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England v Pakistan Spectator Guide

England v Pakistan Spectator Guide

England v Pakistan

Second Investec Test Match

Friday 22 - Tuesday 26 July

  • Arrival

    Opening Times

    NatWest International T20 Match

    Gates open at 4.30pm and play starts at 6.30pm.

    Play will conclude at approximately 9.40pm.

    Bag Searches

    There are lots of food and drink options within the ground, so why bring a big bag?

    All bags will be searched for your safety. For those not bringing a bag, fast lanes will be in place to speed up entry to the ground. Prohibited items must be disposed of before entry to the ground is permitted.

    Prohibited items include ALL alcohol, glass bottles, cans or tins, any sharp objects including cutlery, flags attached to sticks/poles and anything else that can cause harm to spectators, staff or player.

    Under 18?

    Our junior tickets are great value but they are only for those aged under 18. LCCC reserves the right to ask for proof of age from any spectator looking to gain entrance with a junior ticket.

    Those people who fail to prove they are under 18 will be asked to upgrade to an adult ticket before entering the ground.

    How to find your seat

    You will be directed by LCCC volunteers and stewards outside the venue to the most appropriate entrance point. Please note your ticket will show:

    • The stand your seat is in
    • Which staircase you should use
    • Which row your seat is in
    • Your seat number
  • LCCC Volunteers

    LCCC Volunteers

    A smiling band of volunteers will be on hand throughout the day to welcome, assist, direct and generally ensure you have a great time at Emirates Old Trafford.

    Look out for their distinctive blue uniforms and beaming smiles!

    Should you require any assistance during your day, please ask one of our volunteers.

  • Entertainment


    Have a day to remember at Emirates Old Trafford.

    You can expect a wide range of activities on and off the field - not to mention plenty of food and drink options available, including the new Pimms and Prosecco Bar located under Stand E.

    In our Foster’s Fan Village you will find plenty of food and drink choices as well as inflatable cricket games run by experienced coaches meaning all the family can try out their catching and bowling skills.

    Join DJs Tim and Jim in our Foster’s Fan Village where you can enjoy live music from an array of local bands that will be performing throughout the day. Artists include:

    • DJs Tim and Jim – Performing throughout the day in the Foster’s Fan Village
    • Mr. Wilson’s Second Liners – Energetic brass band that will no doubt get you dancing throughout the day
    • Jive Swing – Covering classic swing and jive hits with timeless crooner style

    The LCCC Foundation will also be present, raising money through activities and bucket collections to help support the development and delivery of a wide range of community projects, programmes and events.

  • No Smoking Policy and Alcohol Free Areas

    No Smoking Policy

    Please note that smoking, including the smoking of e-cigarettes is not allowed in any seats within the stadium. Anyone wishing to smoke will need to go to an uncovered concourse or other open area (i.e. paths surrounding the stadium).

    Smoking including the smoking of e-cigarettes is not permitted in any building or covered concourse area. These include all areas within the Pavilion, Executive Boxes and balconies, tunnels and of course, all toilets.

    Alcohol-Free Areas

    Areas of seating which have been desginated as alcohol-free and therefore ideal for families are in block BL1 of Stand B. This areas van be accessed via entrances marked BL1 or BL2.

    No alcohol is to be consumed in this area of the stadium. The streets around the venue are subject to a prohibition of alcohol. This is enforced by the police before, during and after the match. 

    Spectators with alcohol may have it confiscated and/or receive significant fines.


  • Foster's Catcha6 Competition

    Foster's Catcha6 Competition

    Sat in the Foster's Party Stand D for the NatWets IT20? Then you could win:

    • Return flights from London (Heathrow) to Australia
    • Airport transfers in Australia
    • 7 nights’ luxury hotel accommodation in Sydney
    • Flight from Sydney to Melbourne
    • 7 night’s luxury hotel accommodation in Melbourne
    • Travel insurance

    For full terms and conditions see www.fosters.co.uk/catcha6_terms. Entry instructions form part of the terms. Only open to UK residents aged 18+ wearing a FOSTER’S T-shirt at selected fixtures. Promoter: Heineken UK Limited, EH12 9JZ.

