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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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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Leeds to host four 2019 International Cricket Council World Cup matches

The International Cricket Council (ICC) today confirmed that Leeds will host four 2019 ICC World Cup matches next June and July. Headingley will welcome England, India, Pakistan, West Indies, Sri Lanka and World Cup Qualifier champions Afghanistan. Headingley fixtures: Friday 21 June – England v Sri Lanka Saturday 29 June – Pakistan v Afghanistan…

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Council finds way forward for Headingley Carnegie Stadium redevelopment

Subject to final approval by Leeds City Council’s executive board, an agreement has been brokered which will provide the funds that are required to redevelop Headingley Carnegie Stadium. If given the go-ahead, this funding which will be provided from a private financial services company, will be at no cost to the council taxpayer. Councillor…

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