Experience Twenty20 cricket at The Incora County Ground this summer

Wednesday 11th January 2023

The Vitality Blast is back this summer! And you can enjoy the award-winning matchday experience at The Incora County Ground. 

Mickey Arthur’s Falcons won a Club-record nine T20 fixtures in 2022, and the squad will be aiming to challenge for silverware in 2023, with plenty of big crowds, huge sixes and massive wickets to come.

The Vitality Blast is the perfect summer leisure night out, with high-octane sporting action played out on a glorious evening at The Incora County Ground making for a memorble family or social evening.

This season sees every Derbyshire home T20 played on either a Friday night, weekend afternoon or a Bank Holiday, and with the likes of Wayne Madsen, Leus du Plooy and two-time Lanka Premier League winner, Suranga Lakmal, in the squad, there’s never been a better time to follow the Falcons.

Derbyshire’s Matchday Experience was named County Cricket’s best for 2022, at the recent Business of Cricket Awards, as voted for by spectators from around the country, and this season’s offering promises to be even better.

From a wide variety of food and drinks, covering all tastes and dietary needs, to the Showcase Cinema de Lux Family Zone, which offers activities to keep your young ones entertained before the match, as well as allocated seating, to ensure your family can enjoy the action together.

Click the link below to register for our Vitality Blast Priority Window and get your hands on this summer’s hottest tickets first!

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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.

Wayne Madsen, Leus du Plooy and Luis Reece all have the potential to take the game away from their opponents, while the aggression and innovation of Scotland spinner, Mark Watt, keeps even the best batters guessing.

Legendary Sri Lankan fast bowler, Suranga Lakmal, will bring an experience of T20 success to the bowling attack, having appeared in all three Lanka Premier League finals, winning two, while England Lions duo, George Scrimshaw and Sam Conners, to add to their impressive records.

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Mouth-watering action, even tastier food & drink

The Incora County Ground has a huge range of food and drinks for the 2023 Vitality Blast! These include:

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

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 vegetarian, 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

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 Club Captain, Leus du Plooy, 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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Blast Pass – on sale now

The Vitality Blast is set to be bigger and better than ever next summer, and you can experience it all with a Blast Pass for just £99, when bought before the Early Bird deadine of Tuesday 31 January.

After enjoying a Club-record T20 campaign in 2022, Mickey Arthur’s Falcons will again be targeting a place in the latter stages of the competition, with the likes of Wayne Madsen, Leus du Plooy and England Lions duo, George Scrimshaw and Sam Conners, among those who will be looking to make a big impact.

Blast Pass holders can watch all seven explosive Derbyshire Falcons home fixtures, including the huge East Midlands Derby against Notts Outlaws and the clash with Yorkshire Vikings.

Included in the Blast Pass is Derbyshire’s fixture at Edgbaston, as part of the historic ‘Blast Off’ double-header, to kick-start the 2023 Vitality Blast, as well as Heather Knight’s England side’s Vitality WIT20 against Sri Lanka on Wednesday 6 September. You will also receive a free official Club programme, reusable cup and more…

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