Counties learn draw for 2013 CB40

Hampshire celebrate after winning the 2012 CB40 final

CB40 winners Hampshire will take on predecessors Surrey in the group stages of the 2013 competition.

Group B will also feature Lancashire, semi-finalists this season, Durham, Derbyshire, Essex and Scotland.

Warwickshire, runners-up at Lord's, were drawn in Group A along with local rivals Worcestershire and Sussex, the other side in this season's last four.

The winners of the three groups and the best second-placed team will qualify for the semi-finals.

GROUP A

Kent, Netherlands, Northants, Notts, Sussex, Warwickshire, Worcestershire.

GROUP B

Lancashire, Derbyshire, Durham, Essex, Hampshire, Scotland, Surrey.

GROUP C

Glamorgan, Gloucestershire, Leicestershire, Middlesex, Somerset, Unicorns, Yorkshire.