Administrator England and Wales Cricket Board
Format Limited overs cricket
First tournament 1969
Last tournament 2009
Number of teams 18 - 2 leagues of 9
Defending champion Sussex
Most successful Essex, Kent, Lancashire (5 titles each)
Cricket current event.svg.png 2010 Clydesdale Bank 40

The NatWest Pro40 League, is the one-day cricket league for first-class cricket counties in England and Wales. It was inaugurated in 1999, but was essentially the old 'Sunday League' retitled to reflect the fact that large numbers of matches were now played on other days than Sunday.


Division 1 teams in 2009:

Division 2 teams in 2009:


National LeagueEdit

Season 1st Division Relegated 2nd Division Promoted
NatWest Pro40
2009SussexNot applicableWarwickshireNot applicable
2008SussexMiddlesex, LancashireEssexYorkshire
2007WorcestershireWarwickshire, Essex, NorthamptonshireDurhamSomerset, Middlesex
2006EssexGlamorgan, Durham, MiddlesexGloucestershireWorcestershire, Hampshire
totesport League
2005EssexGloucestershire, Worcestershire, HampshireSussexDurham, Warwickshire
2004GlamorganWarwickshire, Kent, SurreyMiddlesexWorcestershire, Nottinghamshire
National League
2003SurreyLeicestershire, Yorkshire, WorcestershireLancashireNorthamptonshire, Hampshire
Norwich Union League
2002GlamorganSomerset, Durham, NottinghamshireGloucestershireSurrey, Essex
2001KentGloucestershire, Surrey, NorthamptonshireGlamorganDurham, Worcestershire
Norwich Union National League
2000GloucestershireWorcestershire, Lancashire, SussexSurreyNottinghamshire, Warwickshire
CGU National League
1999LancashireWarwickshire, Hampshire, EssexSussexSomerset, Northamptonshire

Sunday LeagueEdit

AXA League

AXA Life League

AXA Equity & Law League

Refuge Assurance League

John Player Special League

John Player League

John Player's County League

Refuge Assurance CupEdit

  • 1991 Worcestershire
  • 1990 Middlesex
  • 1989 Essex
  • 1988 Lancashire

Tournaments won by countyEdit

  • Essex 5
  • Kent 5
  • Lancashire 5
  • Worcestershire 4
  • Glamorgan 3
  • Hampshire 3
  • Sussex 3
  • Warwickshire 3
  • Leicestershire 2
  • Surrey 2
  • Derbyshire 1
  • Gloucestershire 1
  • Middlesex 1
  • Nottinghamshire 1
  • Somerset 1
  • Yorkshire 1
  • Durham 0
  • Northamptonshire 0

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