Match Pack: England v Australia


The Cloudfm County Ground is set to host International cricket again on Friday as England Women take on Australia Women in a sold-out Vitality International T20 match. Heather Knight’s side will be looking to turn their form around and record a first win in the Ashes Series.

Take a look at our Match Pack with information on parking, ground entry, food & drink plus more with updates on the match also available via the Club’s official social media channels on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Match Timings (Scheduled):

Gates Open: 5:15pm
The Toss: 6:45pm
Play Starts: 7:15pm
Interval: 8:30 – 8:45pm
Close of Play: 10pm

Please note: ticket buyers who have selected ‘e-ticket’ option when purchasing your tickets will be required to print them out in advance of your visit or present your mobile device at the gate.


By Train: Chelmsford Railway Station is operated by Greater Anglia and is an approximate 10-minute walk from The Cloudfm County Ground. Regular direct train services depart from Chelmsford to London, Stratford, Shenfield, Romford, Colchester, Ipswich and Norwich. Chelmsford is situated on the Liverpool Street to Norwich mainline, with 5 trains per hour to and from Central London. It takes approximately 8 minutes to walk to the ground from Chelmsford train station.

By Bus: Chelmsford Bus Station is situated on Duke Street, next to Chelmsford Train Station, with connections to all over the County. Alternatively, bus numbers 42 and 100, which are operated by First Group, stop on New London Road, which is approximately a two-minute walk to the ground, via New Writtle Street.

Parking: There is no parking available at The Cloudfm County Ground for the 2019 season, however the Club operates parking at Meteor Way (open at 10am) for Members at the cost of £1 per car.

The High Chelmsford multi-storey car park is just a two-minute walk to the ground and operating extended hours for this match, closing at 11pm.


There are two entrance points to The Cloudfm County Ground on Thursday; the Driveway entrance and the River Gate. The easy accessible entrance point into the ground is via the Driveway from New Writtle Street, which is suitable for wheelchair users (see entrance system below).

All spectators will be required to scan into the ground on arrival and scan out, if departing more than 15 minutes before the end of play.

Additional tickets are only available to purchase on the gates, and not from the Membership and Ticketing Office. 

Gates open at 5:15pm and Please arrive in good time to avoid queues and to find your seat before the start of play.



Anne’s Pantry: A range of food and drink will be available throughout the day with Anne’s Pantry serving at the River End and County Corner. There is a variety of options, including meals suitable for vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free diets.

Meals for this match include gourmet burgers, bratwursts, vegan wurst/burgers, pies, along with our specials for this match available at the Hayes Close End which includes a selection of curries.


Alcoholic drinks will be served in reusable cups, which you will pay a £1 deposit for. This will be returned if you return the cup at the end of the match, or alternatively, you’re welcome to keep as a souvenir!

There is strictly no alcohol or glass permitted to be brought into The Cloudfm County Ground for this match.