The UKAF Inter Services T20 is a triangular Twenty20 tournament involving all 3 armed forces who play for the Inter Services T20 Trophy. First held in 2005 at the Army Cricket Ground at Aldershot, this is the 9th year that it has been hosted by the MCC at Lord’s.
Each of the Armed Forces senior XIs play two Twenty20 games during the single day tournament. Gates will open at 0900 with the first match starting at 1000:
|Match 1||10:00 - 12:45||Army v RN|
|Match 2||13:15 - 16:00||RAF v Losers of match 1|
|Match 3||16:30 - 19:15||RAF v Winners of match 1|
The teams play for the honour of being crowned as the UKAF Inter Services T20 Champions. This tournament is one of four Inter Services tournaments that are played throughout the season.*
There will be a cricket demonstration by local school children during the first interval and the Band of the Welsh Guards will play during the second interval.
Real Tennis and Squash matches will also take place between the MCC and United Kingdom Armed Forces.
A post tournament presentation will be held approximately 15 minutes after the conclusion of the last match when the Inter Services T20 Trophy will be presented along with the announcement and presentation of the player of the tournament award.
Food and Drink
The Nursery Ground will be available for picnics (after the Kwik-cricket preparations from 10.00 – 12.45) as will two catering outlets and a Barbeque in the Food Village. Alcohol outlets will include the New Tavern and Outfield Bars; available restaurants will include the Sir Pelham Warner Restaurant and the Lord’s Tavern Bar and Brasserie.
* Please refer to our FAQs to find out about the other Inter Services tournaments played throughout the season.