Edgbaston Stadium has reinforced its support for the armed forces by donating 3,000 tickets for the upcoming Test Match between England and the West Indies through ticketing charity Tickets For Troops.
Between June 7 and 11, Edgbaston is staging the third test of the Investec series between England and the West Indies, and all serving members of HM Forces – and those medically discharged since the commencement of military action in Afghanistan in 2001 – are eligible to claim the allocation that have been provided for the first three days of play.
Colin Povey, chief executive of Edgbaston Stadium, said: “We take a great deal of pride in naming HM Forces as one of our partners here at Edgbaston. We supported Tickets For Troops at last year’s Test Match between England and India, but wanted to give a bigger allocation this year.”
* Pictured are Warwickshire batsman Ian Bell with three serving members of the armed forces along with Ashley Giles, Warwickshire CCC director of cricket, and Ross Barden, director of operations at Tickets For Troops.