Tickets for matches at Lord's are sold in a variety of ways. Find out below how to purchase your tickets to matches at the Home of Cricket.
Tickets for International fixtures are allocated via a ballot - the fairest way of ensuring as many people as possible are able to attend Test and ODI cricket at Lord's.
The 2020 Public Ticket Ballot opens on Monday 16th December and will run until Wednesday 15th January 2020.
Middlesex's Vitality Blast Fixtures for 2020 will be confirmed soon.
Check the fixture tab below for latest updates regarding matches at Lord's.
For all other matches at Lord’s, including Middlesex’s Specsavers County Championship and Royal London One-Day Cup Group fixtures, tickets will be available to purchase online in due course.
The Club believes that a randomly selected ballot system is the fairest method available to distribute tickets to as many applicants as possible so they can attend a major match at the Home of Cricket.
Those wishing to attend an international match at Lord’s have a window of opportunity to apply for the ballot.
For the 2020 season, the ballot will be for England's Tests against West Indies and Pakistan and England v. Australia One-Day International, the Public Ticket Ballot will open on Monday 16th December 2019 & closes on Wednesday 15th January 2020.
Those wishing to apply for the ballot may do so from that date.
Every application is treated equally, no matter when it is submitted, so take your time making your decisions.
There is a limit to the number of tickets an applicant can apply for on each day.
Once the application window is closed, a random computerised ballot is run to determine which entrants are allocated tickets.
Unfortunately, high demand for tickets at Lord's means that many match days are oversubscribed each summer.
Once the ballot is concluded, if you have missed out on the tickets for which you originally applied, we will inform you via email.
Following the drawing of the ballot, any unallocated tickets are placed on general sale, on a first-come-first-served basis, from tickets.lords.org.
All applicants will be informed via email of the success of their application, as well as being provided with information about tickets that become available on general sale.
Existing customers can login to the site either by using their own unique Client Reference Number & Password or Email Address & Password.
New customers must Register and complete the required information.
All applicants must Login or Register before purchasing tickets or entering a ballot.
Yes. Applicants may apply for as many days as they wish.
From the 'Summary' page applicants need to press the 'Choose Another Event' button which navigates you back to the list of events and repeat the process for entering the request for that day. However, applicants should be aware that success in the ballots for the various match days is not guaranteed.
Yes. Once you have selected the match day required and the section required, applicants may select Adults and Under 16 tickets, but the total number of tickets must not exceed the ballot entry amount.
Applicants will be prompted if order exceeds the number of tickets allowed for that specific day.
Please note the Under 16 discount is only applicable in certain stands.
Members of MCC, in the Members' Friends' Enclosures ballot, on days where the reserved seat scheme is in operation, must select which area they would like to sit in.
Applicants in the General Public ballot must also select the Stand they would like to be sat in during the application process.
Members of MCC, who have applied for seats in the reserved sections, may be allocated an alternative stand and have their allocation scaled down subject to the result and the demand in the Members’ Friends’ Enclosure Ballot.
Members of MCC, who have applied for unreserved Rover tickets, may have their allocation scaled down subject to the result and the demand in the Members’ Friends’ Enclosure Ballot.
General Public ballot applicants may be allocated an alternative stand depending on the demand and the result of the ballot.
However, success in any of the ballots is not guaranteed.
Yes. For an individual applicants order, M.C.C. will allocate the seats requested together.
An applicant may amend their submit order by login back into the Ticket site. Select the ballot, then on the 'Ballot Event' screen a green tick will against a day previously submitted, click on the day and amend the tickets requested and re-submit quoting card details again.
Please note the full process needs to be completed for the amendments to the order to be received by M.C.C. Applicants are also asked to note that the 'Summary' page will always show the full list of the applicants requests including any previously submitted orders. Pressing the 'Submit' button will overwrite any previously submitted requests. An e-mail will be sent showing the ballot request as it then stands.
An applicant may cancel a specific day from their submitted order by login back into the Ticket site.
Select the ballot, then on the 'Ballot Event' page click on the 'Summary' button, then against the relevant day is a red cross, clicking it removes the request for that specific request.
The order must then be re-submitted quoting card details again so the cancellation is registered with the M.C.C.
Applicants are also asked to note that the 'Summary' page will always show the full list of the applicant's requests including any previously submitted orders.
Pressing the 'Submit' button will overwrite any previously submitted requests. An e-mail will be sent showing the ballot request as it then stands.
An applicant may add another day to their submit order by login back into the Ticket site.
Select the ballot, then, on the 'Ballot Event' screen choose the day you wish to be included in the ballot for and enter the number of tickets required before pressing the 'Summary' button.
The order must then be re-submitted quoting card details again so the application is registered with the M.C.C.
Applicants are also asked to note that the 'Summary' page will always show the full list of the applicant's requests including any previously submitted orders. Pressing the 'Submit' button will overwrite any previously submitted requests. An e-mail will be sent showing the ballot request as it then stands.
Applicants will be notified by email shortly after the relevant ballot’s closing date as to whether their application has been successful or totally unsuccessful.
No, the payment for the tickets allocated to you will go through automatically. Tickets may be returned, subject to the provision of the Terms & Conditions of Sale.
In the General Public Ballot, M.C.C can accommodate requests from groups wishing to be seated together.
