Durham will be on the international stage this summer as the county plays host to the ICC Cricket World Cup – the world’s second largest spectator sport.
Three matches will take place at the Chester-le-Street Riverside ground, including England’s final group game against New Zealand.
28 June - Sri Lanka and South Africa go head-to-head
1 July - The Sri Lankans return to play the West Indies
3 July - England’s clash against New Zealand
The county will also host an official ICC Cricket World Cup Fanzone – follow our social media channels or sign up to the #Durham19 e-newsletter to hear the latest information as it is announced.
The ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy is currently on a world-wide tour, arriving in the UK in February. Durham will welcome the trophy in April, which is a great opportunity to catch a glimpse of the prestigious award ahead of the tournament. Follow our social media channels or sign up to the #Durham19 e-newsletter to hear the latest information as it is announced.
The ICC Cricket World Cup represents an amazing opportunity for businesses. With so much activity taking place across social media and websites, there will be a real buzz created, and through the #Durham19 campaign businesses can tap in to this audience.
Use the cricket theme or link activity to the visiting international teams – see examples below.
Special offers and packages are a great way to raise awareness of your business, which will be promoted to visitors via social media and websites. To submit an offer email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Durham's Year of Culture is being sponsored and supported by Durham County Council, the County Durham Cultural Partnership, Visit County Durham and Partners.