The County Championship 2021 is going to be the 121st edition of the tournament. It is one of the oldest cricket tournaments still being played. Eventually, 18 teams take part in the championship with one coming out on top. Essex won the County last year and will be defending their title this time.
For the first phase of the tournament, we will be having the 18 teams divided into 3 groups of six. Afterward, the top two from each group will advance to the 1st division, whereas the rest of the sides will move to divisions 2 and 3. Lastly, to determine the winner we will have the top two teams of Division One taking on each other in a 5-day game at the Home of Cricket, Lord’s.
Specifically, in this article, we will give you all the details about the County championship 2021 schedule, live score, teams, and venues. Moreover, a download link will also be available at the end to save the complete County Championship 2021 fixtures.
County Championship 2021 Fixtures
If you are wondering that when were County Championship 2021 fixtures released, then the complete schedule was announced by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) back on December 17th, 2020. So, the first match of the championship will be played on the 8th of April. As a matter of fact, there will be 9 matches taking place on the same day.
The defending champions also play on the first day against Worcestershire at the Cloudfm County Ground. To sum up, the following is the complete County Championship 2021 schedule.
Teams and Groups
As mentioned earlier, there will be 18 teams divided into three groups of six. The following are the complete three groups along with all the teams playing in them.
County Championship 2021 Live Score
Once the matches begin, the County Championship 2021 live score will be updated exclusively on our website. You just need to click on the match tab of which you want to view the score and details, as easy as that. Furthermore, the ball-by-ball commentary will also be going on to give you even more insights from the game.
Undoubtedly, the County Championship is a very long tournament spanning over months. Thus, it is played across a number of venues in England. The following are all the stadiums that will be hosting the matches.
- The County Ground
- The Cloudfm County Ground
- The 1st Central County Ground
- Lord’s Cricket Ground
- The Fischer County Ground
- Bristol County Ground
- Trent Bridge
- Emerald Headingly
- Edgbaston Stadium
- Ageas Bowl
- Emirates Old Trafford
- Sophia Gardens
- The Cooper Associates County
- The Incora County Ground
- Kia Oval
- Emirates Riverside
- New Road
As mentioned earlier, the final of the County Championship will be played at Lord’s.
County Championship 2021 Fixtures Download
In order to download County Championship 2021 fixtures, click on the PDF file below.