ICC Nissan Trophy Tour arrives in Derby
The ICC Champions Trophy and ICC Women’s World Cup arrive in Derby this week, and fans will be able to get photos with both silverware at a special event at Intu Derby on Saturday 20 May.
As part of the ICC Nissan Trophy Tour, and in the lead up to the ICC Women’s World Cup taking place in Derby from Saturday 24 June to Thursday 20 July, both trophies will be touring the country this May.
The combined tour over 30 days during May will see the ICC Champions Trophy and ICC Women’s World Cup travel together for the first time to visit each of the seven host cities for the two tournaments.
It started in Taunton on Tuesday 2 May and finish at The Oval on Thursday 1 June for the opening match of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017, England v Bangladesh. Both Trophies will be in Derby from 18 May to 20 May.
The trophies will be on public display on Saturday 20 May in Intu Derby from 1pm to 6pm.
Visitors will get the opportunity to get a photo with both trophies, plus learn more about the ICC Women’s World Cup in Derby.
Chief Executive of the ICC, Dave Richardson, said: “For the first time ever we are combining the ICC Champions Trophy and ICC Women’s World Cup Nissan Trophy Tours meaning we can reach more fans than ever before.
“The Trophy Tour provides a wonderful opportunity to bring fans closer to the game and build excitement for back to back events in the U.K. this summer. It also gives us the chance to celebrate local heroes who are the real champions of our sport.”
The Trophy Tour will visit clubs, schools and iconic locations in Derby to allow as many fans as possible to see the Trophies during the build up to the tournaments.
Tickets for ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 in Derby are available to buy via icc-cricket.com/tickets.