Infrastructure

Cricket Canada is committed to improving quantity and access to appropriate practice and competition facilities; and ensuring that facilities are of a standard that is conducive to proper training. Plans include

  • Improving the number and quality of turf wickets across Canada
  • Providing guidance on the construction of new artificial pitches through providing recommended specifications for pitches and grounds
  • Improving the number and quality of indoor training facilities across Canada

Examples

Breaking ground in Abbotsford

In 2011 a new natural turf pitch was created in Abbotsford BC, with the assistance of Cricket Canada. In addition, Cricket Alberta  developed the second most northern turf wicket in the world in Edmonton.

In 2017, Cricket Canada provided assistance to Cricket Newfoundland and Labrador in creating a high quality artificial pitch (concrete base with Notts Sport custom cricket mat)

Cricket NL’s new pitch