Sunday, April 2nd, 2017

First Chance For Supporters To See County In ‘home’ Action At Rgs

First Chance For Supporters To See County In ‘home’ Action At Rgs

Worcestershire CCC are in 'home' action for the first time in 2017 during the next two days.

They will take on local rivals Gloucestershire at Royal Grammar School, Worcester at Flagge Meadow tomorrow and Tuesday.

RGS Worcester is now Worcestershire's official emergency back-up ground should there be a repeat of the summer floods of 2007 at New Road.

The fixture will continue the County's pre-season preparations after the 11 day camp in Abu Dhabi and two 50 over matches versus Somerset at Taunton Vale.

Director of Cricket Steve Rhodes has been able to ensure all the squad who are fit and available have had some valuable match practice and there is a three day game with Leeds-Bradford at Weetwood to follow on April 7 and 9.

The Gloucestershire fixture is likely to follow the same guidelines as the two-day match with Warwickshire in the UAE with one side batting 60 overs on the first day and the other the final 30 overs with the process reversed on the second day.

Supporters are reminded there will be NO on-site parking for the RGS fixture due to the early season nature of the game.

This is to avoid the risk of potential damage to the outfield-ground.

There will also only be limited facilities available to the public at this fixture – for which admission is free – and they are also advised to bring their own seats.