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Lightning v Rapids Spectator Guide

Lightning v Rapids Spectator Guide

Lancashire Lightning v Worcestershire Rapids

NatWest T20 Blast, Friday 24 June

Spectator Guide

  • The Match

    The Match


    Lancashire Lightning v Birmingham Bears, sponsored by LeasingOptions.co.uk

    Friday 18 August

    Emirates Old Trafford

    NatWest T20 Blast


  • Opening Times

    Opening Times

    Gates open: 5.30pm.

    Members areas open: Pavilion (2017 Members), Red Rose Suite (2017 Members), 1864 (Red Rose Members).

    Hours of play: 7pm – 9.45pm (approximately).

    Prospects of play: Updates online via our Match Centre and on Twitter @LancsCCC

    Entry: Ticketing entry points will be located at Gate 1 on Talbot Road, Gate 5 on Brian Statham Way and Gate 14 on Great Stone Road.

    Gate 1

    Gate 14

    Gate 5

  • Lightning v Bears tickets

    Lightning v Bears tickets

    AO Stand B: Adults £14, Juniors £1

    LeasingOptions.co.uk Stand A: Adults £20, Juniors £4

    Lightning Stand C: Adults £20

    Grand Stand E: Adults £25

    Pavilion Terrace (Members ONLY): Adults £27

    Tickets for this game can be purchased online here or by calling 08444 999 666*.

    Tickets can also be purchased on the day of the game at the Ticket and Membership Office, however they will be for General Admission tickets only and are priced at £25 for adults and £8 for juniors.

    Please note: Due to the high volume of traffic expected at the Ticket Office on the day, we urge all fans who wish to purchase tickets to buy online for the best possible prices and to beat the queues by choosing our TicketFast Print at Home delivery option.

    Refund Scheme

    If play is restricted or does not take place at the Venue on the day for which your ticket is valid, including any reserve days, those who have purchased tickets in advance with credit or debit card will be automatically refunded the face value of the ticket (excluding booking and postal charges) subject to there being fewer than 10 overs played because of adverse weather conditions and no result is achieved. Return of tickets is not required.

    T20 Season Ticket holders will not be refunded the face value of the match ticket. The Club will take into consideration any such restricted play or match cancellation at the end of the season and this may be reflected in the prices of T20 Season Tickets for those renewing for the following season.

    Any tickets purchased on the date of a fixture using debit or credit card will also receive an automatic refund – return of tickets is not required.

    Customers that have purchased tickets by cash through the Ticket Office should retain their match tickets and may exchange these for an alternative fixture during the 2017 season (excluding Quarter Finals and Finals Day fixtures). Your choice of exchange fixture is subject to availability. The exchange ticket must be booked at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled start time of the requested match. Please note that under no circumstances will a monetary refund be given.

    If you do not receive your refund within 28 days please contact 0161 282 4000 or e-mail tickets@lccc.co.uk

    Ticket and Membership Office

    The Ticket and Membership Office will be open from 9am until 8.30pm on Friday 18 August.

    Tickets for all of Lancashire’s remaining fixtures can be purchased from the Ticket and Membership Office on the day, as well as the first Royal London ODI between England and the West Indies on Tuesday 19 September.

    However due to the anticipated high volume of traffic on matchday, we urge fans to buy their tickets here and use the TicketFast Print At Home option.


  • Travel


    Emirates Old Trafford

    Talbot Road


    M16 0PX

    Please note: We urge all fans to plan their journey in advance of your journey.

    By Car

    If you are travelling to Emirates Old Trafford by car, please note that there will be extremely limited car parking for this fixture in Car Park 3 (entry via Gate 11 on Great Stone Road) which will be sold on a first come, first served basis priced at £10 per car. 2017 Members’ will receive a £5 discount on production of a valid 2017 Membership Card on payment at the Pavilion reception.

    Accessible parking is also available in Bruntwood car park just off Great Stone Road from 5.30pm only. However there are an extremely limited number of spaces available which need to be pre-booked via the Ticket and Membership Office on 0161 868 6868 or by emailing tickets@lccc.co.uk which will be sold on a first come first served basis, priced at £10 per car.

    By Train

    Greater Manchester’s rail connections mean it’s easy to get here.

    Manchester Piccadilly, Deansgate Castlefield and Victoria all have access to tram stops, which will take you directly to the ground.

    To plan your journey via train, please click here.

    By Bus

    Emirates Old Trafford is easily accessible via public transport.

    Greater Manchester has an extensive bus network operated by different commercial bus companies. To plan your journey via bus, please click here.

    Please note: The individual operators will always have the latest information about your service.

    By Metrolink

    If you are travelling via the Metrolink, the Old Trafford stop is located directly behind Emirates Old Trafford and is just a two minute walk away from the front gates.

    To plan your journey via Metrolink, please click here.


