Vitality Blast Finals Day

Saturday 16 July
Gates open at 9.30am – First match starts at 11am

Edgbaston will once again host Vitality Blast Finals Day. Before your visit, here are a few top tips:

  • Plan your journey to and allow plenty of time to arrive.
  • Please leave the car at home and use public transport wherever possible.
  • Have your e-tickets ready via the Edgbaston app.
  • Road closures will be in place on Edgbaston Road before and after play.
  • Gates open from 9.30am, please arrive early.
  • Prepare for warm weather. Wear sun cream and stay hydrated.

Click here to read our Spectator Code of Conduct.

No form of abuse is acceptable in life or sport. You can report any incident quickly and anonymously at Edgbaston on the day via the Edgbaston App. If you’ve experienced or witnessed any discrimination, find out how to report it here.

The Club has promised to work even harder to deliver its zero-tolerance approach against racism on its premises.

All Ground Regulations apply. If you have any questions ahead of your visit to Edgbaston, please email tickets@edgbaston.com.

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Feeling Unwell?

If you are feeling unwell or have any COVID-19 symptoms, we advise you stay at home.

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Have Your Tickets Ready

Your match tickets will be available via the Edgbaston App, have your tickets ready.

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Plan Your Journey

Plan your journey in advance and make sure you give plenty of time to arrive.

Car Parking

We encourage spectators, who are able to, to leave their car at home and use public transport wherever possible.

There are many great public transport options, safe cycling paths and walking routes from the city centre.

If you plan to travel by car, we encourage you to pre-book your car parking. Limited off-site parking is available at Moseley Ashfield CC (Pink Car Park, B13 8NQ) and Red Gra (Red Car Park, B29 7ES) can be purchased in advance online here.

Accessible parking for Blue Bade holders for this match is sold out.

Edgbaston Road, from A441 junction to Cannon Hill Road, will be closed from 9am to 11am and after play finishes.

Ground Access

Spectators can enter the stadium via their nearest entrance.

Your ticket will show the entrance nearest your seat, but you can enter via any on the day. If you have hospitality or a Skyline ticket for this match, or accessibility seating, you can enter via e4/5 entrance (Main Reception).

As you would expect, we will have a thorough safety and security operation in place when you arrive and bags will be searched. Please avoid bringing bags, if at all possible.

Please be aware that building work as part of Phase 2 of the Edgbaston Stadium Masterplan is on-going adjacent to the stadium. Take care when arriving and leaving.

Seating

Your match ticket via the Edgbaston App will show you which stand you are in and your block and seat number.

Please check your ticket before arriving and familiarise yourself with the stadium.

The Selco Builders Warehouse Family Stand is alcohol free and no alcohol will be allowed to be consumed in this stand (Blocks 1-3).

No form of abuse is acceptable in life or sport. You can report any incident quickly and anonymously at Edgbaston on the day via the Edgbaston App. If you’ve experienced or witnessed any discrimination, find out how to report it here.

Food & Drink

A wide range of food and drink options will be available from outlets around the stadium offering vegan, vegetarian, halal, gluten free and more.

Edgbaston is renowned for its award-winning food and drink and Fordhall Farm, a community-owned organic farm, are our exclusive food catering partner.

Food and drink can be ordered for Click & Collect via the Edgbaston App. Order for collection via your nearest bar and beat the queues.

Edgbaston is a cashless stadium, so please bring your card or e-wallet for any purchases on the day.

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No Cash Payments

Edgbaston is a cashless stadium, please bring your card or e-wallet for any purchases.

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Water Stations

Free water stations are available around the stadium, please bring a reusable bottle to re-fill.

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E-Cups

Sustainable e-cups will be used for any drink purchases, for a £1 deposit.

FAQs

When will my tickets be ready for this fixture?

Your match tickets are now available to view via the Edgbaston App, which is free to download on iOS and Android.

Your log-in details will be the same you used to buy tickets online.

The lead booker can quickly and easily share tickets with guests via the app, simply go on the Wallet tab, find the ticket you want to share and select the share button. This will give you a code you can share for your guest to redeem on their app.

No paper tickets will be provided for this match.

If you need any help or have any questions about your tickets, please email tickets@edgbaston.com.

Will Car Parking be available to purchase?

We encourage spectators, who are able to, to leave the car at home and use public transport wherever possible.

Off-site parking is available to purchase in advance for all Major Matches, Vitality Blast T20 and The Hundred matches at Edgbaston.

Parking will be available at Moseley Ashfield Britannic Park (Pink Car Park, B13 8NQ) and can be purchase in advance online here. This site is around a 15-minute walk to the stadium.

A limited number of on-site Accessible Parking is available for Blue Badge holders to book on a first-come, first-serve basis online here. If you have any questions about Accessible Parking, please email tickets@edgbaston.com.

