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Hampshire All Stars v All England

Friday 24th & Saturday 25th June

Ground opens to spectators at Noon - Game starts at 1.30pm - Tea is taken between innings, around 3pm  - Game is scheduled to finish at 5.30pm

The postcode for SatNav is PO8 0UB. Car Parking is available adjacent to the ground. See map below. There is no parking available on the ground, or in the Bat & Ball car park. Do not leave valuables in your vehicle and Broadhalfpenny Down accepts no liability for any damage or theft to your vehicle whilst in the car park. We will have limited availability for accessible parking on the ground up to 10 slots on both days.  These must be pre-booked by emailing and providing your name, registration and make of car.

Bar; The Bat & Ball is open for drinks and food, and they will be operating a special Outdoor bar during the charity match. Take away snacks and picnics are available from the Bat & Ball.

Boundary; spectators must not cross the boundary onto the playing area during the match.

Chairs; bring your own seating if you can! 

Charity; We are raising money to fund the work of the Charitable Trust which includes maintaining the historic ground and hosting disability cricket matches. Please donate into the buckets, spend in the shop or buy raffle tickets with great prizes on the day.

Cricket balls; Spectators are asked to remain vigilant during play as cricket balls are hard and can cause injury if they hit you. 

Dogs; Well behaved dogs are allowed but must be kept on a lead at all times and anyone bringing a dog is responsible for cleaning up any mess and for their dog's behaviour. Stewards have the right to ask dog owners to leave the ground (without refund) if they feel they are causing a nuisance to other spectators.

Donations; There will be a donation bucket, a prize raffle and a shop with all proceeds going to fund the work of the Broadhalfpenny Down Preservation Trust (or you can donate online from the menu on the website)

Friends; please sign up to be a friend of Broadhalfpenny Down for just £15. Your donation helps to fund disability cricket and junior matches on the ground and helps with maintaining for the next generation. Just click on Donate or speak to a steward on the day.

Food and Drink; In addition to the Bat & Ball, there will be soft drinks and snacks available for purchase inside the ground.

Guests; Special guests include Gladstone Small (ECB), Ian Lovett (ECB), Flick Drummond (MP) and broadcaster Robbie James who will be doing some announcements on the Friday.

Painter; Jack Russell, former England Wicketkeeper and now renowned cricket artist will be painting the match scene from the boundary.

Picnics; please bring your own picnics and find a spot to enjoy the cricket and views of the South Downs

Rain; In event of rain there is very little shelter so bring appropriate clothing; we have an artificial pitch we can use and may reduce the games to Twenty Overs a side if the weather dictates.

Rubbish; please take your rubbish home with you and recycle where you can

Shop; There is a small merchandise shop selling souvenirs on the day. Many are strictly limited edition and will not be available after the event. All proceeds to charity.

Social Media; please share content using #cradleofcricket on Twitter and @cradleofcricket on Instagram and share any photos you would like included in the website gallery to

Teamsheets; 100 printed teamsheets will be available on the day.

Tickets; Print at home tickets are available in advance; there will be tickets on sale on the day at the gate for £10 on Friday and £5 Saturday

Toilets; toilets are available on the ground and a toilet with disability access is available in the pavilion.

VIP; Lunch and tea with the players is available as a VIP package with details available by emailing

Weather; in the event of inclement weather, please check the website for prospects of play.

Scorers; Sue Bailey & Ray Holyer, Scoreboard Operator and In-Game Updates Neil Wood

Umpires; Bryan Burns & Nick Harris

Announcer (Friday); Robbie James

The all-male All England team of 1772 comprised players from Middlesex, Kent, Surrey, and Sussex. The All England XI in 2022 is much more diverse, with a mix of ages and gender and travelling from all over the country, and representing cricketing institutions from the MCC and ECB to the Ruth Strauss Foundation and Wisden.

Car Parks shown below (CP1 and CP3 on map). There is no parking on the ground itself.

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