Countries: England, Wales
First edition: 2003
Tournament format: Group stage and knockout
Number of teams: 18
Current champion: Essex Eagles (1st title)
Most successful: Leicestershire Foxes (3 titles)
TV: Sky Sports
The Twenty20 Cup, known since 2014 as the T20 Blast, is a professional Twenty20 cricket competition for English and Welsh first-class counties.
The competition was established by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) in 2003 as the first professional Twenty20 league in the world. It is the top-level Twenty20 competition in England and Wales.