ACTION CRICKET - "The way Indoor Cricket should be!"

Action Cricket is an exciting team game that last for approximately 70 minutes. It combines fun, fitness and competition, and its simplicity allows people of all ages to play: men women, young old, or cricketers, non-cricketers.

The Game involves the basic principles and skill of traditional cricket: running, batting, fielding and bowling, with teams in leagues competing against other teams comparable in ability.

Action Sports has 30 action cricket facilities around the country, consisting of 105 international quality courts. It is easy to join and learn how to play. Come and join a team, register in a league or just come along for the social environment.

Book for casual games too! We can also take bookings for one off or regular private competitions.

Action Cricket Basic Rules Introduction

Game Format

  • A game last for 70 minutes
  • All playing equipment is provided. (Just wear something comfortable)
  • 8 players per side
  • 16 overs per game, 8 per side
  • Everyone bowls 2 over
  • Everyone bats for 4 overs
  • Each team has 35 minutes to bowl their overs, upon which the teams will change over


  • You bat in pairs and face 4 over each
  • The non-facer stands at the running crease
  • If you are out you do not leave the court, you stay at the crease and continue to bat for the full 4 overs
  • Every time you are out your team loses 5 runs from the total runs
  • When there are 2 non scoring deliveries in a row, the batters must run on the next delivery. (This is called 3rd ball)


  • Everyone has to bowl
  • An over lasts 6 balls
  • You can bowl under-arm if you prefer
  • If you bowl a wide or no-ball the ball is NOT re-bowled  the batting team is awarded 2 runs


  • There are 8 players in the fielding team
  • The field has to have 4 players in each half of the court

Dismissals/getting out

  • Caught (anywhere except off the back net when the batter hits a 6)
  • Runout
  • Bowled
  • Stumped
  • Interference
  • Mankad


  • Evening Leagues - Monday to Friday (Teams play once a week, unless on special arrangement)
  • Saturday and Sundays we are open for Birthday parties
  • Note: We sometimes have special Leagues and Competitions


  • You can book a court and play your own game of Action Indoor Cricket if you like. Just call or email us to book your court... or click on the buttons below to make a booking.





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Need a Action Cricket Venue?
Action Cricket Registration

Have you got a committed group of players who wish to play or if you would like to play for a Team? Register today!

Book a Social Game

Book for social or casual games. We can also take bookings for one off or regular private competitions. So come and show off your skills!

Action Cricket Rule Book


Rule Book Zip Size: 8MB, Adobe reader required free download click on button below.

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Action Cricket Umpires

No game can be played without someone in control. Become a Action Cricket Umpire !

Action Sports Fixtures & Standings

Get the Latest Fixtures and Standings and see where your Team stands in the ranks, track your progress as the league toughens through out the season.

Events Calendar 2020


Find Out when all the Action is happening through out the year click on the link above to find out more....

Action Sports Online Store

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