Cricket Footwear

toe protection. Before buying shoes for a match ahead, you should understand the variety of shoes that are specific to different player needs.   

'''Cut of a Cricket Boot''' 

The cut of a Cricket Boot is of two types namely the low cut. The high cut is normally used by bowlers, whereas the low cut is suitable for batsmen and fielders. The chances of slipping are more in low cut, and hence pace bowlers do not use low ankle cuts in boots. On the contrary, the high cut diminishes movement, supporting the ankle to a greater extent. 

'''Boot with Spikes''' 

Spikes are good on soft ground conditions, because they provide grip. Bowlers need front spikes. Batsmen need spikes towards the sole. Optionally, there are 3 types in spikes in boots. They are   * Full Spike * Half Spike – Only at front portion of the boot * Adjustable Spike – Addition or removal of spikes is possible in this type.

'''Pimples and Combination Types''' 

Boots without spikes are also used in cricket. They come in different forms. combination of spikes and pimples available.   Always go for cricket shoes that are cushioned and with shock absorbers.  

Brands of Cricket Footwear

* Asics * Adidas * Kookaburra * Slazenger * Puma

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