Completion of exciting Emerald Headingley Stadium refurbishment to be marked by special Community Engagement Day and Proms on the Pitch

Two special celebration events are to be held this year to mark the completion of exciting redevelopment work at Emerald Headingley Stadium. In what promise to be unforgettable occasions for all those in attendance, a city-wide Community Engagement Day including school children and young people will take place on Wednesday, July 17, and be…

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‘India’s biggest cricket fan’ enjoys the delights of Leeds as part of tour of host cities for this year’s ICC Cricket World Cup

Visit Britain have been running a campaign in India to find the country’s biggest cricket fan ahead of this year’s Cricket World Cup. The enthusiasm for cricket in India has been captured by this Visit Britain campaign to promote England to Indian tourists through a partnership with ESPN Cricinfo, an online sports broadcaster in…

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ICC Cricket World Cup trophy tour to visit Leeds

ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy Tour commences tour of England and Wales on 19 February 2019. 100-day tour starts off in London and will finish on 29 May ahead of the tournament opener at The Oval for England v South Africa. The famous trophy will be in Leeds on Sunday April 14 and Monday…

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Public ballot for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 opens

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Public Ballot opened today (Wednesday, 1 August) at 10 am (BST) on Wednesday 1 August. When ticket applications were opened to all members of the public, backed by a major marketing and PR campaign, warmly called Are You In? The Public Ballot will be open until 29 August and…

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Countdown to historic ICC Cricket World Cup is on

Today marks a year to go until the greatest celebration of cricket, the ICC Cricket World Cup, gets underway when hosts England take on South Africa at The Oval in London. The format for the 2019 edition, the same used in Australia and New Zealand in 1992, sees the ten best teams in the…

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