The Essex County Cricket League have withdrawn from the 2021 Sovereign Trophy, due to uncertainty of their league playing any cricket under the ECB COVID-19 Guidance.

So, the Herts & Essex Border League proceed to Round 2 to be played on Wednesday 16th June, against the winners of the Round 1 match:
Caribbean Cup Competition XI v Middlesex County CL Div 3.

HEBL will be the Home team, further details will be announced as they become available.