The competition begins on Friday evening as reigning champions Hampshire CCC open the 2013 edition at The Essex County Ground, Chelmsford against Essex CCC in a match televised live on Sky Sports. Both London-based counties also begin their campaigns this weekend, with Middlesex hosting Glamorgan at Lords and Surrey facing Hampshire at The Oval

Friday 3rd May 2013
Essex v Hampshire (The Essex County Ground, Chelmsford) 16:40

Monday 6th May 2013
Middlesex v Glamorgan | Lord’s | 13:45
Surrey v Hampshire | The Kia Oval | 13:45

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