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12th April 2022 News

Spectator information ahead of Durham v Leicestershire – 14-17th April.

This week Durham take on Leicestershire in a four-day County Championship match for the first time at The Riverside in 2022.

Tickets are available to purchase for all four days of this fixture from the temporary box office located at Gate 2 and are priced at £15 on the gate. If you arriving to any of the days after Tea, tickets are priced at £5.

Please note The Riverside is now a cashless venue for all transactions on site.

– 2022 yearbooks will be available to collect from Gate 2 during next weeks game v Nottinghamshire – no voucher required please show your membership card

– Fixture cards will be available from gate 2 at this weeks game v Leicestershire

– Scorecards will be free from gate 2.

– Guest pass – if you wish to bring a guest please inform a steward upon arrival who will note for our records. 1 guest per member, per season.

– Members Player of the season vote – this will be all online only at the end of the season.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of attending the fixture or watching from home!

ARRIVAL

Access to the ground will be via Gate 2 (opposite the Sticky Wicket) and will open from 10am.

Members that have pre paid for disabled parking will be able to access this via Gate 6. Otherwise parking will be in the public pay car parks surrounding the ground. Please note, if you are yet to receive your parking pass, please still arrive at gate 6 and you will be assisted by stewards.

Other disabled parking is located in the dedicated area immediately outside of Gate 1 or in the allocated bays in the council car parks.

MEMBERS

All members should now have received their membership packs ahead of the season, however, if you have not received your card please arrive at gate 2 where you will be admitted into the game. It would be helpful if you could bring last years membership card or print confirmation of this years membership purchase but please do not worry if this is not possible.

Members lounge will be open 10am until close of play, if members show their card when ordering they will receive 10% discount on all items – you will also receive the discount if you are yet to receive your card.

A reminder that all transactions in the Members Lounge and at the Riverside will be cashless

SHOP/RECEPTION/BOX OFFICE

The main area for the shop, reception and box office is currently closed for redevelopment on the club’s new welcome hub, please be careful around this area of the ground.

There is a temporary reception and box office in place in the yellow portable cabin next to gate 2.

The club shop is currently online only where purchases can be made for collection at the Riverside or delivery.

FOOD AND DRINK

There will be a number of different options available in the Members Lounge.

The Sticky Wicket will be open throughout all four days of play.

An ice cream van will be on site for the whole fixture.

HOURS OF PLAY

The scheduled hours of play are as follows, but please listen for announcements of any adjustments to these timings on the day.

11.00 Start of play

1:00 lunch

3:40 tea.

Close of play (approx 6pm)

LIVE STREAMING

This fixture will be live streamed and available to watch on the Durham Cricket match centre, or by visiting our channel on Youtube.

The stream will include BBC commentary and multi-camera coverage.

SOCIAL MEDIA

Follow updates via social media

Twitter: @DurhamCricket

Facebook: @DhamCricket

Instagram: @DurhamCricket_

Tik Tok: DurhamCricket

VISUALLY IMPAIRED COMMENTARY 

Thanks to a team of volunteers we will once again be able to offer commentary on this fixture for those who are visually impaired and attending the Riverside.

If you wish to use this service, please head to box 13 for the fixture against Leicestershire.

GROUND/PITCH ACCESS

This match will be played on pitch 4 which is pavilion side of the square.
SECURITY ARRANGEMENTS

Please allow sufficient time for our staff to carry out our security procedures (including bag searches and “pat – down”checks).

You can also assist with the security operation by reporting any concerns-no matter how small-to the club’s stewards. Help stay secure by staying alert; if something doesn’t look right, tell a steward.

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