Give the cricket fan in your life a cricket gift!
So you’re looking for a gift for the cricket fan in your life and you don’t know a wicket from your Lords. Here are a few cricket gift ideas for you to think about, from stocking fillers to a cricket gift for a BIG hitting score of a birthday
Tour the world-famous Kia Oval with a 90 minute behind the scenes tour. Find out how the ground team produce an international wicket and keep the grass so green, take your place in the commentary box, have access to the changing rooms, enjoy entry to the Club Museum and committee room and enjoy a Skyline view of London from the roof terrace! There's also tea or coffee overlooking the pitch. From Virgin Experience Days
Give a magazine subscription
|Personalised Cricket Calendar - 1st Edition |
A great gift you can buy at any time of the year because you choose the month the calendar starts :-) Your loved one's name will be viewed on each of 12 full colour images on a personalised calendar! For instance, they'll see it on a brand new leather ball, on Batsman gloves and even on wicket stumps. Available in 3 sizes from Getting Personal.
|Cricket books from Amazon |
Amazon have a large number of cricket books as you can imagine, from those focusing on International cricket, English cricket, reference and practical guides. However, they also have "Most gifted" book lists and "Most wished for" listings which could give you clues as to the most popular books cricket lovers are buying or wanting. View cricket books from Amazon here
Send a cricket card
Pictured left you'll see the Code Red Novelty Cricket Bat and Ball Cufflinks from Amazon . The RRP is £19.99 but you can currently buy them for only £8.89. Amazon also has a range of cricket cufflinks to choose from - some feature a bat and ball, while others have a bat, ball and wickets. Click here to see the range of cricket cufflinks from Amazon
This experience is not cheap - but it could be a great gift to buy a cricket lover on a special birthday, especially if you got people to club together for it. The recipient can get a bespoke bat made for them by professional crafts people right before their very eyes! On arrival, they'll meet with master bat makers, who will assess them for your ideal dimensions and profile of bat. They can choose their own wood from a selection of finest purpose-grown English Willow, and the bat makers will explain the process as it proceeds. Available from Buy a Gift