Vitality Blast 2022

T20 Blast, also called as Vitality T20 Blast is a professional T20 competition for English and Welsh first-class counties. The competition was established by the England and Wales Cricket Board in 2003. 
This year, it will be 20th edition of Vitality Blast 2022 which will start on 25th May 2022. First match will be played between Yorkshire Vikings and Worcestershire Rapids at Headingly Stadium, Leeds.
126 Matches will be played this season and final will be played on July 16, 2022. Tournament will be played for total of 90 days.

The competition has been known by a variety of names due to commercial sponsorship. It was known as the Twenty20 Cup from 2003 to 2009, the Friends Provident t20 and Friends Life t20 from 2010 to 2013, and the Natwest t20 Blast from 2014 to 2017.

 

Vitality Blast 2022 Schedule, Fixtures:- 

Wednesday 25 May 2022

Kent Spitfires v Somerset (The Spitfire Ground, Canterbury)
Yorkshire Vikings v Worcestershire Rapids (Headingley)

Thursday 26 May 2022

Birmingham Bears v Northamptonshire Steelbacks (Edgbaston)
Leicestershire Foxes v Durham (Uptonsteel County Ground)
Middlesex v Gloucestershire (Radlett)
Sussex Sharks v Glamorgan (The 1st Central County Ground)

Friday 27 May 2022

Derbyshire Falcons v Birmingham Bears (Incora County Ground)
Gloucestershire v Sussex Sharks (Bristol County Ground)
Hampshire Hawks v Middlesex (Ageas Bowl)
Kent Spitfires v Essex Eagles (The Spitfire Ground, Canterbury)
Lancashire Lightning v Yorkshire Vikings (Emirates Old Trafford)
Northamptonshire Steelbacks v Durham (County Ground, Northampton)
Notts Outlaws v Worcestershire Rapids (Trent Bridge)
Surrey v Glamorgan (Kia Oval)

Saturday 28 May 2022

Leicestershire Foxes v Derbyshire Falcons (Uptonsteel County Ground)

Sunday 29 May 2022

Birmingham Bears v Durham (Edgbaston) – double header with Central Sparks v SE Stars in the Charlotte Edwards Cup
Lancashire Lightning v Worcestershire Rapids (Emirates Old Trafford)
Middlesex v Glamorgan (Radlett)
Notts Outlaws v Northamptonshire Steelbacks (Trent Bridge) – double header with Loughborough Lightning v Southern Vipers in the Charlotte Edwards Cup
Somerset v Essex Eagles (The Cooper Associates County Ground) – double header with Western Storm v Sunrisers in the Charlotte Edwards Cup
Sussex Sharks v Kent Spitfires (The 1st Central County Ground)
Yorkshire Vikings v Leicestershire Foxes (Headingley) – double header with Northern Diamonds v NW Thunder in the Charlotte Edwards Cup

Monday 30 May 2022

Hampshire Hawks v Somerset (Ageas Bowl)

Tuesday 31 May 2022

Essex Eagles v Hampshire Hawks (The Cloud County Ground)
Notts Outlaws v Lancashire Lightning (Trent Bridge)
Surrey v Gloucestershire (Kia Oval)
Yorkshire Vikings v Derbyshire Falcons (Headingley)

Wednesday 1 June 2022

Durham v Worcestershire Rapids (Riverside) – double header with Northern Diamonds v Loughborough Lightning in the Charlotte Edwards Cup
Gloucestershire v Kent Spitfires (Bristol County Ground) – double header with Western Storm v SE Stars in the Charlotte Edwards Cup
Lancashire Lightning v Derbyshire Falcons (Emirates Old Trafford) – double header with NW Thunder v Southern Vipers in the Charlotte Edwards Cup
Northamptonshire Steelbacks v Leicestershire Foxes (County Ground, Northampton) – double header with Sunrisers v Central Sparks in the Charlotte Edwards Cup
Somerset v Sussex Sharks (The Cooper Associates County Ground)

Thursday 2 June 2022

Birmingham Bears v Leicestershire Foxes (Edgbaston)
Glamorgan v Essex Eagles (Sophia Gardens)
Surrey v Hampshire Hawks (Kia Oval)

Friday 3 June 2022

Derbyshire Falcons v Notts Outlaws (Incora County Ground)
Gloucestershire v Essex Eagles (Bristol County Ground)
Kent Spitfires v Surrey (The Spitfire Ground, Canterbury)
Lancashire Lightning v Northamptonshire Steelbacks (Emirates Old Trafford) – double header with NW Thunder v Loughborough Lightning in the Charlotte Edwards Cup
Somerset v Glamorgan (The Cooper Associates County Ground)
Sussex Sharks v Middlesex (The 1st Central County Ground)
Worcestershire Rapids v Birmingham Bears (New Road)
Yorkshire Vikings v Durham (Headingley)

Saturday 4 June 2022

Hampshire Hawks v Sussex Sharks (Ageas Bowl) – double header with Southern Vipers v Northern Diamonds in the Charlotte Edwards Cup

Sunday 5 June 2022

Birmingham Bears v Notts Outlaws (Edgbaston)
Durham v Northamptonshire Steelbacks (Riverside)
Glamorgan v Surrey (Sophia Gardens)
Kent Spitfires v Middlesex (The Spitfire Ground, Canterbury)
Worcestershire Rapids v Leicestershire Foxes (New Road) – double header with Central Sparks v Western Storm in the Charlotte Edwards Cup

Monday 6 June 2022

Yorkshire Vikings v Notts Outlaws (Headingley)

Tuesday 7 June 2022

Essex Eagles v Kent Spitfires (The Cloud County Ground)
Glamorgan v Gloucestershire (Sophia Gardens)
Leicestershire Foxes v Lancashire Lightning (Uptonsteel County Ground)
Middlesex v Hampshire Hawks (Radlett)
Northamptonshire Steelbacks v Derbyshire Falcons (County Ground, Northampton)

