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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 Durham

    Sunday 21 July

    Emirates Old Trafford

    Vitality Blast


    Please note: This fixture will coincide with the Trafford LIVE event taking place on Talbot Road, Lancashire Cricket will be the joint host for this event and we will have Gate 1 open from 11.00am with music and activities taking place in the front car park and on Talbot Road.

    Due to this event taking place Talbot Road will be closed from Brian Statham Way junction to the Great Stone Road junction, in front of the ground between 8.00am until 6.00pm on Sunday 21 July.

  • Opening Times

    Opening Times

    Fan village open: 11am

    Ticketing gates open: 1pm

    Cricket start time: 2:30pm

    Members’ areas open: Members’ Suite (2019 Members), Red Rose Suite (2019 Members), 1864 Suite (2019 Red Rose Members), Lancaster Suite (2019 Lancaster Members).

    Hours of play: 2:30pm – 5:15pm (approximately)

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

    Entry: Ticket entry points are located in between the Hotel and the Pavilion, between The Point and the Pavilion, Gate 5 underneath the Red Rose Building on Brian Statham Way, and beside the Trafford Cricket Centre.

    Gate 1

    Gate 14

    Gate 5

    Hospitality entry gate is via Gate 1 on Talbot Road.

    Gate 1


  • Travel


    Emirates Old Trafford

    Lancashire Cricket Club

    Talbot Road


    M16 0PX

    We advise anyone travelling to the ground for the game to do so via public transport as we expect this fixture to be busy with parking being extremely limited.


    By Car

    Please note: Due to the Trafford LIVE event taking place, Talbot Road will be closed from Brian Statham Way junction to the Great Stone Road junction (in front of the ground) between 8.00am until 6.00pm on Sunday 21 July.


    If you are travelling to Emirates Old Trafford by car, please note that Car Parking is extremely limited for this fixture and will be available on a first come, first served basis. Parking will be located on Car Park 3, with entry via Gates 10 and 11 on Great Stone Road.

    This car park will be available from 11.00am but all guests must be attending the cricket and show a ticket.

    Car Parking for Box Holders and Red Rose Car Park Permit holders, will be available on Car Park 1 from 11am. Accessible parking will be available on a first come, first served basis on Car Park 3 which is accessed via Great Stone Road from 11am.

    Parking for a day’s play at Emirates Old Trafford is priced at £10 per car, with a £5 discount for 2019 Lancashire Cricket Members.


    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.

  • Lightning v Durham Tickets

    Lancashire Lightning v Durham Tickets

    Stand A: Adults £8, juniors £4

    AO Stand B: Adults £8, juniors £1

    Thomas Cook Sport Stand E: Adults £12, juniors £6

    Pavilion Terrace (Members’ ONLY): Adults £15


    On the day Prices:

    Stand A: Adults £13, juniors £4

    AO Stand B: Adults £13, juniors £1

    Thomas Cook Sport Stand E: Adults £17, juniors £6

    Pavilion Terrace (Members’ ONLY): Adults £20



    You can buy tickets here, by calling 0333 328 2833*, by emailing tickets@lancashirecricket.co.uk or in person at the Ticket Office.

    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 digital ticket option, where you can download your tickets to a mobile phone or print at home.

    NOTE: The early bird price for Lancashire Lightning v Durham is still available, so don’t forget to buy early for the best possible prices.

    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 current 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@lancashirecricket.co.uk

    Ticket and Membership Office

    The Ticket and Membership Office is located on the corner of Talbot Road and Brian Statham Way.

    Please note that the Ticket Office is only accessible from Brian Statham Way and will be open from 11am until the start of the second innings.

    If you have any queries about your Membership, please contact 0161 868 6868 or email membership@lancashirecricket.co.uk

    Hospitality and maiden ticket collections will be available from Gate 1 (off Talbot Road), from 11am.

  • Members’ Update

    Members’ Update

    All 2019 Lancaster Members are reminded that they will be able to access the Lancaster Suite for the Lancashire Lightning v Durham fixture.

    Please note: There will be limited parking available for this fixture and parking will be on a first come first served basis.

  • Seating


    Seating for Lancashire Lightning v Durham is unreserved in all open stands. The stands open for this fixture are Stand A, AO Stand B, Lightning Stand C, Thomas Cook Sport Stand E and the Pavilion Terrace (2019 Members only).

