Sport Industry Group has unveiled Warwickshire County Cricket Club’s hosting of the third Investec Ashes Test Match at Edgbaston in the shortlist for Best Entertainment Experience at the prestigious BT Sport Industry Awards 2016.
Warwickshire County Cricket Club is supporting international charity Islamic Relief with its campaign to deliver clean water to people in Asia and Africa through a fundraising initiative at England’s third Investec Test Match against Pakistan in August.
England head to South Africa tomorrow aiming to repeat the heroics of Michael Vaughan’s men who famously claimed a first away Test Series win over the Proteas for 40 years in 2004/05, with a 2-1 victory.
Following on from the England & Wales Cricket Board’s (ECB) recent announcement about record attendances at international and domestic matches in 2015, Edgbaston Stadium has revealed total attendances of 214,680 in 2015; a year-on-year increase of 36 per cent.
Two Bears are away on England duty this winter, with Ian Bell featuring in the decisive third Test Match against Pakistan in Sharjah and Chris Woakes having arrived in UAE ready for the limited-over internationals.
England and Pakistan will have the number-two position in the ICC Test Team Rankings in their sights when they meet in the first of a three-Test series in the UAE, which starts in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday, 13 October.
After hosting a famous England victory in the Investec Ashes Test Match and a record-breaking Royal London One Day International (ODI) win over New Zealand, tickets for Edgbaston Stadium’s 2016 international cricket fixtures are now on-sale.
Following the historic Ashes Series win, the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has today confirmed that Test Match cricket will return to Birmingham in August next summer with England facing Pakistan in the third Test of the Investec Series.
Turkish Airlines secured exclusive naming rights of the new temporary stand installed at Edgbaston ahead of last week’s third Investec Ashes Test Match, in a major sponsorship deal delivered by Elonex.
With Ashes fever running high in Birmingham ahead of Wednesday’s start to the 3rd Investec Test Match, England batsman Ian Bell joined his Warwickshire County Cricket Club colleagues to launch the Club’s new charity, The Edgbaston Foundation, which will provide more sporting opportunities to youngsters in the region.