Cricket is a great team game that is at a gentle pace for all fitness levels to get involved in.
WHAT IS CRICKET?
Cricket is one of the world’s most popular sports, some people see it as a relaxing hobby, and others play it competitively at club, county or international level.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?
Cricket is brilliant fun and can improve endurance, stamina, physical fitness and hand eye-coordination. It also involves short bursts of sprinting and throwing which is good for cardio-vascular health. The game is great for developing team skills and helps with social interaction.
IS IT FOR ME?
Cricket is an exciting, fast-paced game, full of twists and gives the chance for personal and team success. There are lots of different playing opportunities for all ages and abilities, these include club cricket, indoor cricket and new shorter formats of the game:
WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
- If you fancy a quick game in the garden then you can pick up a basic cricket set from a local supermarket reasonably cheaply. If you’re joining a local team follow their advice on kit and clothing.
- A team or session