Fuji Cricket Ground 2, later named Fuji International cricket ground, is based near the riverside of Fuji river. Another venue Fuji Cricket Ground 1, is adjacent to this venue. Depending on your choice of the train, the nearest railway stations are Fuji and Shin-Fuji (for riding Shinkansen). From station to The venue by Taxi it costs around 1500~2000yen. It is better. When you arrive at the venue, you shall see two cricket grounds with a synthetic wicket in the middle, two nets for practice, and a container for goods storage.
2 hard doors are available for training but are mainly used only on match days. JCA has appointed Jarrad Shearer as Groundsman responsible for maintaining the facility. Since 2020, this has been home ground for Tokyo Wombats Cricket Club.
Fuji Cricket Ground History
Fuji Cricket Ground 2 and 1 development began in 1990 when the newly formed JCA became an associate member of ICC. Even though 90% of the players were based in Tokyo, their passion for playing cricket often found them taking the train, shinkansen, and long car or minibus drives travelling to Fuji. Initially, the wicket laid was a Hard wicket. When Cricket expansion began, JCA started looking for other venues and founded a base in Sano.
All the equipment such as tents, boundary line markers, Scorecards, chairs is stored in the Container. The container is guarded by a traditional lock ( not the number lock). Ensure to pick up the keys if you must use equipment in the Storage area.
Key Location : Google map link and Phone for navi
Train schedule : here