At least five Notts fixtures will be broadcast live on Sky Sports in 2010 after the broadcaster announced its initial schedule for the new season.

Notts Outlaws’ Friends Provident T20 fixtures at Trent Bridge against Lancashire on Tuesday 15 June and Yorkshire on Saturday 17 July will be broadcast as well as home ECB 40-over league games against Kent on Saturday 8 May and Warwickshire on Thursday 12 August.

The 40-over fixture against Worcestershire at New Road on Thursday 10 June has also been selected for coverage.

Sky Sports will show more live county cricket next summer than ever before, with at least 69 live fixtures scheduled to be screened.

Every county will be shown at least three times while there will also be coverage of all major ECB competitions and women's and under-19s internationals.

The live schedule includes:

ECB 40-OVER LEAGUE: Coverage begins with Worcestershire against Sussex on 25 April and features 27 live group matches, including 18 day-nighters, one semi-final and the final from Lord's in September.

FRIENDS PROVIDENT TWENTY20 CUP: Holders Sussex begin their defence against Somerset in a repeat of the 2009 final live on Sky Sports, the first of a record 38 live matches from the Twenty20 Cup, including all four quarter finals and the finals day in its entirety.

LV= COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP: Two matches from the LV= County Championship will be shown this summer, including reigning champions Durham against newly promoted Kent on 17-20 May.

WOMEN'S AND UNDER-19s: World Champions England meet New Zealand in three Twenty20 matches in June and July, whilst England's under-19s contest an ODI against Australia in August.