchanged.
1992EssexKent15thDurham joined the Championship making a total of 18 counties.
Counties played 16 three day matches (against each county except 1) and 6 four day matches at the start and end of the season.
Points system unchanged.
1993MiddlesexWorcestershire13thFormat changed to 17 four day matches with each county playing each other just once.
Points system unchanged. Bonus points now in first 120 overs.
1994WarwickshireLeicestershire13thPoints system unchanged.
1995WarwickshireMiddlesex13thPoints system unchanged.
1996LeicestershireDerbyshire14thPoints system: 16 points for a win, 3 points for a draw. Bonus points unchanged.
1997GlamorganKent14thPoints system unchanged.
1998LeicestershireLancashire6thPoints system unchanged.
1999SurreyLancashire7thPPP Healthcare became the sponsors of the County Championship.
Points system: 12 points for a win, 4 points for a draw. Bonus points unchanged.
2000SurreyLancashire7th Div 1 (relegated)The format of the Championship was changed to 2 divisions with the top 9 from the 1999 Championship going into Division 1.
They were: Surrey, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Somerset, Kent, Yorkshire, Hampshire, Durham and Derbyshire.
Relegated from Division 1: Derbyshire, Durham and Hampshire.
Promoted from Division 2: Northamptonshire, Essex and Glamorgan.
Points system unchanged. Bonus points now on 1st 130 overs, batting (max 5 points), bowling (max 3 points)
2001YorkshireSomerset2nd Div 2 (promoted)Cricinfo became the sponsors of the County Championship.
Relegated from Division 1: Essex, Glamorgan and Northamptonshire.
Promoted from Division 2: Sussex, Hampshire and Warwickshire.
Points system unchanged.
2002SurreyWarwickshire7th Div 1 (relegated)Frizzell became the new sponsors of the Championship.
Relegated from Division 1: Yorkshire, Somerset and Hampshire.
Promoted from Division 2: Essex, Middlesex and Nottinghamshire.
Points system unchanged.
2003SussexLancashire8th Div 2Relegated from Division 1: Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire and Essex.
Promoted from Division 2: Worcestershire, Northamptonshire and Gloucestershire.
Points system: 14 points for a win, 4 for a draw, bonus points unchanged.
2004WarwickshireKent2nd Div 2 (promoted)Relegated from Division 1: Northamptonshire, Lancashire and Worcestershire.
Promoted from Division 2: Nottinghamshire, Hampshire and Glamorgan.
Points system unchanged.
2005NottinghamshireHampshire2nd Div 1Relegated from Division 1: Glamorgan, Gloucestershire and Surrey.
Promoted from Division 2: Lancashire, Durham and Yorkshire.
Points system unchanged.
2006SussexLancashire3rd Div 1Liverpool Victoria became the sponsors of the County Championship.
The relegation and promotion was reduced to 2 up, 2 down.
Relegated from Division 1: Middlesex and Nottinghamshire.
Promoted from Division 2: Surrey and Worcestershire.
Points system unchanged.
2007SussexDurham5th Div 1Relegated from Division 1: Worcestershire and Warwickshire.
Promoted from Division 2: Somerset and Nottinghamshire.
Points system unchanged.
2008DurhamNottinghamshire3rd Div 1Relegated from Division 1: Surrey and Kent (Kent were the last team to be relegated to Division 2).
Promoted from Division 2: Warwickshire and Worcestershire.
Points system unchanged.
2009DurhamNottinghamshire6th Div 1Relegated from Division 1: Worcestershire and Sussex.
Promoted from Division 2: Kent and Essex.
Points system unchanged. Bonus points now on 1st 120 overs.
2010NottinghamshireSomerset7th Div 1Relegated from Division 1: Essex and Kent.
Promoted from Division 2: Sussex and Worcestershire.
Points system: 16 points for a win and 3 for a draw. Bonus points now on 1st 110 overs.
2011LancashireWarwickshire9th Div 1 (relegated)Relegated from Division 1: Hampshire and Yorkshire.
Promoted from Division 2: Middlesex and Surrey.
Points system unchanged.
2012WarwickshireSomerset4th Div 2Relegated from Division 1: Lancashire and Worcestershire.
Promoted from Division 2: Derbyshire and Yorkshire.
Points system unchanged.
2013DurhamYorkshire4th Div 2Relegated from Division 1: Derbyshire and Surrey.
Promoted from Division 2: Lancashire and Northamptonshire.
Points system unchanged.
