Experience Vitality Blast at The Incora County Ground this Thursday

Wednesday 8th June 2022
Photography by: Nigel Parker/Format94 Photography, Will Martin

This Thursday, the Falcons take on Leicestershire Foxes, and there’s plenty to enjoy on and off the field at The Incora County Ground. 

From a Mini Beer Festival, which will see half a dozen new ales and ciders on offer, to games to test your lightning-fast reflexes near the Club Shop, courtesy of Gigabit Networks, this fixture is not one to be missed.

The Falcons come into the game knowing that a win will put them into contention for a place in the knockout stages of the competition. Here’s what you can expect from this huge fixture.

Drama, emotion and top-class cricket

T20 is a game where anything can happen, with world-class overseas talent on show, along with a who’s who of county cricket’s top performers, there’s always the potential for mind-blowing moments.

Shan Masood, Wayne Madsen, Leus du Plooy and Luis Reece all have the potential to smash the ball onto the streets of Derby, while bowlers George Scrimshaw and Sam Conners will be looking to add further to their impressive records. All-rounder, Hayden Kerr, is one of the Big Bash’s biggest stars he’ll be looking to bring some Aussie heat to the opposition batters.

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Mouth-watering action, even tastier food & drink

The Leicestershire Foxes fixture on Thursday 9 June will feature a ‘Mini Beer Festival’, with an array of new beers and ciders available at The Incora County Ground. 

Whatever your tipple of choice, there will be plenty something to quench any thirst, including Brothers Toffee Apple cider, Orchard pig reveller, Camden pale ale and more!

The Incora County Ground also has a whole new range of food and drinks for the 2022 Vitality Blast! These include:

  • Hot dogs and burgers
  • Curries and Indian cuisine
  • Ice cream

Masala Express, who also cater at Wolverhampton Wanderers for Premier League football matches, will provide a sizzling selection of Indian dishes, including curries, samosas, masala chips, wraps and more!

T20 Cricket food staples: burgers, hot dogs, chips and ice cream will be available from catering outlets around The Incora County Ground, and supporters will be able to enjoy savoury snacks from local company JustCrisps from the Falcons and Boundary Bars.

All outlets will also offer a range of tasty vegan and gluten-free options.

For Vitality Blast matches, extra catering and pop-up bar facilities will be available, serving a range of draught beers and ciders, bottled beers, wines, prosecco and soft drinks from gates opening, until the close of play.

Four-pint beer jugs are available, to quench even the biggest thirst. The Club’s alcohol-free seating section during Vitality Blast matches is located at one side of the Air IT Grandstand, nearest the Showcase Cinema de Lux Family Zone.

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A family night out at the cricket

For the first time, families who book in advance will be able to reserve seats in the Showcase Cinema de lux Family Stand

There’s limited Family Zone availability for all Vitality Blast at The Incora County Ground, while all reserved seating tickets have now sold out for the India T20 fixture on Friday 1 July.

The Family Zone will feature a number of fun activities, such as a speed cage, training drills run by the Derbyshire Cricket Foundation and so much more.

To secure a seat at The Incora County Ground, simply select the ‘Family Zone’ option within your chosen fixture and click on your preferred seats. Please note that the Family Zone is only for ticket-buyers or Members with at least one junior in their group.

Tickets still remain in the zone for this week’s fixture, so book now to reserve your seats!

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Meet the players

At the end of each Derbyshire Falcons home fixture at The Incora County Ground, the players will meet supporters, take pictures and sign autographs.

This is a great opportunity to get up close and personal with your Falcons heroes, and create memories that will last long after the final ball has been bowled.

Whether you want to get the autograph of Pakistan opener, Shan Masood, or grab a selfie with a Club legend like Wayne Madsen, a Vitality Blast fixture at Derby is the best time!

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