Today marks the start of the Spitfires’ 2020 Vitality Blast campaign and we are delighted to confirm that all* of Kent’s matches in the tournament, will be live streamed for free, via the LIVE Match Centre on the Kent Cricket website.
With spectators not allowed inside The Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence, Kent Cricket and principal partner Shepherd Neame have joined together to bring members and supporters the NEW ‘Kent Spitfires at Home Match Day Pack’.
Live online streaming with multi-camera production: This includes an enhanced live streaming service, with ball tracking and a multi-camera production using high definition cameras, for high quality action.
Easy to access, free online service: Free online access via the Match Day centre including ball by ball updates, scorecard, highlights and live stream.
Kent Cricket commentary: A dedicated Spitfires commentary team will also provide live, in-stream commentary and analysis throughout the game. Today’s clash against Hampshire, will be hosted by Steve Watts, the host of Kent Cricket’s lockdown series, The Spitfire Sessions, and former Kent Captain now Sky Sports presenter, David Fulton. In addition to the Kent Cricket live stream commentary, BBC RADIO KENT will also be providing radio coverage.
Post-match highlights: For each of the Kent Spitifres’ home games, there will be a post-game highlight production allowing members and supporters to relive or catch-up on key moments from the game.
The Spitfire Ground Experience at Home: To help supporters recreate matchday experience at home, Shepherd Neame have created the ‘Kent Spitfires at Home Match Day Pack’. This exclusive, limited edition bundle, complete with a Spitfire bar runner and branded Spitfire glasses, comes with options of Spitfire Amber or Lager mini kegs for just £50 with FREE shipping. Shepherd Neame will also be launching exclusive competitions and offers which will run throughout the Spitfires’ Vitality Blast Campaign, to help build The Spitfire Ground atmosphere whilst at home. Look out for these announcements via Shepherd Neame and the Club’s social media channels.
Today’s live-stream will start at 13:00, with exclusive pre-game interviews with Head Coach, Matt Walker and Spitfires ‘keeper-batsman Ollie Robinson. Hear the news from the toss and the #SuperKent Starting XI reveal as it happens, before the scheduled start of play at 14:00.
How to watch Kent Spitfires vs Hampshire from 13:00 today
- Kent’s enhanced live stream service will be available to watch via the dedicated LIVE Match Centre. Click here to visit the match centre. (link to http://live.kentcricket.co.uk/)
- Supporters that own a Smart TV can watch live streams of Kent’s home matches this year via the YouTube application on their TVs. Simply type KENT CRICKET into the search bar, and you will be taken to the Kent Cricket YouTube channel, where the live stream will be available from 13:00. (link to YouTube)
- YouTube also provides Chromecast support – Kent fans with Chromecast devices on their TVs can ‘cast’ YouTube directly onto their TV from any smart device.
The Spitfires welcome Hampshire to The Spitfire Ground, St. Lawrence today in the opening match of Kent’s Twenty20 season, the first of ten clashes in the South Group this year.
*excluding any fixtures shown on Sky Sports.