Pure first class cricket academy

About Pure First Class Cricket Academy

We provide skill development, coaching and competition in cricket to people of all ages and gender to maximize their individual cricket potential and enjoyment.

Pure Cricket was established in 2013 by its founder, Khalid (Bobby) Malik.His objective was to provide a high quality cricket coaching service to help players realize their potential, enjoy the great game, and become the best that they can possibly be. Pure Cricket is based in Reading, but also provides coaching throughout a number of locations within the Berkshire and Hampshire areas.

Utilizing innovative techniques with our expert coaches, 1-2-1 sessions are customized specifically for you as an individual to enhance your skill set and achieve your goals. Whether you are a beginner or pro, we work with you to create a structured coaching session that enables you to reach your potential as a cricketer.

All the coaches are CRB checked First Aid Qualified Child Safeguard ECB Qualified Level 2 & 3 Coaches ICC Qualified high-performance coaches. International players masterclasses.

Pure Cricket work with clubs and schools to deliver high quality coaching for their junior programmes, curriculum time and after school clubs. For further details contact Bobby at bobby@purecricket.co.uk or telephone 07983120539 .


Due to Covid-19 we have started Online classes, more details on the bookings page. All outdoors classes have been suspended at this time. 

4th July –  19th September 2020 (saturdays)

Saturdays 9am – 10am (9yrs – 11yrs)
Saturdays 10am – 11am (4yrs – 8yrs)
Reading Cricket club

5TH JULY –  20TH SEPTEMBER 2020 (sundays)

Sundays 9am – 10am (9yrs – 11yrs)
Sundays 10:00 am – 11:00 am (4yrs – 8yrs)
Reading Cricket Club

8TH JULY –  23rd SEPTEMBER 2020 (wednesdays)

Wednesdays 6pm – 7pm (11yrs – 13yrs)
Wednesdays 7 pm – 8pm (14yrs – 16yrs)
Reading Cricket Club

  • Summer term classes run from April to September.
  • Winter term classes run from October to March.
  • Weekday classes are held at Reading Bluecoat School RG4 6SU.
  • Weekend classes are held at Reading Cricket Club RG4 6ST.


My son has been having training since last 2 years with bobby and team. He has developed further and continues to work hard through excellent coaching, motivation & ability to push and challenge by Academy. 

Manmohan Rawat

Fantastic cricket coaching! Changed me from a lower order batsmen to opening the batting in just a few weeks. Also great video analysis of my spin bowling action so now I can pitch the ball accurately and turn it.

David Field

Our son has been training at Pure cricket academy for the past year- the standard of training that Bobby and his team deliver is excellent and tailored to each child- our son has improved tremendously.

Hasna Bloore

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