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Men’s Vodafone Ashes Series: Australia v England

Warm summer nights and pink skies, what’s better than watching day-night cricket as the sun sets over the iconic Adelaide Oval? Australia and England will face off in the second Test of the Vodafone Ashes Series. History will happen.

  • Thursday 16 – 20 December 2021
  • First ball 2:30pm
  • Gates open 12:00pm

*Please note – Day 3 First Ball at 2:11pm*

Session 1: 2:30pm – 4:30pm
Session 2: 5:10pm – 7:10pm
Session 3: 7:30pm – 9:30pm

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Event Information

Car Parking

Car Parks open 11:00am

Casual parking will be available in the following locations subject to availability ($23 payable via card on entry).

North Car Park – Access via Pennington Terrace
East Car Park – Access via King William Street
Uni Lane Car Park – Access via Pennington Terrace

Road Closures

The following road closures will be in place for this event:

War Memorial Drive: 10:00am – 10:30pm
King William Road: 9:00pm – 10:30pm
Pennington Terrace: 9:00pm – 10:30pm
North Terrace: 9:15pm – 10:30pm Victoria Street to King William Street

Public Transport

Adelaide Oval Express Bus, Train and Tram services will be in operation and is free for match ticket holders.

Visit the Adelaide Metro website for all the details.


Frequently Asked Questions

For those who purchased their tickets prior to 23 November 2021 – the date Adelaide Oval proof of double COVID-19 vaccination as a requirement of the Conditions of Entry came into effect – you may be eligible for a refund and can submit their claim here.

Those who purchased after this date agreed to these Conditions of Entry as a part of the ticket Conditions of Sale, and refunds are at the discretion of the event seller. Depending on the details of your situation, you may be eligible for a refund. We recommend reviewing the Ticketek Refund FAQs and Conditions prior to making a claim.

People who are double vaccinated will be required to display their COVID 19 Digital Certificate via their smartphone prior to entry. Follow this video or step-by-step guide for setting up your digital certificate.

Where unknown or a Digital certificate is not possible, a printed immunisation history statement and valid ID will be accepted.

Where this is not possible, a printed immunisation history statement will be accepted.

In the case of a valid medical exemption, a certificate of exemption AND a recent negative test result no older than 72 hours will need to be provided.

It’s a much more controlled environment in terms of tracing guests so we’re confident the risks are very manageable in that setting. Guests will not be required to demonstrate proof of double vaccination to stay; however, they will not be able to enter any other part of the stadium without it.

Anyone with an official medical exemption will need to show a certificate of exemption and a recent negative test result (no older than 72 hours). This means you will need to ask your GP to apply to the Australian Immunisation Register and then SA Health, and show proof of this approval.

At entry gates, a lane for those declaring exemption will be set aside, to allow that screening to occur without impacting main lanes.

Adelaide Oval staff will be conducting a random screening process at all points of entry. In addition to this, our staff will be carrying out random checks throughout the stadium.

SA Health or SAPOL staff may also request proof of vaccination. Any person who cannot produce the required evidence will be required to leave the stadium and may face a 3-year ban.

Yes, people who are double vaccinated will be required to display their COVID 19 Digital Certificate via their smartphone prior to entry. Where this is not possible, a printed immunisation history statement will be accepted. In the case of a valid medical exemption, a certificate of exemption AND a recent negative test result no older than 72 hours will need to be provided. This is a requirement of Adelaide Oval Conditions of Entry.

General vaccination FAQs can be found on this page.

They face a three-year ban from the venue.

Proof of vaccination is now a condition of entry to Adelaide Oval. If a person refuses to follow these conditions, they will not be allowed entry to the stadium.