Get your face paints and flags at the ready to head down to the Kia Oval this summer. Prepare for a fun-filled day of fast bowling and big hits with Surrey County Cricket Club!


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Fun-seeking kids can be right at the heart of the action at the Kia Oval for the T20s! Whether you’re cricket crazy, or it’s your first ever match, there’s plenty for everyone to see and do, no matter what your age!

Not to mention Caesar the Lion – Surrey’s roarsome mascot – who’ll be on hand to make you laugh and no doubt to cause some mischief, too!

 

What is T20?

T20 is short for Twenty20. It’s a fun, fast-paced version of regular cricket, with
each team bowling just 20 overs each instead of the usual 220! 

That means the game lasts for a few hours (rather than four or five days!) and batsmen take much bigger risks to gather runs quickly. Expect plenty of balls flying, bats swinging, and wickets tumbling!

 

Check out the T20 fixtures!

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Surrey v Kent – Friday 6th July

Surrey v Essex – Thursday 12th July

Surrey v Somerset – Friday 27th July

Surrey v Glamorgan – Tuesday 31st July

Surrey v Middlesex – Friday 3rd August

Surrey v Sussex – Thursday 9th August

Surrey v Hampshire – Wednesday 15th August

 

Three facts about the Kia Oval!

The Kia Oval in South London has been home to Surrey County Cricket Club since it opened way back in 1845  – that’s when Queen Victoria was still alive, history boffins! But it’s not your average cricket ground…

1 – Prince Charles owns the land that the ground is built on, so it’s actually rented from him!

2 -The ground was home to the UK’s first ever international rugby and football matches and the first ever FA Cup Final!

3 – The Kia Oval has also been used as a training ground for American football teams in the NFL!

 

Fun fact: Before the batsmen can be declared‘out’in cricket, the fielding team have to shout “Howzat?!” at the umpire!

 

Win a family ticket to a T20 match!

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Fancy getting in on the action, gang? Now’s your chance! We’ve teamed up with Surrey County Cricket Club to give away a family ticket to any T20 fixture at their amazing home, the KIA Oval. 

Click here to enter the competition!

 

Bowl on over to KiaOval.com for more info!

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