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area bounded by netting, used to practice batting and bowling for the sport of cricket and to enable smaller groups to play Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
Group: Sports
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Status: in use



Cricket nets is an area, bounded by netting & often at the side of cricket pitches, used to practice batting and bowling for the sport of cricket, and enable smaller groups to play when a full game is not possible.

How to Map

  • sport=cricket_nets - A node, or closed polygon to indicated the area of the nets.
  • surface=* - To indicate the surface construction of the area. Often artificial as grass would quickly wear out from constant use.


It is one of counterintuitive keys, cricket nest is not a separate sport. Nevertheless, noone documented a viable replacement.