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Frequently asked questions

Here are some of the questions we're often asked by new players. We hope the answers help!



What if I can't afford my annual subscription or match fees?

It's OK - we realise that people may have difficulties and we don't want fees to ever be a barrier to someone playing cricket.

If you can't afford to pay, talk to us. If it's about match fees, talk to your team captain. If it's around your annual membership subscription, please have a word with either the chair, secretary or treasurer and we will work something out for you.


I'm not very experienced. How much game time will I get?

That depends on how often you make yourself available! Our selection criteria aims to give everyone the opportunity to play and we'll always be focused on inclusion rather than ability. Obviously there will be times when we can't include everyone who makes themselves available, and when that happens we try to be as fair as possible. 

Put simply, you will get game time especially if you regularly attend training. 

I'm a trans person. Can I play?

Yes, absolutely.

Do I have to bowl if I don't want to?

No. We encourage everyone to bowl at least a couple of overs if they want to, but it's definitely not required and you'll always be given the option. No-one will be asked to do what they're not comfortable with.

What equipment do I need?

We would encourage players to obtain their own bat, gloves, helmet, etc and you will want the equipment that best fits you and suits your game style. However, we recognise beginners won't always have these and we're happy to lend equipment to anyone who needs it.

Do I have to be a member to play?

No - you can play up to three games as a guest. This gives new players the opportunity to experience some cricket before they make their mind up. After you have played three games then you will have to become a member to play in further matches. 


Do I have to buy my own playing kit?


We have official playing kit, which can be purchased directly from Icon Sports. We would encourage people to buy it, but there is no requirement to.

For Sunday hardball games any white shirt or jumper is fine. For softball and T20 games, when coloured kit is required, the club has a set of kit that is provided for all players. Using old kit from previous/other clubs is perfectly fine. 

Do I have to wear white trousers when I play hardball?

No. We understand perfectly well why many people, especially women, would prefer to wear coloured trousers. Tracksuit bottoms or similar are fine. Of course many people like to wear full cricket whites but it isn't a requirement. 

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