Be England’s 12th Man this Summer
24 Jan 2017
4 minute read
Renowned for the electric atmosphere, Edgbaston is set to take centre stage when the UK's first day/night Test Match comes to Birmingham on Thursday 17 August. After two thrilling Test victories in the past two years at Edgbaston, you can be part of England's 12th Man and roar on the three lions to victory against the Windies.
"IT WAS GREAT FOR US, AND YOU FELT LIKE ‘I WOULDN’T WANT TO BE IN THE OPPOSITION OUT THERE’ IT WAS SUCH A NOISY AND INTENSE ENVIRONMENT, IT WAS LIKE THE BIRMINGHAM COLISEUM."
Click on the below video to relive the moment when England went 2-1 up against the Aussies in the 2015 Ashes series at Edgbaston. With a sold out crowd and an unbelievable atmosphere, you can expect more of the same by booking tickets for this historic occasion.
Lords will always be the Home of Cricket whilst Edgbaston has firmly established itself as the Home of Atmosphere! If you’re thinking this is a bold statement, then simply check out this video from last year’s Ashes Test Match! Edgbaston scored 9.5 out of 10 for atmosphere during Day 3 of the Investec Ashes Test Match last summer and has been officially recognised as the best cricket venue for atmosphere in 2015. Commenting after the game, Australian Batsman David Warner admitted that the electric atmosphere piled the pressure on the Aussies as England ran out comfortable winners against their biggest rivals.
The Eric Hollies Stand, our party stand, is recognised worldwide for its fancy dress and carnival atmosphere. The Barmy Army will once again be seated in this area who will look to recreate last summer’s unforgettable atmosphere.
England's favourite ground
England have now lost just once since 2001 at fortress Edgbaston and will be looking to add another victory to mark their 50th Test Match in Birmingham this summer. Since 1902 when Edgbaston hosted its first Test Match, England have recorded an impressive record which includes 26 wins, 15 draws and only 8 losses - its simply England's favourite ground!
Early Bird Ticket Window
Cricket fans have just one week to secure the best price before the early bird window closes. To secure your seat for this historic occasion, please call 0844 8471 902 or click the below link. Please note the Early Bird window closes at midnight on Tuesday 31 January.