2014YorkshireWarwickshire1st Div 2 (promoted)Relegated from Division 1: Northamptonshire and Lancashire.
Promoted from Division 2: Hampshire and Worcestershire.
Points system: Points for a draw now 5 points.
2015YorkshireMiddlesex7th Div 1Relegated from Division 1: Sussex and Worcestershire
Promoted from Division 2: Surrey and Lancashire
Points system unchanged.
2016MiddlesexSomerset8th Div 1Specsavers became the new sponsors of the County Championship.
Relegated from Division 1: Nottinghamshire and Durham (over financial issues)
Promoted from Division 2: Essex
In 2017 there will be 8 teams in divison 1 and 10 in divison 2, therefore just one team go up and 2 come down.
Points system unchanged.
New no toss rule. If the away team want to bowl first then they can otherwise there will be a toss as usual.
2017EssexLancashire5th Div 1 Division 1 now has 8 teams and division 2 10 teams. Teams in Division 2 will still only play 14 matches.
The no toss rule continues this season.
Relegated from Division 1: Middlesex and Warwickshire
Promoted from Division 2: Worcestershire and Nottinghamshire
Points system unchanged.

There have been 118 County Championships since the first in 1890.
Yorkshire have won 33 (including one shared with Middlesex in 1949).
Surrey have won 18 (including one shared with Lancashire in 1950).
Middlesex have won 11 (including one shared with Yorkshire in 1949).
Gloucestershire, Northamptonshire and Somerset are the only counties not to win the County Championship. The best finish for all 3 is 2nd.

LIST A Competitions

The first List A Competition was in 1963 and there have been various one-day competitions since then varying from 65 overs per team in the first season to 40 overs.
The competitions and sponsors are:
Gillette Cup (1963-1980)
John Player League (1969-1986)
Benson and Hedges Cup (1972-2002)
Nat West Trophy (1981-2000)
Refuge Assurance League (1987-1991)
Sunday League (1992)
AXA Equity and Law League (1993-1996)
AXA Life League (1997-1998)
CGU National League (1999)
Norwich Union National League (2000-2002)
Cheltenham and Gloucester Trophy (2001-2006)
National League (2003)
Totesport League (2004-2005)
Nat West PRO40 League (2006-2009)
Friends Provident Trophy (2007-2009)
Clydesdale Bank 40 (2010-2012)
Yorkshire Bank 40 (2013)
Royal London One-Day Cup (2014-2017)

SEASONCOMPETITIONWINNERSRUNNERS-UPHAMPSHIRE FINISHNOTES
1963Gillette CupSussexWorcestershireLost in 1st roundFirst one day domestic competition. Just the 17 first class counties entered. 65 overs per side.
1964Gillette CupSussexWarwickshireLost in 2nd roundThe 17 first class counties were joined by 5 minor counties and reduced to 60 overs per side.
1965Gillette CupYorkshireSurreyLost in quarter-final 
1966Gillette CupWarwickshireWorcestershireLost in semi-final 
1967Gillette CupKentSomersetLost in quarter-final 
1968Gillette CupWarwickshireSussexLost in quarter-final 
1969Gillette CupYorkshireDerbyshireLost in 2nd round 
1969Player's County LeagueLancashireHampshireRunners-up First one day league. It involved all 17 first class counties and matches (40 overs each) were played on a Sunday afternoon.
1970Gillette CupLancashireSussexLost in quarter-final 
1970John Player LeagueLancashireKent12thJohn Player became the sponsors of the Sunday League.
1971Gillette CupLancashireKentLost in quarter-final 
1971John Player LeagueWorcestershireEssex6th 
1972Benson and Hedges CupLeicestershireYorkshire4th in West groupBenson & Hedges sponsored this new competition.
There were 4 groups each having 5 teams.
Cambridge University, Minor Counties North and Minor Counties South making up the numbers.
Matches were 55 overs per side. Top 2 from each group go into quarter finals with the final at Lords.