Wednesday 8 June 2022

Durham v Birmingham Bears (Riverside)
Surrey v Sussex Sharks (Kia Oval)
Yorkshire Vikings v Lancashire Lightning (Headingley)

Thursday 9 June 2022

Derbyshire Falcons v Leicestershire Foxes (Incora County Ground)
Gloucestershire v Somerset (Bristol County Ground)
Hampshire Hawks v Essex Eagles (Ageas Bowl)
Middlesex v Surrey (Lord’s)
Northamptonshire Steelbacks v Worcestershire Rapids (County Ground, Northampton)

Friday 10 June 2022

Birmingham Bears v Yorkshire Vikings (Edgbaston)
Durham v Lancashire Lightning (Riverside)
Essex Eagles v Middlesex (The Cloud County Ground)
Glamorgan v Hampshire Hawks (Sophia Gardens)
Leicestershire Foxes v Notts Outlaws (Uptonsteel County Ground)
Somerset v Kent Spitfires (The Cooper Associates County Ground)
Sussex Sharks v Gloucestershire (The 1st Central County Ground)
Worcestershire Rapids v Derbyshire Falcons (New Road)

Friday 17 June 2022

Durham v Yorkshire Vikings (Riverside)
Essex Eagles v Sussex Sharks (The Cloud County Ground)
Hampshire Hawks v Kent Spitfires (Ageas Bowl)
Leicestershire Foxes v Worcestershire Rapids (Uptonsteel County Ground)
Northamptonshire Steelbacks v Lancashire Lightning (County Ground, Northampton)
Notts Outlaws v Birmingham Bears (Trent Bridge)
Somerset v Gloucestershire (The Cooper Associates County Ground)
Surrey v Middlesex (Kia Oval)

Saturday 18 June 2022

Derbyshire Falcons v Yorkshire Vikings (Chesterfield)
Gloucestershire v Glamorgan (Bristol County Ground)
Worcestershire Rapids v Northamptonshire Steelbacks (New Road)

Sunday 19 June 2022

Birmingham Bears v Derbyshire Falcons (Edgbaston)
Durham v Leicestershire Foxes (Riverside)
Essex Eagles v Somerset (The Cloud County Ground)
Glamorgan v Sussex Sharks (Sophia Gardens)
Hampshire Hawks v Surrey (Ageas Bowl)
Lancashire Lightning v Notts Outlaws (TBC)
Middlesex v Kent Spitfires (Lord’s)

Tuesday 21 June 2022

Derbyshire Falcons v Northamptonshire Steelbacks (Incora County Ground)
Glamorgan v Middlesex (Sophia Gardens)
Kent Spitfires v Gloucestershire (The Spitfire Ground, Canterbury)
Notts Outlaws v Leicestershire Foxes (Trent Bridge)
Surrey v Somerset (Kia Oval)

Wednesday 22 June 2022

Northamptonshire Steelbacks v Birmingham Bears (County Ground, Northampton)

Thursday 23 June 2022

Lancashire Lightning v Durham (TBC)
Middlesex v Essex Eagles (Lord’s)
Notts Outlaws v Derbyshire Falcons (Trent Bridge)
Somerset v Hampshire Hawks (The Cooper Associates County Ground)
Sussex Sharks v Surrey (The 1st Central County Ground)
Worcestershire Rapids v Yorkshire Vikings (New Road)

Friday 24 June 2022

Birmingham Bears v Worcestershire Rapids (Edgbaston)
Derbyshire Falcons v Lancashire Lightning (Incora County Ground)
Durham v Notts Outlaws (Riverside)
Essex Eagles v Surrey (The Cloud County Ground)
Glamorgan v Somerset (Sophia Gardens)
Gloucestershire v Hampshire Hawks (Bristol County Ground)
Kent Spitfires v Sussex Sharks (The Spitfire Ground, Canterbury)
Northamptonshire Steelbacks v Yorkshire Vikings (County Ground, Northampton)

Friday 1 July 2022

Hampshire Hawks v Gloucestershire (Ageas Bowl)
Leicestershire Foxes v Northamptonshire Steelbacks (Uptonsteel County Ground)
Middlesex v Somerset (Lord’s)
Notts Outlaws v Durham (Trent Bridge)
Surrey v Kent Spitfires (Kia Oval)
Sussex Sharks v Essex Eagles (The 1st Central County Ground)
Worcestershire Rapids v Lancashire Lightning (New Road)
Yorkshire Vikings v Birmingham Bears (Headingley)

Saturday 2 July 2022

Essex Eagles v Glamorgan (The Cloud County Ground)

Sunday 3 July 2022

Derbyshire Falcons v Durham (Incora County Ground)
Gloucestershire v Middlesex (Bristol County Ground)
Kent Spitfires v Glamorgan (The Spitfire Ground, Canterbury)
Lancashire Lightning v Birmingham Bears (Emirates Old Trafford)
Leicestershire Foxes v Yorkshire Vikings (Uptonsteel County Ground)
Somerset v Surrey (The Cooper Associates County Ground)
Sussex Sharks v Hampshire Hawks (The 1st Central County Ground)
Worcestershire Rapids v Notts Outlaws (New Road)

Wednesday 6 July 2022

Quarter-final 1 (Venue TBC)

Friday 8 July 2022

Quarter-final 2 (Venue TBC)
Quarter-final 3 (Venue TBC)

Saturday 9 July 2022

Quarter-final 4 (Venue TBC)

Saturday 16 July – Vitality Blast Finals Day

Semi-final 1 (Edgbaston)
Semi-final 2 (Edgbaston)
Vitality Blast final (Edgbaston)