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From nets to pitches, there are many places to play cricket in Brighton. Cricket is no longer just a summer sport either. Due to indoor cricket nets and leagues it is now available throughout the year. Cricket pitches are equipped with numerous amenities, including floodlights, changing rooms and showers. Indoor and outdoor nets are also available for you to hone your skills and work on a specific part of your game you would like to improve.
Most cricket facilities are available to hire on a pay as you play basis, with changing rooms and parking areas often available. You can also choose a surface to suit your game, such as grass, artificial turf or even a sports hall. So be it anytime or any day of the year, cricket facilities in Brighton are always available. We now look at some of the most popular cricket nets and pitches in Brighton.
BACA Sports Centre has one of the finest cricket facilities in the county. The cricket venue has some of the best indoor nets you’ll find so it’s perfect for any teams or clubs looking to get ahead of the season during the winter months. The nets are well lit and kept in excellent condition throughout the year. There is plenty of equipment for cricketers to use and these include bowling machines, slip cradles and fielding stumps. If you’re short of pads, helmets or boxes, then speak with the onsite team to see if it’s possible to hire and the costs involved.
Cricket lover and live in or near to Brighton? If yes, make sure to check out the Longhill Sports Centre for all your cricket needs. Longhill Sports Centre is lucky to have four cricket net lanes, each are to the highest specification to adhere to the English Cricket Board guidelines. Staff keep the nets, mats and lighting all in perfect condition. There is even a bowling machine for any players looking to concentrate on honing batting techniques. It does cost extra, so do speak with reception before confirming its use. The nets are suitable for all ages and standard of player.
The sports hall at Stanley Deason Leisure Centre has space for multiple cricket nets which can be used all year around. Lights around the hall make it bright enough for cricket teams of all standards to get lots of cricket practise in ahead of the season. As it’s indoor, teams and players can ensure they can turn their arms over or have a hit to make sure they hit the start of the season running. Each of the nets is up to the official England Cricket Board standards. Double check with the venue if you require any equipment to hire for any net sessions.
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