Unsure what cricket gear your child will need for training?
We've put together a list of cricket equipment with images to help you know what's what.
Required equipment depends on the cricket club. They will let you know what is compulsory. Some clubs lend out cricket gear, while others require that the player has their own.
Cricket Equipment Checklist
We've put together a cricket equipment shopping list so that you won't forget anything! Download a printable PDF of our free cricket equipment checklist.
Cricket players wear white collared shirts and long trousers, a sun hat and rubber or spiked cricket shoes.
The essential gear for a batsman are a helmet, bat, batting gloves, leg pads and abdominal guard (also known as a box). Your child may also want to wear a forearm guard, mouth guard and/or thigh guard, which is highly recommended.
Wicket Keeper Gear
The main gear for a wicket keeper includes keeping gloves and keeper pads.
They may also want a cricket bag to carry all of their equipment in. These come with straps and/or wheels to make it easy to transport gear to and from training and cricket matches.
Cricket Equipment Name Diagram
How To Choose A Cricket Bat
To work out how to choose a cricket bat, see our cricket bat size guide.