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12th May 2009

Saturday of the Test almost sold out

With England winning the first npower Test Match at Lord’s and local lad Graham Onions set to make his first appearance for his country at his home ground, Durham CCC has brought in additional Box Office staff to cope with the demand for tickets for this upcoming match.

Tickets are still available for all days with Day 3 (Saturday 16 May) almost sold out so anyone thinking of coming along should contact the Box Office as early as possible to book their tickets (0844 499 4466 or book online at

Spectators are also able to book car parking spaces (£6 when booked in advance, £10 on the day) adjacent to the ground and spaces at the Lambton Estate Park and Ride (£2 per day).  For details of how to get to Riverside and transport options available visit
Durham CCC Chief Executive David Harker said, “With reports showing that the weather is set to be good for the match we’re expecting a big walk up for this match.  Spectators can still book tickets in advance and we do advise that they book park and ride or pre book a car parking space to ensure the smoothest possible visit to Riverside.  Tickets for Saturday are especially limited so we advise that those people wishing to attend to secure their ticket as soon as possible”

Tickets are priced from £35 for adults and £10 for juniors and can be purchased from the Box Office on 0844 499 4466 or online at

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