If you’re joining us at Trent Bridge during the three days of friendly cricket between Nottinghamshire and Northamptonshire from Tuesday 26 to Thursday 28 March, our matchday information guide tells you all you need to know.

Firstly, please note that entry is free for all, with Nottinghamshire Members not requiring their Membership cards to gain entry to the ground or Pavilion.

The two teams are set to face off in two days of red ball practice on the Tuesday and Wednesday before playing a 50-over contest on the Thursday.

Hours of Play

For the two days of red ball cricket, gates will open at 10am with start of play scheduled for 11am. The first session will take place between 11am and 1pm, before a 40-minute Lunch interval. The afternoon session is likely to take place between 1.40pm and 3.40pm (or when 32 overs remain, whichever is later) before a 20-minute Tea interval. The scheduled close of play is at 6pm.

For the following day of white ball cricket on Thursday 28 March, gates will once again open at 10am, with start of play scheduled for 10.30am. The first innings will run from 10:30am to 2:00pm before a 45-minute interval, followed by the second innings commencing between 2:45pm and 6:15pm.


Please note, only the Pavilion seating and Hound Round stands will be open across the three days.

Where To Find Us

Trent Bridge Cricket Ground is situated in West Bridgford, in very close proximity to both Nottingham Forest and Notts County Football Clubs. Our postcode is NG2 6AG.

As you approach, you can’t miss the circular floodlights.

We are a couple of miles from Nottingham City Centre, a mile or so from the train station, and our city is blessed with one of the best public transport networks in the UK.

We have gates through which to enter the ground situated on Bridgford Road and Hound Road.

Bicycle Parking

Riders are able to park their bikes at the ground, in bike racks situated on the Smith Cooper Stand and Radcliffe Road Stand concourses, until an hour after close of play. 

Travelling By Bus

Regular bus travel is available to the ground, with bus stops situated on Bridgford Road and Radcliffe Road.

To plan your bus journey visit www.nctx.co.uk/cricket

Travelling By Tram

The nearest tram stop, Station Street, is a 15-minute walk from the ground, and anyone travelling from outside the city can take advantage of NET’s free park and ride facilities.

Find out more about tram travel at: www.thetram.net

Food & Drink

The Pavilion will be open throughout the three days, serving a small selection of hot and cold food.  

If you still wish to bring your own food & drink, please ensure that any food or soft drinks are in plastic or cardboard containers; avoiding alcohol, cans, glassware or metal cutlery.

Weather Forecast

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The weather can take turns during the day, so please bring clothing to cover all eventualities.

Smoking Policy

Designated smoking areas are assigned in various concourse areas, but smoking (including e-cigarettes) is only permitted in these areas, so please refrain from smoking in your seat.


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