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County Championship 2024

County Cricket 2024 – all you need to know: Teams, divisions, schedule, venues, tickets and more

Rory Burns lifts the County Championship Trophy with Surrey players behind him
by Wisden Staff 3 minute read

The 2024 English domestic season begins this week (April 5) with the start of the County Championship. Here is all you need to know about the county cricket in 2024, including venues, schedule and where to watch all the action.

The county season kicks off with the opening rounds of the County Championship in both Divisions One and Two, before the T20 Blast and the One Day Cup get into action later in the summer. Following the conclusion of The Hundred, the 2024 County Championship then returns for its closing rounds, finishing up in September when the champions of Divisions One and Two will be crowned.

County Championship 2024: Squads

There are 18 teams in the County Championship, split into two divisions. Ten teams make up Division One while the other eight complete Division Two.

Division One: Surrey, Hampshire, Essex, Durham, Lancashire, Warwickshire, Kent, Nottinghamshire, Somerset, Worcestershire.
Division Two: Derbyshire, Sussex, Middlesex, Yorkshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Gloucestershire, Glamorgan.

You can find a full list of overseas players for the 2024 County Championship here.

You can find a full list of India players in the 2024 County Championship here.

County Championship 2024: Schedule

County Championship 2024 begins on Friday, April 5, with reigning champions Surrey getting their campaign underway against Lancashire at Old Trafford. After eight rounds of competition, the Championship will break for a month in June before returning for two rounds of fixtures. The final rounds will then take place between August 22 and September 29.

Find the full schedule for the 2024 County Championship, including match dates and venues, here.

County Championship 2024: Where to watch

All of the games in County Championship 2024 will be covered live on BBC Sports, and will also be covered by local radio. Streaming will also be available on YouTube via official county channels.

Subscribe to the Wisden Cricket YouTube channel for post-match analysis, player interviews, and much more.

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