It is well said that “Caution is the parent of safety!” Just like a biker on the road, builder on the construction site and racer on the track without a helmet, is under the risk of injury. Cricketers are also vulnerable. Though the cricket profession doesn’t seem to be a dangerous one, it might become one for someone who is not careful.

So, it is always better to be safe than sorry! The best precaution for a cricketer is his helmet. Since brain injuries are the most fatal ones, so you need to keep your head fully protected.

ball hitting the player on helmet

We have made a list of the best cricket helmets of 2021. Following are some helmets that you can look up to:

  • Gunn and Moore Purist Geo
  • Kookaburra Pro 1200
  • Shrey Master Class Air 2.0 Helmet

Let's discuss them one by one!

 Gunn and Moore Purist Geo 

GM Purist Geo Helmet in Blue

You’ll be amazed after taking a look at the fabulous features of this masterpiece. Once you’ll get this beauty made out of sheer materials in your hands you will become a fan asap. This helmet has so many great features in it.

The helmet has got an EPS liner in the hard shell and is ventilated so it keeps the cricketer cool. And then what we also have is a dial on the back of the helmet. It also has a clip on the strap just for easy access. The grill in the technical language is a geodesic design. It is made up of strong steel and is in perfect alignment with the cap of the helmet.

This helmet provides you with very good protection and its shape will not be distorted. So, feel safe buying it.

 Kookaburra Pro 1200

Kookaburra Pro 1200 helmet in Blue

A completely batting helmet launched by Kookaburra, and amazingly this one is quite similar to the Kookaburra pro 600.

This helmet has been fully assembled to the latest safety rules of cricket. It has many great features. Yes, the grill of the helmet is non-adjustable, but it is pretty fit. In terms of price and quality, this helmet seems to be something out of this world. On top of all, it has a highly protective neck guard. It has nice inner padding to prevent your head and neck from shock injury during the game.

It seems like an updated version of the Kookaburra Pro 1200 helmet.

Moreover, it looks quite stylish with the navy cloth cover. You won't be disappointed in buying this.


Shrey Master Class Air 2.0 Helmet

Shrey Master Class Air 2.0 Helmet

This the lightest helmet on the market. It is the most used helmet by famous cricketers. It also has some amazing qualities. Such as the grill of the helmet is very well fixed, and can't move. Most helmets are flat at the back, but this tapers down at the back to give you extra coverage and protection. It comes with great internal padding and a helmet bag.

The shell of the helmet is a bit archaic but still, it accommodates all sort of head shapes. There is a beautiful cloth finish all over the shell.

The grill of the helmet is made up of stainless steel which is very good for protection.

Overall, this helmet is a remarkable one and you should try it out.



All the above-mentioned helmets are the best and most used helmets out there. They have a nice finish and great features and provide maximum protection to a batsman on the pitch. Hope you have found the right helmet for yourself. Do Check our Top 5 Cricket Pads Too!


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