The Game of Cricket

Age group: 9-17 (dependent on skill level)

Length of game: 2-4 hours (dependant on format)

When: After school or weekend. Spring and summer seasons.

Options:Some centres run all-girls programs as well as mixed


  • Less players on the field means more action for players
  • Shorter pitch lengths and boundaries means more runs, wickets and better skill development
  • Shorter game time. Games last between two and four hours depending on the game format.
  • More fun with new and old friends


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