    If you have any problems locating particular areas of the ground, our friendly stewards will be on hand to point you in the right direction.

  • Accessibility


    There are designated wheelchair and accessible seating areas available in AO Stand B, Lightning Stand C, Thomas Cook Sport Stand E and Pavilion Terrace. These can be purchased by calling 0161 868 6868, by emailing tickets@lancashirecricket.co.uk or in person at the Ticket Office.

    If you require assistance on the day please speak to one of our friendly stewards.

  • 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.

    Members discount

    2019 Lancashire Cricket Members can receive a 10% discount off food and drink purchases at bars within The Point, the Pavilion and areas under AO Stand B and Thomas Cook Sport Stand E.

  • Toilets


    Toilet facilities are easily accessible throughout the ground. Toilets are available within the Pavilion (Members and hospitality bookers only), Stand A, AO Stand B, Lightning Stand C and Thomas Cook Sport Stand E.

    If you have any trouble locating these facilities, please speak to one of our friendly stewards who will more than happy to point you in the right direction.

  • Souvenir Cups

    Souvenir Cups

    For the 2019 season, all Foster’s Fan Village and concourse bars will no longer serve drinks in single use plastic cups.

    These have been replaced by a more sustainable, reusable souvenir cup which celebrates Lancashire and England cricket legends who have graced the sacred turf at Emirates Old Trafford. 


    When you arrive at a bar to purchase your first drink of the day, the price of each of your drinks will include a £1 deposit for a reusable, souvenir cup.

    Gone are the days of boring, flimsy, see through cups.

    You can now enjoy your ice cold drink under the summer skies whilst looking back at some of Lancashire’s greatest ever players. Sit back, relax and drink it all in!



    The deposit for a pint or half pint is just £1.



    After you have purchased your first drink, you will be able to exchange your cup for a fresh one without paying an additional £1 deposit. Simply turn up to the bar, make your order, and we will serve your drink in a fresh new cup...Easy!



    Don’t want to take your cup home?...You sure?

    If you would like to return your souvenir cup (boo!) and reclaim your £1 deposit, you just need to return it to one of our designated return points located around the ground which will remain open until 30 minutes after the close of play.

    These will be clearly signposted. If you are having trouble locating our return points, please speak to one of our friendly stewards.



    You can! We are encouraging fans to take their souvenir cups home in a bid to help us reduce our plastic waste and help the environment.

    Note, you will not be able to collect your £1 refund if you are taking the souvenir cup home.



    The Club is also using the initiative to help support Lancashire Cricket Foundation, by offering exiting fans the chance to donate their cup (£1) at drop-off points around the stadium. All funds will go towards the charitable arm of the Club, which aims to change lives through the power of cricket.



  • 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 on Talbot Road as part of Trafford LIVE where there will be a variety of activities for the whole family. 

    • Bat fast
    • Legoland Master Builder
    • Fun Stalls
    • Lancashire Cricket Foundation
    • Vitality Relaxation zone
    • Live music
    • Much more
  • Lancashire Cricket Store

    Lancashire Cricket Store

    Show your support for the Red Rose!

    You can pick up your official Lancashire Lightning merchandise from the official Lancashire Cricket Store before, during or after the game - including the new 2019 T20 replica.

    The Lancashire Cricket Store is located just behind Lightning Stand C or you can drop by the pop up store at the front of the ground in the Foster’s Fan Village. If you don’t feel like missing any of the action, you can always visit store.lancashirecricket.co.uk



  • New to cricket?

    New to Cricket?

    New to T20 cricket?

    Take a look at our helpful guide on the Vitality Blast, so you can cheer on Lancashire Lightning this summer.

  • T20 Programme and Scorecards

    T20 Programmes and Scorecards

    It’s back!

    Our 2019 Vitality Blast official match programmes are available to purchase from the Lancashire Cricket Store and around the ground.

    This year’s Official Match day Programme is now available on match days and will include £50 of retail vouchers inside!

    The programme, which also includes a free scorecard, will be sold in the ground by volunteers and is priced at £4.

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

    Official scorecards will also be available to purchase from the Lancashire Cricket Store and are priced at £1 each.

  • 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 the game.

    Match Centre

    Alternatively you can follow us on Twitter and get live match updates of the Lancashire Lightning v Durham fixture.


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