Heather Knight’s England step up their Ashes preparation with a three-day fixture against Australia A at The Incora County Ground, starting on Thursday 15 June (11am).
England’s Ashes hopefuls will be looking to stake their claim for selection in the Test Match portion of the series, with Australia A hoping to get an early sighter of the likes of Nat Sciver-Brunt, Sophia Dunkley and Sophie Ecclestone.
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England vs Australia A
Three-Day Ashes Warm-Up Fixture
Thursday 15 – Saturday 17 June; 11.00am start
The Incora County Ground, Derby
Gates Open: 60 minutes before the scheduled start of play
Intervals: Lunch 1.00pm • Tea 3.40pm approx.
Close: 6.00pm approx.
Tickets: Admission for this fixture is free, with spectators able to enter via the main Pavilion entrance at The Incora County Ground. Gates open at 10am.
Parking: There will be limited free on site parking, on a first-come, first-served basis.
Members Area: The Incora Pavilion and Members’ Lounge will be closed for this fixture.
Refreshments: The Falcons Bar will be open between 10.30am and 5pm, with hot drinks and cold snacks available.
Spectators are permitted to bring their own refreshments to this fixture, however alcohol is limited to four standard-size cans, or equivalent.
Club Shop: The Club Shop at The Incora County Ground will be closed for this game.
Online Shop: The Club’s Online Shop is now live at derbyshireccc.com. The shop includes replica Vitality Blast shirts, as well as a range of other Club merchandise and the official Derbyshire County Cricket Club 150th Anniversary book.
Scorecards: A blank scorecard template can be downloaded for free, HERE.
Cashless: Derbyshire County Cricket Club operates a cashless policy across all Club-managed points of sale on site.
Accessibility Requirements: For further information regarding accessibility requirements at The Incora County Ground, please email [email protected].
Match Centre: This fixture between England and Australia A will be streamed live on the Club website, via the Match Centre, in partnership with Purpose Media.
England return to The Incora County Ground in 2023 for a huge Vitality IT20 against Sri Lanka on Wednesday 6 September (6pm).
England have lost just once at Derby since 2017, with the ground becoming one of the premiere venues for women’s international cricket in the country, having hosted blockbuster clashes against India, West Indies, New Zealand and South Africa in recent years.