NEWS: Sky Sports And Women’s Sport Trust Aim For Sell-Out #ShowUp Fixture At Taunton

The second day of the England v New Zealand v South Africa T20 tri-series takes place at Taunton on Saturday, and Sky Sports and the Women’s Sport Trust are joining forces with the ECB to encourage people to #ShowUp and sell out the fixture.

CRICKETher understands that the Taunton matches on Saturday are already nearly sold out, but advance tickets are still currently available from the Somerset CC website, priced at just £10 per adult ticket for the whole day and £1 for children under 19.

The Sky Sports Cricket channel is also dedicating the whole day to women’s cricket programming, beginning at 6am and going through until 9.20pm. Live coverage of the first T20 between England and and South Africa begins at 12.30pm.

The day forms part of the #ShowUp campaign, launched earlier this summer by Sky Sports and the Women’s Sport Trust to encourage more people to watch, attend and play women’s sport. Jo Bostock and Tammy Parlour, Co-Founders of the WST, have described the aim of the campaign has helping to “prove the value and appeal of women’s sport. It is the ultimate expression of people power.”

If you’ll be at the ground or watching on TV then do use the hashtag #ShowUp. We’d love to see you there!

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2 thoughts on “NEWS: Sky Sports And Women’s Sport Trust Aim For Sell-Out #ShowUp Fixture At Taunton

  1. Much as I want this England team to beat NZ, the first (SA) match is actually the more important one for us to win, since we are then definitely qualified for the final. Whereas if we lost to SA but beat NZ, there would be a faint chance we could be pipped at the post as it were, although it would take some NRR shifting. The second SA-NZ match, at Bristol, would be key in that scenario.

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