Matchday Guide: Friendly vs Lancashire

Tuesday 22nd March 2022

Please note the below information applies to the pre-season friendly match versus Lancashire (24-25 March) only. For the latest Matchday Guide, which will be edited ahead of each home fixture, please visit: Matchday Guide

Matchday Guide: Friendly vs Lancashire

Derbyshire begin preparations for the 2022 season with a two-day friendly against Lancashire at The Incora County Ground, starting on Thursday 24 March.

If you are joining us for this fixture, please read the information below which will ensure that your visit is safe, enjoyable and comfortable.

If you have any questions ahead of your visit to The Incora County Ground, please email [email protected]. All ground regulations are subject to change. Thank you for your support.

Matchday Information

Derbyshire vs Lancashire
Two-day Friendly / Training Fixture
Thursday 24 – Friday 25 March; Day One start time 12pm, Day Two start time 11am
The Incora County Ground, Derby

Gates Open: One hour before the scheduled start of play
Intervals: Subject to change
Close: 6pm approx. Subject to change


Entry for this fixture will be free for all supporters and no tickets or Membership cards will be required.

This includes Car Parking.

Ground Access & Parking

Gates open one hour before the scheduled start of play and we ask all supporters not to arrive before this time.

Ground Access by Car: Ample on-site Car Parking is available free of charge and we ask supporters to arrive after the gate opening time and to not queue outside the venue prior to this time.

Parking: Parking for this fixture will be in the main Pavilion Car Park via the main green gates (DE21 6DA)

Ground Access by Foot/Public Transport: Pedestrians who walk to the venue or arrive by public transport can enter via the main Incora Pavilion entrance.

Seating & Viewing

Spectator Seating: The Club will operate with unreserved seating for this fixture.

The ground map below shows spectator seating areas, highlighted in light blue, however only the Main Seat Unique Falcons Stand (6) will be available for this fixture.


The Club reserves the right to close certain spectator areas dependant on weather or attendance.

Members Area

Both the Incora Members’ Lounge and the Incora Executive Members’ Lounge will be unavailable for this fixture.

As the friendlies are non-official fixtures and late additions to the calendar, the exclusive Member facilities will not be available due to pre-booked events.

Catering Information

None of the Club’s usual catering facilities will be operational during this fixture.

A tea/coffee station will be setup on the ground floor of the Incora Pavilion, with an honesty box and suggested donation in place for supporters.

Spectators are permitted to bring their own refreshments to this fixture, including soft drinks and picnics, however alcohol is limited to four standard-sized cans or equivalent.

Reception & Club Shop

Reception in The Incora Pavilion will be open to supporters wishing to purchase tickets for future fixtures/events, or to enquire about Membership.

Club Shop: The Club Shop on site at The Incora County Ground will be closed for this fixture ahead of opening for the first official fixture of 2022 against Sussex in April.

Online Shop: The Club’s new Online Shop is now live at The shop now includes replica Vitality Blast shirts, as well as a range of other Club merchandise and the official Derbyshire County Cricket Club 150th Anniversary book.

Further stock, including a brand-new leisurewear range, will be available in the coming weeks.

150 Club Vouchers are not valid for online use.


The only covered seating zone is the East Midlands Demolition Stand.

Supporters are encouraged to check the latest weather forecast before planning their visit and prepare accordingly.

All official updates on play, which are provided solely by the Match Officials, will be communicated via the Club’s Twitter account HERE. You do not need to sign-up for a Twitter account to see these updates.

Check the BBC Weather forecast for Derby HERE.

Cashless Venue

Since the start of the 2021 season, Derbyshire has operated a cashless policy across all Club-managed points of sale on site – from ticket gates, to catering.

All of our catering and bar tills will accept all major debit/credit cards, as well as contactless payment options, including Apple and Android Pay.

Directions & Roadworks

The Incora County Ground is located next to the Pentagon Roundabout just off the A52.

First time to The Incora County Ground? Click HERE to view directions.

The Club encourages all visitors to plan their journey in advance and allow plenty of time to access The Incora County Ground.

Click HERE to view the latest roadwork information from Derby City Council.

Supporters can view all the latest travel news and updates around Derby online HERE.

Match Centre

Supporters can watch clips and follow a live scorecard via our Match Centre at

The Club will also be carrying out testing to its free-to-access Live Streaming service and we kindly ask supporters to bear with us during these crucial tests ahead of the new season.

Match Centre

Further Information for Members

We have setup a dedicated Members’ information hub on our website via the following link:

You will also be able to access the page under the ‘Membership’ menu on the website homepage at

This page will be updated throughout the summer to include the latest information on ground entry, Members’ tickets, catering and more. It will also include a Frequently Asked Questions section, covering common queries. We kindly ask that Members visit that page in the first instance, before contacting the Club.

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