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Cricket equipment: Wicketkeeper pads

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A wicketkeeper also needs the extra protection of wearing a box, gloves and pads.

If you're new to wicketkeeping then an ordinary pair of batting pads will do.

If you're regularly standing behind the stumps then you'll probably find it easier to get hold of a pair of wicketkeeping pads.

They're similar to batting pads, but they are shorter and lighter in weight, making them easier to move and dive around in.





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