Cricket ticket giveaway for Newham residents

Newham residents have another fantastic opportunity to watch first class cricket thanks to our prestigious partnership with Essex Cricket.

As part of the partnership agreement the council has 100 tickets to give away for every day of the Specsavers County Championship and Royal London One-Day Cup games taking place at The Cloud fm County Ground, Chelmsford.​
Young children playing cricket


  • 20-23 April - Lancashire (Specsavers County Championship)
  • 4-7 May - Yorkshire (Specsavers County Championship)
  • 25 May - Somerset (Royal London One-Day Cup) (Floodlit)
  • 27 May - Surrey (Royal London One-Day Cup)
  • 30 May - Glamorgan (Royal London One-Day Cup)
  • 6 June - Kent (Royal London One-Day Cup) (Floodlit)
  • 20-23 June - Nottinghamshire (Specsavers County Championship)
  • 25-28 June - Somerset (Specsavers County Championship)
  • 25 July - India (Tourist Match)*
  • 29 August -1 September - Hampshire (Specsavers County Championship)
  • 4-7 September - Surrey (Specsavers County Championship)
  • 18-21 September - Worcestershire (Specsavers County Championship).
Tickets for this match will be decided by ballot only.

How to apply

Complete the online form​ indicating which day/match you wish to apply for (maximum four tickets per household for each day’s play).

Tickets will be allocated on a first come, first served basis (except the India tourist match). Before applying, please ensure you read our full terms and conditions.​


​What happens next?

If successful, your application will be confirmed by email. You will also receive an email from Essex Cricket a few days before the game confirming how to collect your tickets on the day.

You will also be automatically entered into a ballot to win two tickets for the first day of the tourist match against India (25 July). The ballot results will be confirmed in early July.​

Other information

Residents should only email​ if there is an issue with the online form or you are no longer able to attend your chosen fixture.
For more information about Essex Cricket including travel details for The Cloud fm County Ground, Chelmsford, please visit

For more information on how to get involved with playing cricket in Newham, please visit

Data protection

All data captured will be used in accordance with Newham Council Data Protection Privacy Statement​.

By entering the ticket giveaway and providing your details, you consent to your data being shared with London Borough of Newham and Essex Cricket for the purpose of communicating match day information and any marketing purposes. You also consent to your name being provided to third parties for auditing purposes.

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