Online accreditation for all media wishing to cover ICC World Twenty20 England 2009 has been launched.
The accreditation process for ICC World Twenty20 England 2009 opens today (April 6) for all media wishing to attend the tournament which begins on June 5 with the hosts England playing the Netherlands at Lordâ€™s.
The online accreditation process also covers the womenâ€™s tournament, in which the group matches will be held at Somersetâ€™s County Ground in Taunton.
The process can be accessed at http://iccwt20accreditation.ecb.co.uk/. New users of the site must first register (â€œClick here to registerâ€ appears on the introductory screen).
A user guide is downloadable from this site and it is recommended all applicants read and understand this guide before commencing their application.
The other venues staging ICC World Twenty20, which will both host the menâ€™s and womenâ€™s semi-finals, are The Oval and Trent Bridge, Nottingham.
The ICC World Twenty20 finals day will be at Lordâ€™s on June 21.
This accreditation service is run by the hosts for the tournament, the England and Wales Cricket Board. Media enquiries should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information for Media Rights Holders:
All television rights holders should contact Sunil Manoharan from ESPN STAR Sports at email@example.com.
All radio rights holders should contact Miles Palmer from IMG Media at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that applications close on Friday May 8 and due to the volume of applications expected late applicants cannot be guaranteed accreditation. As a result, those wishing to obtain accreditation should register and apply as soon as possible.
Please note, all successful applicants for accreditation must either hold a UK or EU passport or have obtained a valid UK visa. Applicants who fail to obtain a necessary UK visa will not be able to travel to the UK and therefore their accreditation will be invalid.
For further information, please contact:
Head of Corporate Communications
England and Wales Cricket Board
Tel: +44 20 7432 1257
Mob: +44 7903 844190
Switchboard: +44 20 7432 1200
ICC Media and Communications Officer
Tel: +971 4 368 8315
PO Box 500 070
Tel: +971 4 368 8300
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