Match Update: Kent v Glamorgan LV=CC

Wednesday 7th September 2011

Men’s First Team

ECB confirmed on Tuesday afternoon that the LV=County Championship match between Kent and Glamorgan on 12th to 15th September at the St Lawrence Ground will be played as a day/night match in white clothing with a pink ball.

The hours of play will be 2.00pm – 9.00pm each day, with the usual 30 minutes available on each of the first three days to make up for any time lost on that day.

The floodlights will be turned on at 5.30pm each day, or earlier if required, should natural light deteriorate.

Kent County Cricket Club have welcomed the announcement, with Chairman George Kennedy CBE commenting; “we are thrilled to be the first county to host a Championship match under floodlights. It is an exciting development for the game and all eyes will be on Canterbury next week to see how it goes.”

Additional Information


Gates will open at midday on each day; the usual food and drink options will be available at the ground.

The session times will be:

12:00pm – Gates Open

2:00pm – Play starts – scheduled for 2 hours

4:00pm – 40 minute Afternoon Interval

4:40pm – Play starts for the afternoon session – scheduled for 2 hours (or 32 overs left to be bowled: whichever is later)

6.40pm – 20 minute Evening Interval

7:00pm – Play starts for the evening session – scheduled for 2 hours

Entry prices:

Standard entry prices are applicable to this match. Pre-buy tickets for ground entry are £10.00 for adults, Woolley Stand £15, after gates open tickets are £15 and £20 respectively. Tickets can be purchased online with no booking fees when choosing the print at home option – click here for tickets.

Free entry will be permitted from 6.40pm onwards, for the final session of the day.

Ticketing enquiries:

If you have a ticketing or hospitality enquiry regarding this match, please contact the main Club office between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday: 01227 456 886, selecting option ‘0’.

Club Forum:

The final Club Forum of the season will take place on Tuesday 13th September, at 1pm in the Chiesman Pavilion. Chairman, George Kennedy and Chairman of Cricket, Graham Johnson will be in attendance to answer questions from members and ticket package holders.

Jonesy's Kitchen:

Jonesy's Kitchen will be open all four days of the match. Lunch will be available from 12-2pm, tea, cakes and sandwiches will be served during the afternoon interval and homemade soup and bread can be purchased during the evening interval. As ever, we advise you to book in advance.

To book a table or for further information please telephone Carol on 07887 974304 or email

We hope the amended schedule does not cause you inconvenience, and that you will be able to join us for this historic match.