5 FAQ’s about the 2G Flicx Home Academy

As well as helping to transform grass fields to cricket facilities or one of the many other applications of the worlds most versatile cricket pitch, it remains a very popular way to create your very own Lords in your own back yard or garden … Here are some of the most commonly asked questions What is a Flicx Home Academy? The Flicx Home Academy is a cricket training set up for the home environment which allows young players to hone their techniques without any damage to the surrounding areas. Typically the home academy package is made up of a 2G

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Case Study : Rain doesn’t stop play at Bute CCC

Is wet weather leading to lots of your cricket games being called off? See how Bute CCC solved this problem … Running a cricket club on a small island in the firth of clyde has many challenges. Firstly the nearest fixtures on the mainland all involve two ferry trips and secondly there are less than six thousand people on the island, the majority retired and non-players however the club has managed to deal successfully with all these matters and now has eight qualified coaches and successful partnerships with local schools nurturing the next generation of players. One problem the club could not

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A Flicx Pitch Case Study by the ICC Academy in Dubai

The ICC Academy in Dubai’s mission is to become and remain the world’s leading cricket development, performance and education institution. It’s facilities are unrivalled and attract many international teams with the venue containing 2 full-size cricket ovals with floodlights, 7 synthetic and 3 hybrid pitches, an air-conditioned pavilion with state of the art gymnasiums, performance analysis technology etc and an indoor cricket centre including 6 indoor practice pitches and 4 Flicx Pitches which arrived in 2014. The Flicx Pitches are a vital part of the ICC Academy’s schools program in Dubai with the key benefits being the ability to host multiple games on one oval

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Face Jimmy Anderson on a 2G Flicx Pitch with BatFast’s new cricket simulator

BatFast is the brainchild of high school friends Runish Gudhka and Jignesh Patel. The innovative new company has developed an interactive cricket simulator which allows you to face the pace of Mitchell Johnson to the spin of Shane Warne.  Their mission is to always keep player engagement as the primary focus. The BatFast products are all the result of observing and analysing the game and how it is played by club players and top professionals, combined with their technical expertise, and the system is perfect for cricket fan zones, sponsors engagement activities and taking cricket to new audiences. Unlike a

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Hong Kong Cricket turns to Flicx to solve their facility shortage

HKCA is hoping the portable tracks once used on Everest and Kilimanjaro will help make up for lack of grounds – piece by Alvin Sallay taken from http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1614715/hong-kong-cricket-hopes-flicx-pitches-will-boost-local-game Flicx pitches have been used to play cricket at Everest base camp as well as the roof of Africa near the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro. Now four of these roll-up surfaces have been purchased by the Hong Kong Cricket Association as it tries to grapple with the shortage of grounds. “We have got four Flicx pitches and two will be used at KGV while we are looking to use the other two at

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How the Flicx Pitch is helping to grow the game on Lanzarote

Cricket in Lanzarote is on the up and up … with a wonderful year round climate they get to enjoy a lengthy domestic season as well as hosting their own invitational tournaments and welcoming an ever increasing number of touring teams. It is the 10th Anniversary of cricket on the island this year and that has coincided with the official recognition of cricket as a sport in Spain by the Spanish Government. Initially all playing surfaces were covered in volcanic gravel therefore a length of coconut matting would be laid down to play on however in 2009 the Lanzarote Cricket

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Flicx UK announced as an exhibitor for the Cricket Cricket Expo 2015 series

Flicx UK has today confirmed that it will be returning to the Cricket Club Expo series of events in early 2015 which will enable clubs to see and test out the new 2G Flicx Pitch range, which launched at the same events in 2014. The three shows will take place at Lords (7th Feb),  the Newcastle Cricket Centre, home of South Northumberland Cricket Club the North East ECB Premier League Champions (21st Feb)  and finally the SWALEC Stadium in Cardiff (7th Mar). The new 2G product range from Flicx UK has received exceptionally positive reviews in its first year, with

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Flicx Pitch hosts World Record Breaking Cricket game for Mt Kili Madness

Congratulations to the 30 strong MT Kili Madness expedition team including team captains Heather Knight and Ashley Giles who this morning have reached the top of Mount Kilimanjaro and broke the record for cricket’s highest ever game that had been set in 2009 on the slopes of Mount Everest. This is absolutely incredible! We are playing cricket on the summit of Africa! #WorldRecord http://t.co/IYt2xxjEgf pic.twitter.com/x5MC62lvG8 — Ashley Giles (@Gilo) September 26, 2014 The match was played just below the summit of the ‘Roof of Africa’ at a height of 18,799 feet. The teams, which included former internationals from England and South Africa, made

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Mt Kili Madness and Flicx UK …taking cricket to a whole new level

Today, Wednesday 16th July, will see the official launch of Mt Kili Madness – a fundraising attempt to play the highest game of cricket ever at an impressive 5,785 metres. Flicx UK are playing a big part in this match as official supplier of the pitch, a new 2G surface which enables you to play cricket on any flat surface, just by rolling it out. The pitch will be carried in pieces up Africa’s highest peak in Tanzania before being joined up and rolled out for the record breaking game. 22 players, with the all star line up to be

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2G Flicx Pitch at Littletown CC is officially opened by Durham cricketer Chris Rushworth

Littletown CC under 11′s played the first ever game on the clubs new 2G Flicx Pitch on Saturday and put in a performance to match beating Etherley, under the watchful eye of Durham’s Chris Rushworth who had earlier cut the ribbon and officially opened the new pitch which was the clubs prize for winning a nationwide competition run in the Cricketer Magazine. The cricketing fun day included a Q+A with Chris, a BBQ and lots of Crazy Catch games as well as a fundraising raffle which raised over £100 for Chris’ “Dry 2014″ challenge in aid of Save the Children.

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