Happy New Year from the team at ENGAGE Sport Management and what a year we have in store.
The corporate hospitality calendar is looking as full as it has in years so take this opportunity to download your free 2021 event list today to ensure you do not miss out on the biggest events in the UK.
The England Cricket teams tour of Sri Lanka
England’s Cricket team start their year in Sri Lanka which has been voted one of the most beautiful places in the world to play cricket. Unfortunately it will also be recognised as one of the toughest as the pitches are renowned for deteriorating early and becoming a spinner’s dream. Historically, when the great Muttiah Muralitharan had the ball in hand it could easily be an English batter’s worst nightmare.
Sri Lanka in South Africa
Sri Lanka will be arriving home only days before the first Test Match gets underway. Flying in from South Africa where the Protea’s completed a comfortable sweep of the two-match series when they knocked off a target of 67 on day 3 of the Test Match on Tuesday.
Sri Lanka showed signs of what they are capable of throughout the two-match series however they rely to heavily on Captain Dimuth Karunaratne who notched up his 10th Test century in the second test (Johannesburg), Dinesh Chandimal 85 (Pretoria) and Dhananjaya de Silva 79 (Pretoria). In order to be successful abroad they will need runs from their top 5 batters and wickets from their front line bowlers taking away the dependency on the spinners.
The England Cricket team toured Sri Lanka back in 2018 where for the first time in 30 years England managed a series whitewash abroad, claiming the series 3-0. Noticeable performances from Keaton Jennings (100) and Jos Buttler (100) gave the platform for the bowlers to work from. England took three spinners on the last tour and I expect they will look to use the same blueprint to come away with another series win.
The 2021 England cricket team’s International Summer
The England cricket team will soon be back on home soil and they have an action-packed summer ahead of them. With Sri Lanka, Pakistan and India touring in one summer their will be no respite. ENGAGE will provide a range of official hospitality packages throughout the summer. Do not miss this opportunity to secure your attendance by calling 0207 048 4875 or Register your interest for any of the below fixtures.
England will compete with Sri Lanka, Pakistan and India at the following arena’s. Lord’s, Kia Oval, Edgbaston, Headingley, Trent Bridge, Old Trafford, The Bristol County Ground, Sophia Gardens and Emirates Riverside
Sri Lanka will open the Men’s International cricket summer.
- 1st ODI Tuesday 29 June – Emirates Riverside Durham
- 2nd ODI Thursday 1 July – Kia Oval
- 3rd ODI Sunday 4 July – Bristol County Ground
Pakistan are set to return for a One Day International & T20 series.
- 1st ODI Thursday 8 July – Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
- 2nd ODI Saturday 10 July – Lord’s
- 3rd ODI Tuesday 13 July – Edgbaston
- 1st IT20 Friday 16 July – Trent Bridge
- 2nd IT20 Sunday 18 July – Emerald Headingley
- 3rd IT20 Tuesday 20 July – Emirates Old Trafford
India will conclude the Men’s international summer with a 5 Test series.
- 1st Test Match 4-8 August – Trent Bridge
- 2nd Test Match 12-16 August – Lord’s
- 3rd Test Match 25-29 August – Emerald Headingley
- 4th Test Match 2-6 Sept – Kia Oval
- 5th Test Match 10-14 Sept – Emirates Old Trafford
What to expect from a day at the cricket with your clients?
Whilst cricket hospitality can vary from stadium to stadium you can typically expect the following inclusions when entertaining your key clients, friends, or family at the England Cricket fixtures:
- Officially allocated blocked & reserved match tickets
- Glass fronted pitch viewing suite
- Pitch viewing balcony
- Breakfast on arrival
- Champagne reception
- Complimentary bar
- Specially designed lunch
- Afternoon Tea
- World renowned guest speakers
- VIP hostess service
For any England Cricket hospitality enquiries please call today on 0207 048 4875. Alternatively register your interest on any event and a member of staff will be in contact as soon as possible.