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Make Your Day Special with Cricket Hospitality

Are you a cricket enthusiast or do you know a business acquaintance, friend, family member or team who would be ecstatic if you not only took them to see a cricket match at a legendary location but provided a lavish number of perks and opportunities alongside the best tickets available at the ground?

From Lords to Headingley, the Ageas Bowl to Old Trafford, you’ll find that hospitality packages built by leading cricket events hospitality providers like London based DTB Sports and Events will take a pleasant day in to the realms of fantastic. Bespoke packages are equally viable.

For corporate or private party bookings, you certainly won’t want to purchase a standard ticket again from the moment that you recognise the benefits of cricket T20 hospitality, cricket ODIs packages or test cricket events bonuses.

Did you know?

  • Cricket has been enthusiastically played in the UK for centuries and the first recorded cricket match was in the 1500’s in the southeast of England.
  • It was originally a children’s game. With the spread of the British Empire the sport became well known and adults joined the fun.
  • The first international cricket events were held in the 19th century.
  • The laws of cricket are managed by the International Cricket Council and the Marylebone Cricket Club – the MCC.

There are three main formats of cricket:

  • Test cricket events – matches take place over up to five days.
  • T20 – matches last for a few hours (maximum 20 overs each side.)
  • Cricket ODIs – matches are completed within a day.
  • Balls are comprised of leather and cork.
  • There are two umpires.
  • An over is a set of six deliveries bowled by the same bowler.
  • T20 and cricket ODIs are played in team colours.
  • Test cricket events are played in white outfits.

The three most like forms of dismissal are:

  • Leg before wicket, when the batsman’s legs are in front of the stumps and would stop the ball instead of the bat.
  • Bowled is when the bowler hits the stumps with the ball.
  • Caught is an incident when the batsman hits the ball and it is caught by a fielder before it can touch the ground.

Example cricket T20 hospitality package:

The Ageas Bowl package, England versus South Africa on 21st June.


  • Premium, reserved stadium seating.
  • Programmes.
  • Scorecards.
  • Exclusive use of private hotel suite facilities.
  • Three course plated dinner with house wine.
  • Complimentary bar – beer, wine, spirits and soft drinks.
  • Onsite car parking pass (1 per 4 guests.)

Example test cricket events package:

Lords, Nursery Pavilion, 1st Test England versus South Africa on 6th – 9th July.


  • Celebrity speakers.
  • Top category seats in the Mound Stand or Grandstand.
  • Tea, coffee and a bacon roll on arrival.
  • Three course lunch with specially selected wines and coffee.
  • Complimentary bar, includes champagne.
  • Afternoon tea.
  • Televisions.
  • Event management in attendance.
  • Official match programme, commemorative pass and event documentation.

Test cricket events, cricket ODIs and T20’s are plentiful this summer, don’t miss your chance to see the biggest names in the sport take to the pitch.

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