What will happen if it rains?

Bad weather may effect your match which will mean a delay in play or no play is possible. The decision on any delay in play is made by the umpires, who are responsible for the players’ safety.

Fans are encouraged to check the weather forecast for their match day before their visit and plan for any bad weather. Please bring a rain coat and umbrellas are allowed.

Areas of some stands (South Stand, Eric Hollies Stand and Skyline) are undercover, but the majority of the ground is open. Fans can take cover in our indoor areas including the concourse of the South Stand and in our Exhibition Hall.

For our refund policies, please visit our Terms & Conditions page. 

If I’m feeling unwell, can I still attend this match?

If you are unwell or have any COVID-19 symptoms, we advise that you stay at home.

You are responsible for your own health. You should act in ways that protect your health and the health of others and avoid acting in a way that might risk the health of others at the stadium.

We advise that you do not attend if you have any COVID-19 symptoms:

  • Temperature of 37.8 degrees or above
  • New continuous cough
  • Loss of sense of taste/smell
  • Any other COVID-19 symptoms officially recognised

Do I have to wear a face covering?

No, spectators are not required to wear a face covering when attending fixtures at Edgbaston.

Wearing a face covering is a personal choice. You are responsible for your own health and you should act in ways that protect your health and the health of others, and avoid acting in a way that might risk the health of others at the stadium.

Can I bring food and drink into the ground?

Yes, spectators can bring in their own food and drink subject to the following restrictions:

 

LV= Insurance County Championship and Royal London Cup

For LV= Insurance County Championship and Royal London Cup matches, spectators are allowed to bring their own food and drink into the stadium including picnics.

Alcohol is also allowed, up to four cans of beer or one bottle of wine.

We ask that you avoid bringing in large bags, if at all possible.

 

International, Vitality Blast Finals Day, Vitality Blast and The Hundred

No alcohol is allowed into the ground for international matches, Vitality Blast Finals Day, Vitality Blast and The Hundred.

As you would expect, we will have a thorough safety and security operation in place when you arrive and bags will be searched. Please avoid bringing bags, if at all possible.

There are some items you can’t bring into the ground;

  • No alcohol
  • No cans
  • No glass bottles
  • Spectators can bring in their own food and drink subject to the above restrictions
  • No fireworks or flares
  • Buggies are not allowed for international matches and Vitality Blast Finals Day
  • No whistles or horns
  • No instruments

This policy helps to ensure the safety and comfort of spectators in attendance at Edgbaston on our busier match days.

Will food and drink be available to purchase on the day?

Yes, food and drink, including alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, will be available around the stadium for spectators providing a wide variety of options. Availability will vary depending on fixture.

Spectators can order food and drink for Click & Collect from their seat using the Edgbaston app, available from selected bars on selected match days. To order, simply download the Edgbaston app on iOS or Android and visit the Shop section.

Spectators are allowed and encouraged to bring their own food and drink into the stadium, but no alcohol, cans or glass vessels are allowed at Major Match or Twenty20 fixtures.

How do I report abuse on a match day?

If bad behaviour is spoiling your day or if you need to report any form of abuse, you can contact our stewards team quickly and easily via the Edgbaston app.

You can do this by clicking on the Customer Services button which will be at the top of the Home and My Visit tabs.

 

Refund policy for Vitality Blast Finals Day tickets

If, for the day for which the ticket is valid (where the date of the match has changed this means the new date of the match), venues are unable to admit spectators for any reason (for example, due to COVID-19) OR play does not take place OR play is restricted, you will be entitled to a refund option of the match ticket value only subject to the below: (a) non admittance of spectators – a full refund(b) if the second semi-final does not achieve a result – a full 100%; (c) if both semi-final matches do achieve a result but (i) there are zero to 10 overs played of the T20 Final (the last scheduled match of the day) AND (ii) no result is obtained in the T20 Final – a 50% refund.  In no other circumstances can money be refunded.

In respect of tickets purchased in advance for the day on which this ticket is valid, an option of credit or refund will be available. Refunds will be made by Warwickshire County Cricket Club to the original purchaser only, either by refunding his or her debit or credit card or by sending a cheque. In respect of tickets purchased at the Ground on the day for which this ticket is valid, refunds may be claimed by sending this ticket with your name and address in block capitals to Warwickshire County Cricket Club, Edgbaston Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B5 7QU within 28 days of the Match date.  For refund queries telephone 0121 369 1994. Also visit ecb.co.uk/refundscheme. Please allow 30 days from the receipt of the claim for your refund to be processed.

Please note that in the event that the final is not completed on the scheduled day, there is a reserve day (the following day). In this event, your ticket will be valid for entry on the reserve day and you will still be entitled to claim your refund, if applicable.

Click here to read our full ticket T&Cs.