Men's Test: Australia v West Indies

Date: Wednesday, January 17 to Sunday, January 21 2024

Location: Adelaide Oval

Gate Opening Times:

Days 1-3: 8:30am
Day 4: 9:00am
Day 5: 9:30am

Session Times:

Session 1: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Session 2: 12:40pm - 2:40pm
Session 3: 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Members Entry: SACA Members and Transferable Associate Cardholders can gain access by scanning their Member Card upon entry. A reminder that Member Cards (blue and yellow cards) are not transferable and can only be used by the Member. Members must carry their Member Card and photo ID at all times whilst in attendance at Adelaide Oval. If someone else is found using your Member Card a suspension or cancellation of Membership will apply. Random identification checks will be conducted on cricket match days.

Copies or photographs of Member Cards, including Transferable Associate Cards, will not be accepted and entry will not be permitted.

The North or South gates are preferable entry points to access the Members' Area.

Public Entry: Enter through the East or South gates by scanning your public entry ticket.

Members' Area Dress Code: SACA Members should review the dress standards prior to attending the match. We encourage Members to ensure that their guests are also aware of the dress standards. For more information on the SACA Members’ Area dress standards click here.

Members Seating: Seating for SACA Members and their guests will be located in the western stand, as well as Level 3 and certain sections of Level 5 (bays 522, 523 & 524) in the Riverbank Stand. Seating in the SACA Members’ Area is non-allocated seating (except for Reserved Seat Members and Daily Seat Holds in bays 304 and 305 of the Sir Edwin Smith Stand). Seats will be available on a “first come, first served” basis. Note that Levels 3 and 5 of the Riverbank Stand will be closed on Day 5.

Designated wheelchair locations are available in the western stand and Riverbank Stand. Please contact SACA Member Services for additional information on 8300 3232 or

Alcohol-Free Seating in the Members’ Area: There are two designated alcohol-free seating bays (bays 314 and 315) which are located on Level 3 of the western stand in the Members' Area. This seating will be available on a “first come, first served” basis.

Public Transport: Members and ticketholders can travel to and from the match for free from 7:00am until last service on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Free travel is available all day on Saturday and Sunday. To access free travel, simply present your Member Card, Transferable Associate Card or match day ticket to the driver or customer service staff when using public transport. Free travel applies to all regular bus, tram and train services to and from the city. For bus, train and tram timetables please visit Adelaide Metro here.

Car Parking: Members can pre-purchase car parking in the Adelaide Oval north car park (off Pennington Terrace) through Wilson Book-a-Bay. Casual car parking is available on a "first come, first served" basis. Car parking will be sold at $23 per car (subject to availability). Click here for more car parking information.

Disabled Car Parking: A limited number of disabled car parks are available in the Adelaide Oval north car park (off Pennington Terrace). Please purchase match day car parking and present your disability permit upon entry. Just notify the Adelaide Oval representative when you arrive at the car park that you would like to be directed to the disabled car parking area (subject to availability).

Daily Road Closures and Restrictions: War Memorial Drive: 7:00am - 7:00pm. Pennington Terrace: 5:00pm - 7:00pm

SACA Members' Area Free Reserved Seat Stickers: During the NRMA Insurance Test match, Members and their guests will be issued with a free reserved seat sticker upon entry each day to the Adelaide Oval. Members can use their sticker to reserve a seat in the Members' Area. Reserved seat stickers can be used to reserve your seat from gate opening to start of play, during the dinner break (40 minutes) and during the tea break (20 minutes). Outside of these times, seats cannot be reserved and will be open for other Members to claim.

SACA Member Daily Guest Passes: Daily Guest Passes are not available to purchase for Days 1-3 of the NRMA Insurance Test match. Daily Guest Passes can be purchased via Ticketek for Day 4. Day 5 Daily Guest Passes will be sold via Ticketek once play has been confirmed on Day 4 to go ahead for Day 5.

Members Children and Grandchildren: Children 9 years of age or younger (as at 31 August 2023) can gain free access to the ground if accompanying their parent or grandparent who is a SACA Member (not available to Transferable Associate Cardholder's children). If a Member's child has turned 10 years of age on or before 31 August 2023, they can no longer gain free access to the ground with the Member. They can enter on either their own Junior Membership, a Transferable Associate Card, or on a Member Daily Guest Pass (on Days 4 and 5).

Members with children or grandchildren under 10 are encouraged to place their child's name on the waitlist for Membership as soon as possible.

SACA Member Daily Seat Holds (Pre-Reserved Seating): Members have the opportunity to purchase a daily seat hold for each day of the Test Match in selected bays of the Members' Area. Any seats in these bays not purchased by Members will be opened up for any other Members to sit in. For more information regarding daily seat holds please click here.

Match Day SMS: To report bad behaviour during cricket matches, text Adelaide Oval security on 0400 TELL US (0400 8355 87). This number is printed on the back of the SACA Member cards. Please provide as much information as possible (i.e. exact location and incident details) so the issue can be addressed as soon as possible.

Card Only Payments: Adelaide Oval is a cashless venue. All credit and debit cards are accepted and will be exempt of any surcharges. Patrons attending Adelaide Oval with cash only will be able to exchange cash for a complimentary 'Cash Card' via Card Exchange booths located at Concierge in the Southern Plaza.

Storage/Cloak Room: There will be no storage area/cloak-room available for the holding of suitcases or other property during cricket events.

Cricket Etiquette: Please remember to show consideration to others by limiting movement in seating areas during play. It is particularly important to remain seated during an over. Standing or sitting in aisles or on stairways is not permitted due to safety regulations.

Smoke Free Stadium: Smoking, including the use of e-cigarettes, is not permitted at Adelaide Oval. Patrons who smoke in areas of Adelaide Oval will be evicted from the oval.

SACA Village Green: The SACA Village Green is exclusive to the Members' Area, with big screens, food stalls and entertainment, it’s the perfect place to watch the cricket in a more relaxed setting whilst catching up with friends. Your favourite beverage tents will be there including the Pimms, Stone & Wood and Tanqueray Bars. Boost Juice will also be back, along with a variety of food stalls for all palettes. You can freshen up in the Style Bar with complimentary hair and makeup styling - including a Barber.

Bodyline Bar: The Bodyline Bar will be closed for Members dining on days 1-3. Members and their guests can access the Bodyline Bar during the following times outside of the function times, subject to capacity. Note that entry is via the bridge behind the western stand:

  • Day 1: Open from 3:00pm - End of Play
  • Days 2 and 3: Open from gates - 11:00am and from 3:00pm - End of Play
  • Days 4 and 5: Open from gates - End of Play

Kids Zone: There will be a Kids Zone located on the Lyn Fullston Lawns with supplied equipment for free play. Members who bring their own bats and balls cannot use them in this area. A reminder that cricket or sporting bats longer than 30cm (excluding Adelaide Oval / event issued merchandise for children) are not permitted entry into the Adelaide Oval as per the Conditions of Entry.

Conditions of Entry: Adelaide Oval Conditions of Entry apply. Please click here for more details.

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