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2021 International Fixtures: All You Need to Know

Posted: 6 April 2021

Cricket Returns to Lord's

After a year without crowds, we are looking forward to welcoming you back to Lord’s to enjoy all that the Home of Cricket has to offer.

Lord’s will host the first LV= Insurance Test Match between England and the number one ranked team in Test cricket, New Zealand, between Wednesday 2 and Sunday 6 June 2021.

England’s men will then take on familiar foes Pakistan in a Royal London One-Day International in July. The visitors will be out to improve on their performance in 2020, when they claimed a solitary victory over England in the T20 International series.

In August, a mouth-watering LV= Insurance Test Match against India will follow, which is part of what is bound to be an ultra-competitive series between two of the world’s best sides.

We are hoping for full crowds and a summer to remember but we cannot guarantee that we will be allowed full capacity at our matches. Please read our Ticket Refund Promise and Frequently Asked Questions regarding tickets sales and Covid-19.

2021 International Fixtures at Lord's

England v New Zealand (Test Match), Wednesday 2-Sunday 6 June
England v Pakistan (One-Day International), Saturday 10 July 
England v India (Test Match), Thursday 12-Monday 16 August 

TIcket Information

All 2021 International tickets at Lord's are sold on a first come, first served basis and are subject to our full refund policy. Please read our Ticket Refund Promise and Frequently Asked Questions regarding tickets sales and Covid-19.

Tickets for the England v New Zealand Test are on sale from 10am on Monday 22 February.

Please note: The UK Government’s roadmap for easing of Covid-related restrictions in England means that the LV= Insurance Test match between England v New Zealand on 2-6 June will be limited to a reduced ground capacity of 25%. If you have purchased a ticket to this match, you will automatically receive a refund. Please check your inbox for further information.

Limited tickets remain for the Pakistan and India fixtures which went on sale on 25 January.

Tickets are only sold via the Lord’s Ticket website.


Lord's Hospitality

Celebrate the return of watching live cricket at the most iconic ground in the world, in one of our outstanding hospitality venues.

We have a varied top order of hospitality available, suitable for a range of occasions and budgets, each celebrating our unique heritage and exquisite food to ensure a perfect day at Lord’s.

We’re looking forward to welcoming you back to the Home of Cricket with friends, colleagues or clients to enjoy our exceptional hospitality, as well as top-level cricket action, in luxury.

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‚ÄčTicket Refund Promise 

Of course, in these uncertain times, things may change, and the safety of all our visitors will remain our priority. During 2021, we have worked hard to ensure Lord’s is Covid-secure. We have strict policies and procedures in place and we comply with the UK Government, the Sports Ground Safety Authority, Westminster City Council and the ECB guidelines. 

Whilst we’re hoping for full crowds and a summer of cricket to remember, we cannot guarantee the dates or that we will be allowed full capacity at the matches.

However, to give you peace of mind, our refund policy, in line with the ECB, means that if your ticket is cancelled due to the game not going ahead, or capacities being reduced, you will receive a full refund. 

Ticket Refund Promise

Frequently Asked Questions

Tickets are sold on a first come, first served basis.

Tickets can be purchased only via the official Lord’s Ticket website.

You will need to have an account set up in order to purchase tickets. We recommend you check/create your account prior to tickets going on sale. To do this you can click login at the top right hand side of the page.

We will accept payments made by credit or debit card only and all tickets will be issued electronically. 

Tickets to watch cricket at Lord’s are always popular and we are expecting exceptional demand for this season.

Each individual can purchase the following:

•    England v New Zealand Test Match Days 1-3 – (special arrangements apply)
•    England v New Zealand Test Match Day 4 – (special arrangements apply)
•    England v Pakistan ODI – maximum 2 tickets
•    England v India Test Match Days 1-3 – maximum 2 tickets over these 3 days
•    England v India Test Match Day 4 – maximum 4 tickets

Covid-19 has affected virtually every aspect of our lives and has dominated our plans for the 2021 season. However, we are hopeful for the summer and tickets are available on the basis of Lord’s operating at full capacity. 

In the event that limits are placed on how many spectators we are able to accommodate, we will refund all tickets sold to the public (via an automatic process) and a re-sale process will follow, in line with the reduced capacity.

If matches are to be played behind closed doors, all tickets will be automatically refunded. 

Please ensure you read the 2021 Terms & Conditions for the Sale and Allocation of Tickets for detailed information on our refund policy.

We understand that local lockdown restrictions could mean that some ticket-holders will not be able to attend on the relevant match day as planned. 

In this situation, you should contact the MCC Ticket Office as soon as possible in advance of the date for which you have a ticket, to request a refund. MCC will then cancel your ticket(s) and automatically refund you the full face value. 

Please ensure you read the 2021 Terms & Conditions for the Sale and Allocation of Tickets for detailed information on our refund policy.

The health and safety of everyone attending a match day is our priority. During 2021, our teams have been working to ensure we can safely welcome visitors and spectators back to Lord’s. We have, and will continue to work very closely with the relevant authorities to ensure the Ground is safe for cricket matches to take place and that we comply with all the appropriate regulations from the UK Government, The Sports Ground Safety Authority and Westminster City Council. 

We are also working closely with the ECB who continue to liaise with government, other sports governing bodies and across the industry to plan and deliver the safe return of spectators to live cricket.

We have policies and procedures in place to effectively manage the risk of COVID-19.

We ask everyone coming to Lord’s to do their bit in keeping safe. In advance of coming to the Ground as a spectator, you will be advised of the required health and safety measures that may be in place at the time. These measures may include, but may not be limited to, the following:

•    Spectator Code of Conduct – a commitment from all match day attendees to adhere to any safety measures outlined and NOT to attend if they or any members of their household or ‘bubble’ are displaying symptoms of Covid-19 or have been asked to self-isolate
•    Test & Trace – we may request contact details for all attendees, in line with government guidance
•    Hygiene and Cleaning – increased hygiene measures will be in place on site in all spectator areas with hand sanitation points all around the Ground. 
•    Managed Entry/Exit/Circulation – Arrival, departure and spectator circulation will be carefully planned and may be staggered. There will be increased signage, instructions, and guidance from our Stewards to ensure the safety of all attendees, in line with government and ECB guidance.

If you require disabled/carer tickets please email the MCC Ticket Office on who will allocate you an area best suited to your needs.

You will receive a confirmation email upon purchase. 

Match tickets will be sent to you electronically nearer to the date of the respective matches and can be printed or used on your electronic device to gain entry. No hard copy tickets will be issued. 

With an incomplete schedule and dates that have been announced potentially still subject to change, it is not feasible to run a public ballot this year.

If you have any questions regarding your purchase, please email the MCC Ticket Office at

All tickets made available for purchase will be sold subject to the 2021 Terms & Conditions for the Sale and Allocation of Tickets

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