The first KFC T20 International between South Africa and Australia kicks off at the Bullring on Friday night and will be played in front of a sold out crowd.
After a thrilling tight 2-1 series loss to England in the recent T-20 incoming tour, the Standard Bank Proteas have their eyes set on claiming bragging rights as they take on long-standing rivals Australia. Crowd favourites, Faf du Plessis and Kagiso Rabada, as well as Anrich Nortje have been added to the squad.
Apart from the on-field action, cricket fans can look forward to an action-packed evening filled with prize giveaways galore, a kids zone and entertainment between innings. The iconic KFC Big Bucket will provide selected fans with the experience of a lifetime: watch the match from a great vantage point in the stadium, in the company of their favourite Proteas and celebrities, whilst enjoying the product on hand.
To stand a chance to win the KFC Big Bucket experience, fans simply need to buy a qualifying meal at a fast foot outlet and send a clear copy of the till slip on WhatsApp to 087 152 0605.
Parking is also sold out, and fans are advised to make use of our park and ride partner Zeelo which has various dedicated pick-up points around Johannesburg (visit www.zeelo.co for route details) and will drop you a few metres away from the Bullring. You can alternatively leave your vehicle at home and make use of our transport partner, Uber.
With discounted vouchers from Uber, fans are encouraged to make use of their services to avoid traffic and parking congestion. Not only are they making the trip to and from the stadium faster and simpler, but UberEats will once again be operating within the stadium , enabling fans to order food from the comfort of their seats and collect when ready – ensuring that none of the cricketing action will be missed.
The Bullring will continue providing an unrivalled fan experience, as they will continue providing a great variety of food stalls ranging from the authentic Chisa Nyama option to a vegan only food stall.
‘Our intention is always to provide an unrivalled experience for our valued cricket fans. The T20 format is a crowd favourite because of the big hitting, fast paced action and whilst we are sure there will be sufficient entertainment, drama and thrills on the pitch, we have ensured the in-stadium experience will be one fans will remember,’ says Jono Leaf-Wright, Central Gauteng Lions CEO. “In turn, the moral support and encouragement from the capacity crowd will go a long way in boosting the Proteas morale, ensuring the evening is a ‘bucket load’ of fun!”