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Matchday guide 19.06.2018

Leicestershire Foxes v India A

Tourist 50-over fixture

Tuesday, June 19

Gates open 09:30, match starts 11:00


Match preview

A preview of the match is available HERE



Admission for the India A game is £5 for adults and £1 for under 16s, both in advance and on the day.


Half Season Membership

Leicestershire CCC recently introduced the Half Season Membership, and you are welcome to join us for the 2018 season throughout the India A game. Please come to main reception to have the Membership processed.



Parking costs £5 for the India A fixture. To book a car parking spot, please call 0116 283 2128 or book online HERE


Get Active!

Head Coach Paul Nixon is supporting Leicester City Council’s Get Active and 1,000 tweaks campaigns – and Leicestershire CCC is partnering with Leicester City Public Health for the India A game. There will be fun smoothie making bikes, free health checks and other information stalls on the day. 

Leicester City Council will be present in the Foxes Den area, working with a number of health partners to showcase and promote some key public health initiatives and messages.

They will be a number of interactive activities and offering some free public health screening on the day.


Food & Drink

Catering Manager John Stew and his team will be delighted to welcome you to the Charles Palmer Restaurant this season. The Charles Palmer Restaurant is open for the India A fixture.

The menu options change daily and are cooked using a majority of freshly sourced local ingredients:
- A 3-course lunch with coffee and red fox mints at £17.95. 
- A 2-course lunch with coffee and red fox mints is also available at £15.95.

It is advisable to book in advance to avoid disappointment. Reservations can be made by emailing Lindsey at lindseyjeffcoat@leicestershireccc.co.uk or by calling our main switchboard on 0116 283 2128. You can also book in person on match days (subject to availability) by talking with Lindsey in the Restaurant.


The Meet

Trudy Sharpe and her team will offer a warm welcome to you all on the first floor of the Meet.

- Freshly cooked English breakfast is available from 09:30 together with a range of hot & cold morning snacks, and fresh ground coffee.

- A homemade dessert of the day will now be available along with a wide range or food to cater to all dietary needs.

- Freshly prepared and baked “call order” pizzas are available.

- A range of toasted sandwiches and baguettes, plus made to order omelettes and Leicestershire Welsh rarebit.


Fox Bar

The Fox Bar will be open from 09:30. Alcoholic beverages will be served from 11:00 and the bar will remain open to 30 minutes after play ends. The Fox Bar will offer fresh ground coffees and flavoured shots, English and speciality teas & fruit infusions. A selection of confectionary, biscuits, crisps, and freshly made sandwiches will also be available.


Friends of Grace Road

The Friends of Grace Road will be open for the India A game between 14:30 and 16:30, offering teas, coffees and homemade cakes. The cake of the day is Eggless Pineapple Cake.

Copies of the 2018 Playfair are available to purchase for £8.99, which is £1 off the RRP. There is a limited supply, so please visit the Friends during the game.

The FoGR is also holding a Cafe Service for disabled spectators who cannot get upstairs to the Meet between 15:00 and 16:00 during the India A game. The FoGR Volunteer providing the service will take orders and payment around the ground from those spectators unable to visit the FoGR Cafe in the Meet. 

When the volunteer has taken all the orders, the volunteer will return to the FoGR Cafe in the Meet to prepare all the orders and then deliver them to customers. There will be one lap of the ground to take orders. The FoGR Volunteer providing the service will wear a green hi-vis bib showing the FoGR logo and a FoGR badge.



Scorecards are available on the gates and in main reception on each day of the game. Each individual scorecard costs £1.



Leicestershire CCC has a new range of merchandise for the 2018 season. Make sure you pop into main reception to check it out!



Leicestershire CCC has the 2018 Yearbook available for collection, and it’s free of charge for Members. Packed with statistics, and including a column from Head Coach Paul Nixon, the Yearbook is a must read for Foxes fans. Non-Members can purchase a copy for £5.


Prospects of Play

For the very latest on the prospects of play throughout the India A game and the 2018 season in general, please follow us on social media. We can be followed on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook @leicsccc


Refund Policy

Our 2018 Refund Policy is available HERE 


Next game

The Foxes will next be in action against Middlesex in the Specsavers County Championship the following day. Tickets can be purchased for all four days HERE