Details of the process for making a group application, and the total number of tickets allowed per group, may be found by clicking on the More Info button next to the relevant day.
Please note only the designated lead customer needs to submit a ballot application.
When the lead customer is ready to submit the Online Group Application Form, the link to send the Online Form may be found in the Ballot Summary Confirmation email.
Please note the Online Group Application Form may be submitted up to 48 hours after the ballot closing date, Group Application requests received after this time will not be accepted into the ballot.
Yes, the tickets will be dispatched as soon as possible.
Members and Candidates of MCC must contact the MCC Membership Department as soon as possible.
General Public applicants can login to their account and amend their details; or alternatively, telephone the MCC Ticket Office on 020 7432 1000.
The Club advises public applicants to amend their address as soon as possible as a 20% duplicate fee will be applied to all tickets if the tickets are sent to an old address.
Applicants may purchase tickets for their family and friends. However, the original applicant remains responsible for the conduct of the person or persons using the tickets.
Please note MCC will cancel any tickets being offered for sale in contravention of the Sale & Distribution of Tickets and gives notice of its policy to identify tickets being illegally resold or transferred to unauthorised agents or third parties.
Furthermore holders of such tickets shall be refused admittance to Lord’s.
M.C.C. asks applicants that before confirming your order please check that your e-mail address has been correctly quoted.
If the confirmation e-mail is not received, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, quoting your name and address to enquire as whether your order has been successfully submitted. M.C.C. will then re-send your confirmation email.
If tickets are on sale to your customer group, you must first login to your account on tickets.lords.org. The list of available match days appears for you to choose from.
Click the ‘More Info’ button next to the relevant day, this has details about the Ground, the match day including pricing.
To purchase tickets click on Quick Seats or Choose Seats and follow the instructions show. Please note on days where only Ground Admission tickets are available, only the Quick Seats option is available.
Once you are happy with your selection, please 'Checkout' and complete your card details.
Once the payment has been authorised an e-mail will be sent to you with details of your order.
If tickets are on sale to your customer group, you must first login you’re your account on tickets.lords.org. The list of available match days appears for you to choose from.
Once the tickets are in the basket, click on the dropdown box next to ‘Adult’ and then select ‘Under 16’, the price of the ticket will be adjusted accordingly. Please note the Under 16 price discount is only available in certain stands.
Applicants are then asked to ‘Checkout’ and complete their card number and expiry date.
Discounted tickets are available for children under 16 years of age, who must be under 16 on the relevant match day.
Babes-in-arms may be carried into Lord’s free of charge, so long as they will not occupy a seat themselves.
It is recommended that a ticket is purchased for any child over three years of age.
When purchasing tickets on tickets.lords.org applicants have two methods of obtaining seats.
When using the Choose Seats facility, applicants are asked to avoid leaving single seats where at all possible.
Once you have selected the quantity, the stand, tier and block required press ‘Find Seats’. If the system cannot find you seats together, a prompt will appear.
You then have the option of selecting an alternative block, tier and stand should you so wish.
Once your first selection is in the basket, press the Continue Shopping button to select another day. Please note you will have 10 minutes to complete the transaction or tickets will be removed from your basket.
Applicants are asked to telephone the MCC Ticket Office on 020 7432 1000.
A member of the Ticket Office staff will enquire as to the nature of the disability. They will then either manually submit a ballot application for the caller or they will check the availability of the tickets that best suits the disabled persons’ specific needs and proceed to complete the transaction.
M.C.C. accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Maestro cards. If an applicant has their card changed after submitting an order, please contact the M.C.C. Ticket Office.
All other card types including Solo and Electron cards are not accepted as a form of payment.
If an applicant has to return, to MCC, tickets for any match day, the Club will attempt to re-sell such tickets, but only after all other tickets for the relevant day have been allocated.
If tickets are returned to the Club within SIX weeks of the match day for which the ticket is valid, a charge of 20% of the face value of each ticket will be deducted by MCC from the proceeds of such sales.
The tickets must be returned by the original applicant only.
Applicants are asked to take note of the refund scheme information for each day should bad weather or completion of the match affects the number of overs bowled in the day.
This information can be found printed on the reverse of each ticket or contained in the More/Info button on each day on tickets.lords.org.
On major match days, there are four accessible areas within Lord's specifically for the use of visitors in wheelchairs and their companions.
These areas are at the rear and on the grass in the front of the Warner Stand Terrace; at the front of the Mound Stand; and at the rear of the Grand Stand. The accessible areas at the rear of the stands are undercover. Dress Regulations also apply to the accessible area at the rear of Warner Stand Terrace.
The ballot for the wheelchair areas takes place in February each year, if you are on the mailing list to receive the wheelchair area ballot application form then this will be sent out automatically in January.
If you would like to be placed on the mailing list please telephone the Ticket Office on 020 7432 1000.
Once the ballot has been completed, and subject to availability, to purchase tickets in these areas please telephone the Ticket Office on 020 7432 1000. A member of the Ticket Office staff will then check the availability and assist you accordingly.
If you’re lucky enough to be allocated some or all of the tickets you applied for in the ballot, MCC will take payment from the card details provided and then you will be sent a confirmation email.
If the Ticket Office is unable to take the payment for whatever reason, you will then be contacted to make an alternative method of payment.
Please ensure the contact details held for you by the Club are correct before completing your application; login to your record here and click ‘My Account’.