Royals to Meet Old Friends in FLt20 Quarter Final

Jul 31 2013

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Sean Ervine (l) will take on former teammate Simon Katich (r) in the Quarter Final

Having topped the Friends Life t20 South Group, the Hampshire Royals have been paired with North Group Runners-Up Lancashire in a home Quarter-Final on Wednesday 7 August (1910hrs start).

It means a reunion with former Ageas Bowl favorites, Simon Katich and Kabir Ali, who left the South coast for the Red Rose county last winter.

The draw was made following the Royals' eight run victory over the Middlesex Panthers on Wednesday night. Other fixtures were as follows: Surrey v Somerset (Tuesday 6 August, 1600hrs), Northamptonshire v Durham (Tuesday 6 August, 1900hrs) and Nottinghamshire v Essex (Thursday 8 August, 1900hrs).

Tickets go on sale to Hampshire Cricket Members, Debenture holders and Royals fans who attended one or more group matches this season from 10am on Thursday (1 August). They are then released to the general public at 10am on Friday (2 August).

Given the massive increase in crowds at The Ageas Bowl this season with more than double the number of spectators compared to last year, Club officials are expecting the ground to sell out in record-breaking time and so have taken the step to reward previous customers with a priority booking period.

Tickets can be bought online via the Ageas Bowl Ticketing website, over the phone on 0844 847 1863 (24 hours a day) or in person at The Ageas Bowl ticket office (find us) during normal office hours.

Adult tickets will be priced at £20 in advance (up to 48 hours ahead of the match) and £25 after that point; Under 16s will be priced at £5. Members discounted prices will be £18 in advance, £23 after that. Members will also be able to bring up to three non-member guests into the Members’ area, tickets priced at £23 in advance, £28 after that.

Group tickets are a great way to bring your friends, team-mates or work colleagues for an evening or afternoon of great fun and excitement at the cricket. Groups of 10 or more can benefit from great discounts as well as perks such as meeting a player, having a photo at the ground and VIP treatment. Adult Quarter Final Group Tickets are priced at £18 in advance, £23 on match day while U16s will be priced at £4. Anyone who has already purchased tickets under the group scheme is entitled to this deal. To book Group tickets, please contact Emma Portlock on emma.portlock@ageasbowl.comor 02380 475 655.

Hospitality packages are available from £99 per person + VAT. To book, please contact Lisa Catlin on 02380 475 660 during normal office hours or via email on lisa.catlin@keithprowse.co.uk.

PARKING: Annual parking passes will be valid for this event. For those without one of these there will be some LIMITED on-site and park-and-walk facilities priced at £10 per car. These will, however, be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis so it is recommended that you arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Images: LMI Photography


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