1972Gillette CupLancashireWarwickshireLost in quarter-final 
1972John Player LeagueKentLeicestershire6th 
1973Benson and Hedges CupKentWorcestershireLost in quarter-final 
1973Gillette CupGloucestershireSussexLost in 2nd round 
1973John Player LeagueKentYorkshire3rd 
1974Benson and Hedges CupSurreyLeicestershireLost in quarter-final 
1974Gillette CupKentLancashireLost in 2nd round 
1974John Player LeagueLeicestershireSomerset5th 
1975Benson and Hedges CupLeicestershireMiddlesexLost in semi-final 
1975Gillette CupLancashireMiddlesexLost in quarter-final 
1975John Player LeagueHampshireWorcestershireWinners 
1976Benson and Hedges CupKentWorcestershireLast in Group A 
1976Gillette CupNorthamptonshireLancashireLost in semi-final 
1976John Player LeagueKentEssex8th 
1977Benson and Hedges CupGloucestershireKentLost in semi-final 
1977Gillette CupMiddlesexGlamorganLost in quarter-final 
1977John Player LeagueLeicestershireEssex4th 
1978Benson and Hedges CupKentDerbyshire3rd in Group B 
1978Gillette CupSussexSomersetLost in 2nd round 
1978John Player LeagueHampshireSomersetWinners 
1979Benson and Hedges CupEssexSurreyLast in Group B 
1979Gillette CupSomersetNorthamptonshireLost in 2nd round 
1979John Player LeagueSomersetKent10th 
1980Benson and Hedges CupNorthamptonshireEssexLast in Group D 
1980Gillette CupMiddlesexSurreyLost in quarter-finalThe 17 first class counties were joined by 6 minor counties.
1980John Player LeagueWarwickshireSomerset11th 
1981Benson and Hedges CupSomersetSurreyLast in Group D 
1981John Player LeagueEssexSomerset6th 
1981Nat West Bank TrophyDerbyshireNorthamptonshireLost in quarter-finalNat West took over sponsorship.
1982Benson and Hedges CupSomersetNottinghamshireLast in Group C 
1982John Player LeagueSussexMiddlesex5th 
1982Nat West Bank TrophySurreyWarwickshireLost in quarter-final 
1983Benson and Hedges CupMiddlesexEssexLost in quarter-final 
1983John Player Special LeagueYorkshireSomerset5thThe league was renamed and the format remained unchanged.
1983Nat West Bank TrophySomersetKentLost in semi-finalThe 17 first class counties were joined by 15 minor counties.
1984Benson and Hedges CupLancashireWarwickshire3rd in Group D 
1984John Player Special LeagueEssexNottinghamshire9th 
1984Nat West Bank TrophyMiddlesexKentLost in 2nd round 
1985Benson and Hedges CupLeicestershireEssexLost in quarter-final 
1985John Player Special LeagueEssexSussex3rd 
1985Nat West Bank TrophyEssexNottinghamshireLost in semi-finalThe rules were changed so that no balls and wides were now added to the bowler's analysis.
1986Benson and Hedges CupMiddlesexKent3rd in Group D 
1986John Player Special LeagueHampshireEssexWinners 
1986Nat West Bank TrophySussexLancashireLost in 2nd round 
1987Benson and Hedges CupYorkshireNorthamptonshireLost in quarter-final 
1987Nat West Bank TrophyNottinghamshireNorthamptonshireLost in 2nd round 
1987Refuge Assurance LeagueWorcestershireNottinghamshire7thRefuge Assurance became the new sponsors of the league. Format unchanged.
1988Benson and Hedges CupHampshireDerbyshireWinnersHampshire's 1st One Day Final win at Lords
1988Nat West Bank TrophyMiddlesexWorcestershireLost in semi-final 
1988Refuge Assurance LeagueWorcestershireGloucestershire9th 
1989Benson and Hedges CupNottinghamshireEssex4th in Group A 
1989Nat West Bank TrophyWarwickshireMiddlesexLost in semi-final 
1989Refuge Assurance LeagueLancashireWorcestershire7th 
1990Benson and Hedges CupLancashireWorcestershire4th in Group C 
1990Nat West Bank TrophyLancashireNorthamptonshireLost in semi-final 
1990Refuge Assurance LeagueDerbyshireLancashire5th 
1991Benson and Hedges CupWorcestershireLancashireLost in quarter-final 
1991Nat West Bank TrophyHampshireSurreyWinnersThe 17 first class counties were joined by 17 minor counties.
1991Refuge Assurance LeagueNottinghamshireLancashire17th 
1992Benson and Hedges CupHampshireKentWinners 
1992Nat West Bank TrophyNottinghamshireLeicestershireLost in 2nd roundThe 18 first class counties were joined by 14 minor counties.
1992Sunday LeagueMiddlesexEssex3rdThere were no sponsors this season. The league was increased to 18 with Durham becoming a first class county.
1993AXA Equity and Law LeagueGlamorganKent15thAXA became the new sponsors. Format unchanged.
1993Benson and Hedges CupDerbyshireLancashireLost in quarter-finalCompetition was changed to a straight knock-out.
