Antigua launches first on island Cricket Festival
Antigua has a strong cricketing heritage and for 2018, the destination is introducing its first annual Super50 Cricket Festival from the end of January – mid-March, with six weeks of cricket matches on the island.
During this time there will be the England Lions tour from 26 February to 11 March involving three four-day and three one-day matches, with the Lions visiting for the first time since 2011.
The regional Super50 Cup will take place from 30 January to 24 February with both the USA and Kent teams playing.
Matches are played every day whether its beach cricket or official matches in the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium. The island has produced some of the best players in the world – Sir Andy Roberts, Sir Curtly Ambrose and Sir Viv Richards.
Tickets for the festival are available from the ticket booth at the Antigua Recreation Grounds.
Kuoni offers seven nights on an all-inclusive basis at Pineapple Beach Club in a garden view room, including flights on Virgin Atlantic from Gatwick and transfers in resort from £1,975 per person based on two sharing. Based on a 15 February departure.
Call 01306 747008 or visit www.kuoni.co.uk