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Friends Provident Trophy
Administrator England and Wales Cricket Board
Format Limited overs cricket
First tournament 1963
Last tournament 2009
Number of teams 20
Defending champion Hampshire
Most successful Lancashire (7 titles)

The Friends Provident Trophy was a one-day cricket competition in the United Kingdom. It was one of the four tournaments in which the eighteen first-class counties compete each season. They were joined by teams from Scotland and Ireland. Lancashire won the title a record seven times. The competition has previously been known as the C&G Trophy (2000-2006), the NatWest Trophy (1981-2000) and the Gillette Cup (1963-1980). For a short period following the 2006 season, the competition was known as the ECB Trophy because no sponsors were forthcoming when Cheltenham and Gloucester decided to end their association with the competition after the 2006 season. The tournament, along with the Pro40 forty-overs competition, was replaced by the Clydesdale Bank 40 competition from the 2010 season.


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Gillette Cup / NatWest Trophy / C&G Trophy / FP Trophy seasons
Gillette Cup
NatWest Trophy
C&G Trophy
FP Trophy

 2009