1993Nat West Bank TrophyWarwickshireSussexLost in 2nd round 
1994AXA Equity and Law LeagueWarwickshireWorcestershire12th 
1994Benson and Hedges CupWarwickshireWorcestershireLost in semi-final 
1994Nat West Bank TrophyWorcestershireWarwickshireLost in 2nd round 
1995AXA Equity and Law LeagueKentWarwickshire18th 
1995Benson and Hedges CupLancashireKent5th in Group CReverted to 4 groups with top 2 going into quarter finals.
1995Nat West Bank TrophyWarwickshireNorthamptonshireLost in 1st round 
1996AXA Equity and Law LeagueSurreyNottinghamshire15th 
1996Benson and Hedges CupLancashireNorthamptonshire3rd in Group DMatches were reduced to 50 overs per side.
1996Nat West Bank TrophyLancashireEssexLost in quarter-final 
1997AXA Life LeagueWarwickshireKent15th 
1997Benson and Hedges CupSurreyKent5th in Group C 
1997Nat West Bank TrophyEssexWarwickshireLost in 2nd round 
1998AXA LeagueLancashireWarwickshire8th 
1998Benson and Hedges CupEssexLeicestershireLast in Group C 
1998Nat West Bank TrophyLancashireDerbyshireLost in semi-final 
1999Benson and Hedges Super CupGloucestershireYorkshireLost in quarter-finalCompetition was restricted to the top 8 teams of the 1998 County Championship.
It was called The B&H Super Cup and was just Q/F's, semis and Final at Lords.
1999CGU National LeagueLancashireWorcestershire8th in Div 1 (R)CGU became the new sponsors and the format was changed to 2 divisions.
Overs were increased to 45 per side.
Relegated from Div 1 were Essex, Hampshire and Warwickshire.
Promoted from division 2 were Northamptonshire, Somerset and Sussex.
1999Nat West Bank TrophyGloucestershireSomersetLost in 4th roundOvers per side reduced to 50. The 18 first class counties were joined by 42 minor counties and Cricket Boards.
2000Benson and Hedges CupGloucestershireGlamorganLost in quarter-finalCompetition was changed to just 3 groups (North, South and Midlands/Wales/West).
Top 2 from each group and the best 2 3rd placed teams went into quarter-finals.
2000Nat West Bank TrophyGloucestershireWarwickshireLost in semi-final 
2000Norwich Union National LeagueGloucestershireYorkshire8th in Div 2Norwich Union became the new sponsors, format unchanged.
Relegated from Division 1: Sussex, Lancashire and Worcestershire.
Promoted from Division 2: Surrey, Nottinghamshire and Warwickshire.
2001Benson and Hedges CupSurreyGloucestershireLast in South Group 
2001Cheltenham and Gloucester TrophySomersetLeicestershireLost in 3rd round The 18 first class counties were joined by 38 minor counties and Cricket Boards.
2001Norwich Union LeagueKentLeicestershire4th in Div 2Relegated from Division 1: Northamptonshire, Surrey and Gloucestershire.
Promoted from Division 2: Glamorgan, Durham and Worcestershire.
2002Benson and Hedges CupWarwickshireEssex4th in South Group 
2002Cheltenham and Gloucester TrophyYorkshireSomersetLost in 4th round The 18 first class counties were joined by 42 minor counties and Cricket Boards.
The first 2 rounds were played at the end of 2001.
2002Norwich Union LeagueGlamorganWorcestershire7th in Div 2Relegated from Division 1: Nottinghamshire, Durham and Somerset.
Promoted from Division 2: Gloucestershire, Surrey and Essex
2003Cheltenham and Gloucester TrophyGloucestershireWorcestershireLost in 3rd round The 18 first class counties were joined by 42 minor counties and Cricket Boards.
The first 2 rounds were played at the end of 2002.
2003National LeagueSurreyGloucestershire3rd in Div 2 (P)There were no sponsors this season. Format unchanged except that Scotland joined division 2.
Relegated from Division 1: Worcestershire, Yorkshire and Leicestershire.
Promoted from Division 2: Lancashire, Northamptonshire and Hampshire.
2004Cheltenham and Gloucester TrophyGloucestershireWorcestershireLost in 3rd round The 18 first class counties were joined by 25 minor counties.
The first round were played at the end of 2003.
2004Totesport LeagueGlamorganLancashire3rd in Div 1Totesport were the new sponsors. The format remained unchanged.
Relegated from Division 1: Surrey, Kent and Warwickshire.
