Women’s Cricket World Cup Warm Up Matches
The Women’s World Cricket Cup arrives in Chesterfield on Sunday 18 June when England (morning) and Sri Lanka (afternoon) will be training on the Queen’s Park ground before playing a 50 over warm up match on Monday 19 June starting at 10.30am.
England then move on but Sri Lanka stay for a further two days when they are joined by India for training sessions on Tuesday 20 June prior to another 50 over warm up on Wednesday 21 June, again starting at 10.30am.
Chesterfield’s Queen’s Park is one of only two club grounds involved in this year’s tournament which is based at Lord’s and four county grounds (including the 3aaa County Ground at Derby).
Chesterfield Cricket Club are contracted by the International Cricket Conference through the ECB to stage these warm-up matches which has the blessing of and support from Chesterfield Borough Council.
Admission is free of charge although there is a charge for the limited parking available at the ground and spectators are welcome to bring picnic chairs and picnic hampers although the consumption of alcohol is limited to that purchased in the Pavilion.
The two warm up matches with free admission are:
England v Sri Lanka 10.30am on 19 June,
and Sri Lanka v India 10.30am on 21 June
Chesterfield Cricket Club is grateful for the support of Chesterfield Borough Council, Brampton Brewery, Addooco IT Ltd and the Casa Hotel in this venture that places Queen’s Park on the world map for cricket and provides residents with the opportunity of enjoying world class women’s cricket in the town’s premier park.