Surrey v Somerset: Match Day Info

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Published: 16th May, 2018

All the information you need ahead of our Royal London One-Day Cup fixture against Somerset at the Kia Oval.

MATCH DATE
Friday 18th May

OPENING TIMES
Gates open at 9.00am

SCHEDULED HOURS OF PLAY
Start: 11.00am
End of First Innings: 2.30pm
Start of Second Innings: 3.10pm
Close: 7.00pm

TICKET PRICES

Surrey v Somerset has good ticket availability, and fans can purchase tickets in advance or on the gate. Tickets are £15 if bought in advance or £20 from the start of the match.

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Surrey & England, County, T20 and Pride of Lions Members get free access to this fixture, as it is included in their Membership package. Members should produce their Membership card on arrival at the ground.

Members who wish to use their vouchers, please do so directly at the gate, rather than exchanging them at the Ticket Office as per previous years.

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SEATING

Seating is unreserved in the stands that are open for Royal London One-Day Cup fixtures at the Kia Oval, and fans can enjoy the match from any open area within the lower bowl except the Micky Stewart Members’ Pavilion which is restricted to use by Members only.

The wicket for this fixture is located on the side of the ground nearest the gasholder.

Please note that this fixture has been designated as the annual Schools’ Day, meaning thousands of children will be seated in the OCS Stand.

CLUB SHOP
The Club Shop in the Pavilion forecourt will be open throughout the match for fans to purchase Surrey merchandise and replica kits. The Club Shop will close at the end of play on each day of the match.

SCORECARDS
Scorecards are available from the Members’ Pavilion free of charge for Members, or are available to purchase by non-Members in the Club Shop, located in the Pavilion forecourt.

TRAVEL
By Car
No match-day parking is available at, or in the vicinity, of the ground and we advise all fans to use public transport.

By National Rail
The Kia Oval is located just a ten-minute walk from Vauxhall station, served by South West Trains coming in and out of Waterloo.

By London Underground
The Kia Oval is easily accessible on both the Northern Line and the Victoria Line. Oval tube station is a two-minute walk from the ground, and is on the Northern Line. Vauxhall tube station is a ten-minute walk from the Kia Oval, and is served by the Victoria Line. For more information, and to plan your journey to the Kia Oval via the London Underground, click here.

By Bus
Route numbers 36, 185 and 436 stop outside the ground and the following buses stop within a five-minute walk of the Kia Oval: 3, 59, 109, 133, 159, 333. For more information, and to plan your journey to the Kia Oval via the London Underground, click here.

FOOD AND DRINK

Various food and drinks options are available in the Pavilion forecourt, including Deep Blue Restaurant (fish and chips), a burger van, an ice-cream van, beer carts providing draught beer and a Greene King Ale Bar with draught IPA and Yardbird. In addition, The Feathers, the Kia Oval pub located behind the Bedser stand, will be open serving drinks and snacks.

Members can enjoy exclusive food offers within the Pavilion, including:

  • The President’s Room
  • The Long Room
  • The Feathers Bar
  • The Hundreds Bar
  • The Alcock Restaurant

As part of our promise to be single use plastic free by 2020, Members are now being given reusable pint glasses. There will be a £1 deposit, which will then be refunded to Members when they return their cup to the bar, or alternatively, Members can take the cup away as a souvenir.

TEAM NEWS

Surrey Squad: Rory Burns (C), Gareth Batty, Scott Borthwick, Rikki Clarke, Sam Curran, Jade Dernbach, Dean Elgar, Ben Foakes (WK), Will Jacks, Stuart Meaker, Ryan Patel, Ollie Pope, Freddie van den Bergh

Somerset Squad: Tom Abell (C), Tom Banton, Josh Davey, Steve Davies (WK), Ben Green, Lewis Gregory, Tim Groenewald, James Hildreth, Johann Myburgh, Craig Overton, Peter Trego, Roelof van der Merwe, Max Waller.

ACCESSIBILITY

As we are constantly striving to improve our standards, facilities and attitudes accordingly, we have launched a non-visible disability wristband. This optional wristband will enable fans with a non-visible disability to easily identify themselves to Club staff on match-day, should they need any assistance, without having to give an explanation or the nature of their disability. Staff can then support the individual in the appropriate way.

If you require a wristband, please collect it from the Pavilion Reception upon arrival or email accessibility@surreycricket.com and one will be posted to you.

FAQ

Can I smoke?

There are designated smoking areas around the Kia Oval, located at the back of the stands. Please ask your nearest steward or staff member for directions to any such area. Note: This policy also applies to the use of electronic smoking devices.

Is there WiFi available?

WiFi is available free of charge at the Kia Oval. Use ‘_The Cloud’ to gain access.

Where is the nearest cash point?

There is a cash machine allocated to the right of the Members’ Pavilion, in the reception of the OCS stand and by Block 5-6 of the OCS stand. There is also a cash point at Vauxhall station, a ten-minute walk from the ground, or the Post Office on Kennington Road.

Is there a map of the ground?

A map of the ground is available here. Stewards are located around the ground on match-day to assist with directing fans to different locations.

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