Matchday Guide 2019 1
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Matchday Guide - Foxes v Bears

Leicestershire Foxes v Birmingham Bears

Fischer County Ground, Grace Road

Wednesday, Aug 7

18:30 start. Gates open at 17:00



Your match preview is available HERE


Re-use of Foxes v Lancashire Lightning Tickets (19.07.2019)

All ticket holders from the Lancashire Lightning T20 fixture can bring along those tickets and gain admission to any of our other four remaining Vitality Blast games in the 2019 season.


Advance Tickets - Saving 25% on the gate price!

Tickets can be booked until midnight on Tuesday, August 6 online HERE

Advance Ticket Price:

- Adults - £15

- Senior / Under 22 - £12

- Under 16 - £3

- Family Ticket (2 Adults & 3 Under 16) - £33


Tickets on the Day

Any remaining tickets will be available to purchase on the gates from 5pm on Wednesday, Aug 7.

Gate Ticket Price:

- Adults - £20

- Senior / Under 22 - £15

- Under 16 - £5

- Family Ticket - Not Available

* Payments can be made via cash and card on all gates.


Refund Policy

If play is restricted to fewer than 10 overs because of adverse weather conditions and no result is obtained on the day for which your ticket is valid, then you may claim a cash refund (less an Admin Charge of £1 per booking).

Alternatively, you can exchange your match ticket for a ticket that will admit you to another Vitality Blast group game later in the 2019 season.

The full refund policy is available HERE


Gate Opening Times & Entry Points

Gates will open at 17:00 (90 minutes prior to the start of play).

All spectators can enter via any of the following gates:

- Curzon Road

- Park Hill Drive

- Milligan Road


Ticket Collection

Any match tickets booked after Friday, Aug 2 will be left to collect from the ticket collection point at the Curzon Road Entrance, LE2 8EB, when the gates open from 5pm.

Please arrive as early as possible to avoid possible queues.


Matchday Car Parking

On-site car parking is now fully booked.

Alternative off-site car parking is available at the Saffron Lane Athletics Stadium, LE2 7NQ, for £5 cash upon arrival. This car park is an approximate 10-15 minute walk to the Milligan Road gate.

Please respect our local residents and refrain from parking in the streets surrounding the ground.


Updates - Social Media

Any critical matchday information will be running live on our Twitter feed - @leicsccc - please help us get up to 60,000 followers today by recommending us to your friends and make sure you use the hashtag #FoxesUnleashed in your posts!

Alternatively, for any enquiries relating to the weather on a matchday, please call 0116 283 2128 and dial zero.


Access Statement

Leicestershire County Cricket Club’s ground, the Fischer County Ground, Grace Road, is an accessible ground for disabled supporters and visitors. Please download our Access Statement HERE



We have a group of dedicated volunteers working at the Fischer County Ground for all Vitality Blast games. If you have any questions, please just ask a member of the team or a steward and they will be delighted to assist with your enquiry.


Food and Drink

There is a wide range of food and drink options available at the Fischer County Ground for Vitality Blast matches in 2019. A link to information is available HERE


Importation of alcohol

You are not able to bring alcohol into the ground for Vitality Blast fixtures. A full list of our ground regulations is available HERE


In-game Entertainment

There will be lots going on around the ground!

Our Foxes Den is in position where a host of fun activities will take place throughout the evening. An inflatable and catching challenges are part of free coaching led by Leicestershire CCC’s in the Community team.

The Red Monkey Play Area for under 12's will be available for free throughout the evening, and there will be face painting and a bouncy castle at the ground too.

We are setting up a FanZone after the game where young supporters can meet their favourite Foxes players, have selfies and get autographs. Small games can also be played on the outfield at that stage of the evening. Make sure you send your best photos to us on social media using the hashtag #FoxesUnleashed

Look out for free 4/6 cards and autograph posters, you can also buy signature bats, car stickers and cricket wind balls!



Our shop will be open at the Pavilion End of the ground behind the red seated stand, where replica shirts and Foxes merchandise can be purchased.

We also have an online shop HERE


Club Matchday Experience Package

The Matchday Experience participants from Chance to Shine Leicester will form the guard of honour as the Foxes go out on the pitch and do a lap of honour during the interval.


Friends of Grace Road 50/50 raffle

The Friends of Grace Road will again be running their 50/50 raffle for Vitality Blast in 2019. Tickets cost just £1 and the winner scoops half of the takings on the night – so make sure you buy your ticket!



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