Yorkshire vs Derbyshire – Pre Match Guide

Yorkshire vs Derbyshire – Pre Match Guide
Yorkshire vs Derbyshire – Pre Match Guide

Ahead of our Vitality County Championship Division Two game, against Derbyshire at Headingley, starting on Friday 26th April, our pre-match guide includes all the information spectators will need.

Gates opening

9.30am – Access via the St Michael’s Lane and Kirkstall Lane entrances.

Hours of play

These are scheduled as follows:

Start of play – 11am
Lunch – 13.00 – 13:40
Tea – 15:40 – 16.00
Scheduled Close of Play – 18.00

Please listen out for announcements of any adjustments to these timings on the day.



This year’s AGM will be held in the Long Room at 10am on Saturday 27th April We request that members are seated in good time to allow a prompt start.

Object Handling Sessions

At the lunch interval on Saturday 27th April in the Long Room, our Heritage Advisory Group will be holding an Object Handling session. This is a great opportunity to learn, listen and pour over some historical memorabilia.

Due to its location, this will only be available for members to access.

The talk will start five minutes after the lunch break is called.

Scorecards Talk on Yorkshire Opponent Teams

Another event that is being facilitated by our Heritage Advisory Group; this is a great chance to relive some epic matches we have had against Derbyshire. Each short talk will be illustrated from our speaker’s vast personal collection of cricketing memorabilia, bringing each game to life.

This will take place at the lunch interval on Sunday 28th April in the Museum’s Cinema Space.

Please note that due to the location of the event, spaces are limited to 10 people. We therefore advise anyone wanting to guarantee a spot, to come and speak to the museum staff before the start of play on the day of the talk.

Memberships and Tickets

Tickets can be purchased for this fixture in advance via the link below or on the day from the turnstiles.


One turnstile will be operational at St Michaels Lane and Kirkstall Lane that will accept card payments.

Members will be able to scan their membership cards upon entry. If you do not have a membership card and believe you are entitled to one, please visit the Ticket Office on St Michael’s Lane.

The Ticket Office on St Michael’s Lane will be open from 9am to 5pm on each day of the game.

Transport and Travel


Yorkshire County Cricket Club
Headingley Stadium

We look forward to welcoming you to Headingley for your visit and want to ensure you have the best experience possible.

This page includes a variety of information on how to get to Headingley.


Bike racks are available at the ground and bicycles are left at the owner’s discretion.


For those who don’t wish to take public transport, parking will be available in Car Park F. Parking will be charged at £5 per car and will be available on each day on a first come, first served basis.

Due to the fixture clash with the Leeds Rhinos Women and Leeds Tykes on Saturday 27th April, we have a reduced capacity of car parking in car parks A and F on this day. Because of this, no on-the-day parking in car park F will be available for purchase. Priority will be given to pass holders and those who have purchased a space in advance. Pass holders for car park A may be asked to use another car park. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. The car parks will revert back to normal proceedings for days 3 and 4 of the fixture.

Headingley is in a residential area. We ask spectators to be mindful of this and not park across driveways.

Please note, parking on the day is available to purchase by card only.


Accessible parking

Accessible parking is available for season pass holders in Car Park A.

All our accessibility guidance can be found below including information on our Changing Places facility.



Areas available for spectator seating in this fixture are the Howard Stand upper and lower, the East Stand, North East upper and lower and the Truman Enclosure. The Long Room will be open for members.


The game will be available via our live stream which will be available on our YouTube channel shortly before the start of play.


The Club Shop on St Michael’s Lane will be open from 9.30am until close of play each day and stocks a wide range of Yorkshire and England merchandise.


The Club has a RESPECT campaign for those attending any Yorkshire match at Headingley, Scarborough and York. If you have suffered or witnessed any anti-social behavior at the match, please text the word Respect to 60650. Spectators can report this anonymously to a member of the team here at Headingley.

There is no place for anti-social behavior in cricket or wider society.

We encourage all spectators to read our Ground Regulations, which are available here:

Matchday Information

Multi-faith room

The Club’s Multi-Faith room is located at the entrance to the East Stand which is easily accessed from the St Michael’s Lane turnstiles.

Please remove your shoes when entering the facility. Foot baths are available – please bring your own sliders. There are two separate facilities available.

The room is available to people of all faiths, and we ask that all spectators please respect everyone when using these facilities.

Yorkshire Cricket Museum

The Yorkshire Cricket Museum will be open from the gates until the start of play and at the lunch interval each day.

Scorecards will be available at £1 each, with all proceeds from sales going to the Yorkshire Cricket Foundation.

Spectators should be aware that the Museum and the ground as a whole are cashless.

In the event of inclement weather:

Spectators are urged to consider the weather forecast before making their journey to Headingley. As Headingley is an open-air stadium, consideration must be given to sheltering from the rain. We encourage spectators to consider all weather conditions by bringing an umbrella, sun cream and their own bottled water. Follow the link below for the most up-to-date weather information in Headingley


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