  • Refund Scheme

    Refund Scheme

    We booked the sunshine months ago but should it take a turn for the worse and prevent play, details of the refund scheme can be found on the reverse of your ticket or here.

  • LCCC Customer Promise

    LCCC Customer Promise

    Lancashire County Cricket Club will endeavour to deliver a first-class experience by always:

    • Leading the way with our enthusiasm, knowledge and passion for the Club
    • Communicating with you in a friendly, caring and respectful manner
    • Continuing to go ‘all out’ to meet your needs, making you feel valued to ensure that you always return
    • Creating lasting memories, both on and off the field, at our iconic stadium

    Code of Conduct

    Your adherence to the Code of Conduct is greatly appreciated. Please note that we reserve the right to remove any spectator from the stadium who refuses to comply with these regulations.

    Also note that access to the playing area is prohibited throughout the event. Any person who ignores this restriction may be subject to criminal or civil proceedings.

    We ask that you

    • Throw your arms in the air, but nothing else
    • Have fun, but don't spoil other' enjoyment
    • Alcohol or no alcohol, make sure you're in the right stand
    • Need help? Not happy? Find a volunteer or steward and we'll try to help
    • Keep cheering and singing! We have zero tolerance of abusive and offensive language
    • Support your team, don't abuse the opposition or their fans
  • Ticket Touting

    Ticket Touting

    The ECB and LCCC are against ticket touting and regularly monitor online action and ticket re-sale sites. LCCC reserves the right to request verification of identity and source of purchase upon entry to the ground.

    You must not buy or sell tickets for more than its face value and LCCC may cancel tickets in breach of this ticket term leading to refused entry into the ground.

  • Getting here and car parking

    Getting here and car parking

    Emirates Old Trafford Address

    Lancashire County Cricket Club
    Emirates Old Trafford
    Talbot Road
    M16 0PX

    Car Parking

    The official matchday car parking is provided at Manchester United's Stadium car parks, which is also the location for all minibus and coach drop off and parking. These car parks are approximately a ten-minute walk from Emirates Old Trafford. 

    Public Transport


    The Metrolink restrictions have now been removed and a full service is expected to run on all lines for this game.

    Please visit the Transport for Greater Manchester website for guidance in using public transport to get to Emirates Old Trafford: http://www.tfgm.com/Pages/default.aspx.


    Shuttlebus services will operate from Manchester Piccadilly station to Trafford Bar Metrolink stop, which is a short walk to the ground. After the match shuttlebus services to Manchester Piccadilly station will depart close to Emirates Old Trafford, these services will be clearly signposted.


    Long distance and local train services run to Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Victoria stations in the city centre. From Manchester Piccadilly choose either a shuttlebus service towards the ground or follow the signposted walking route to Deansgate Castlefield Metrolink stop where all trams serve Emirates Old Trafford.

    Metroshuttle bus services are also available in the city centre connecting the rail stations and Metrolink.

    Download our 'how to find us map' here.



  • Prayer Facilities

    Prayer Facilities

    There will be a designated space for those who wish to pray within the Trafford Cricket Centre, located behind Stand C

  • England in 2017

    England in 2017

    England will return to Emirates Old Trafford in 2017 to face South Africa and the West Indies.

    Interest in tickets has already proved incredibly popular which are due to go on sale on Monday 10 October.

    Find out more about our upcoming 2017 fixtures below:

    England v South Africa: Fourth Investec Test Match

    England v West Indies: Royal London ODI

  • England v Pakistan - The story so far
  • FAQs


    For further information, please see our Frequently Asked Questions document here.


Click here for frequently asked questions 


Can anyone tell me when things start to happen? What time do the teams come out to warm-up, for instance?

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