White-ball domestic action at the Home of Cricket it’s Middlesex against Lancashire from 1pm at Lord’s in the play-off round of the Royal London One-Day Cup. Tickets are available.
Records tumbled earlier this week when Middlesex in Royal London One-Day Cup action saw Max Holden score 166 – Middlesex’s highest ever List A individual score – in a total 380/5 that proved too hot for hosts Kent to handle.
Today Middlesex are back on home turf as they entertain Lancashire in a play-off, the first time the Seaxes have reached the knockout stages since the competition reverted back to a 50-over tournament.
One to watch: Australian-born leg-spinner Nathan Sowter. The Middlexex wicket-taker finished the group stage as the competition’s leading wicket-taker with 24 scalps.
Play starts at 1pm.
Tickets in advance are available via the ‘Get Tickets’ link.
Tickets on the day available on the gate.
Travel: Travelling via public transport is recommended. The nearest tube station to Lord’s is St John’s Wood – on the Jubilee line – which is circa a five minute walk. Car parking is limited in the area.
About the Royal London One-Day Cup: The format is as follows. Counties are once again divided geographically into two groups of nine, and play eight matches (four home and four away). The top three teams in each group progress to the knock-out stages, with the teams finishing in second and third place playing off for the chance of a semi-final against one of the group winners. The final takes places at Lord’s on Saturday 25 May.