Increase your club or schools cricketing capacity with the versatile 2G Flicx Pitch…
The Flicx Pitch in Lanzarote
One of the most popular applications of a Flicx Pitch is to convert an existing sports field into a cricket venue. 2G and 3G artificial pitches including astroturfs, rubbbercrumbs and waterbased synthetics can all be transformed into cricket pitches in hardly any time, just by rolling out a Flicx Pitch. No prior preparation will be needed and there will be no damage to the surface underneath. The new 2G Flicx Pitch range from Flicx UK is a softer product and is therefore easier to roll out whilst still producing a great consistent bounce enabling you to play cricket all year round. Whether it be an indoor cricket league or an outdoor match then the Flicx Pitch is a great cost effective solution to improving the quantity and quality of your training.
Convert existing sports fields into instant cricket fields
No damage to under surface
Meets ECB specifications for roll out pitches on synthetic surfaces
Good consistent bounce
Takes seam and spin- providing a good reflection of a turf pitch
After the apartheid era ended, Richard Beghin – Zimbabwe born, South Africa raised – recognised the lack of cricket facilities in black schools and saw an opportunity to use the sport he loved to help create a level playing field.
Working with a plastics company in Johannesburg he developed the original Flicx pitch in 1998, before bringing it to England and presenting it to the ECB Coaches Association conference in 2000. Following that, Keith Pont, then director of development at the ECB, placed an order for 799 pitches and after they were approved by the ECB authorities for hard ball cricket they were, literally, rolled out.
Following the initial run, Flicx realised they had to make two important changes to the pitched to adapt them for English conditions. Firstly, the ball skidded through low and secondly, the pitch got slippery when wet.
Flicx UK and the Cricketer Magazine would like to congratulate Littletown CC who have been announced as the winners of our “Pitch for a Pitch” competition and will receive a brand new 2G Flicx Pitch to further aid the redevelopment of the club which is based in County Durham.
The Littletown CC story spoke of how the clubs facilities had been transformed from an overgrown mess into a field of dreams thanks to the hard work and dedication for the local community. We are sure a 2G Flicx Pitch will help the club develop further and we will be sure to follow their journey as the new pitch is received.
VIA Littletown CC
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