Social cricket ready to bat in Birmingham
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Sixes’ immersive social cricket is arriving in Birmingham in December.
The indoor cricket experience will be located at Whartside Street in the city’s Mailbox. It is Sixes’ fourth clubhouse to open with two already in London and a third having opened in Manchester in August.
Three high-tech batting nets are accompanied by a bar and restaurant suitable for any age and any event type, from children’s birthday parties, family groups and stag parties.
Founder Calum Mackinnon said: “We are incredibly excited to be opening Sixes Birmingham.
Just like us, the people of Birmingham love their sport. We firmly believe that cricket is an
inclusive game and our mission at Sixes is to bring people together through sport and great
“We look forward to welcoming the people of Birmingham to challenge their skills on our
high-tech cricket simulators and explore our fantastic menu.”
South Africa-born Sir Andrew John Strauss OBE, formerly the director of cricket for the
England and Wales Cricket Board who played county cricket for Middlesex and captained
the England national team in all formats of the game is an ambassador for Sixes.
He said: “Cricket is a game which unites everyone and I am delighted to be associated with
Sixes, who are bringing ‘social cricket’ to the diverse community of Birmingham. Together,
we are beyond excited to get the doors open and start welcoming groups of friends, families
and colleagues to enjoy the Sixes experience.”
Sixes’ will open on the 16th of December.