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Hire the Cricket Centre

There are few better places to hone your skills than the Indoor Cricket Centre at the Home of Cricket.

With the ability to cater for a range of events and featuring state-of-the-art facilities, the Indoor Cricket Centre is the perfect place to develop your skills or to simply have a great time with family, friends or colleagues.

There are few better places to hone your skills than Lord's Indoor Cricket Centre at the Home of Cricket.

The Indoor Cricket Centre has eight indoor nets, with 'SuperGrasse' playing surface. Nets can be booked for practice all year round.

All nets have shock absorbers at the bowling crease to protect the bowlers from injury, in additon, the fast bowling lanes have shock absorbers from the start of the runup.

The Indoor Cricket Centre has a 'breathable' design, making it ideal to allow sunlight (but no hard shadows due to special sails in the roof) and natural air flowing throughout the building - ideal for practice all year round!


Activity 2023 Price
Net £57
Coach £29
Net & Coach £86
Net & Coach (weekday before 4pm) £70
Net & Coach + Bowling Machine £97
Net & Coach + Bowling Machine (before 4pm weekdays) £76
Net & Coach + Merlyn Bowling Machine £104
Net & Coach + TrueMan Bowling Machine £104
Indoor Game with scorer (2 hours) £490
Indoor Game (1 hour) £245
Twenty20 Game with scorer and umpire (3 hours, Whole Hall) £1700
Hawk-Eye Bowling analysis (1-2 players) £120
Hawk-Eye Bowling analysis (3-4 players) £150
Video Batting analysis (1-2 players) £115

* Peak hours are:
6pm-9pm, Monday-Thursday, October-May
9am-6pm, Saturday-Sunday, October-May

All coaching sessions are 55 minutes in duration unless otherwise specified. Maximum SEVEN players per net.

Please note: We would prefer if participants wear conventional cricket whites and must wear non-spiked trainers – however we have relaxed our policy to be more inclusive and coloured clothing and shorts are now permitted. Participants need to bring their own batting and bowling kit, the stumps are provided within the nets.

The Indoor Cricket Centre offers cricket birthday parties for children aged 7 and above in world-class, fun and inspiring facilities.

Each party can cater for 5-20 children and is tailor made to suit your requirements.

Children can enjoy a range of activities - for example:

- A net session with one of our highly experienced coaches
- A full indoor game with coach and scorer
- A skill session with an MCC coach followed by an indoor game with coach and scorer
- Food and refreshments can also be ordered to be eaten in the Indoor Cricket Centre Bar, adjacent to the nets.

Parents can stay and watch from the large viewing balcony, or relax during the party in the Indoor Cricket Centre.

To enquire about your bespoke cricket birthday party, please contact the Indoor Cricket Centre directly via the form below.

The Indoor Cricket Centre may be booked for indoor cricket matches. Teams can be from 5-8 a-side and will need to bring their own equipment. The cost is from £440 for a 16 over game using half the hall and includes the services of a scorer and umpire.

  Off Peak Peak
Indoor Game with Scorer (2 hours, half hall) £440 £480
Twenty20 Game with Scorer & Umpire (3 hours, whole hall) £1,600 £1,700
Locker Hire per month (min 2 months) £30 £30
Kit Bag Hire (4 sets of kit) £50 £50

* Peak hours are:
6pm-9pm, Monday-Thursday, October-May
9am-6pm, Saturday-Sunday, October-May


Open to the public, the Indoor Cricket Centre, features state of-the-art facilities. 

The Indoor Cricket Centre will continue to help a wide range of cricketers - from elite players to absolute beginners - develop their batting, bowling and fielding skills.

Whether it’s learning the basics, sharpening your existing cricketing skills or simply enjoying a team-building day, the Indoor Cricket Centre has a range of options perfect for you.
For the full range of packages available please click below.

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Terms & Conditions can be found here


All bookings for Lord's Cricket Courses must be made online here. Bookings for Courses are subject to availability so please book in advance to avoid disappointment.

The number of people on the course depends on the age and type of session. Please see the table below for the maximum numbers for each age group.

Age Group Weekly Course Holiday Course
Pre School 16 16
Reception 16 16
Year 1 20 20
Year 2 20 20
Year 3-4 20 24
Year 5-6 20 24
Year 7-8 20 24
Year 9-11 20 24


For a course that is fully subscribed, there will be four coaches allocated per session.

Participants on the older age groups (Year 3 and above) are encouraged to wear cricket whites if they have them but can also wear any cricket training kit they have as well as trainers suitable for indoors.

For the younger age groups (Year 2 and below) participants can wear cricket whites if they have them but should ensure that they are in clothing that is comfortable for physical activity as well as trainers suitable for indoors.

Participants in Year 5 and above will need full protective cricket equipment including pads, gloves, a box, a bat and a helmet as well as a hard cricket ball.

Participants on the Year 4 and below do not need to bring protective equipment with them as all equipment will be provided. If participants wish to bring their own bat then that is encouraged.

The weather will not affect the courses as they are all run from the Indoor Cricket Centre at Lord’s.

Lunch is not provided on the courses, however, there is a café in the Indoor Cricket Centre where food and drinks can be purchased. Participants can also bring their own packed lunch, snacks and drinks if they wish. Participants should bring a bottle of water with them with water fountains in the Indoor Cricket Centre to fill these up throughout the sessions.

Participants should arrive 10 minutes before the session to register at the reception of the Indoor Cricket Centre. Please also ensure that if your child has any allergies, ailments and/or requires any medication that you inform the Indoor Cricket Centre reception and leave anything that he or she may require during the Course with one of MCC’s representatives.

Finally, please ensure that your child is picked up from the Indoor Cricket Centre at the end of the Course. MCC accepts no responsibility for supervision of any children following the conclusion of the Course.

While Covid19 restrictions are in place parking will not be available for customers under any circumstances. Neither will cars be able to access the Ground to drop anyone off. On-street metered parking is available in surrounding streets.

Please do not try to enter Lord’s Cricket Ground in a vehicle, even just for drop-off, as you will be turned away.

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