  • Seating


    Seating for this fixture is unreserved in all stands (however tickets are stand specific so please check your ticket to make sure you are in the correct stand). The stands open for this fixture are Leasingoptions.co.uk Stand A, AO Stand B, Lightning Stand C and Grand Stand E – the Foster’s Party Stand D will not be open for this fixture.


  • Accessibility


    There are designated accessible seating areas around the ground and tickets for these areas are available from the Ticket and Membership Office on a first come first served basis. Please speak to one of our friendly stewards who will be able to point you in the right direction.

    There will also be accessible toilet facilities throughout the ground under each stand.

  • Food and Drink

    Food and Drink

    There will be a variety of delicious food and drink options available throughout the ground, suitable for the whole family.

    From traditional fish and chips to Indian cuisine, Vegetarian wraps to burgers there is something to everyone around the ground at Emirates Old Trafford.

    Members discount

    2017 Lancashire County Cricket Club Members can receive a 10% discount off food and drink purchases at bars within The Point, the Pavilion and areas under all stands (including the Hilton Garden Inn Emirates Old Trafford).

  • Games and Activities

    Games and Activities

    Looking for something to do away from the cricket with the kids? There are plenty of games and activities in our Foster’s Fan Village at the front of the Pavilion and behind Lightning Stand C.

    • AO bowling inflatable
    • Catching and bowling game
    • LCCC Foundation games
    • Lancashire Thunder activities
    • Much more

  • Beers and Ales - What's on offer?

    What's on offer

    This Friday will mark the end of the #BailsandAles drinks festival at Emirates Old Trafford – so head over to the Foster’s Fan Village and grab yourself a beer for the final T20 Friday night out this summer.

    Take a look at our guide to the ales on offer during the #BailsandAles festival.

    Tent One

    Tent Two

    Tent Three

    Tent Four



  • Toilets


    The toilets that are open for this fixture are AO Stand B, Lightning Stand C and Grand Stand E.

    Accessible toilet facilities are also available in the above stands. Please speak to one of our stewards who will be able to point you in the right direction.

  • Official Merchandise

    Official Merchandise

    You can pick up your official Lancashire Lightning merchandise from the Emirates Old Trafford megastore before, during or after the game with our new leisurewear available to purchase from the store.

    Alternatively, you can purchase your official merchandise from our online store here.


  • New to cricket?

    New to cricket?

    If you are new to T20 cricket, then you can pick up on of our First Timer Lanyards which are available for FREE from one of our T20 programme stands in AO Stand B, Lightning Stand C, Grand Stand E and outside the Pavilion.

    In the meantime, why not take a look through out helpful T20 rules video to get you started.

  • T20 Programme and Scorecards

    T20 Programmes and Scorecards

    New for 2017, our revamped NatWest T20 Blast programmes are available to purchase for our programme stands located in AO Stand B, Lightning Stand C, Grand Stand E and outside the Pavilion.

    Packed full of fantastic news and interviews including an exclusive feature with Liam Livingstone, a beginners guide to the NatWest T20 Blast, opposition previews and a whole lot more.

    Pick up one of our new look NatWest T20 Blast programme for just £4 each – this is a must read for any T20 cricket fan.

  • Queen's Baton Relay

    Queen's Baton Relay

    Lancashire County Cricket Club and Kukri Sports are delighted to announce that the Queen’s Baton will be present at Emirates Old Trafford on Friday 18 August – where you can get your photo taken with the baton in the Kukri Sports marquee outside the Emirates Old Trafford Megastore.

    Placed within the baton is a message from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II that calls the Commonwealth’s athletes to come together in peaceful and friendly competition.

    The Baton will eventually arrive on the Gold Coast for the XXI Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony, where Her Majesty, or a representative, will remove the message from the Baton and read it aloud to officially open the Games.

    For fans attending the match this Friday, you have an opportunity to get up close and personal with the baton at the Kukri marquee, which will be positioned outside the Emirates Old Trafford Megastore. This is a once in a lifetime experience, plus we are giving away Kukri and Team England goody bags and signed merchandise.


  • Follow the game online

    Follow the game online

    Can’t make it to the game? You can follow the action online with our Match Centre which gives you live in-depth coverage of Lancashire Lightning v Birmingham Bears, sponsored by LeasingOptions.co.uk

    Match Centre

    Alternatively you can follow us on Twitter and get live match updates.


  • England v West Indies tickets

    England v West Indies tickets

    Watch England v West Indies on Tuesday 19 September for the first Royal London One-Day International of the series at Emirates Old Trafford.

    Tickets for the clash between the Three Lions and the hard-hitting West Indies are still available and start from just £20 for adults and £5 for juniors.

    Don’t miss out and secure your tickets here, by calling 08444 999 666* or by emailing tickets@lccc.co.uk

    Buy Tickets


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