Matchday Guide & Weather Updates: Leeds/Bradford UCCE

Monday 1st April 2024
Photography by: David Griffin

Matchday Guide: Derbyshire vs Leeds-Bradford UCCE

Derbyshire’s final pre-season fixture is scheduled to take place at The County Ground, against Leeds-Bradford UCCE, starting on Sunday 31 March (11am).

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

This includes Live Stream information, the available facilities for this fixture, as well as the latest weather updates.

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

Weather Updates

Matchday updates regarding weather and prospects of play news from the Match Officials will be posted below as and when available.

Check the BBC Weather forecast for Derby HERE.

Matchday Information

Derbyshire vs Leeds-Bradford UCCE
Pre-Season Friendly
Sunday 31 March – Tuesday 2 April; 11am
The County Ground, Derby

Free Entry

Entry for Derbyshire’s pre-season fixtures will be free for all spectators, including complimentary on-site parking via the main Pavilion car park.

Please note that Membership cards will not be required.

Tickets for all other matches: Tickets for all formats of cricket at Derbyshire this season, as well as England versus Pakistan in May, are on sale now.

Book now via the link below.

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Ground Map

Please see the Club’s latest ground map below. Certain areas of seating may be out of bounds for this fixture due to ongoing ground improvement works. Please respect all signage and direction from stewards.

Seating & Viewing

Spectator Seating: The above ground map shows spectator seating areas, highlighted in light blue. Certain areas of seating may be closed due to ongoing ground improvement works. All available seating will be unreserved.

Disabled Access: Priority seating for supporters with accessibility needs will be available on the front row of the main Falcons Stand and to the back of the Grandstand in designated Accessible Viewing Bays. The use of these bays for this fixture will be on a first-come, first-served and unreserved basis. If any supporter requires assistance with any seating arrangements, please contact your nearest steward. Accessible toilets are located behind the Seat Unique Falcons Stand, in the Pavilion and the Elite Performance Centre (see Ground Map above).

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 this fixture. Subject to change.

Members Area

Both the Members’ Lounge and the Executive Members’ Lounge will be closed throughout this pre-season fixture. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Food & Drink

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 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.

Water Refill Stations: Free-to-use water refill stations are located outside of the Pavilion, the Ryley Wealth Elite Performance Centre and to the side of the Stowford Press Boundary Bar. Supporters can refill their own bottles, or purchase reusable cups from the Club Shop.

Reception & Club Shop – Kit Sale

Reception in The 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 County Ground will closed throughout this fixture.

Online Shop & Kit Sale: The Club’s Online Shop is live at The online shop now includes replica Vitality Blast shirts, as well as a sale for all 2023 replica kit.

Scorecards: A blank scorecard template can be downloaded for free, HERE. A teamsheet can also be collected from Reception in the Pavilion (please allow time after the toss has been made for the teamsheet to be compiled). As part of the Club’s initiative to reduce paper waste, we encourage supporters to use the Club website for the latest score and team information via our Match Centre (details and link below).

Cashless Venue

Derbyshire County Cricket Club operates 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.

Multi-Faith Room

The Club’s Multi-Faith Room, located beneath the WDS Business & Media Centre, will be open for use by spectators. For assistance, please speak to your nearest steward.

Directions & Roadworks

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

First time to The 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 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

This fixture will be Live Streamed on the club website through our Match Centre.

Clips and updates will also be provided via our social media channels, so make sure you’re following us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Match Centre

Further Information for Members

The Club has set-up 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’ Guest Pass tickets, catering and more. We kindly ask that Members visit that page in the first instance, before contacting the Club.

Accessibility Information

Derbyshire County Cricket Club are committed to provide the best-possible matchday experience and giving all supporters the opportunity to enjoy cricket.

The Club has introduced the role of Accessibility Liaison Officer to ensure spectators who may have accessibility needs can access the information relevant to them to make their visit as safe and enjoyable as possible.

Toilet Block: New for this summer’s Vitality Blast, spectators will be able to use an additional toilet block located behind the main Seat Unique Falcons Stand. The new facility will offer additional male and female toilets, as well as a Changing Places toilet. A key for the changing places toilet can be obtained from Main Reception in The Pavilion.

For full information regarding Accessible Toilets, our Changing Places toilet, Accessible Seating and more, click HERE to visit our Accessibility Information page.

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