Vitality Blast matches in Bristol - Hit your summer for 6

7 June 2019

Gloucestershire v Essex Eagles – Friday 2nd August

Gloucestershire take on Essex Eagles for the first Vitality Blast match at The Bristol County Ground in 2019.

This opening Bristol T20 fixture on Friday night under floodlights is the perfect chance for friends and family to go out and watch Gloucestershire after a busy week of work.

Match starts 6.30pm – Gates open 4.30pm – Book tickets

This match is the perfect opportunity to watch Australia International star and Gloucestershire skipper Michael Klinger for the first time. T20 specialists Benny Howell and Ian Cockbain will also be on show for the Shire.

Essex Eagles have plenty of experienced players in the competition; Captain Ryan ten Doeschate and Ravi Bopara are two players that you will want to keep a look out for. 

 

Gloucestershire v Sussex Sharks – Sunday 4th August

The second Vitality Blast match at the Bristol County Ground takes place on Sunday 4th August against Sussex Sharks. This match is our Family Day which is a fantastic opportunity to bring children along to an action-packed match of cricket and entertainment.

For this fixture we will have a batting simulator, inflatable bowling cage, cricket activation area and much more family friendly entertainment.

Match starts 2.30pm – Gates open 12.30pm – Book tickets

Gloucestershire and Sussex battled it out in two Vitality Blast matches last year with both teams winning a game apiece. This fixture will be a must watch for cricket lovers; the Sharks boasting a strong bowling attack with England stars Chris Jordan and Jofra Archer alongside T20 World number one spinner Rashid Khan of Afghanistan.

 

Gloucestershire v Kent Spitfires – Wednesday 7th August

Our first Vitality Blast midweek match in Bristol takes place against Kent Spitfires on Wednesday 7th August. Gloucestershire have already defeated Kent this year, winning convincingly in the Royal London One-Day Cup in Bristol by 6 wickets in April. Gareth Roderick putting in a superb performance, scoring a century and keeping brilliantly behind the stumps.

Match starts 6.30pm – Gates open 4.30pm – Book tickets

Gloucestershire defeated the Spitfires in the opening Vitality Blast match last year, winning by 5 runs at The Bristol County Ground, with All-rounder Jack Taylor smashing 42 not out off just 23 balls.

Keep a look out for Kent Spitfires England Internationals Sam Billings and Joe Denly who will both be looking to cause an upset on the day.

 

Gloucestershire v Hampshire – Tuesday 13th August

Tuesday 13th August sees Gloucestershire take on Hampshire in a double headed fixture, with Western Storm taking on Loughborough Lightning in the Women’s Kia Super League in the afternoon.

You can watch TWO fixtures for the price of one! Entry to both matches is just £20 (adults), £3 (Junior) & £18 (10+ person) when booking in advance.

Western Storm v Loughborough Lightning – Match starts 2.30pm – Gates open 12.30pm – Book tickets

Glos v Hampshire - Match starts 6.30pm –Book tickets

Supporters will have the opportunity to watch the Gloucestershire and Hampshire players in action as well as England World Cup winners Heather Knight, Anya Shrubsole and Fran Wilson playing for Western Storm.

 

Gloucestershire v Somerset – Friday 23rd August

Gloucestershire welcome local rivals Somerset for the final home group T20 fixture of the competition at the County Ground.

The visitors have failed to defeat Gloucestershire at The Bristol County Ground in their last three attempts. Don't miss out on Gloucestershire looking to make it four wins in a row at home!

Match starts 6.30pm – Gates open 4.30pm – Book tickets

Last year’s contest between the two sides was a thriller, with Ian Cockbain and overseas signing Andrew Tye putting in a terrific performance with both bat and ball.

Previous West-Country derby matches in Bristol have sold out; book early to avoid disappointment.

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