2014 County Cricket season live on Sky Sports


Sky Sports will feature all 18 first class counties live during the new-look domestic season as part of an bumper summer of cricket in 2014.

The line-up of more than 50 matches will include the new Royal London One-Day Cup, now played in a 50-over format, and the NatWest T20 Blast, the new name for the domestic T20 competition.

Sky Sports’ schedule of live county cricket begins with the first of three LV=County Championship matches and continues with 39 NatWest T20 Blast fixtures, including a Middlesex double header over the first weekend.

Later in the summer, the 50-over Royal London One-Day Cup gets underway on Sky Sports beginning with the Roses match at Old Trafford.

Ian Ward, Charles Colville and Matt Floyd will present Sky Sports’ live country cricket coverage throughout the season and will be joined by regulars Nick Knight, David Lloyd, Nasser Hussain, Michael Atherton, Dominic Cork and many more.

A busy summer of international cricket on Sky Sports includes live coverage of all England’s Tests, ODIs and T20s against Sri Lanka and India plus an ODI against Scotland.

The fifth Investec Test between England and India in mid-August will mark the 200th England Test match to be shown live on Sky since 1991.

David Gower will continue to present Sky Sports’ exclusively live coverage of England’s Test and ODI matches alongside Sir Ian Botham, David Lloyd, Michael Atherton, Michael Holding and Nasser Hussain.

Bryan Henderson, cricket executive producer for Sky Sports, said: “We’ve got all the stories covered this summer with a new schedule and new competitions.

“There’s every county live, all of England’s matches, plus lots of features and programmes. It’s going to be a great summer of cricket with Sky Sports.”

The summer of cricket forms part of an unrivalled schedule of sport across six Sky Sports channels, including the end of the football season, golf’s US Open and US PGA Championship, summer international rugby, US Open tennis, every Formula 1 race and the 2014 Ryder Cup.

Cricket coverage on Sky Sports is available on TV, PC and on the move via mobile and tablet devices through Sky Go.

Sky Sports News will continue to provide daily reports from county and international matches throughout the year, as well as views and analysis from the Sky Sports team, while the Sky Sports cricket has the latest live scores, interviews and news.

Scroll down for full details of Sky Sports’ live international and country matches during the summer of 2014.



NatWest T20 Blast

Friday 16th May
18:30  Nottinghamshire v Lancashire
Saturday 17th May
12:00  Middlesex v Essex
16:00  Middlesex v Sussex
Sunday 18th May
14:30  Somerset v Surrey
Friday 23rd May
18:30  Birmingham Bears v Yorkshire
Thursday 29th May
18:30  Derby v Northamptonshire
Friday 30th May
18:30  Surrey v Middlesex
Sunday 1st June
14:30  Leicestershire v Birmingham Bears
Thursday 5th June
18:30  Hampshire v Kent
Friday 6th June
18:30  Lancashire v Yorkshire
Saturday 7th June
14:30  Worcestershire v Durham
Sunday 8th June
14:30  Gloucester v Glamorgan
Wednesday 11th June
18:30  Kent v Essex
Thursday 19th June
17:00  Birmingham Bears v Northamptonshire
Friday 20th June
19:00  Essex v Middlesex
Wednesday 25th June
18:30  Glamorgan v Hampshire
Thursday 26th June
18:15  Middlesex v Gloucestershire
Friday 27th June
17:30  Yorkshire v Lancashire
Saturday 28th June
14:30  Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire
Sunday 29th June
14:30  Durham v Derby
Tuesday 1st July
17:30  Yorkshire v Leicestershire
Wednesday 2nd July
18:30  Surrey v Kent
Thursday 3rd July
18:30  Northamptonshire v Birmingham Bears
Friday 4th July
17:30  Gloucestershire v Sussex
Sunday 6th July
14:30  Hampshire v Somerset
Tuesday 8th July
18:30  Birmingham Bears v Nottinghamshire
Friday 11th July
19:00  Sussex v Kent
Tuesday 15th July
18:30  Sussex v Glamorgan
Wednesday 16th July
18:30  Surrey v Somerset
Friday 18th July
19:00  Kent v Somerset
Tuesday 22nd July
18:30  Essex v Hampshire
Wednesday 23rd July
18:30  Northamptonshire v Nottinghamshire
Thursday 24th July
Match TBC
Friday 25th July
Match TBC
Friday 1st August
Quarter Final 1
Saturday 2nd August
Quarter Final 2
Quarter Final 3
Sunday 3rd August
Quarter Final 4
Saturday 23rd August
Finals Day


Royal London One-Day Cup

Saturday 26th July
14:00  Lancashire v Yorkshire
Tuesday 5th August
14:00  Sussex v Durham
Wednesday 6th August
14:00  Kent v Glamorgan
Tuesday 12th August
14:00  Warwickshire v Surrey
Wednesday 13th August
14:00  Essex v Hampshire
Thursday 14th August
13:00  Middlesex v Nottinghamshire
Wednesday 20th August
Group B final round
Thursday 21st August
Group A final round
Tuesday 26th August
Quarter Final 1
Thursday 28th August
Quarter Final 2
Quarter Final 3
Friday 29th August
Quarter Final 4
Thursday 4th September
Semi Final
Saturday 6th September
Semi Final
Saturday 20th September


LV= County Championship

May 4-7
11:00  Durham v Yorkshire
Sep 15-18
11:00  Match TBC
Sep 23-26
11:00  Match TBC




One Day International

Friday 9th May
10:30  Scotland v England (Aberdeen)


NatWest Series ODI / T20

Tuesday 20th May
18:00  England v Sri Lanka – T20 (The Oval)
Thursday 22nd May
13:00  England v Sri Lanka – 1st ODI (The Oval, d/n)
Sunday 25th May
10:30  England v Sri Lanka – 2nd ODI (Durham)
Wednesday 28th May
14:00  England v Sri Lanka – 3rd ODI (Old Trafford, d/n)
Saturday 31st May
10:30  England v Sri Lanka – 4th ODI (Lord’s)
Tuesday 3rd June
14:00  England v Sri Lanka – 5th ODI (Edgbaston d/n)


Investec Test Series

June 12-16
11:00  England v Sri Lanka – 1st Test (Lord’s)
June 20-24
11:00  England v Sri Lanka – 2nd Test (Headingley)
July 9-13
11:00  England v India – 1st Test (Trent Bridge)
July 17-21
11:00  England v India – 2nd Test (Lord’s)
July 27-31
11:00  England v India – 3rd Test (Ageas Bowl)
August 7-11
11:00  England v India – 4th Test (Old Trafford)
August 15-19
11:00  England v India – 5th Test (The Oval)


One-Day Match

Saturday 5th July
10:45  MCC v Rest of the World (Lord’s)


NatWest Series ODI / T20

Monday 25th August
10:30  England v India – 1st ODI (Bristol)
Wednesday 27th August
10:30  England v India – 2nd ODI (Cardiff)
Saturday 30th August
10:30  England v India – 3rd ODI (Trent Bridge)
Tuesday 2nd September
10:30  England v India – 4th ODI (Edgbaston)
Friday 5th September
10:30  England v India – 5th ODI (Headingley)


NatWest Women’s International T20 Series

Monday 1st September
18:30  England v South Africa – 1st T20 (Chelmsford)
Wednesday 3rd September
18:30  England v South Africa – 2nd T20 (Northampton)
Sunday 7th September
10:30  England v South Africa – 3rd T20 (Edgbaston)


Under-19 ODI Series

Friday 22nd August
14:00  England U19 v South Africa U19 (Derby)



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