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How to pick the fitting helmet?

A cricket helmet is a piece of protective equipment worn to protect the cricketers during the game. Nowadays, cricket helmets are being designed and manufactured by numerous companies. Choosing the fitting cricket helmet is a vital thing, and it is very frustrating to get the wrong helmet, and you will not be able to play cricket without  proper cricket helmet.

Sizing: One of the most important things to remember when choosing a cricket helmet online is does it fit the individual. A proper snug fitting cricket helmet has a comfortable feel and doesn’t shift around on your head. When trying on a cricket helmet online , it is important to check that it isn’t feel tight on the head and that the chinstrap feels secure but comfortable to wear. You should never feel any pressure points on your head when wearing a cricket helmet, and there should be enough room to fit two fingers underneath the straps.

Pick the suitable materials: A cricket helmet is designed to protect the head of a cricketer from fast-moving cricket balls bowled during play or smacked by the batsman. There are some standards of cricket helmets and also some specific factors that should be considered before buying a cricket helmet online. A helmet must have a fixed peak and fixed visor. The peak helps to protect the forehead of a cricketer and the visor helps to protect the eyes and face of a cricketer. If you are a batsman or keeper, you should use a helmet that must have a peak and a grille or a basket at the back. This front of a helmet should be flattened and should not be worn too high on the head or too low. A peak in a cricket helmet is meant to deflect the ball upwards, which is also called an upwards peak.

Conclusion: Like any sports, cricketers are vulnerable to injuries and if you play it with a faulty equipment, you could cause yourself some serious injuries. That's why you should always wear the right gear before you step onto the pitch. If you wear the wrong helmet, you could even get a concussion, and nobody wants that. So choose your helmet wisely and buy it from Western Sports Centre as we have a huge cricket warehouse for all the cricket related stuff.

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