CE vs Klapp Cricket Wicket
These two plastic wickets have their own freebies for efficient gameplay.
A. CE Rhino Plastic Moulded Cricket Stump Set
This wicket set comes at a very reasonable price which costs ₹ 780.00. It also has freebie which is a tennis ball. It is provided since a tennis ball is suitable to use for this type of wicket.
All of the items in this wicket set are entirely made from plastic material. It is very lightweight and easy to assemble because of the base provided for the stumps. Since the wicket is made from plastic, it is not advisable to play using a leather ball and bowl at a high speed because it will severely damage the wicket.
For extended usability, you can use the tennis ball provided. Just a piece of advice, don’t bowl with too much power so the wicket will remain in good shape. If you want to make sure that this product will last long, you can also use a wind ball which is softer than the tennis ball.
The items in this wicket set have the proper measurements. Each of the stumps is 71.1cm long. The bails’ barrel measure is 5.40cm. The longer spigot measure 3.49cm while the shorter spigot is 2.06cm.
Best Suited For
As mentioned earlier, this product is entirely made of plastic so it is only suitable for casual games and bowling practise. You can use it in a nearby field, empty lot or parks. It doesn’t restrict you from using the wickets indoors. Again, you need to be careful when bowling so the span of its usability will last for a long time.
B. Klapp FOURSTMP Plastic Stump Wicket Set
The Klapp FOURSTMP Plastic Stump Wicket Set costs ₹ 1,499.00. For some, it may be costly but it is definitely valuable for your money because it is made of good quality materials.
The entire wicket is made of PVC material. The stumps are sturdy and they don’t fall easily when assembled in the base. The set has three stumps with one extra stump as a replacement for a missing or damaged stump. Since the items are made of plastic, it is very lightweight and easy to carry in your cricket kit bag.
To add a little style, a sticker of Klapp’s insignia is embossed in each stump. They are also painted yellow while the base and bails are black.
Each item in the wicket has an average measurement. The stumps are 71.1cm tall and the bails have a combined length of 10.85cm. The measurement doesn’t compromise the match because it is almost the exact size of other wickets.
Best Suited For
The wicket is designed for casual or recreational games. It can be used by any age group. This product is used in games played in school, backyard or any neighbouring places ideal to play cricket. Fast balls and spin bowls are not suitable for this type of wicket so it requires more care to extend its usability.
C. Overall Comparison
Both wickets have their own freebies for efficient and flexible use. They are also ideal for tennis balls because of the materials that they are made of. These products are good for casual games so it is up to you which of the two you will use.