Promoted from Division 2: Middlesex, Worcestershire and Nottinghamshire.
2005Cheltenham and Gloucester TrophyHampshireWarwickshireWinners The 18 first class counties were joined by 14 minor counties.
2005Totesport LeagueEssexMiddlesex9th in Div 1 (R)Relegated from Division 1: Hampshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire.
Promoted from Division 2: Sussex, Durham and Warwickshire.
2006Nat West PRO40 LeagueEssexNorthamptonshire3rd in Div 2 (P)Nat West became the new sponsors. Number of matches was reduced to just 8 and overs reduced to 40 per side.
Scotland were not in the league. There were 2 automatic relegated and promoted teams with a play-off between
the 3rd from bottom of Div 1 and 3rd in Div 2
Relegated from Division 1: Middlesex, Durham and Glamorgan (following play-off with Hampshire).
Promoted from Division 2: Gloucestershire, Worcestershire and Hampshire (following play-off with Glamorgan).
2006Cheltenham and Gloucester TrophySussexLancashire4th in South GroupGroups were introduced. 2 groups of 10 (north and south). Winners of each group met in final.
2007Friends Provident TrophyDurhamHampshireLost in Final2 groups of 10 (north and south). Top 2 go into semi-finals.
2007Nat West PRO40 LeagueWorcestershireNottinghamshire4th in Div 1Relegated from Division 1: Warwickshire, Essex and Northamptonshire (after play-off).
Promoted from Division 2: Durham, Somerset and Middlesex (after play-off).
2008Friends Provident TrophyEssexKent4th in South/West Group4 groups of 5. Top 2 go into quarter-finals
2008Nat West PRO40 LeagueSussexHampshire2nd in Div 1Relegated from Division 1: Middlesex and Lancashire.
Promoted from Division 2: Essex and Yorkshire. Worcestershire remained in Div 1 after play-off with Glamorgan.
2009Friends Provident TrophyHampshireSussexWinners4 groups of 5. Top 2 go into quarter-finals
2009Nat West PRO40 LeagueSussexSomerset5th in Div 1There was no promotion or relegation as the format changed in 2010.
2010Clydesdale Bank 40WarwickshireSomerset4th in Group CClydesdale Bank sponsor this new competition that replaces the 2 previous LIST A competitions.
There were 3 groups of 7 teams. Unicorns, Netherlands and Scotland added to the 18 first class counties.
The winner of each group and the best of the 3 runner-ups go into semi-finals with the final at Lords.
2011Clydesdale Bank 40SurreySomerset4th in Group B 
2012Clydesdale Bank 40HampshireWarwickshireWinners 
2013Yorkshire Bank 40NottinghamshireGlamorganLost in semi-finalYorkshire Bank were the new sponsor of this 40 over competition.
Format unchanged.
2014Royal London One-Day CupDurhamWarwickshireLast in Group ARoyal London were the sponsor of this new 50 over competition.
2 groups of 9, top 4 in each group into quarter-finals.
2015Royal London One-Day CupGloucestershireSurreyLost in quarter-finalFormat unchanged.
2016Royal London One-Day CupWarwickshireSurrey5th in South GroupFormat unchanged except groups now North and South.
2017Royal London One-Day CupNottinghamshireSurrey6th in South GroupThe north south groups remain. However, this season only the top 3 in each group will progress to the knock-out stage.
The winners in each group will go straight into the semi-finals with a home draw.
The 2nd in north group will play the 3rd in south group and vice-versa in 2 quarter-final matches.

There have been 86 Lords Finals since the first in 1963.
Lancashire have won 11, Gloucestershire and Warwickshire 9 each and Hampshire and Middlesex 6 each.
Glamorgan are the only county never to win a Lords Final.
Warwickshire have been in the most finals, 19. Lancashire (17), Kent (14), Surrey (13) are the best of the rest.
Gloucestershire have the best record in Finals. They have won 9 of their 10 finals. Hampshire have won 6 of their 7.
Durham have a 100% record in finals but have only been in 2.
Worcestershire have the worse record in finals. Winning just 2 of their 11 finals.

There have been 41 List A League Competition starting in 1969 with the last in 2009.
Essex, Kent and Lancashire have won 5 each.
Only Durham and Northamptonshire (best: 2nd in 2006) have never won a List A league competition.

Twenty 20

The first Twenty20 competition was 2003. Until 2010 there were no sponsors.
