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

The Kia Oval Cricket Ground Tour for Two

The Kia Oval Cricket Ground Tour for Two
£40.00 from Virgin Experience Days

Tour the world-famous Kia Oval, home to Surrey Cricket Club since 1845 and one of England’s test match homes since 1880.  Take a cricket loving friend or family member for a 90 minute behind the scenes tour of this rather amazing sporting venue.  Browse the Club Museum and explore decades of history;  explore the Committee room where Club Presidents past and present have entertained legendary guests and watched the action.  And you can sit down in the commentary box as well!  Follow all this up with a tea or coffee in the Members Pavilion overlooking the pitch, this is a great sport-centric day out to share.   From Virgin Experience Days

Personalised Sports Book - International Cricket

Personalised Sports Book - International Cricket
£39.99

The cricket fan in your life can relive glorious sporting moments in international cricket over the last 100 years.   They can read all about the greatest matches from 1905;  papers are reproduced from scans of original newspapers.  Each book is hand-crafted, cut and bound by a team of specialists and they can be personalised with a name to be embossed in gold on the front cover, as well as a message for the inside cover certificate.   Go to Getting Personal for more information

Cricket Mugs
There's a wide range of cricket mugs, many of which are humerous, and of course there's the Keep Calm version.  And there's something for lots of budgets so if you're looking for a Secret Santa or stocking filler for Christmas or a small gift, you should find something.  View cricket mugs from Amazon

Give a magazine subscription

Give a magazine subscription
isubscribe.co.uk has a couple of magazine subscriptions for cricket lovers, meaning the lucky recipient can enjoy your gift for a number of issues, not just the initial opening!  Find out more here

Miniature Cricket Bat Clock

Minitiature Cricket Bat Clock
£29.95
This is kind of neat, something your cricket lover could put on a desk for instance.   The detailed model is made from enamelled metal and set with a quartz movement clock.   Visit Scotts of Stow for more information. 

Personalised Cricket Calendar - 1st Edition Personalised Cricket Calendar - 1st Edition
From £9.99
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
Zazzle.co.uk have a big range of cricket greeting cards and postcards

Send a cricket card
Zazzle.co.uk have a big range of cricket greeting cards and cricket postcards, featuring the funny to the historical.  They also have great birthday cards for those big birthdays e.g. 21st, 30th, 40th, 50th,etc, going right up to 100!   They also have cards for cricket coaches, as well as the Keep Calm and Cricket On cards.   Plus if you've got a loved one who supports England, India, Pakistan etc etc you should find something at Zazzle for them as well!  They even have a create your own section!  Click here to see their cricket cards 

Code Red Novelty Cricket Bat and Ball Cufflinks from Amazon

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

 Bespoke Cricket Bat Experience

Bespoke Cricket Bat Experience, Taunton, Somerset
£600.00

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 thier 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