Cricket: County-by-County Guide to the Cricket Season: Principal Fixtures

APRIL

26 Benson & Hedges Cup first round

28 Britannic Assurance County Championship starts

MAY

8 AXA Equity & Law League starts

10 Benson & Hedges Cup second round

19 ENGLAND V NEW ZEALAND

First one-day international, Edgbaston

21 ENGLAND V NEW ZEALAND

Second one-day international, Lord's

24 Benson & Hedges Cup quarter- finals

JUNE

2 ENGLAND V NEW ZEALAND

First Test, Trent Bridge

7 Benson & Hedges Cup semi-finals

16 ENGLAND V NEW ZEALAND

Second Test, Lord's

21 NatWest Trophy first round

29 University Match, Lord's

30 ENGLAND V NEW ZEALAND

Third Test, Old Trafford

JULY

6 NatWest Trophy second round

9 Benson & Hedges Cup final, Lord's

21 ENGLAND V SOUTH AFRICA

First Test, Lord's

26 NatWest Trophy quarter-finals

AUGUST

4 ENGLAND V SOUTH AFRICA

Second Test, Headingley

9 NatWest Trophy semi-finals

18 ENGLAND V SOUTH AFRICA

Third Test, The Oval

25 ENGLAND V SOUTH AFRICA

First one-day international, Edgbaston

27 ENGLAND V SOUTH AFRICA

Second one-day international, Old Trafford

SEPTEMBER

3 NatWest final, Lord's

15 Britannic Assurance County Championship last round

18 AXA Equity & Law League last round

----------------------------------------------------------------- 1993 COUNTY HONOURS ----------------------------------------------------------------- BRITANNIC ASSURANCE COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP P W L T D Bat Bwl Pts Middlesex 17 11 1 - 5 37 59 272 Worcs 17 9 4 1 3 32 52 236 Glamorgan 17 9 5 - 3 32 55 231 Northants 17 8 4 - 5 35 59 222 Somerset 17 8 7 - 2 26 59 213 Surrey 17 6 6 - 5 40 60 193 Notts 17 6 3 1 7 34 56 194 Kent 17 6 4 - 7 40 54 190 Leics 17 6 5 - 6 23 61 180 Sussex 17 5 7 - 5 42 54 176 Essex 17 4 6 - 7 44 55 163 Yorkshire 17 5 4 - 8 21 56 157 Hampshire 17 4 5 - 8 39 47 150 Lancashire 17 4 8 - 5 38 48 150 Derbyshire 17 4 7 - 6 33 50 147 Warwicks 17 4 8 - 5 24 49 137 Gloucs 17 3 10 - 4 24 56 128 Durham 17 2 10 - 5 29 52 113 ----------------------------------------------------------------- NATWEST TROPHY Winners: Warwickshire. Losing finalists: Sussex. BENSON AND HEDGES CUP Winners: Derbyshire. Losing finalists: Lancashire. SUNDAY LEAGUE Champions: Glamorgan. Runners-up: Kent. -----------------------------------------------------------------

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