Since then the sponsors have been Friends Provident T20 (2010), Friends Life T20 (2011-2013), Nat West T20 Blast (2014-2017)

SEASONWINNERSRUNNERS-UPHAMPSHIRE FINISHNOTES
2003SurreyWarwickshireLast in South GroupGloucestershire, Leicestershire, Surrey and Warwickshire reached the Finals Day at Trent Bridge.
3 Groups of 6 (top team in each group plus the best runner-up went into semi-finals).
2004LeicestershireSurreyLost in quarter-finalGlamorgan, Lancashire, Leicestershire (2nd time) and Surrey (2nd time) reached the Finals Day at Edgbaston.
3 Groups of 6 (top 2 teams in each group plus the best 2 runners-up went into quarter-finals).
2005SomersetLancashire4th in South GroupLancashire (2nd time), Leicestershire (3rd time), Somerset and Surrey (3rd time) reached the Finals Day at The Oval.
3 Groups of 6 (top 2 teams in each group plus the best 2 runners-up went into quarter-finals).
2006LeicestershireNottinghamshire5th in South GroupEssex, Leicestershire (4th time), Nottinghamshire and Surrey (4th time) reached the Finals Day at Trent Bridge.
3 Groups of 6 (top 2 teams in each group plus the best 2 runners-up went into quarter-finals).
2007KentGloucestershireLast in South GroupGloucestershire (2nd time), Kent, Lancashire (3rd time) and Sussex reached the Finals Day at Edgbaston.
3 Groups of 6 (top 2 teams in each group plus the best 2 runners-up went into quarter-finals).
2008MiddlesexKent4th in South/West GroupDurham, Essex (2nd time), Kent (2nd time) and Middlesex reached the Finals Day at The Rose Bowl.
3 Groups of 6 (top 2 teams in each group plus the best 2 runners-up went into quarter-finals).
2009SussexSomersetLost in quarter-finalKent (3rd time), Northamptonshire, Somerset (2nd time) and Sussex (2nd time) reached the Finals Day at Edgbaston.
3 Groups of 6 (top 2 teams in each group plus the best 2 runners-up went into quarter-finals).
2010HampshireSomersetWinnersFriends Provident became the first sponsors.
Essex (3rd time), Hampshire, Nottinghamshire (2nd time) and Somerset (3rd time) reached the Finals Day at The Rose Bowl.
2 Groups of 9 (top 4 teams in each group went into quarter-finals).
2011LeicestershireSomersetLost in semi-finalFriends Life were the new sponsors.
Hampshire (2nd time), Lancashire (4th time), Leicestershire (5th time) and Somerset (4th time) reached the Finals Day at Edgbaston.
2 Groups of 9 (top 4 teams in each group went into quarter-finals).
2012HampshireYorkshireWinnersHampshire (3rd time), Somerset (5th time), Sussex (3rd time) and Yorkshire reached the Finals Day at Cardiff.
3 Groups of 6 (top 2 teams in each group plus the best 2 runners-up went into quarter-finals).
2013NorthamptonshireSurreyLost in semi-finalEssex (4th time), Hampshire (4th time), Northamptonshire (2nd time) and Surrey (5th time) reached the Finals Day at Edgbaston.
3 Groups of 6 (top 2 teams in each group plus the best 2 runners-up went into quarter-finals).
2014WarwickshireLancashireLost in semi-finalNat West became the new sponsors and the competition was renamed T20 Blast.
Hampshire (5th time), Lancashire (5th time), Surrey (6th time) and Warwickshire (2nd time) reached the Finals Day at Edgbaston.
2 Groups of 9, North and South (top 4 teams in each group went into quarter-finals).
2015LancashireNorthamptonshireLost in semi-finalHampshire (6th time), Lancashire (6th time), Northamptonshire (3rd time) and Warwickshire (3rd time) reached the Finals Day at Edgbaston.
Format unchanged.
2016NorthamptonshireDurham8th in South GroupDurham (2nd time), Northamptonshire (4th time), Nottinghamshire (3rd time) and Yorkshire (2nd time) reached the Finals Day at Edgbaston.
Format unchanged.
2017NottinghamshireWarwickshireLost in semi-finalGlamorgan (2nd time), Hampshire (7th time), Nottinghamshire (4th time) and Warwickshire (4th time) reached the Finals Day at Edgbaston.
Format unchanged.

Only Derbyshire and Worcestershire have not experienced a Finals Day.
Hampshire have appeared in most Final Days (7), Lancashire and Surrey have appeared in 6 each.
Leicestershire have won the most finals with 3 in 2004, 2006 and 2011.