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Match Preview: Kent vs. Loughborough UCCE

Friday 29th March 2024

Men’s First Team

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Kent supporters get their first taste of red-ball cricket at The Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence this season as Kent’s Men face Loughborough UCCE in a three-day match beginning on Easter Sunday, 31 March.

This match is FREE ENTRY to all, with no tickets needed to be reserved for entry.


It’s not too late to become a Kent Member for this Summer – be a part of the Kent Cricket family and guarantee your place at Kent’s home matches this season, even if tickets are sold out!

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Matchday Information

We strongly advise that all Members & spectators travelling to the ground make use of public transport.

The Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence is located approximately a mile from the historic Cathedral City Centre of Canterbury.

View The Spitfire Ground guide

Parking at the ground is available for FREE for this match only on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Blue Badge Parking is available for FREE for this match only on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Gates will open at 10:00 for spectators and for parking.

The Oriole at Lime Tree Café will be open to purchase food & drink throughout the match, with re-admittance permitted for all. Sainsbury’s supermarket adjacent to the Kent Cricket Office & Kennedy Gates will also be open.

The Kent Cricket Shop will be open on all three days – until Tea on Days One & Two, and during office hours on Day Three.


Kent Cricket’s Junior Masterclasses are back this April, with a four-week course on Tuesday evenings, in partnership with Bayliss Executive Travel Ltd.

Courses are available for budding cricketers to improve their skills at the start of the cricket season.

More information


Live Match Centre

Kent vs. Loughborough UCCE will be live streamed & embedded into the Match Centre on the Kent Cricket website.

View Match Centre

This will be a test of the Live Stream ahead of the start of the Vitality County Championship next week – there will be no sound on the stream.


Team News

This match will feature 12 named players on each side, and weather dependent, both teams will have two innings each with the bat over the course of three days.

Kent’s squad for this match will be confirmed via the Club’s social media channels & via the Match Centre on the Kent website on the morning of Day One.


Make sure you’re here for the all-action Vitality Blast in June and July

Tickets for your Summer social in Canterbury to see the Kent Spitfires in T20 competition are on general sale now:

Buy your T20 tickets here

Lock in your place at The Spitfire Ground this Summer. Several matches completely sold out in 2023. Take advantage of Early Bird prices before the end of 1 May and save money by buying today.

Scramble your squadron for a choice of Friday nights & weekends this June & July and enjoy discounts on tickets for groups of six or more!


NEXT HOME MATCH

Kent welcome Somerset to The Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence for the first match of the 2024 Vitality County Championship!

Buy tickets now

It’s not too late to become a Kent Member for this Summer – be a part of the Kent Cricket family and guarantee your place at Kent’s home matches this season, even if tickets are sold out!

Buy Membership now