Advantages: Although there is some standing around, to play cricket you need to be fit and strong, and have good hand-eye coordination and ball-handling skills. Cricket involves sprinting between wickets and running to stop balls, as well as bowling and throwing.
Health benefits include:
- Endurance and stamina
- Balance and coordination
- Physical fitness
- Improving hand-eye coordination.
- As well as physical health benefits, cricket can also bring other benefits and opportunities such as:
- Social skills such as cooperation, communication and learning how to cope with winning and losing.
- Social interaction – it’s a great way to meet new people and make new friends.