Oundle will start life in the Northants Cricket League Premier Division with a trip to Finedon Dolben.
The clash at Avenue Road is the standout fixture on the 2013 season’s opening day which will be Saturday, April 20.
Peterborough will start their title defence with a home encounter against Rushton, coincidentally the exact same fixture with which they started the 2012 campaign.
Another carbon copy of last season’s first round will see Old Northamptonians entertain Brixworth and Northampton Saints have been given a home bow with Burton Latimer the visitors to Birchfield Road East.
Wollaston open their year with a trip to Stony Stratford while Horton, who finished bottom of the pile last time out, host Wellingborough Town.
In Division One, the most eye-catching clash is at Windmill Road where Irthlingborough will come up against Desborough who were only three points away from promotion in September.
Old Wellingburians, who staged a late charge to escape a drop to Division Two, travel to Geddington while Loddington host Old Northamptonians 2nd.
The two divisional newcomers - Peterborough 2nd and Weekley & Warkton - start with trips to Wellingborough Indians and Kettering respectively.
Rushden welcome Finedon 2nd to Short Stocks to complete the round.