Matchday Guide: Derbyshire vs Sussex

Wednesday 13th April 2022

Please note the below information applies to the LV= County Championship fixture versus Sussex (14-17 April) only. For the latest Matchday Guide, which will be edited ahead of each home fixture, please visit: Matchday Guide

Matchday Guide: Derbyshire vs Sussex

Derbyshire return to first-class action across the Easter weekend against Sussex, starting on Thursday 14 April; 11am.

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 Sussex
LV= County Championship Division Two
Thursday 14 – Sunday 17 April; 11.00am start
The Incora County Ground, Derby

Gates Open: 90 minutes before the scheduled start of play
Intervals: Lunch 1.00pm • Tea 3.40pm or when 32 overs remain
Close: 6.00pm approx.


Derbyshire County Cricket Club has frozen its LV= County Championship ticket prices for the 2022 season.

Tickets are on sale now, priced at £10 for Adults, £5 for Juniors and £5 for Students (Age 16-21/Student Card).

Car Parking is also on sale, priced at £8 in advance and £10 on the day.

A season-long Car Park Pass can be purchased online for just £85. Click HERE to buy a Car Park Pass.

Please note that Membership card & ticket scanners will be in operation at ALL gates. All pay gates will be card/contactless payment only. No cash payments.

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Ground Access & Parking

Gates open 90 minutes before the scheduled start of play and we ask all supporters not to arrive before this time.

Hospitality guests should follow the arrival time noted in their booking information.

Ground Access by Car: Entry by car will be via Pentagon Island towards the main Incora Pavilion gates, or via Sir Frank Whittle Way if coming from north of Derby.

Ample on-site Car Parking is available and we ask supporters to arrive after the scheduled ground opening and to not queue outside the venue prior to this time.

Car Park Pass Holders: Supporters with a seasonal Car Park Pass can park in the gravel area by the Pavilion Car Park or via the overflow car park off Sir Frank Whittle Road for this fixture, as directed by stewards.

Incora Executive Members can use their Pavilion Car Park Pass to park by the main Incora Pavilion.

Other Car Parking: Supporters without a seasonal Car Park Pass can park via the overflow car park off Sir Frank Whittle Road, as directed by stewards. All pay gates will be card/contactless payment only. No cash payments.

Accessible Car Parking: Accessible Car Parking spaces are available in the Incora Pavilion car park on a first-come, first-served basis.

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.

Ticket Scanning: Once parked, or at the venue entrance on foot, all supporters will be required to pass through a scanning checkpoint, as directed by signage and on-site stewards. This will be via the main Pavilion entrance. Those who park in the Car Park off Sir Frank Whittle Way will be able to pass through the ticket scanning point on that side of the ground.

You must present your Membership card or match ticket to be scanned (club-issued printed ticket, printed e-ticket, or e-ticket displayed on a smartphone).

Seating & Viewing

Spectator Seating: The ground map below shows spectator seating areas, highlighted in light blue. The Club will operate with unreserved seating for this fixture and while the Family Zone will be open, all seating will be unallocated.

Disabled Access: Priority seating for supporters with accessible needs will be available on the front row of the main Falcons Stand and the East Midlands Demolition Stand. This will be on a first-come, first-served basis. If any supporter requires assistance with any seating arrangements, please contact your nearest steward.

Own Chairs: Supporters can bring their own chairs to sit on the grassed or concrete areas, however walkways must be kept clear at all times and stewards may direct supporters to move should they be blocking access.

Dogs: Supporters can bring dogs into LV= County Championship and Royal London Cup fixtures. Subject to change.

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

Members Area

2022 and Life Members will be able to use the exclusive Incora Members Lounge as an indoor/balcony viewing area, while catering and bar facilities will be available. Please have your Membership Card ready to present to the steward upon entry.

Please note, the Members Lounge, as with seating around the ground, is unreserved and we kindly ask Members to not leave items unattended on seats/benches.

Incora Executive Members will have exclusive use of the Incora Executive Lounge, while the pre-order system for hot food will continue to be in operation. Executive Members have been sent an email with details of how to do this. For any issues linked to pre-ordering, please email [email protected].

Catering Information

Members will be able to take advantage of the catering facilities within the Incora Members Lounge, while Incora Executive Members can pre-order food (details above).

The menu for Incora Executive Members will be communicated via the pre-ordering system.

Food in the Members Lounge will be served from approx. 12.30pm throughout the lunch interval. Please note there will be no Members’ Lounge hot food catering on Day Four.

Catering Units: The Falcons Bar and Boundary Bar will be open for supporters to purchase a variety of hot and cold food and drinks, including breakfast turnovers from 9.30am, as well as sausage rolls and pasties from 11.30am.

Falcons Bar open 9.30am to close of play. Boundary Bar open from 9.30am to 4.30pm. Please note the Boundary Bar will be closed on Day Four.

Spectators are permitted to bring their own refreshments to this fixture, however alcohol is limited to four standard size cans.

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 open during the Lunch and Tea intervals during this fixture.

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: Derbyshire Members who qualified for 150 Club vouchers after renewing for the 2021 season must use their vouchers by 30 April 2022, after which they will expire.

The deadline was extended from September 2021 to allow for Members to use any remaining vouchers during the opening games of the 2022 season.

150 Club Vouchers are not valid for online use.

Scorecards: As part of the Club’s initiative to reduce paper waste, scorecards will not be on sale. A blank scorecard template can be downloaded for free, HERE.


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

Executive Members may use the Incora Executive Lounge, while the Incora Members Lounge will be used as an exclusive Members facility.

Supporters are encouraged to check the latest weather forecast before planning their visit and prepare accordingly. While refreshments will be available from outlets around the ground, the Club advises supporters to bring plenty of bottled water.

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 & Live Stream

This LV= County Championship fixture will be Live Streamed on the club website through our improved Match Centre.

With Live Streaming, in-play scorecards, ball by ball commentary, clips, statistics and so much more, you can put yourself at the heart of the action, even from the comfort of your own home.

Clips and updates will also be provided via our social media channels, so make sure you’re following us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, so you never miss a moment of the action.

Please note that during early season, there are still elements of testing taking place with regards to the Club’s free-to-watch Live Streaming service.

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. We kindly ask that Members visit that page in the first instance, before contacting the Club.

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