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Cricket pitches and nets are available for hire across Manchester and the surrounding areas. Cricket clubs and teams can discover somewhere to play based on their individual needs. Grass and artificial surfaces are on offer, as well as venues with floodlights, changing rooms and parking spaces. Owing to many sports venues offering indoor cricket nets in their sports halls, cricket is no longer just a summer sport. Keep on top of your game even during winter by booking indoor cricket nets. If you still prefer to practice your bowling and batting outdoors, then there are also many outdoor cricket nets on an artificial surface that can be played on in any weather. Take a look below at what we think are some of the best places to hire cricket nets and pitches in Manchester.
Oasis Academy MediaCityUK has indoor cricket nets which can be hired on a pay as you play basis. If you live or work in the Salford Quays area, then we recommend block booking to ensure you play at the same time every week. The venue has changing rooms and parking spaces for customers. If you’re travelling via public transport, then the best option is Anchorage Metrolink tram stop.
Irlam and Cadishead College has a sports hall with indoor cricket nets. These can be hired on an hourly basis or block booked on a weekly basis. The venue offers changing rooms to all players and parking spaces are also provided. The nearest station when traveling by train is Irlam.
The sports hall at The Albion Academhy has indoor cricket nets available to hire. Located in Salford, this venue is ideal for cricket players and teams who live or work in North West Manchester. Changing rooms are free to use for all players and car parking spaces are also provided. Salford Crescent is the nearest station for anyone who would prefer to travel using public transport.
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