NON-TURF CRICKET WICKETS
By Wednesday 20 July 2022, we’re thrilled to announce that the final two Non-Turf Cricket Wickets across Manchester will be installed at Hough End Playing Fields. Installations began in September 2021, and Hough End Playing Fields is the final site for investment.
The two new wickets at Hough End Playing Fields will replace the two old tarmac strips that have reached end of life.
These wickets represent a culmination of an investment from the sport's National Governing Body, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), of nearly £200,000 into grassroots cricket, which provisions 14 different locations, installing 17 cricket wickets into public spaces across the breadth of community spaces in our city.
Should you have any specific questions about the investment programme or the broader cricket offer, please contact MCRactive with the subject heading NTW.
These installations are a mix of new wickets and replacement wickets across the City at the following sites:
Boggart Hole Clough
Broadhurst Playing Fields (x2)
Greenbank Playing Fields
Platt Fields Park
Hough End Playing Fields (x2)
Cringle Playing Fields (x2)
Fog Lane Park
Merseybank Playing Fields
Here at MCRactive, we’re working closely with the Lancashire Cricket Foundation (LCF) to ensure the sport continues to grow across the city in all its very diverse formats.