Opposition: Lancashire Lightning  Venue: Edgbaston, Birmingham
Birmingham Bears
Lancashire Lightning
176 - 5
174 - 8

Birmingham Bears win by 5 wickets

Match Report

Key Timings

Plan your day

GATES OPEN: 12.30pm
COIN TOSS: 2.00pm
MATCH ENDS: 5.45pm

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Pre Book

You MUST pre book on site parking. This is all SOLD OUT now. If you have a members yearly car parking pass you do not need to pre book.
There will be no entry to the car park through Edgbaston road, you must enter via Pershore Road.
Post match, all cars in the car park will be held 15-20 minutes to allow pedestrian traffic to leave the ground.
On the day parking will be available at the Nature Centre - postcode B29 7HQ However these will be first come, first served!

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Food & Drink

Where to eat at Edgbaston

Head straight to Edgbaston Beach, where we offer everything from Halal to Gluten-Free to traditional fish and chips! Some other popular food offerings are our hog roasts, supplied by our Organic Concession Partner Fordhall Farm, a traditional BBQ, and an authentic Noodle Bar. Picnics are allowed in the ground, however alcohol, glass bottles and cans are prohibited.

This year we have introduced kids lunch boxes that are available to purchase on the concourse. There is also kid's alternatives at Edgbaston beach- just look out for the bright yellow signs!

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Real Ale Festival

Back By Popular Demand

Marston's are delighted to support the 2nd Real Ale Festival that the team at Edgbaston are running between the 28th – 30th July.
There will be an eclectic range of ales available, providing a wide range of beer styles from a large range of breweries.
This event showcases the unique format that we have developed in partnership with Edgbaston, where we now have two dedicated Real Ale bars for cricket fans.
Entry to the beer festival is completely FREE with your match ticket and the festival will start when doors open at 5.00pm (Two hours before the start of play).

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We are proud to support all the youngsters that have been taking part in All Stars this summer. Make sure your All Star is wearing their All Stars tee to the match to take part in our lap of honour on the pitch during half time. There is also a special discount for All Stars parents. Please contact your local club to get the code or email t20@edgbaston.com for more information.

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Kids Zone

All completely FREE

Come down to the ground from 12.30 pm to enjoy our brand new Kids' Zone. There will be a variety of fun inflatables for all ages, including a surf simulator, gladiator duel and giant garden games, to name a few. All of the activities are completely FREE* of charge with a match day ticket.
*Please not all Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult over 18. Unaccompanied children will not be admitted to the stadium.

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Pre Match Entertainment

Esther Turner

We are thrilled to welcome local singer/songwriter Esther Turner to Edgbaston to welcome you all to the stadium. Come down when gates open at 12.30 to catch her performing live. Esther has supported the likes of Ed Sheeran and The Jacksons- so it's not be missed!

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Where to sit

Find the perfect view

The Drayton Manor Family Stand (Blocks 1-3) is home to our responsible drinking zone. Parents can relax and have a drink in a family friendly environment.

If you're after the best atmosphere in cricket, the Eric Hollies (Block 21-30) is our party stand and perfect for fancy dress groups.

Remember all seating is unreserved, we encourage our fans to explore the different stands at Edgbaston and find their own favourite view.

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Bear Hunt

Follow the map

Starting in the exhibition hall, grab yourself a map and find the hidden Bear pop up’s all around the stadium. You'll finish right by the Drayton Manor play zones.

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Get involved

Drayton Manor Playzones

Put your skills into action, at our cricket play zones with bats and balls there to use. Here, there will be a coach on hand to give you tips and tricks in this ultimate accuracy challenge!

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Bears Bowlathon

Test out your skills

Think you can bowl like a Bear? Come and give our Bears’ bowlathon a go. Test out your bowling skills to get on the leader board, for a chance to win a signed Bears’ bat.

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Souvenirs from the day

Look out for our volunteers who will be giving out a whole host of freebies including clappits, hairy handbands and autograph bats to name a few. We advise fans to get there only, we have a limited amount of giveaways and once their gone - they're gone!

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Pepsi Maxi

Bucking Bronco Can

In our Exhibition Hall, give our Pepsi Max Bucking Bronco Can a try! See if you can last longer than Hugh Bear's 5 second record!!

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Getting Here By Bus

From the City

No shuttle buses are provided however please use the 1 (Broadstreet), 35, 45 & 47 services (Bullring).

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Army Activations

Various regiments of the British Army will be visiting us on Sunday with a whole host of activities including a 25ft climbing wall.

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Season Pass

See all 7 of the Birmingham Bears home games for just £89

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Bears Lounge

Informal hospitality in the premium 1882 suite

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Advanced Adult

General Admission. Kids go FREE

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